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Favorites of 2023 | Family & Portrait

February 01, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Some families we meet are new (like vacationers to Massanutten) and some we see every year and have become friends more than clients! Here's a recap of 2023 with some of my absolute favorites! Horst Family Keefer Family Reznikov Family Podgayskiy & Shumeyko Family Aria's 1st Birthday Metlenko Family Shank Family Sh...
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Favorites of 2023 | Wedding & Engagement

January 15, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
Reminiscing over 2023's wedding and engagement season. This fall was absolutely gorgeous and we had the sweetest couples! Morgan + Virginia | JMU Arboretum Viktor + Rahel | Skyline Drive Viktor + Rahel | Preston Lake Clubhouse Morgan + Virginia | The American Hotel Chris + Amanda| The Barn at Kline's Mill Check out Favor...
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Cash Family | Shen Lake

January 04, 2024  •  Leave a Comment
We got a chance to meet another wonderful family that was staying at the Massanutten Resort. The little girl came prepared to the session with the biggest smile and the cutest poses. We had so much fun! Enjoy!
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Shumeyko Family | Christmas Session

December 20, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
There's just something about the winter lighting that makes photos extra beautiful. Pair that with a gorgeous family, and you have yourself a perfect photo shoot! Merry Christmas, everyone!
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 06, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Next year we will be celebrating a decade of photographing this family. Every time we do their Christmas photos, I love to go back and see just how much the kiddos are grown. I even get to have the youngest three as my Spanish students. Watching them run around and be themselves was a lot of fun! Enjoy!
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Metlenko Family | Downtown Staunton

November 28, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Just a little less than a year ago, we found out at their Christmas photo shoot that they are expecting. Fast forward 11 months, here we are! Enjoy this perfect fall family session!
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Fall Session

November 06, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
I don't know if I'm just getting older, and appreciation God's nature even more. Or this fall was truly one of the most beautiful ones Virginia has ever had. Either way, I'm so glad we got a chance to capture our own family photos in this gorgeous foliage. We normally have a beach session, but this year we decided to mix it up! Enjoy!
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Amanda + Chris | Wedding | Barn at Kline's Mill

October 16, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Cake | Buttercream Dreams Coordinator | Grace Grogan Flowers | Alice Minnis and Susan Fleming Decor & Design | Pamela Cagey Decor/Planning/Shopping/Etc | Judy Gray DJ | Barkely and Carter Catering | Early Katering Company Photo Booth | Snap Happy Photos Photographer | Yev Studios Venue | Barn at Kline's Mill
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Viktor + Rahel | Wedding | Harrisonburg, VA

October 03, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Enjoy Rahel's & Viktor's beautiful fall wedding!
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Rahel + Viktor | Wedding Shoot | Skyline Drive

September 30, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
When you catch such a sweet couple with the perfect sunset...
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Reznikov Family | Raven's Roost

September 20, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
The most amazing things happened at this photo shoot! As we were driving up the Blue Ridge Parkway, it was raining. As soon as we arrived at Raven's Roost - the overlook we were supposed to take these scenic photos at, it stopped raining. However, as soon as we were finishing up the session, the rain started pouring again. The timing was just perfe...
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Morgan + Virginia | Wedding | The American Hotel

September 12, 2023  •  1 Comment
What a beautiful celebration of Virginia & Morgan! The ceremony was at their church and the reception at the American Banquet Hotel in Staunton. Virginia is from Dominican Republic, so the ceremony was in Spanish. That was an amazing experience to witness! Catering | Country Cupboard Catering DJ | Dj Jeison Flowers | Ruffles and Rust Ve...
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Yev Studios | 5 Things to Look for in a Wedding Venue

August 14, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
Of course, one of the most important aspects of booking a wedding venue (or any wedding vendor for that matter) is the budget. However, as you're searching THE spot, here are some things to think about....from a photographer's point of view! [Examples listed from local Shenandoah Valley venues in Virginia.] 1] Bridal & Groom's Suites Most wedd...
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Keefer Family | Massanutten Resort

July 13, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
We almost didn't make this session while we were vacationing! But just ONE day before the photo shoot, we arranged the time and place for this fun crew to have their family photos taken. From 3 different states all over the US, Massanutten Resort was the place to host their reunion as well as this sweet couples' 50th wedding anniversary!
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Horst Family | Harrisonburg, VA

June 20, 2023  •  Leave a Comment
The Horst family always knows how to make a session fun! Their love for each other is evident in absolutely every photo. So every year I look forward to capturing their special memories. And there's always a funny one...or two! Enjoy the stunning views!
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