Sam and Tim: Anniversary Virginia Photographer

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Sam and Tim’s anniversary photography session was on their own property in Smithfield, Virginia. They moved down here from D.C. and have enjoyed spending their time together by the river. So when they wanted to plan an anniversary session and include a Celtic Rope Ceremony during it I thought the place where they spend everyday together would be the perfect … Read More

Katie and Chase: Blue Ridge Parkway Adventurous Engagements

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I want to be in the mountains everyday, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, photographing adventurous couples, like Katie & Chase, who are deeply in love with each other! Elopements, anniversaries, engagements, you name it! Let’s hike together, have an adventure and photograph you two while we’re at it! Katie and Chase choose the Blue Ridge Parkway for their engagements because … Read More

Alana and Matt’s Anniversary Adventure Session: Skyline Drive, Virginia

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Alana and Matt’s anniversary adventure session started on Skyline drive! A popular spot for hiking and sightseeing. Where we stopped to take their portraits and explore a little you could connect to the Appalachian Trail. I have actually hiked that for a few miles to connect to the Hawksbill Mountain trail. If you can believe it, Alana and Matt were … Read More

White Oak Canyon Adventure Couple Session: Megan + Steven

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White Oak Canyon is becoming one of my favorite places to hike! This makes the third time that I have hiked there and brought a group with me. This most recent hike at White Oak Canyon was for Megan and Steven’s anniversary and adventure session. They wanted something different for their anniversary session and photographs that felt more like them. … Read More

Skyline Drive Adventure Session – Jay and Cindy

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Jay and Cindy had an¬†adventurous proposal story on a hike along Skyline Drive in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Cindy is a part of my hiking group, Her Hike Collective and when I started booking these Adventure Sessions she was one of the first to schedule one! Jay, Cindy and their daughter Oakley love hiking together. They met while on a … Read More

Wintergreen Resort Couple’s Adventure Session

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Jill and Esmel met me at Wintergreen Resort after we realized that the Blue Ridge Parkway was closed due to high winds from two days before. Apparently all of the wind made for a lot of downed trees on the road. Luckily this made for more to the story of their adventure session because being in contact, with patches of … Read More