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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!

Becca and Tyler’s Dallas wedding, set against the vibrant backdrop of the city’s charm, holds a special place in my heart. Not only did I get to be a Dallas Wedding Photographer for the day, but I was also fortunate enough to witness the enchanting celebration of their love in the heart of Texas. Love […]

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Dallas Wedding Photographer at The Frontiers of Flight Museum | Becca & Tyler

Frontier of Flight Museum Wedding

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Lancaster, PA, a town that gracefully blends tradition with elegance. On a radiant summer Friday, with the sky painted with sunshine and fluffy clouds, this Stolzfus Homestead & Gardens wedding was more than just a wedding—with a venue as a canvas for a love story that’s influential, passionate, and deeply heartfelt. Trisha, a health and […]

 A Stolzfus Homestead & Gardens Wedding in Lancaster, PA | Trisha + Kyle

Crozet, Virginia has this certain magic about it, doesn’t it? Well, that magic was all the more special on the day Kristen and Keanna tied the knot. Their love story, which began in a classroom in San Diego and took them all the way to Yokosuka, Japan, found its most beautiful chapter written amidst the […]

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Love Wins at this Montfair Resort Farm Wedding | Kristen + Keanna

Wedding Planning

Creating a wedding timeline without a first look requires careful planning and attention to detail. If you found my first post for planning a wedding timeline without a first look helpful, here’s my step-by-step guide breaking each part of your day down to make planning easy for you. Let’s break it down step by step: […]

Planning a Wedding Timeline Without a First Look: A Step-by-Step Guide

It’s not every day that I get to witness a love story as beautiful and heartwarming as Margaret and James’. Their Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm wedding day was an overjoyed celebration of a love that had been lost and then found again. Surrounded by the captivating charm of Broadlands and the sentimental embrace of Clyde’s […]

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A Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm Second Wedding | Margaret + James

Clyde's Willow Creek Wedding photo

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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

As a wedding photographer I love seeing my images printed for each and every couple I work with. But the ultimate delight is having my couples select their favorite images and place them in an heirloom wedding album. Talking with so many couples, I am regularly asked, “Do we need to print a wedding album?”  […]

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Is a Printed Wedding Album the Right Choice?

printed wedding albums

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After over 10 years as a wedding photographer I could offer my couples thousands of tips to help make their wedding days run so much smoother. Every couple I work with gets access to all these great easter eggs of information but there is one that I just can’t keep to myself. My absolute number […]

My Number ONE Wedding Ceremony Tip!

Outdoor wedding ceremony