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Chicago, you were so fun!

As I sit here thinking about my trip to Chicago in July, I realize that I have 3 weddings left to photograph in my wedding career! 3! How crazy is that? I have been photographing weddings since 2007

Old Town Alexandria Intimate Wedding: Marcia + Jermaine

Marcia and Jermaine are an incredibly sweet couple. Marcia contacted me to document her intimate wedding at Alfred Street Baptist Church. She wanted to document the small ceremony even though she and

Leesburg Wedding: Nikki and Matt

Nikki came to me through a friend from GMU. She was looking to document her intimate wedding in Leesburg. We met for brunch one morning and hit it off. She is such a sweet gal. We talked about the

Published on Capitol Romance: Kendra and Patrick!

Awwww Kendra and Patrick’s Intimate Wedding Ceremony was published on Washington, DC Wedding Blog Capitol Romance!!! Thank you so much Capitol Romance!! You may view the post here Happy

2012: You’ve been soooo good to me! Holla! A year in review :D

The “year in review” post didn’t even come onto my radar until I started seeing a few “end of year” posts pop up on my Google Reader. I debated… meh I don’t

Married at Top of the Town! Katie and Hondo

It’s not everyday your best friend gets married. I have known Katie and Hondo for a verrry long time (You can read about it here because I did their Engagement session ) I was not their

We Went to England! Day 3, Part 1: Emily’s Wedding

I had to divide this post in half because there were so many great photos to chose from on this day and I didn’t want to skip on any of the great details. Emily is a really good friend of

The Journey Intimate Wedding: Kendra + Patrick

I met Kendra through BNI. She was subbing for the owner of Six Half Dozen that day. I happened to mention during my elevator speech that I also photograph intimate weddings. After the meeting she

Maggiano’s Tysons Corner Wedding: Paula + Mike

I met Paula about 6 years ago. She was my HR manager at Circuit City so she also knew Adam. I quit Circuit City just before they went out of business and went to work for a government contractor for

Hanover PA Wedding: Stephanie and Matthew!

The wedding conversation started right on New Year’s Eve while I was in Mexico… Stephanie and I met through one of my best friends Cyndi. We were bridesmaids at her wedding and

Virginia Beach Wedding: Quyen + Ron

I just want to say that I have never felt so much love as a second shooter as I did in this wedding. First time EVER that the B+G added me on FB. That made me feel loved. Then their friends and

DC/MD Wedding: Andrea + Patrick

Feliz cinco de Mayo! Andrea and Patrick were married in Washington D.C. on May 5th at the Holy Rosary church in DC and then had their reception at The Villa in MD. A big BIG thank you to Heather Bee

Mount Airy Mansion, MD Wedding: Kaitlin + Jon

This wedding was so much fun! What else could I possibly say? The weather was perfect. The venue was perfect. These two were perfect. It was just perfect. Thank you to Liz Maryann for trusting me

Sarah Khan Event Styling: MD Styled Shoot

Sarah recently started her event/wedding planning business, Sarah Khan Event Styling! How exciting! Sarah put together this styled shoot to showcase her unique and creative talents for event and

Sunset Crest Manor Wedding: Quynh + Christian :)

First wedding of 2012! This wedding was a ton of fun, despite the rain Quynh and Christan had two ceremonies, the Tea Ceremony in the morning with traditional clothes and then the wedding

Sarah Khan Event Styling: MD Styled Shoot Preview

This bouquet had me in tears. TEARS! It is just gorgeous! I could sit here and stare at it all day. Sarah recently started her event/wedding planning business and just launched her Facebook page! How

Awesome Monthly Wedding Topic! What’s in YOUR wallet?

Okay, okay, okay… I used the catch phrase from Capital One (but they shouldn’t get tooooooo mad I am a client after all hehe). But back to the question, What’s in YOUR wallet? I

Awesome Monthly Wedding Topic! To 1st Look or Not to 1st Look…? That is the Question

To do a first look or to not do a first look… this is a topic that has caught my interest for my first Awesome Monthly Wedding Topic (Above: Jessica and Patrick’s Wedding shot with

Denise + LJ: Published on Rock the Aisle!

I am truly honored and blessed that LJ and Denise’s Wedding was published on Rock the Aisle Wedding Blog!  An enormous thank you to Rock the Aisle for sharing LJ and Denise’s Wedding on

Denise + LJ: Published on Capitol Romance!

Well good morning Denise and LJ have been featured on Washington, DC wedding blog, Capitol Romance today. So if you are in search of some color on this Foggy morning make sure you click here to see

Spotted! Lynne and Joseph on Something Navy

Lynne and Joseph’s Wedding was so amazing and I am so grateful that Liz asked me to second shoot with her. I am so happy that Lynne and Joseph loved their photographer(s) and was touched that

Denise + LJ: Published on Poptastic Bride!

Just when I thought my week couldn’t possibly get better it did! I was about to start responding to some e-mails when I got the message that Denise and LJ’s wedding had been published.

Sweet Words: Leah + Sam

I received the sweetest thank you note from two very special people this week “Anna + Adam, Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did taking pictures at our wedding. The pictures

Katie + Andy: Married!

Not the same Katie from my last blog post As I have mentioned before in this  post, this wedding was such a blessing. Heather was so VERY excited to shoot this wedding (and I was too once she

Lynne and Lt. Joseph Were Married: 12/17/2011

Lynne and Lt. Joseph’s wedding was such a fantastic way to end the 2011 wedding season. Lynne and Joe were married on the very crisp and beautiful December 17th in Annapolis. I was the second

Jessica and Patrick

Jessica and Patrick were married on October 9th 2011 at the beautiful National Harbor. I got to photograph this wedding with the lovely and very talented Liz Maryann Photography Patrick was

A Year in the Making

On December 15th 2010 I decided to take a leap of faith and quit my job to become a full time photographer. I started a photography business with a partner called Shuttergize, which turned out to be

Matt and Jim were Married on November 22nd

Matt came through a BNI (Business Networking International- a networking group I am part of) referral. I didn’t actually meet Matt and Jim until the day of their ceremony. It was a rainy

Krystal and Alex

On a beautiful fall crisp day, Krystal and Alex were married. I met Krystal through my husband, Adam, because they were good friends in college. Now, I don’t remember exactly how Krystal and

Matt and Jim

Matt and Jim were married this afternoon in an intimate wedding ceremony in Washington D.C. Here is a little preview. Matt and Jim thank you so much for letting me document your special

Denise and Reggie were Married September 24th!

I had the pleasure of photographing this wedding with the very lovely and talented Liz Maryann (Liz Maryann Photography)! It was my first wedding working with her and we had such a great time! The

So Sweet :)

I know I have posted some of these already but I wanted to post the whole set of the portrait session with Leah and Sam. <3

Leah and Sam’s Wedding: Part 1

I met Leah while we were attending different colleges. She was at Bridgewater College with Adam (my now husband) while I was attending George Mason University.  Adam and Leah were very close friends

Arriana is Opening Shop on Etsy Just in Time for the Holidays!

Rachel and I met in college. Rachel is an incredibly talented jewelry maker.  I first bought some beautiful green earrings after seeing photos of her creations on Facebook, last spring.  This past


So, as I keep on sorting through this past weekend’s wedding you will probably see a few more random posts of images that caught my eye. <3