My last wedding of October just happens to be a Cinderella wedding at our local fairytale “castle.”  Rixey Manor played host to this emotional and joy-filled wedding complete with the most lovely, real life princess and dapper groom. When I say princess, I definitely don’t mean the spoiled rotten step-sister type, but rather the quietly […]

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Nov 14, 2017

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Taryn found me through a mutual friend and was so excited to have her engagement photos taken during the Fall. She and Cody are planning a destination wedding in April but really wanted engagement photos in Virginia.  Of all the places we discussed, I was thrilled when she wanted Pearmund Cellars.  I have photographed a […]

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Nov 10, 2017

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I don’t get a chance to book many intimate weddings because I usually book them on weekdays only and only in the slower season.  But it just worked out perfectly that Nicole and Cory’s intimate wedding was on Friday, October 20, right before my own 15 year anniversary and I knew I didn’t want to […]

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Nov 7, 2017

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I have really been looking forward to posting this blog post.  I had such a special time with Amanda and Alex on Skyline Drive in the Blue Ridge for their engagement session and I love Fall in the mountains.  the weather was perfect…not to cool or hot and their adorable pup Cody came along and […]

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Nov 4, 2017

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This has truly been a wedding full of anticipation!  I am so vey honored to share Mollie and Garrett’s big day at Walden Hall.  Mollie and Garrett are a joyful couple and as their family and friends expressed during the toasts, they really do both care for others and value family and friends to the […]

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Nov 1, 2017

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So who doesn’t love sunflowers in October?  Not just sunflowers, but a sunflower maze?!!  When Kelsey first emailed me about photographing her engagement session in the Fall, we discussed many possibilities.  But then when we talked about Snead’s Asparagus Farm, that was all she needed to know…pumpkins, wooly asparagus and SUNFLOWERS.  It was absolutely perfect.  […]

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Oct 25, 2017

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Oh the anticipation!!!  I am pretty excited to share this one-of-a-kind wedding day with you!  I have really enjoyed getting to know Meghan and Trevor and since Meghan and I are fellow JMU alumni, it couldn’t have been a better year to connect and work together (and maybe another National Championship this year???!).  There were […]

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Oct 20, 2017

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When I first met Jessica and Chris, it was at our consultation over a cup of coffee.  Jessica is a teacher, so I immediately felt a connection.  But not only is a teacher, she is an energetic and joyful dance team coach as well and it was evident from the beginning that she must be […]

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Oct 16, 2017

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It’s no secret that JMU alumni connect with JMU alumni…Once you’re a Duke, you are part of a family and it doesn’t matter what your major was, what you were involved in or where you lived…you simply connect because you know you went to the most beautiful and best school in the state…and that makes […]

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Oct 12, 2017

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When I first met Lauren and Justin, they had hired me for their engagement session.  We went on private property and I had the best time getting to know them, their love of baseball and each other.  It was a wonderful engagement session and although they were planning their wedding in a year and half, […]

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Oct 6, 2017

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