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Rain totally seems to be a theme here in Northern Virginia… Thankfully, Brittanie and Ben wanted a cozy engagement shoot.  So we went over to Sylvanside Farm so they could snuggle up in the Hunt Box for an in home session.  The results are clearly magical – so if rains for your engagement shoot or on […]

Mar 20, 2018

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If you’ve been in the DMV lately, or the North East at all, then you’re SO familiar with this mixed weather we’ve been having.  First it’s 70s and sunny, next it’s a nor’easter blizzard, back to 70s, ridiculous winds, then figgen COLD.  I mean… I love it here, but this weather is getting out of […]

Mar 8, 2018

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There’s nothing that causes me more anxiety than looking at the weather report on the day of a photo shoot and seeing RAIN.  Oh my gosh,  there was a 30% chance of rain the day of this precious shoot, but Heather and David decided to wait it out and hope for the best.  And I’m […]

Feb 27, 2018

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I love elopements.  I said it, but really.  I find the intimate, tender moments of two people sharing their vows and commitments to be so precious.  This elopement at the Baltimore City Courthouse embodied intimacy, fun and joy.  Sara and Jacob are two of the sweetest souls I’ve gotten to work with.  So when we […]

Feb 15, 2018

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It’s definitely engagement season here in Northern Virginia.  This is possibly becoming my FAVORITE time of year, hands down.  I love seeing that glow on a newly engaged couples’ faces, and I also love seeing that carefully selected bling! When I first connected with Tori and Brandon, I was super excited to work with them […]

Jan 9, 2018

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For those of you who aren’t aware, I recently relocated from Oahu, Hawaii to Northern Virginia.  Just a small life change, no big deal.  Except for where’s the ocean, the weather is freaking COLD, and I’m blessed by the beautiful seasons again.  In all reality, my husband and I have been excited for and anticipating […]

Nov 25, 2017

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Growth and photography go hand in hand.  It’s impossible for me to not grow at my job if I want to continue to excel! And personally, I crave growth and development.  So when I got asked to do Zoe’s senior session, it was a 1000000x yes response on my end! See, Zoe was my first […]

Oct 24, 2017