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Sweet September Arboretum Engagement Session in Harrisonburg

April 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Stephanie and Ken and I enjoyed a perfect fall evening together while capturing their engagement photos at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum on the JMU campus. They are such a cute, kind, and genuine couple and wonderful to spend time with. It was also fun pointing out all the beautiful plants and learning that Ken had actually spent time working at t...
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Fresh and Flirty Belle Isle Engagement Session

April 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Nicole and Adam are the cutest! We had so much fun getting to know each other and exploring Belle Isle in Richmond on a perfect summer evening. These two are naturals in front of the camera, and this session has a little bit of everything. We captured such a great blend of sassy, flirty, glowing images and also lots of quieter images that show how...
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Vibrant Blue and Blush Lakeside Wedding in Cumberland County, VA

April 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Amber and Baily got to celebrate their wedding TWICE! Like many other couples in 2020, these two sweethearts were forced to reschedule their large celebration because of COVID-19. They decided to have a very small family ceremony on their original date, June 13th, and their big party in September when conditions were safer for group gatherings. Twi...
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Timeless Summer Celebration at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church

March 17, 2021  •  1 Comment
Amanda and Arkeith celebrated their beautiful wedding at the St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church in Purcellville. Their wedding day began during the final showers of Hurricane Laura, but by the end of their ceremony, the sun was shining gloriously, giving us incredible light during their portrait time. This group was so much fun, and we captured...
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Baby Maddie's First Birthday Portraits

March 10, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I got to capture these photos for sweet Maddie and her parents right before her first birthday! We ended up with a beautiful summer morning, and Maddie was a busy bee during her session – exploring by the river, playing with balloons and bubbles, and making an adorable, sweet, sticky mess during her cake smash. She is so cute and so very loved!...
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Golden Summer Engagement Session at UVA

February 19, 2021  •  1 Comment
Amanda and Arkeith are such a bright and bubbly couple! We met at the UVA Rotunda on a hot July evening to capture their engagement photos. Despite the heat on the day of our session – literally 100 degrees! – these two jumped in with both feet and had the best time together while I got to capture it all. We had so much fun. They have the best chem...
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Baseball Player Jacob's Riverside Senior Session

February 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I spent a lovely summer evening with Jacob, who is a 2021 high school senior and baseball player. This session was my first session in 2020 after the early pandemic restrictions lifted, and it felt SO good to be making beautiful pictures again, and Jacob was a great sport! This riverside location was perfect for this outdoorsy young man who especia...
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Little Heidi Turns Two! {Personal}

February 17, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Our littlest love is turning two! She may be small, but her spunkiness and sassiness are formidable. This little sweetheart is growing by leaps and bounds – it's amazing to hear her speaking her thoughts and diving into pretend play. It's heartwarming to see her strong attachment to her big brother and sister. And it's a bit alarming to watch her d...
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Multi-Generational Woodsy Winter Family Session in Crozet

February 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Gathering with family is so important! It is always a special honor to capture three generations together, especially watching as grandparents and grandkids light up as they play together. As the pandemic has forced distance between many families, photos like these become more meaningful than ever. I loved my time with this sweet family just before...
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Cozy Winter Engagement Session at JMU Arboretum

January 27, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
I just love engagement sessions! They are a great way to get to know a couple before their wedding day. They offer many opportunities to be creative that are not possible on the day of the wedding. And they are just SO. MUCH. FUN. Lauren and Jay are the cutest, sweetest people, and the afternoon we spent together at the JMU arboretum got me so exc...
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