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I'm Erica a D.C. wedding photographer, with two young children, and a love for organization. Welcome to my small space on the internet where I can share with you special sessions, real weddings, and even little looks into my everyday life. Take a look around, and thanks for stopping by!

Hey there, wonderful families and cherished friends of photography! It’s that time of year when we sprinkle a touch of holiday spirit in the middle of summer – Christmas in July! And what better way to celebrate than with a special booking sale for our delightful Virginia photographer mini sessions in October, November, and December! […]

Family Portraits

Capturing the Magic of Christmas in July

Family Portraits

A morning nestled along the scenic shores of Virginia Beach. As a Virginia Family Photographer, I had the absolute pleasure of capturing the radiant Sayer family amidst the picturesque backdrop of sun-kissed sands and rolling waves. As the morning sun painted the beach with a warm, golden glow, it set the stage for an unforgettable […]

Family Photos on the Beach | Sayer Family


On a serene Sunday spring afternoon, it was indeed the perfect day for a garden engagement session at Historic Tuckahoe in Richmond, VA. Emily and Will, a couple deeply in love, eagerly embarked on a remarkable journey, traveling over 5 hours from New Jersey in order to capture their beautiful love story in a breathtaking […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

A Garden Engagement Session at Historic Tuckahoe | Emily + Will

engagement photos at Historic Tuckahoe

Family Portraits

July is the ideal time for outdoor gatherings, building sand castles, indulging in ice cream, and enjoying quick trips to the beach. It’s also the perfect moment to consider scheduling a holiday mini session for your holiday cards and personalized gifts. Admittedly, contemplating a Christmas mini session while wearing flip flops might seem a bit […]

Christmas in July for a Mini Session | Virginia Family Photographer

Tree farm photos with blue truck

Looking for the best DC locations for photos? Fortunately, there are numerous stunning spots to choose from! As a photographer specializing in family and couples’ photography, I’ve had the privilege of visiting many of them throughout the years. These locations are ideal for capturing family portraits, engagement or anniversary shots, and even maternity photos! A […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

10 More Great DC Locations for Photos

Capitol View at 400 wedding venue

Family Portraits

If you haven’t scheduled your family photos for this summer yet, don’t worry! We’re here to assure you that it’s not too late to plan a memorable and stunning photo session with your loved ones. With the longer days, radiant sun-kissed glows, and a multitude of breathtaking locations, summer provides the perfect backdrop for creating […]

Expert Tips for a Perfect Summer Family Photo Session

mom, dad, and baby taking summer family photos in the outdoors

Family portraits are more than just a collection of smiling faces; they are a celebration of love and togetherness. Where multi-generational family portraits show us the enduring bonds that span across generations. In Fluvanna, one family decided to commemorate a special day by capturing the essence of their family’s history. While cherishing the memory of […]

Family Portraits

Multi-generational Family Portraits in Fluvanna

Real Weddings

Getting the chance to return to another Janna Brown editorial shoot in less than a year, was unbelievable. When envisioning this shoot for a European-inspired wedding editorial, set against the backdrop of the exquisite Salubria Manor in Culpeper, I could not have fathomed a more breathtaking outcome. The presence of enchanting floral arrangements, working with […]

Wedding Editorial at Virginia’s Historic Salubria