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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!

Katie and Austin opted for sunrise engagement photos in DC at the US Capitol Building for their engagement session. The morning felt joyous and these two were just absorbed in their love story. It was so sweet, and the images are just as beautiful. Austin and Katie both love walking the streets of DC, so […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

Engagement Photos in DC | Katie + Austin

Engagement photos in DC

Engagements & Anniversaries

This story behind these Outer Banks engagement photos is so unique. I was in the Outer Banks with my family for a quick summer vacation. We spent our Sunday morning on the beach. While we were enjoying our time on the quiet beach, I saw Erika and Luke enter the beach dressed adorably with a […]

Outer Banks Engagement Photos | Erika + Luke

Outer Banks engagement photo

Rachel and Eric’s engagement photos at the US Capitol Grounds were challenging but rewarding. I have to admit, this was a difficult session for me because the weather was HOT. However, Rachel and Eric were total troopers, and I’m really proud of the way their photos turned out. Because the weather was so incredibly hot, […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

US Capitol Grounds Engagement Session | Rachel + Eric

Engagement photos at US Capitol Grounds

Engagements & Anniversaries, Family Portraits

If you are anything like me you love your dogs/animals just as much as your own children. So when you’re planning your next portrait session I can see where you might want to include those fur children in portraits too! Pups + Professional Portraits Well over my many years as a photographer I have pulled […]

My Best Tips for Taking Professional Photos with Your Dogs

dogs in portraits

Alena and Dylan opted to take their Virginia engagement photos at Alena’s parents’ new house. The family has spent the last year renovating and restoring every inch of the property to its original glory before their wedding on June 4, 2022. Their wedding ceremony will take place under the grand tree you see in the […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

At Home Engagement Session in Henrico, Virginia | Alena + Dylan

Virginia engagement photos

Engagements & Anniversaries

A couple of weeks ago I got to photograph one of my last couples for 2021. Debbie and John are the sweetest people & clearly head over heels for each other. They are celebrating their next chapter of their love story this October with a beautiful fall wedding at The Winery at Bull Run. With […]

Winery at Bull Run Engagement Session | Debbie + Jon

couple taking engagement photos at the winery at bull run

The dreamiest of Washington DC engagement photos are coming your way! I absolutely love photographing in Washington D.C. Abby and Caleb woke up extra early on this Sunday morning for our session. We met on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in our nation’s capital. This was not my first time shooting at sunrise on […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

A Summer Sunrise Engagement Session at Lincoln Memorial | Washington DC Wedding Photographer

Engaged couple taking professional portraits in front of the Lincoln memorial

Engagements & Anniversaries

Kendall & Chase are the all American perfect couple! They are both from a small town just north of Richmond where they met in school. Now as adults Kendall is a teacher at the local elementary school and Chase is a Firefighter for Stafford County. When I arrived at Kendall’s family home for our session […]

A Spring Afternoon Engagement Session in Hanover | Virginia Engagement Photographer