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A beautiful, crisp fall day and two of the most amazing humans I have ever worked with. With touches of the season and the t.v. show F•R•I•E•N•D•S, this wedding has all of the things that make my heart swoon.

Beka + Dylan
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I am no stranger to posting on the blog and social media about the importance of documenting your family. The Nowicki Family took note- and scheduled a family session right before their son’s Cake Smash Session! We decided on Colonial Williamsburg, you know that is my FAVORITE place to hold sessions!! WHY do I love […]

October 23, 2020

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Charlottesville, Va | Styled Shoot I am constantly learning new things in order to provide my couples with the best experience possible. Part of this growth comes from attending styled shoots geared towards weddings. Back in December I attended my very first styled shoot, Creatively Gathered 2019. I loved the idea of shooting three weddings […]

October 21, 2020

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Owen was scheduled to come in for his cake smash during the pandemic lockdown period of 2020. So what do you do when you have to celebrate your cake smash at 18 months instead of 12 months? You roll with the punches of 2020 and have a “One-ish” session! You know I love simple images. […]

October 19, 2020

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This is always an exciting time for me and my clients…. the 2020 Limited Edition Holiday Sessions are here!! What is so special about a Limited Edition Session? Well, these sessions are always at a special place that we wouldn’t normally have access to. These sessions are also a great opportunity to hold a quick […]

October 8, 2020

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Everett is what I call a legacy babe… meaning I shot another sibling before him. In this case… I shot his big sister’s newborn and one year photos (six month too, if you count their tree farm session in December!). Having a past client come back to me with their second or third baby is […]

September 10, 2020

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Evelyn Blake, that is! You may remember her momma’s maternity session earlier this summer. This sweet girl is a DOUBLE Rainbow Baby. She is long awaited and much prayed for little girl. What is a Rainbow Baby? We all know that rainbows typically come after a storm… the sky is usually dark- but a ray […]

September 4, 2020

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This sweet couple traveled almost an hour to hold their Colonial Williamsburg maternity session with me. I had been in contact with Stephanie quite some time ago when she was looking to book a maternity session. Sadly, her baby was born very early and did not survive. My heart was broken for Stephanie and her […]

September 2, 2020

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This weekend I was thrilled to take part in a maternity announcement session! I LOVE surprises and I especially love being part of them. I was giddy when Galina contacted me to schedule this session! Galina and Matt are new to Williamsburg and very excited to announce that their rainbow baby will be making her […]

August 31, 2020

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The second installment of Winston in the Baby to Birthday Club! I can not believe he’s already sitting! This guy- he has SO MUCH personality. Can we talk about his little mohawk?! He had me wrapped around his little finger. He is so handsome!! Do you see what I mean!? What a cutie!! To book […]

August 4, 2020

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Vineyard Estates | Williamsburg, Virginia I love it when a bride or groom greet me at their engagement session with, “I am super awkward in front of the camera” and then morph into a Vogue or GQ cover model! For me, it’s a testament to my ability to teach, guide and encourage, and their ability […]

June 18, 2020

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I am just a simple girl that walks on the sunny side of the street who enjoys sweets, little details and a dash of sparkle. 

Fueled by equal parts caffeine and passion, I spend my days capturing the kinds of images that make you stop, smile and ask time to please slow down. Your story, your love, is beautiful and I can’t wait to capture it in images you will treasure for years to come.

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