I don’t even know where to start this post – I’m still running on adrenaline from Mary Cait and Chad’s wedding this weekend! Fun fact – this was one of two weddings I have EVER shot where I hadn’t met the bride in advance!  I was a little nervous because we’d only communicated through email […]

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Now that Mom and Dad have made the “official announcement” – I can share a few of my favorites from this precious little girl’s newborn session!    I was over the moon excited to be able to share Chyra and Richard’s wedding day with them and even more excited to be able to document the […]

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Mackenzie | Matoaca High School Class of 2019 I’m so excited to show off Mackenzie’s Senior Portraits!  I knew when I was shooting it would be my new Senior Album Promo and I think you’ll  see why!  I first met Mackenzie MANY years ago when she was a flower girl in a wedding!  Over the […]

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Emilie | CHHS Class of 2019 I’m so excited to show off Emilie’s senior portraits.  As one of  my 2019 Senior Ambassadors you’ll see her all over my social media this year so get used to her face!  She chose the RVA canal walk as her setting which gave us a variety of locations to […]

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RVA Canal Walk   The Class of 2019 Senior Portrait Season has arrived and I couldn’t be more excited with how this Early Bird Session turned out!  The session started off with lots of laughs when I jumped out of my car asking for $5.   (Side note:  I don’t always do this – the credit […]

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Sending a huge shout out today to Courtney and Mark as they celebrate their ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!  They have one of my favorite wedding stories of all time, that as they say, “Will go down in history.”  Since I’m sure they are laughing about it now, I thought I’d share . . . I was […]

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Over the last eighteen years, I’ve photographed a couple hundred weddings.  Everyone from the church coordinator to the DJ has an opinion on what a timeline should look like.  And if you’ve hired professionals then what the timeline should look like for THEIR part of the day is most likely solid advice.  The church coordinator […]

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I’ve been fortunate to capture many milestones for the Perkins family over the years and it is always such a blessing to be a part of their celebrations.  Trust me when I tell you, you can just FEEL the love when you’re around them!  That has never been truer than when they all came together […]

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I had the chance to visit with Casey, the Sales Manager, at The Linden Row Inn last week and I must say, I was pleasantly surprised!  When I think of historic landmarks I think of places like Monticello where you get the feeling that everything is “untouchable”  and you are kinda walking on eggshells to […]

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  I’ll just start out by saying I’m a HUGE fan of first looks – but before I get into WHY, I thought I would share a little history about the whole “bad luck thing” – The tradition of not seeing the bride before the wedding started, for the most part, when marriages were being […]

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