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Kristin & Ryan Married I had the honor of photographing Kristin & Ryan’s intimate Charlottesville wedding. It was one of the sweetest ceremonies I’ve seen. I loved getting to know them and their adorable boys during their engagement session last summer. Their oldest son Addison is so much fun to photograph! Kristin has trained him […]

A Wedding at The Osprey’s at Belmont Park, Woodbridge Virginia Obviously, I love weddings but there was something so special about Rachel and Brandon’s wedding that just leaves me warm and fuzzy! I can’t put my finger on it exactly except that when I watched these two together, it made me happy! In their get […]

I was the second photographer for this beautiful garden wedding in Richmond Virginia! I had the pleasure of photographing for Kailey Brianne Photography! It was incredibly hot for early June but the bride and groom didn’t seem to care since it was their wedding day! They were both full of smiles and happiness! As the […]

Pamela Davis – Senior Independent Beauty Consultant, Mary Kay, Inc. This week on the blog I’m highlighting another vendor from my Casually Elegant Styled Shoot! Please welcome Pam Davis from PD’s Genuine Beauties! Pam consulted with both Salim and Wendy to create their looks for the styled shoot! I couldn’t have been happier when I […]

This week on the blog I’m highlighting one of my vendors from my Casually Elegant Styled Shoot! Please welcome Shannon from Bogue Sound Distillery (BSD)! They are fairly new to the fine spirit market but as you’ll see they have great momentum! I had a tour and tasting last August and am very excited to […]

Part Two A Rainy Forecast The day scheduled for my casually elegant styled shoot was showing rain! I didn’t have a backup location but knew I needed to think fast in case it rained all day. I discussed it with Katie and our thoughts were that we would force ourselves to work with what we […]

Part One I had no idea what I was getting into when I decided to put together my own styled shoot! This all began when another photographer and I agreed to second shoot for each other! I thought it was a good idea for us to work together before a real wedding and it would […]

Bride and Groom Portrait Rivercrest Farm Virginia

Rustic Fall Weddings are such a treat, especially this one at Rivercrest Farm in Elkton, Virginia! It was truly my pleasure to document it! How They Met I met Morgan and Jordan a couple of months before their wedding at their engagement session. It was obvious from the beginning how much they adore each other. […]

Rustic wedding reception

Do you love the outdoors and want to incorporate your love of it into your wedding. Here are a few rustic wedding ideas to give your wedding that outdoorsy feel. Rustic Wedding Venues Choose a wedding venue that has a rustic barn for your backdrop. Nothing says rustic more than a barn! Charlottesville and the […]

Bride and groom see each other - first look

Why Your Photographer Loves It! Most brides like tradition and I’m all for it so why would I suggest a first look. Doesn’t it go against tradition? Well, my answer is yes it probably does but maybe it is time for a new tradition! Let me explain why. It adds to the experience but also […]