A man kisses his bride-to-be as she smiles during their Meadowlark Botanical Gardens engagement session

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I love a good garden engagement session and this one with Sarah and Nick is no exception! They requested a Meadowlark Botanical Gardens engagement session because they enjoyed going on dates to the gardens. This makes it the perfect personal and beautiful choice. I’ve photographed at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens before – In fact, I named […]

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Session – Vienna, VA – Sarah and Nick

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As 2023 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on the beautiful year of engagement sessions, weddings, and other work + features we’ve accomplished. It is the biggest privilege to be able to celebrate alongside so many amazing couples and their families, witnessing some of the most tender and joyful moments of their lives. Here’s […]

2023 Year in Review

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A last-minute change in the weather forecast couldn’t stop Anna and James from having the most magical engagement session at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens in Leesburg, Virginia. While I’m very flexible on rescheduling a session due to rain and had offered to do so for Anna and James, they bravely decided to continue as […]

Rainy Summer Engagement Session at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens – Leesburg, Virginia – Anna and James

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Sometimes we show up to a new engagement session location and it’s not exactly what we expect. This doesn’t happen often – but it was certainly the case with Molly and Drew’s engagement session at Sky Meadows State Park! Molly and Drew had a clear vision of open alpine meadows at golden hour and asked […]

Late Summer Picnic Engagement Session at Sky Meadows State Park – Delaplane, Virginia – Molly and Drew

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I photographed Sarah and Max’s engagement session at Green Spring Gardens earlier this year and I am so excited to finally share it with you now! If you follow my work or browse through my website, it’s pretty clear that I think Green Spring Garden is one of the best engagement session locations in Northern […]

Floral Filled Green Spring Gardens Engagement Session – Alexandria, Virginia – Sarah and Max

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I recently had the absolute pleasure of photographing Annemarie and Ethan’s winter engagement session at the beautiful and dramatic Ficklen Island in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Despite the chilly weather, their love warmed the air, making every moment worth capturing. The barren backdrop of wintery Ficklen Island perfectly complimented the dramatic river behind them, showing off the […]

Ficklen Island Engagement Session – Fredericksburg, Virginia – Annemarie and Ethan

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I’m so excited to share Rebekah and Dominic’s cozy winter engagement session in Great Falls, Virginia. They finished off their wintry engagement session with a special personal touch, that you probably haven’t seen in an engagement session before! Rebekah and Dominic met in 2020 through the Catholic Campus Ministry at Virginia Tech. They started dating […]

Cozy Winter Engagement Session – Great Falls, Virginia – Rebekah and Dominic

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I am so excited to share Melissa and Willoughby’s engagement sessions at the Smithsonian National Zoo on the blog! Melissa and Willoughby met while working at the American University TV station over 10 years ago. After a few years of dating, they got engaged while on a beach trip with friends. Now they’re getting the […]

Colorful Fall Smithsonian National Zoo Engagement Session – Washington, DC – Melissa and Willoughby

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We returned to Green Spring Gardens Park in Alexandria, Virginia for Christy and Kyle’s engagement session and it was a romantic summer dream! Christy and Kyle met when they were both students at George Mason University. While Christy ended up transferring (to Marymount University, where I met her through our Catholic Campus Minstry!), their relationship […]

Romantic Summer Green Spring Gardens Park Engagement – Alexandria, Virginia – Christy and Kyle

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Lovancy and Chuckie met on Catholic Match. I always love meeting couples who met on Catholic Match because it’s how my husband and I met as well! These two are clearly a match made in heaven and I have loved getting to know them! I’m so excited to share a sneak peek of their summer […]

Historic St. Mary’s Engagement Session – Fairfax, Virginia – Lovancy and Chuckie


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