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I had such a great time meeting Penny and Thomas at their summer Shenandoah National Park engagement session! Their session was a fun way to get some posing practice in ahead of their wedding next fall and enjoy photos with their playful pup, Maven. Fingers crossed Maven will also make the wedding, but for now […]

newly engaged couple dancing at top of Ravens Roost

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Merriam and Garry’s spring black tie wedding at Montalto was a perfect full circle moment for the couple. Although these two both went to the University of Virginia, it wasn’t until a Z Society soiree years after their undergrad years that they got connected. And Montalto was the very venue where that happened!  I love […]

groom lifting bride and holding her through field

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Zoey and Andy’s 12 Ridges Vineyard wedding was a long awaited day for these high school sweethearts. The couple live in Seattle but decided to celebrate their wedding out here with family. Zoey and Andy’s day was filled with emotional moments, carefully planned details, and memories that will be shared for a lifetime.  The couple […]

bride and groom holding hands and walking through grassy field during outdoor wedding portraits

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“We will forever be your super fans from attending our friends’ wedding that you photographed, but we’re even more impressed with you and your work after this past weekend. Thank you, Xiaoqi, for doing a spectacular job photographing our big day!” -Emily & Will     Emily and Will’s Wool Factory wedding was an event […]

bride and groom seeing one another for first time on wool factory wedding day

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If you thought high school sweethearts were cute – it took a little while for them to make it back into each other’s lives, but Ellie and Sam actually met in middle school! After years of friendship, the day had finally come for Ellie and Sam to be each other’s forever best friend. Their big […]

newly married couple walking out of windy charlottesville wedding ceremony