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

Stony Man Mountain Trail – Her Hike Collective

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I will be honest I was pleasantly surprised by these hiking trails every corner that we turned. The reviews online mention the main viewpoint, but you will see through our hiking trip there were plenty of views and things to look at. I highly recommend hiking Stony Man Mountain Trail and doing the loop if you want more mileage with … Read More

Adventure Sessions with Jessica Ryan Photography

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Adventure Sessions showcase your love and story by doing the very activities that you love doing together! These sessions will always stay true to who you are as a couple, have a photographic lifestyle approach and photograph you doing things that you love to do together. You may have seen me talking about these adventure sessions through my Instagram and … Read More

Adventure: Little Moments Create Mountainous Memories

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What does adventure look like to you? Is it hiking to the summit of a mountain or to the base of a waterfall? Is adventure going camping, for you? Is it taking your dogs on a road trip or even Sunday mornings spent together inside your home? I want to document your next adventure together and I am hear to … Read More

Belmont Christmas Tree Farm Engagement – Kelsey and Ryan

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This Belmont Christmas Tree Farm looked it’s best with the snow lightly falling and covering the Christmas trees. Kelsey and Ryan really wanted a winter wonderland for their engagement session! They are getting married in the mountains next year, and in the summer so snow and winter would give them lots of variety between now and their wedding day photography! … Read More

Truth is, a lot of life has happened in six years.

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I was moments from walking down the aisle to marry my best friend. It was in this moment that I was pulling my veil around my shoulders, adjusting my belt and I caught a glimpse of this bracelet on my wrist. I wanted to wear this bracelet, I had the idea of this bracelet and had a jeweler from Either … Read More