I'm a wife, an artist, and a lover of dogs, rock music, and abstract art. I'm a Virginia girl with equal love for California sun and New York grunge. 
I see the most beauty in imperfect things. Ripped jeans. Asymmetrical art. Vintage everything. And a photo with a little girt and grain. I love things that are rugged and little bit off the beaten path. 









Puppy Rescue Leads to Maymont Park Engagement Rachel and Mike met as volunteers with Western Albemarle Rescue Squad (WARS) in Crozet, Virginia. They were both students at UVA. Rachel studied chemistry and Spanish. Michael studied history. But they first crossed paths at WARS when Rachel was assigned to the Monday night rescue crew. Michael was […]

Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk’s Chrysler Museum of Art provided a captivating background for Barb and Dan’s engagement photos. And the perfect venue to capture the couple’s love of knowledge and adventure. When Barb comes home from a draining 28 hour shift at the hospital, Dan lifts her spirits. Her heart grows lighter. Her soul […]

Jefferson Memorial Engagement Session Chris & Grace’s engagement session at the Jefferson Memorial was romantic but this story didn’t start with love at first sight. Grace pursued Chris in high school when he “truly wanted nothing to do with me at first.” Grace’s persuasiveness prevailed and she “eventually made him realize we were a perfect […]

Spontaneity and Joy Havana 59 offered the perfect spot to showcase the tradition, spontaneity, and joy that infuses Aaron & Niki’s life together. Dancing in the Streets The couple met at a Jewish community dinner in San Francisco where they both live. The magical evening didn’t end there. It was followed by an impromptu gin […]