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NATIONAL HARBOR WEDDING

MELISSA & DAVE

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CHARLESTON SC ENGAGEMENT

KATE & ROB

CHESAPEAKE BAY BEACH CLUB WEDDING

EMILY & SIDNEY

OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA ENGAGEMENT

SHELLY & BRYSON

OUR FAVORITES

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February 18, 2019

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The first look is a very popular addition to many wedding-day timelines. No guests, no distractions. Just you and your love.

Why You Should Consider Having A First Look

February 6, 2019

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Hiring a wedding planner (even a day-of coordinator) can make this joyful time a little easier on your nerves. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring a professional planner.

5 Reasons Why Every Bride Needs a Wedding Planner

February 5, 2019

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It is important to know what your personal photography style is before you begin to choose which wedding photographer(s) you want to work with. Each photographer will specialize in a specific style so knowing what style you prefer can make finding a photographer a little easier. Most wedding photography will fall into one of these 5 styles.

Wedding Photography Styles & Knowing the Differences Before You Book

November 13, 2018

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Wanting to start their relationship slowly, they went out on a few dates not really expecting to fall in love with each other. And quickly they realized that they found the same goofy things absolutely hilarious. Their sense of humor was similar between the two of them, which I got to personally witness when we met for their engagement session. In between the romantic snuggles and sweet kisses Bryson was busy making faces while Shelly laughed at his crazy antics.

Old Town Alexandria Virginia Engagement | Shelly & Bryson

October 29, 2018

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The Business of Photography

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It’s that time of year! I’m sure you’ve started to see GIFS and blog posts about how “October is to photographers as April is to Accountants” and so-on. The funny thing about that saying is how true it really is. The not-so-funny thing about it is that many of us really do feel like we’re […]

Too Busy to Think Straight?

October 15, 2018

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  I met Emily and Sidney in a coffeeshop in Annapolis to talk about their wedding plans and dreams. I’ll never forget that day because I got to hear all about Sidney’s daughter and how Emily wanted her to play an important role in their wedding. Blended families touch such a special place in my […]

Emily & Sidney | Chesapeake Bay Beach Club