Megan and Grady’s Harrisonburg Wedding

July 6, 2016


The weather was imperfect, but that didn’t stop Megan & Grady’s, Harrisonburg wedding from being beyond gorgeous. When we arrived the sun was shining brightly, and there was a soft breeze in the air. Megan and Grady were getting married outside and their ceremony site overlooking the Blue Ridge mountains was breathtaking. Everything was going according to plan except the dark clouds rolling in. We prayed for a sprinkle and got a down pour, a downpour that lasted several hours. We waited, and waited to proceed with the ceremony outside, but that wasn’t an option. There wasn’t enough umbrella’s to cover the crowd or enough dry seats to sit on. We moved the ceremony site inside and it couldn’t have gone more perfect. As Megan walked down the aisle, she turned the corner and her face lit up like I had never seen before.  Her smile radiated and her joy spread like a wildfire. She was becoming a wife today and that was the most important thing. Megan and Grady didn’t need the sunshine to make the day amazing, they brought the sunshine to their wedding. The weather certainly wasn’t going to rain on their parade! The most beautiful part of the day was after the ceremony. The rain stopped (go figure) and there was a mist amongst the mountains. I asked Megan and Grady if they wanted to go grab some pictures at the ceremony site. As they walked in front of me I couldn’t help but notice the significance of what was happening, which I brought to their attention. The rain had stopped, and they were finally able to walk down their real aisle. It was truly a beautiful moment and a beautiful day at that.
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Second Shooter: Dre Pliodzinskas, Dress: David’s Bridal, Florist:Blakemore’s Flowers, Ceremony & Reception: Cross Keys Barn, Day Of Wedding Planner:Anita Landes, Ceremony Music:Shenandoah Strings,  Live Music: Mike Davis, Cupcakes: Buttercream Dreams,  Catering:Hank’s Smokehouse, Invitations:Wedding Paper Divas,  Officiant:Julie Trump
Wildflowers:Pebble Hall Wildflowers Hair:Verde Salon, Makeup:Bluestone Body Works

  1. Great job, friend!

  2. BROOKE says:

    Wow!! What a gorgeous day!! This venue is stunning, and I just love the fun sparkler exit! 🙂

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I see the beauty in imperfect things. As a Christ-follower, faith is central to my life, work, and connections. I am fueled by joy, known for my bubbly and sunny disposition, and always with a warm hug. Imperfect beauty inspires my love for all things vintage, abstract art, and real love stories. I love moments full of grit and emotion; life off the beaten path; stunning views along the shore; and the juxtaposition of New York grunge and laid back Cali-vibe. 

As a mother of two, I am very familiar with how quickly life’s most important moments fly by too quickly. I will calmly and seamlessly guide you through frames that will endure. I strive to capture your memories with one-of-a-kind images full of meaning. I cannot wait to connect with you! 

I bring all of these elements to my time with my couples. With over a decade of experience in the industry, I know how to gently guide you through poses that are natural and beautiful. The transition into this sentence doesn’t make sense. Throughout your day, you will feel the love from those there to celebrate
 you two. 
When I’m not photographing weddings, I enjoy long walks in the neighborhood with my husband, my kiddos Tuxie and Sunny, and my labradoodle Hokie.. Also, I am a huge dog-lover! I’m pretty sure heaven is full of dogs. I can’t wait to connect with you, and yes, your pup is always welcome here! 


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Megan and Grady’s Harrisonburg Wedding

Megan and Grady’s Harrisonburg Wedding

Megan and Grady’s Harrisonburg Wedding

Megan and Grady’s Harrisonburg Wedding

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