Welcome Adaline Ivy! Addie is my sister and brother-in-laws first child. During their Winchester Lifestyle Newborn Session it was so surreal to be photographing my baby sister’s baby! Fun fact, this session didn’t take place in their home. It took place in my guest room. I love the light in that room and love the […]

July 29, 2021

Winchester Lifestyle Newborn Session

Fun fact, Ross, Megan and I go way back, kinda. Years ago, before Ross and Megan were married, Megan’s mom hired me to photograph their family photos. When Megan reached out to photograph their Long Branch Virginia Maternity Session, I asked her if she realized I was the same person and she said yes. A […]

July 26, 2021

Long Branch Virginia Maternity Session

Exactly three years ago, I photographed my first Silverbrook Farm Virginia Wedding. I remember the date well because it was the exact date I went full time in my photography business. As I pulled into Silverbrook Farm it all hit me. All of the opportunities, all of the people, and everything I’ve learned in the […]

July 23, 2021

Silverbrook Farm Virginia Wedding

Andrew, Nicole and I go back to what seems like forever ago! We photographed their engagement session in 2019. They were originally supposed to get married in 2020; however, we all know how 2020 went. Two postponements and a venue change later, we made it!! Even during toasts, no one thought this day would ever […]

July 22, 2021

Birkby House Virginia Wedding

When Leana and Edwin’s Morais Vineyard Virginia Wedding inquiry initially came through and I saw they were getting married at Morais Vineyards, I could barely contain my excitement. I had wanted to photograph at Morais but hadn’t had the opportunity just yet. Once Leana and I chatted on the phone about their wedding, I knew […]

July 20, 2021

Morais Vineyard Virginia Wedding

Oh sweet Newborn Chloe 14 Days new. You are so loved and so special!! Chloe is a Sarah Botta Couples baby. Chloe is not their first child but their 4th child! I’ve had the honor of photographing their engagement, wedding, maternity, newborn, and family sessions from the beginning. It’s so special hearing they are expecting […]

June 25, 2021

Newborn Chloe 14 Days

This Spring, I met Rachel and Joseph for the first time for their Spring Engagement Session in Winchester. I immediately loved how easy going they were! They said they needed lots of help with posing and feeling comfortable behind the camera but you’d never know by looking at their images. They were both complete naturals […]

June 22, 2021

Spring Engagement Session Winchester

With intimate weddings on the rise, I wanted to do a Garden Inspired Intimate Wedding. I started scrolling through Instagram and came across the Ballenger Farm. Immediately, I loved the stone wall the farm. The stone wall was the inspiration to this Ballenger Farm Garden Inspired Intimate Wedding. Site Visit The first time I visited […]

June 8, 2021

Ballenger Farm Garden Inspired Intimate Wedding

Inspired Ballenger Farm Intimate Wedding

Congratulations 2021 Seniors!! Especially this beauty and brains, Senior Class of 2021 Faith! Faith actually graduated the top of her class in 2020 but because COVID was in full force at the time, she opted not to have her senior photos taken. Now that COVID is at a point where it’s safe to have portraits taken, […]

June 8, 2021

Senior Class of 2021 Faith

Oh sweet Newborn Charles. At only 11 days old, he is so loved by so many. The journey to getting here was a long and hard one. After 4 years of trying, his parents are Over the Moon excited. I had the honor of photographing his parents maternity session and baby shower at Stone Tower […]

June 1, 2021

Sweet Newborn Charles

Newborn boy photographed in studio at Sarah Botta Photography

At the end of 2019, I really wanted to plan and photograph an inspiration shoot at the Red Fox Inn. When I set my mind to do something, I go all in. I got straight to work and came up with a theme, design board, found all the vendors, selected the date, models, and The […]

June 1, 2021

Inspiration Shoot Red Fox Inn

Inspiration Shoot at the Red Fox Inn

Happy 1 Year Anniversary Nicole and Thomas! We celebrated Nicole and Thomas’s anniversary by taking their 1 Year Anniversary Portraits in Downtown Clifton. Originally, I was supposed to photograph their wedding. However, since COVID shut everything down and we were on lockdown at that time, we decided to photograph a few sessions throughout the year instead. One […]

May 28, 2021

1 Year Anniversary Portraits Clifton

Y’all this is my baby sister, Leah!! Looking at this blog I kind of want to cry! I mean look how stunning she is! She’s glowing and any day now she’s going to become a mom. It seems like she’s been pregnant forever and yet so slow at the same time. Today, May 25th is […]

May 25, 2021

Spring Maternity Session in Winchester Virginia

The Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria is such a gorgeous venue for intimate weddings. Cassie and Jimmy said “I Do” during their Intimate Carlyle House Wedding on May 15th. They were surrounded by their closest family and friends in the back garden on a gorgeous Spring day. For those who weren’t able to attend […]

May 25, 2021

Intimate Carlyle House Wedding

Intimite Carlyle House Wedding Sarah Botta Photography

Over the Moon in Love Baby Shower at Stone Tower Winery This luxurious Over the Moon Baby Shower at Stone Tower Winery had something for everyone. Delicious food, cake, ice cream, dancing, and games! Every single detail was well thought out and kept with the “Over the Moon in love baby shower theme. Even the […]

May 24, 2021

Over the Moon Shower Stone Tower