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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!

I first spoke with Lacey & Garrett over the phone back in 2019! At the time they were planning a beautiful outdoor waterfront ceremonies at one of Richmond’s newer wedding venues. They had planned to travel the to Ashland over 8 hours from Atlanta to exchange their vows and become husband and wife in June […]

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A One Year Vow Renewal at Oakdale | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Bride and groom in open field on their wedding day at Oakdale Virginia

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Print your wedding album to tell your story, have the best quality image, and have an easy gift to give loved ones.

3 Reasons to Order a Wedding Album | Washington D.C. Wedding Photographer

Catherine and Johnny couldn’t have picked a more perfect Virginia Beach wedding venue for their day—simply classic and timeless. It was important to the couple for their guests to enjoy a relaxed day without a lot of driving around, and having both the ceremony and reception at The Cavalier Beach Club definitely provided that experience for them!

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An OceanFront Hotel Spring Wedding in Virginia Beach | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Karli and Nate had to plan their wedding date a few times thanks to covid this year, but that didn’t slow them down one bit. Originally Karli had planned her dream wedding for her family’s land in the beautiful rolling hills of Hillsville, Virginia on a warm May afternoon, but as the Covid infection number rose so did the couples concern for their elderly family members that lived on the property.

A Late Summer Micro Wedding at Pharsalia Farm | Charlottesville Wedding Photographer

Bride and groom walking through garden at pharsalia

Elise & Bryan were married on one of the loveliest fall days in September, and I was so happy to capture their amazing wedding day! No detail was spared from the intricately thought out wedding invitations to the watercolor graphics of the reception.

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A Fall Wedding at Basilica of St Mary Wedding | Old Town Alexandria Wedding Photographer

Bride and Groom toasting their guests with wedding cake

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I have written about my love of the bridal session before. It is one of our great Southern bride traditions that I adore. I remember being a little girl and going to my first wedding as a little guest. I remember walking into the reception at the most beautiful country club and there stood the […]

Preparing for your Bridal Portraits | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Bride taking portrait wedding venue hollyfield manor

Believe it or not, where you choose to get ready on your wedding day can have a HUGE impact on the look + feel of your wedding images.  If you think about it, a good portion of your wedding gallery is comprised of photos shot at your getting ready location – all of your bridal […]

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Choosing Your Getting Ready Location

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Hey there! I know the wedding day timeline can be somewhat intimidating! So much to think about: How much time is needed? What order works best for everything to happen smoothly and with good flow? How light affects everything, from the first look, to the ceremony, to those sunset portraits. While admittedly it’s not the […]

How to Plan Your Photography Based Wedding Timeline | Southern Maryland Wedding Photographer