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I had a wonderful oppurtunity to second shoot for Mike Topham Photography in June and wanted to share some of the beautiful images of the wedding.  I arrived on a hot and humid June afternoon at the Kenmore Inn in the downtown area of Fredericksburg, Virginia.  For some reason Spring decided to leave us early…

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I have been swamped lately so please forgive me for posting these late.  I still have two more posts to go from this shoot!  Add in two more portrait sessions and a wedding and I’ve been logging a lot of time on my computer.  I could not get over how beautiful this brides blue eyes…

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Here is part two of the style shoot I did last week at Tarara Winery!  As you can tell I like balloons, I just love the pop of color they add!  Not to mention I don’t care how old you are balloons are just fun :)  This was an engagement session and I love how…

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I’m so excited to share these photos with you guys because I love them!!  I’ll be breaking this up into multiple posts because I have so many to share!  Monday I felt like a little kid about to go on my first  field trip to the zoo as I headed out to Tarara Winery.  I mapped out…

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I have to say that I love Google Docs and I use it a lot in my business for basic file storage of my business documents.  We all know that I love lists and notebooks and writing things down but once I’ve fleshed out my idea in my notebook it needs to make it’s way…

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