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Category Archives: Weddings

When Amanda first contacted me for anniversary photos I was so excited! David and I are going on 9 years and I’m realizing more and more how important it is to stop and take time out to celebrate and remember our love. So I love that Amanda wanted to mark their 1 year anniversary with…

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Potomac River Waterfront Wedding – This doesn’t happen very often but I totally talked my hubby into moving a trip we had planned so I could shoot this wedding entirely based off how Natalie described her plans to me! I remember when she contacted me and told me our mutual newborn photographer had referred her…

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  Summer Navy Inn at Willow Grove Wedding – “Thank you for being a friend, traveled down the road and back again, your heart is true you’re a pal and a confidant”. If you are a child of the 80’s or 90’s you know you started singing 5 words into this blog post! If you…

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the couple The Lodge at Stevenson Ridge Fall Wedding – I noticed it several times as I look through my viewfinder on their wedding day and it made my heart smile! It was a glow that surrounded Jodi, a happy bride glow and it swept Michael up in it’s wave. He couldn’t stop staring at her…

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the couple Fall Stover Hall Wedding – I love that by the time I photograph my couples saying I do they aren’t just clients to me! Instead they are friends and I’m as thrilled as any guest seated when they are pronounced husband and wife. This wedding was different though because Anthony has been a friend of David’s…

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  • Andrea HerrellNovember 10, 2016 - 6:24 pm

    You did a wonderful job of photographing Jess and Antjonys very special day.

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