Sunny Slopes Farm Engagement | Katie & Seth

November 10, 2016


I was so excited to spend some time with Katie & Seth at their engagement session at Sunny Slopes Farm in Harrisonburg, Virgina. I have known Katie since college (which feels like a million years ago) where we worked together at Texas Roadhouse. Katie’s upbeat, driven personality always inspired me and we became good friends. Fast forward years later and Katie moved up to NYC, moved back, and just so happen to meet the man of her dreams online. CRAZY RIGHT? Never in a million years did she expect to fall in love with an engineer and be so happy. Seth compliments Katie in so many ways and I couldn’t be happier for their blossoming love. The first date went a little like this –

“Seth and I met on Match.com.  He contacted me and we spent the entire day messaging each other. He found me on Facebook and after finding out we were both normal people (haha) we decided to go on a date. It was Dec. 22, 2015 and he was on his way home from Louisa to Shepherdstown, WV. We had our first date at Union Station in downtown Harrisonburg.  He was on his way home with his Austrailian Shepherd (Sadie). He brought her on the date because he was going home and had to. It was cold out and his truck was the perfect temperature so she was safe.  His parents think he’s crazy and tease him for bringing her but he had no choice. I loved Sadie so it helped to have her around. We went to the Artful Dodger after and then right before he left he gave me a quick peck on the lips. It was so cute! We talked until after Christmas and then he invited me to spend New Years with him. Our second date went really well! I remember after 10 days he asked me what my ring size was and after 10 months he proposed at Union Station with roses! He brought my parents to the proposal which was perfect.”

 I couldn’t be happier for my friend and her amazing fiance. Their engagement session was one of those unforgettable ones where I felt charged by their love. On the drive back from Harrisonburg to Richmond, I thought about the session and how blessed I felt; to see the beautiful mountains, animals, and to just simply witness the sweet love between Katie & Seth had me feeling recharged. I feel incredibly thankful to be in an industry where I can experience these things.


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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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Sunny Slopes Farm Engagement | Katie & Seth

Sunny Slopes Farm Engagement | Katie & Seth

Sunny Slopes Farm Engagement | Katie & Seth

Sunny Slopes Farm Engagement | Katie & Seth

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