RECENT WORK AND MUSINGS
Katie & Justin’s wedding at the Bedford Columns was such a stunning day at such a historical place! The Bedford Columns has such a long list of history that it blew my mind! This gorgeous building was built in 1848, and started as a college prepatory school for boys with Walter Reed of Walter Reed Army Medical Center […]
Lindsey & Carl’s wedding at The Lorien Hotel in Alexandria, Virginia was absolutely beautiful. I’ll be honest, I was a “blue girl” growing up (not a fan of the color pink) but something in the wedding industry has changed my heart and yes, I adore pink. Something about it is classy and timeless! I was […]
Today I would like to take the time to introduce a very special person, my husband and second shooter for weddings, Dre Pliodzinskas. I’m sure you are wondering, “How did he get the name Dre?” The quick version is this – His name is Andrius, which is Lithuanian. He worked at a restaurant that asked […]
It’s the wedding day and you are pumped!!! You arrive at the venue, grab your bride’s gorgeous invitation suite, and you are ready to take photos of these pretties. The bride walks away and you look down and just stare. In the heat of the moment your mind goes blank, “Uhhh, what do I do with […]
Brides, in the midst of all of the planning & stress, remember these two things : Opinions are like buttholes, everyone has one. All that truly matters is the commitment you are making to your husband and God on your wedding day. Okay there it is, easy right? Not so much. A lot of things happen when planning […]
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
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!