A Letter To Our DAUGHTER!!

October 15, 2018

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A Letter To Our DAUGHTER!!

Dear Sonya love, Oh, how we have prayed for you, little one! We have prayed for you since the first time we heard your name. Our prayers have changed so much over the past year, but I can assure you they never stopped. The first phone call we got from our sweet home-finder led us […]

Skyla + Codie’s Hinton, WV, Engagement Session

October 11, 2018

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Skyla + Codie’s Hinton, WV, Engagement Session

When I was teaching at Concord, I had a few “Zumba girls” that I looked forward to seeing. Skyla + her friends always came with contagious smiles and always made classes more fun. I knew if she had that much contagious joy working out, her engagement session would be a blast! Codie and Skyla were […]

Sara + Winston, Virginia Wedding

October 9, 2018

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Sara + Winston, Virginia Wedding

We love all wedding days, but getting to photograph the long-awaited wedding of a good friend is so so special!! When Sara + I were teaching 3rd grade together, we spent many planning periods talking about this wedding as she was dreaming of the day she’d marry her high school sweetheart. Sara has been such […]

Alexis + Brandon’s West Virginia Farm Engagement

October 3, 2018

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Alexis + Brandon’s West Virginia Farm Engagement

Alexis + Brandon drove all the way from Florida so they could have engagement photos in a place that is very dear to them. While they currently live in Florida, you can tell West Virginia holds a big place in their hearts. Brandon said that there’s nothing quite like the sense of community these small […]

Katie + Cody Glen Alton, Virginia Engagement

October 2, 2018

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Katie + Cody Glen Alton, Virginia Engagement

Years ago, Katie was photographing a couple. She connected with the boy, but he was obviously in a relationship… since she was taking photos of him and his girlfriend!! Later when he and his girlfriend broke up, the two were reconnected through a mutual friend, and their relationship just fell into place. These two are […]

Sarah + Patrick | Rockwood Manor, Virginia Wedding

September 26, 2018

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Sarah + Patrick | Rockwood Manor, Virginia Wedding

After realizing that I was going to be photographing a wedding in a hurricane, I started checking the weather religiously. They were calling for a torrential downpour, but Patrick + Sarah had no intentions of rescheduling their day. Then when the day came and we arrived at Rockwood Manor, a beautiful bed a breakfast owned […]

5 Tips To Help You Choose a Wedding Photographer

September 12, 2018

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5 Tips To Help You Choose a Wedding Photographer

     Congratulations! You just got engaged and you are so excited to start this planning process. You quickly choose a date and you choose a location, and then it is time to choose a photographer. Some people might even choose their photographer before they choose their date because it is that important. Now I know I’m […]

10 Cheap Date Ideas

August 30, 2018

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10 Cheap Date Ideas

Will had practically just become my husband when we hit a few road bumps. I hate to even admit this online because of course, we like to seem like we have it all together. Who doesn’t? I’m not going to go into too much detail, because while I believe in being open, I also think some […]

Kaitlyn + Shaun | Virginia Wedding

August 28, 2018

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Kaitlyn + Shaun | Virginia Wedding

Kaitlyn and Shaun have been together since they were in highschool, and you can tell they are so comfortable together. But that didn’t stop them both from tearing up as Kaitlyn walked down the aisle. She was simply stunning in her long-sleeved gown! The weather was perfect, the venue was incredible, and the bride and […]

My #1 Secret to Success

August 23, 2018

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My #1 Secret to Success

Less than two years ago, my husband splurged and bought me my first DSLR camera. I had wanted one for years but never made the investment. Now here I am, less than two years later with a full-time career in wedding photography. How crazy is that?? Other small business owners and friends think I have […]