The moment I drove up and saw these two giggling and being playful with one another, waiting for their session to begin, I knew it was going to be a great day. And it WAS! The instant I pulled my camera out, Elizabeth and Jake immediately began to love on each other so naturally, so […]

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Meghan and Matt are AMAZING, funny, and so sweet!! I am SO BLESSED to be their wedding photographer!!! When we met up in DC to photograph their engagements, the weather was supposed to be warm and perfect, but of course, it was windy and cold!! They were so wonderful about it, though! They snuggled up, […]

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Hayley met John at a Willie Nelson concert a couple of years ago, and they immediately hit it off, and talked all night. When Hay told me about that night, she admitted he offered her a phone charger, because she needed one, and they ended up missing the rest of the show because they were […]

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Lauren and Joe have the best love story, like ever! So Joe and Lauren are both police officers, and so is Lauren’s mother. Joe walked into Lauren’s mothers office one day, and noticed a photo of Lauren on her desk! He asked about her, and basically the rest is history! How cool is that? I […]

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  Erin and Chris were married at the quaint mountain venue Plantation on Sunnybrook in Roanoke, Virginia last fall, and it was such a beautiful setting for their evening affair. I love how Erin and Chris tied their two styles together to create such a classic, beautiful wedding. I also love the way Chris loves […]

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I’ve known Amanda and Kyle for a few years now, and when I say they are some of the best people I’ve ever met, I really mean it. You DEFINITELY want to be their friends. They make you feel all warm and fuzzy! When Amanda secretly wrote me about their pregnancy, and how she wanted […]

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Allie and Yale, oh my goodness am I so happy and grateful for these two beautiful souls. When I met up with them in Maryland at Yale’s childhood family farm for their session, I instantly told them, “You guys are amazing, and we’re going to be friends, for like, ever.” HA, seriously though, these guys […]

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  Every time I go back home to Missouri, I get to see Addie’s beautiful face, and her sweet family! I LOVEEEE that I get to document these folks every year, I just really adore watching her girls grow!! This year, though, Hazel (the sweet blonde headed cutie) gave me a run for my money, […]

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When I drove up to Maryland to meet these two beautiful humans, I knew I was going to love them just by the interaction we had had over the phone, and I was stoked to finally get them in front of my camera! When I asked Dave what caught his eye about Caroline the first […]

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When I received Sarah and Mike’s initial inquiry, I honestly couldn’t believe my eyeballs!!! It was a NEW YORK inquiry, GUYS! That’s INSANE!!! I had only visited New York once before in my whole life, and I was SO EXCITED that these beautiful humans wanted ME to come join them, and document one of the […]

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