University of Richmond Engagement | Julia & Drew

November 2, 2016


I was so excited to spend some long awaited time with Julia & Dre at their engagement session at the University of Richmond after we had to reschedule their first session. The original session was unfortunately planned on Hurricane Matthew’s visit and the winds were insane! Thank the Lord we switched things up because we had the most perfect day ever. All good things come to those who wait, right?

There is nothing like a sunny, fall engagement, especially on the University of Richmond campus. This is one of Richmond’s gems with its lush greenery, and gorgeous lake! I was already excited to step foot back on that campus when Julia & Drew asked me if they could bring their Goldendoodle, Daisy. I was quick to say, “OF COURSE!!!”. Most people know, I love dogs, but no I – REALLY LOVE DOGS. I’m pretty obsessed with my own and every one I see on the street. Playing with Daisy at the this session was a treat!

The University of Richmond, here in Richmond, Virginia, was where this sweet couple met and knew that this would be the perfect spot to have their engagment session. We spent some time down by the lake (I still don’t know how Daisy didn’t go after the geese) and near the kazeebo. As the sun was going down a little early we finished up near the Cannon Memorial Chapel. If you have never seen this historical chapel, make sure you put it on your bucket list.  The architecture and wooden doors are beyond stunning and  the gardens, ahhhh, beyond prefect. If you walk around to east side there is a columbarium that surrounds another gorgeous garden. It’s almost a secret garden in the city! Julia & Drew you were a joy to be around! Can’t wait for your wedding! Maybe you’ll consider letting Daisy be the flower girl??


Look at her- she even smiled for the picture!


Julia’s necklace was the perfect edition to this sweet session!

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You can’t go wrong with a chapel and love 😉


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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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University of Richmond Engagement | Julia & Drew

University of Richmond Engagement | Julia & Drew

University of Richmond Engagement | Julia & Drew

University of Richmond Engagement | Julia & Drew

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