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Favorites of 2021 | Family & Portrait

January 20, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Met some new folks, saw our good ol' friends. It was a good year. Enjoy family and portrait 2021 recap favorites! Podgayskiy | Easter Brooke & Shawn | Maternity Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Beach Session Horst | Family Showalter | Family Harunovich | Family Shank | Family Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Florida
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Favorites of 2021 | Weddings

January 14, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Once again, one of my favorite blog posts of the year - the wedding favorites! Angela + Ben | On Sunny Slope Farm Manieka + Fenold | One Eleven South Main Krystal + Eric | Barren Ridge Vineyards Jenn + Ben | Barn at Kline's Mill Aaron + Arupa | Inn at Meadowcroft
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 31, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
It's always a joy to see the Shank for their annual Christmas card pictures!
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Aaron & Arupa | Wedding | Inn at Meadowcroft

November 30, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Aaron and Arupa had a beautiful Hindu celebration in the morning, and a Western wedding in the evening. Enjoy this gorgeous wedding sneak peek!
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Showalter | Bridgewater, VA

October 25, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
What's more beautiful than a New England fall? A Virginia fall, of course! After a dry summer, we were so excited to see some beautiful colors back. Enjoy this fun fall session!
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Jenn + Ben | Wedding | Barn at Kline's Mill

September 28, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Enjoy Jenn & Ben's wedding sneak peek!
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Horst Family | Bridgewater, VA

August 31, 2021  •  1 Comment
After a-many rainless weeks, we finally got a few downpours, creating these lush backgrounds. Just in time for the Horsts' extended family session. What a treat to see this super sweet and fun family! View the full family gallery here!
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family | North Myrtle Beach

July 14, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Every year I say these are my favorite pictures ever, but really - these ARE my favorite pictures thus far. Then again, I love them all because every year new memories are made. P.S. We even had a special guest join us in one of the photos. View our 2020 Beach Session!
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Brooke + Shawn | Maternity | JMU Arboretum

June 10, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Brooke's vision for her maternity session was lush gardens with beautiful flowers. Since she wasn't a local, I suggested the JMU Arboretum, and she was absolutely thrilled with its scenery. Brooke and Shawn were just naturals in front of the camera. Enjoy!
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Krystal + Eric | Wedding | Barren Ridge Vineyards

May 26, 2021  •  1 Comment
Enjoy a sneak peek of Krystal and Eric's gorgeous wedding ceremony!
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Angela + Ben | Wedding Sneak Peek | On Sunny Slope Farm

April 19, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Enjoy Ben & Angela's wedding sneak peek! Check out Ben + Angela's intimate ceremony from 2020! Catering: Irene Koogler & The Pekuns Cake/cupcakes | The Blossers Whoopie Pies | Good n Plenty Restaurant Flowers | Sam Clement, Alice Babikow & Louise Babikow DJ: Nathan May Bridal gown | David's Bridal Bridesmaids dresses | Amazon Menswea...
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Podgayskiy Family | Easter

April 14, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
What a day - my 30th birthday and Resurrection Day all in one. So thankful that this year we had the opportunity to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus in person, as well as my birthday without having to worry about having less than 10 people in the house. I love our tradition of snapping some family photos right after the sunrise service. Even th...
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Virginia Wedding Venue Highlights | Shenandoah Valley

March 15, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Not to brag or anything like that, but we live in a truly gorgeous place called the Shenandoah Valley. Many of our couples come from all over Virginia, and even out of state, just to have their wedding here. Being a photographer in this area is such a treat. Today I'd like to highlight some beautiful wedding venues we had the opportunity to photogr...
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Favorites of 2020

February 18, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Even though 2020 did not bring us as many wonderful weddings and families as usual, I am still thankful to have captured beautiful memories in the midst of all the chaos. Enjoy some of my favorites from probably the most memorable year in our lifetime: 2020! Angela + Ben | Wedding Ceremony David & Kristina | Wedding Podgayskiy & Shumey...
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Caroline + Will | Wedding | Joshua Wilton House

January 31, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
As for all the other 2020 wedding couples, Caroline and Will also had to change their wedding plans. However, having a small, intimate wedding at the Joshua Wilton House was Caroline's first choice anyway. We're so glad we had the honor to capture this sweet ceremony and brunch reception. Bridal gown | The One Bridal Salon Bridal shoes |...
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