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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!

Surprise wedding proposals are one of my favorite sessions to photograph. From all the detailed planning to being there to document such a magical moment, I love every minute of them. Alec reached out to me with a plan of a sunset proposal at Blackrock Summit on a Friday in November. Our original plan had […]


Blackrock Summit Sunset Proposal | Melissa + Alec

Sunset proposal at Blackrock Summit


For Emilie’s birthday this year, Alex gifted her a hiking trip to Shenandoah National Park. This gift was a full weekend plan, starting with traveling from North Carolina to the mountains of Virginia, multiple hiking trails, and a few small winery visits. That’s when the real planning started. When I started as a Virginia Proposal […]

Surprise Proposal at The Point Overlook | Alex + Emilie

Surprise proposal at The Point Overlook

Ashley + Brian | Surprise ProposalBears Den Overlook | Bluemount, VA Ashley knew that something was up. She and Brian were taking a simple hike up the mountain the morning of July 4th for just the beauty of it. Of course, topping the mountain overlook to find overnight campers, and a senior photography session taking […]


A Summer Sunrise Bears Den Overlook Surprise Proposal | Northern Virginia Proposal Photographer