Jen and Scott got married in the heat of the Washington DC summer. They shared their first look and portraits at the Spanish Steps, before heading over to the Toolbox Pilates Art Studio for the ceremony and reception. Guests enjoyed Timber Pizza Co and other tasty treats!
*Grinch voice* “But what will I wear?!” Do you have a fall engagement session coming up, and you are totally dreading picking out your outfit or location? Click through to see my top five tips for a fun and relaxed fall engagement session, complete with outfit tips, location ideas, and my thoughts on how to start off the session to make it the most enjoyable!
Kristy chose the gorgeous Tantivy Lavender Farm for her senior session - and it was such a fun time! There was a waterfall, horses, tall grass, a willow tree, gorgeous mountain views, and of course, lavender fields! Click through to see this gorgeous Virginia senior session in the Blue Ridge Mountains!
One of my favorite engagement session locations is Blandy Experimental Farm in Winchester, VA - and Alyssa + Ben’s session is exactly why! There are SO many fun spots to show off their love and these stunning fall colors.
A new vendor spotlight is here! This time, we are looking at Early Mountain Vineyards wedding venue in Madison, Virginia - which is conveniently on our “reduced price wedding venue” list! Click through to see some more pictures of the gorgeous getting ready, ceremony and reception space.
Megan + Dan’s winter engagement session was anything but cold and dead! We had the pleasure of gorgeous mountain backdrops, stunning Tudor-style homes, a pier into an adorable pond, and some cows to take pictures with - all at Gaie Lea, one of my favorite venues!
Josh + Tina’s Glen Ellen Farm wedding was absolutely gorgeous and their guests were SO fun! The day featured a water-front ceremony, wine-colored bridesmaid dresses, and a fun reception complete with a s’mores pit and a surprise a capella performance!
I am breaking down some of my favorite florals of the 2018 wedding season - and linking to all the great professionals who helped make it happen! Click through to see pastels, neutral tones, deep jewel tones, and everything in between!
This New England fall wedding was a showstopper! Holly + Robb’s big day featured gorgeous sunset portraits, a stunning outdoor ceremony, getting ready portraits at a beautiful lake - and a VW van as a photo booth!
This fall Frontier Culture Museum wedding was absolutely stunning! The bride and groom chose burgundy and gold details, and celebrated amongst close friends and family. Congratulations to these Shenandoah Valley newlyweds!
Brad + Heather chose to have their engagement session at the JMU arboretum un late August. Even though it was the end of summer, the weather was perfect! Check out some gorgeous summery glow in the link above.
Finally - a list of the top engagement session locations in and around the Shenandoah Valley and Charlottesville, Virginia. This will give you some great tips of places to look for when deciding where you should take your professional photos!
James Madison University grads will always hold a special place in my heart since I graduated there a couple years ago. Each spring, I am lucky enough to be trusted by dozens of graduating seniors to memorialize their time at JMU - and each session is so fun and unique!
Ever thought about getting an album designed from your wedding photos? This new mini series on the blog will answer any and all questions you have about the process! Check out the gorgeous leather-bound Red Tree Flushmount Album - photos from a fall 2017 wedding included!