Oh sweet Roland!! I loved seeing and photographing Roland’s 6 Month Milestone Session. I hadn’t seen him since his newborn session! I get to watch him grow via Facebook so I was super excited to see him in person. Heidi and Danny came to my studio from Northern Virginia and we had a great time […]

December 4, 2020

Roland’s 6 Month Milestone Session

Sarah Botta Photography Fall Mini Sessions 2020 were so popular this year, I ended up doing two rounds of mini sessions! One day in Manassas near my old home and one day near Winchester. Funny enough, on the first day of mini sessions, I photographed a lot of other photographers and the second day of […]

November 26, 2020

Fall Mini Sessions 2020

This year’s 2018 Fall Mini Sessions were such a hit they sold out in a day! Mini sessions only happen twice a year, in the spring and in the fall, with the fall being most popular. Everyone loves getting an updated family photo for their Christmas cards and a mini session is the perfect opportunity. […]

December 12, 2018

2018 Fall Mini Sessions

I love the Day family! I met Bel at my day job a few years back and over the years I’ve had the honor of photographing their engagement and maternity sessions and photograph their family every year in the fall. Emmaline’s birthday is in the fall and this year was extra special because she is […]

October 29, 2018

Jones Point Park 3 Year Birthday Portraits

It’s that time of year! Saturday is the first official day of fall which means you’re about to see a lot more family sessions on the blog. Let’s start with my family! I enjoy getting to photograph my bother and sister in love every year. It’s become a tradition where we photograph their family photos […]

September 21, 2018

Fall Family Session at Leesylvania State Park

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

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

The best compliment you can give your photographer is by referring your friends and family! That’s how I met the Collins family. The Collins go to church with the Anderson family who I’ve photographed for the last few years. During the Collins Manassas Battlefield Family Session, I found out that they used to live a […]

December 28, 2017

Manassas Battlefield Family Session

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

In September I had a few 2017 Studio Christmas Mini Session inquiries. Man those clients were super on tops of things! At that time my mind was focused on fall sessions. I hadn’t ever thought about doing Studio Christmas Mini’s and I’m not even sure why. Once October came around and even more inquiries came in […]

December 21, 2017

2017 Studio Christmas Mini Sessions

Studio Christmas Mini Sessions in Woodbridge VA at Sarah Botta Photography

On a fall Sunday evening, I met Robbie and Hillary for the first time for their Jones Point Park Engagement Session. The October evening was absolutely gorgeous and Jones Point Park was the most packed I had ever seen it. During their session I counted 7 other photographers at the park! Yes, you read that […]

December 6, 2017

Jones Point Park Engagement Session

Alexandria VA engagement photographer with Northern VA Wedding Photographer Sarah Botta Photography

Words cannot describe how honored I feel that Kevin and Bry flew me to Minnesota to photograph their engagement photos last week!! What an exciting trip! I had never been to Minnesota before so I was beyond pumped to visit a new state, fly on a plane again, and have an adventure. While I was […]

October 3, 2017

Destination Engagement in Shadow Falls Park MN

Blaine MN engagement session with Northern Virginia Engagement Photographer Sarah Botta Photography

Congratulations Nick and Jordan who said “I do” on October 1st 2016 in Mount Airy, Maryland. This might just be my new favorite wedding venue. I loved the rolling hills, the simple but spacious bridal suite, reception space, the open vineyards, and the amazing views! This winery is out there, let me tell you. My […]

October 11, 2016

Linganore Winecellars Wedding

Collage of images from a fall wedding at Linganore Winecellars in Mt. Airy Maryland taken by wedding photographer Sarah Botta Photography