One early morning, I met Lydia and Alex for their Morven Park Engagement Session. We began at 8am when they opened and photographed a little over an hour before the sun got too high and extremely hot, hello humidity and upper 90’s Virginia! When Lydia first contacted me, she mentioned wanting to have her engagement session at Morven Park. I had heard of the location prior and I was so excited to have the opportunity to explore the gorgeous grounds.
Neither Lydia nor Alex had ever been to Morven Park either so it was extra fun exploring the gardens, the pond, and the amazing architecture together. This engagement session was the ultimate practice for their wedding day! They were such naturals at posing and were dressed to impress! In December they plan to get married in Clifton and I am extra excited to capture their wedding. Here are a few of my favorites from their Virginia garden engagement!
As 2023 drew to a close, I had the privilege of capturing the radiant moments of David and Laura’s Maternity Session in the heart of Downtown Winchester, Virginia. It felt like just yesterday when I first met this wonderful couple during their engagement session in 2019 – a memorable time when I was heavily pregnant […]
Returning to PawPaw, West Virginia, to photograph Baby Wren was an incredibly special journey for me. Having recently documented the newborn session of her older twin sisters, this experience held a unique resonance. As a mom of twins myself, I understand the delightful chaos that often accompanies such moments. The prospect of capturing that bustling […]
Nestled in the heart of Middleburg, the Red Fox Inn may seem like just a building from the road, but step onto its grounds, and you’ll discover a hidden gem of a wedding venue—a secret garden of enchanting paths and captivating landscapes. This is precisely what drew Kaylin and Gabriel to choose the Red Fox […]
Welcome to December 1st – the month of Christmas cheer and indulging in way too many cookies while singing festive carols. Today we celebrate Casey Hill and the launch of her wedding planning business, Casey Hill Events. You might recall Casey from her emotional Birkby House Wedding back in October. With a career spanning back […]
As the bustling activities of the fall season wind down and we eagerly anticipate the onset of the holiday spirit, I am excited to share this Edinburg Newborn Lifestyle Session. Reflecting on the past, I had the distinct honor of capturing Jess and Marty’s wedding a few years ago. Imagine my delight when I received […]
As a seasoned wedding photographer with a portfolio boasting 150 love-filled events, I can confidently say that each wedding is unique, brimming with its own special moments and emotions. However, among the vast array of beautiful unions I’ve had the privilege to photograph, there’s one that stands out: the unforgettable Fall Birkby House Wedding. The […]
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