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Samantha & Dustin | Handley Library Engagement Session

Handley Library – Winchester Virginia – Old Hollywood Glam Engagement Session Sometimes the stars align and an engagement session goes better then you could have even hoped for!!! This was one of those! A gorgeous bride to be in a gold sequin dress along with her dapper groom in a suit plus a stunning backdrop that could…

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Katie & Cliff | Fairfax Virginia Engagement

Two secrets I will share about Katie and Cliff’s Fairfax Virginia engagement session, the first is that my camera did not like Cliff’s shirt.  It was so weird but something about the checkered pattern did not agree and when I was first editing the photos his shirt turned blue with crazy purple splotches! I freaked out…

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Paige & Matt | Northern Neck Engagement

He knew right away she was “the one”!  She was gorgeous, smart and fun probably not what he was expecting when he agreed to be setup with her by his coworker Paige’s dad.  It is so refreshing to hear a story like theirs in our modern day age of technology where people google each other…

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Kristina & Jason | Fredericksburg Engagement

I don’t think I have ever laughed so much at an engagement session!  Kristina and Jason reminded me so much of me and David.  Jason with the sometimes inappropriate humor and Kristina acting shocked but still laughing while trying to rein him in.  Seriously that is classic David and Melissa behavior! Kristina and Jason have…

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Christa & Patrick | Alexandria Virginia Engagement

The dreaded R word was in the forecast.  We were both emailing back and forth and checking the radar.  I told Christa they could make the call on what they were comfortable with and they decided to go for it! This Old Town Alexandria Va engagement session has to be the quickest on record I…

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