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

Blue Ridge Parkway Engagements: Micah + Joe

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I had so much fun exploring some locations along the Blue Ridge Parkway with Micah & Joe for their engagement session! They both love the mountains and they are getting married at Sorella Farms next year. Because of this we wanted to travel to the Blue Ridge Parkway outside of Charlottesville and find some great locations for their engagements. I … Read More

House Mountain Inn Wedding: Kelsey + Ryan

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Ryan and Kelsey were married on a beautiful August evening tucked away in the Blue Ridge mountains at House Mountain Inn. With their love for the outdoors and doing activities together outside with their dogs, House Mountain Inn proved to be the perfect place to exchange their personal vows. Their dogs were a part of the entire day, with portraits … Read More

Hawksbill Mountain and Appalachian Trail Hike: Her Hike Collective

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Some would think that hiking 5.5 miles in the rain and fog would be miserable, but not these ladies! This month’s hike was to Hawksbill mountain via the Appalachian Trail and the Salamander trail had a lack of views but was never short on great moods, laughter and connecting with fellow hikers. Hawksbill mountain has a shorter hike to the … 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