Where did 2018 go? It has been an absolutely incredible year. This past June I announced that I would be going full time and it was the best decision!! Thank you for all of your love and support this year. It was truly an honor photographing every newborn and milestone studio session this year. See […]

December 28, 2018

2018 Best of Studio Sessions

What an incredible 2018!! I announced in June that I would be going full time and it was the best decision! I’ve had so much more time to dedicate to my couples, serve them well, and get to know them better. I already feel like I’m good friends with my couples and I’m honestly going […]

December 19, 2018

2018 Behind the Scenes Sarah Botta Photography

As soon as I first met Katie and Duc I knew I’d love them and I was right! They are the sweetest couple. I know I say that a lot but they really are! Katie’s personality is so gentle and bubbly and Duc is very calm, go with the flow. I love that!! Together they […]

April 27, 2018

Jones Point VA Park Engagement Session

Engaged couple smiling during their engagement session in Alexandria VA by Virginia Wedding photographer Sarah Botta Photography

Behind the scenes images are always fun. I personally love seeing other’s behind the scenes images because they allow to you see the person behind the camera. I thought I’d share a few behind the scenes images of Sarah Botta Photography with you! Over the last 2 years, my second shooters have captured me at […]

March 21, 2018

Virginia Wedding Photographer | Behind the Scenes

Sarah Botta Photography Virginia Wedding Photographer

One day I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and I see this couple who just got engaged on the beach. I remember thinking how exciting they must be feeling because I remember that same feeling when my husband proposed on the beach. A few weeks later, I get a call about engagement pictures. The […]

February 15, 2018

Fall Jones Point Park Engagement

Virginia engagement photographer Sarah Botta Photography photographs future bride resting her head on future grooms chest in Alexandria, Virginia

Every so often I come across a vendor that I loved working with so much, I love doing a vendor spotlight blog post about them! I can’t do my job without vendors like Samantha Greenfield who do such an amazing job and make weddings so special for the couple. After weddings when the images are edited […]

February 13, 2018

Samantha Greenfield Floral (Vendor Spotlight)

Samantha Greenfield Florals at Marriott Ranch Wedding photographed by Sarah Botta Photography

In November 2017 I photographed my second to last wedding of the year. Jenna and Dave said I do at the beautiful Bluemont Vineyards in Bluemont VA. You’d never know by looking at their photos but their wedding was about 15 degrees and windy! Guys it was freezing! I could not feel my toes. I […]

February 8, 2018

Bluemont Vineyards Wedding

Bluemont VA Wedding Photographer with Northern VA Wedding Photographer Sarah Botta Photography

There’s something so special about a Christmas newborn! What an amazing gift especially this time of year when we think about the reason we are celebrating Christmas. Oliver Forrest was born on December 4th 2017 and came into the studio at 10 days new. He was such a precious little man!! I’m so thankful for […]

January 30, 2018

Christmas Newborn in Woodbridge VA

Newborn boy at Sarah Botta Photography a Virginia Newborn Photographer in Woodbridge, VA

One morning, I woke up to a text that said, “I’m getting married December 30th are you available”? To be honest I thought it might be spam. My number is all over the internet so something like this happens every so often.  I texted the number back asking if I could give them a call […]

January 23, 2018

Winter Marriott Ranch VA Elopement

Winter elopement at Marriott Ranch in Hume VA with Sarah Botta Photography

In October, this beautiful family reached out about having a winter family session and cakesmash session for their son Arad. Arad’s first birthday was at the beginning of December. Since it was almost Christmas time and their son reached a milestone age, they wanted to have a few family photos taken as well. They had […]

January 18, 2018

Winter Family Session at Occoquan Regional Park

Woodbridge VA family session with Sarah Botta Photography family photographer

6 Years Ago 6 years ago my husband and I were a newly engaged couple searching for our wedding venue. One day, Danny and I were walking around the Ferguson’s property in Edinburg, Virginia. Their home is one of favorite places in the Shenandoah County because we you’re surrounded by trees right along the Shenandoah […]

January 9, 2018

Edinburg Virginia Extended Family Session

Edinburg VA family session with Sarah Botta Photography Woodbridge VA photographer

Here is it! The best of families 2017. I believe that capturing your family photos is so incredibly important, especially when you have young kids but even as they grow. Unfortunately, my own family didn’t get a chance to take family photos at all in entire year! My mom and I said we must change […]

January 5, 2018

2017 Best of Families

Woodbridge VA Family Photographer with Northern VA Family Photographer Sarah Botta Photography

2017 was an incredible year giving me the chance to photograph so many new precious babies and photograph their milestones as they grow. Writing this blog post reminds me of all the amazing people I had the opportunity to meet this year. I got to photograph past newborn clients cousins, reconnect with past clients, and […]

January 4, 2018

2017 Best of Newborns

Studio First Year Cakesmash in Woodbridge VA at Sarah Botta Photography

We had the perfect day for Nick and Rebecca’s fall engagement session at Leesylvania State Park! After having to reschedule once because of rain, I was hoping we wouldn’t need to reschedule again! Rebecca was also hoping we wouldn’t have to reschedule again because she was so looking forward to her engagement session. The morning of […]

January 3, 2018

Leesylvania State Park Engagement Session

Sarah Botta Photography Virginia Wedding Photographer

How is it possible that 2017 has already come and gone?! 2017 has been such a blessing to me and my photography business. This year brought me several opportunities like being flown out to Minnesota for an engagement session and being a bridesmaid/primary photographer in my brother and sister in laws wedding. I was also […]

December 29, 2017

2017 Best of Engagements and Weddings

Marriott Ranch Wedding in Hume Va by Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer Sarah Botta Photography