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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!

One of my favorite times of year in Washington D.C. is the Cherry Blossoms blooming season!  In fact D.C. is famous for its stunning cherry blossom trees all across the world.  The History of the Cherry Blossoms: In 1912, the Mayor of Tokyo, Japan, Yukio Ozaki, gifted 3,000 cherry blossom trees to the city of […]

Engagements & Anniversaries, Family Portraits, Proposals, Senior Portraits

My Favorite Places to Find Cherry Blossoms in Washington D.C.

Cherry Blossom Festival Location

Engagements & Anniversaries

When I photograph couples like Rebecca and Tyler, it’s a reminder of how perfect my couples are for me! For their DC engagement photos, we met at The Kennedy Center, and it was the perfect location! Between the gold columns and white marble, I was in photographer heaven. Plus, a few months prior, Tyler had […]

D.C. Engagement Photos at The Kennedy Center | Rebecca + Tyler

DC engagement photos

Keri and Hunter’s engagement photos at Maymont in Richmond, Virginia did not disappoint. NOT. ONE. BIT. Maymont’s Italian Gardens are a romantic choice for engagement photos any time of year, but even more so at the start of Spring when everything starts to bloom. But wait we scheduled our session for FEBRUARY 19th! Right when […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

Maymont Engagement Session in Richmond | Keri + Hunter

Engagements & Anniversaries

Engagement season is in full swing around here! Did you know that 38% of all engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day? This fills my early weeks of each year with lots of engagement sessions! Megan and Andrew’s college campus engagement photos are some of my all time favorites! Megan and Andrew met at UVA […]

UVA Lawn Engagement Photos | Megan + Andrew

College campus engagement photos

I’m grateful to be starting this week by sharing some lovely engagement photos with you. Emilie and Alex’s Cana Vineyard and Winery engagement session was on a picturesque Friday afternoon in the peak fall colors. It made my Virginia engagement photographer heart so happy! When I initially met with Emilie and Alex for their Surprise Proposal […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

Middleburg Engagement Photos at Cana Vineyards | Emilie + Alex

Virginia engagement photographer

Engagements & Anniversaries

Isn’t the internet just a marvelous thing?  If it wasn’t for the internet I would have never got to meet Felicia & Dan. I wouldn’t have gotten the chance to meet them early on a Monday morning for their destination engagement photos at the D.C. Memorials. This adorable couple LOVES TO TRAVEL and in true […]

Sunrise Engagement Photos at D.C. Memorials | Felicia + Dan

Engagement photo at DC Memorials

Congratulations! You’re engaged, you have found that one soul that you want to spend the rest of your life with! Seriously this is a big deal and we should celebrate! As you start looking for that perfect photographer to capture your wedding day in a style you love you will start to see lots of […]

Engagements & Anniversaries

My Reasons You Should Schedule an Engagement Session.

Engagements & Anniversaries

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 […]

Engagement Photos in DC | Katie + Austin

Engagement photos in DC