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Editorial Style Adventure Session at White Sands National Monument | Darion + Kevin

Travel

White Sands National Monument is a gypsum dunefield in Southern New Mexico. White Sands is a magical place for photos, and I wrote an entirely separate blog post about what makes this place so special. I met Darion and Kevin at White Sands National Monument for an adventure session in the dunes. The incredible landscape […]

Coker Wedding | Western-Themed Wedding at Venderwende Acres

Weddings

Bri and Connor were married at Vanderwende Acres, a brand new wedding venue in Seaford, Delaware. This western-themed wedding was absolutely BEAUTIFUL. Bri and Connor’s story Bri and Connor have such a crazy, amazing love story. They met 3 years ago through rodeo. At the time, Bri was not romantically interested in Connor, but they […]

Mike + Jill | Proposal at Bethany Beach

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Congratulations to Mike and Jill! It was an honor to photograph this surprise proposal at Bethany Beach, Delaware. Jill thought they were taking a walk to the beach while waiting on a dinner reservation, but Mike had other plans. I was waiting on the beach trying to blend in with the tourists. Mike and Jill […]

Rocks State Park Elopement | Destination Elopement Photographer

Weddings

King and Queen’s Seat at Rocks State Park is such a stunning spot for an elopement. Sarah and Eric hiked all the way up to these rocks in fully dressed with their flowers, and watched the sunset over the mountains together. Who needs a venue with this view? Plus, Sarah’s hair and makeup artist, Tina […]

Poarch Wedding | Cancún Destination Beach Wedding

Weddings

Erin and Ryan got married on the white sand beaches of Cancún Mexico! Their family and friends all stayed at the same resort, which made for 4 days of tropical fun in paradise. This group had so much energy, and it was an honor to celebrate with them! Over the course of the trip, I […]

What Makes White Sands National Monument a Magical Place for Photos

Travel

White Sands National Monument is a dream location for landscape photography and photoshoots of all kinds. You can’t beat the contrast of the white sand against the blue sky and surrounding mountains. Not only are the giant, white gypsum dunes extremely photogenic themselves, but they also create a stunning backdrop for adventure sessions. I’m obsessed […]

Marian + Joseph | Couples Session at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Couples

Marian and Joseph had not had professional photos taken since their wedding! We decided to do a fall session at Abbott’s Mill Nature Center in Milford, Delaware. They even brought their adorable dog, Blackie!

Tropical Ocean City Wedding | Lighthouse Sound | Elizabeth + Tim

Weddings

Introducing the new Mr. and Mrs. Wood! Elizabeth and Time were married at Lighthouse Sound in Ocean City, Maryland. Their wedding was tropical themed and included their two beautiful dogs! First, if you haven’t seen then epic beach engagement session, pause and take a look at that first. Their Story Tim and Elizabeth first met […]

Big Chill Beach Club Wedding | Rehoboth Beach, Delaware | Steph + Carl

Weddings

Steph and Carl were married on the beach at the Big Chill Beach Club at Delaware Seashore State Park! Their Story Steph and Carl met 7 years ago at the University of Maryland and became fast friends. What followed was a years-long, multi-city, on-off romance that hit a crossroads 4 years ago. They met at […]

Atlantic City New Jersey Wedding |Sam + Trey

Weddings

Sam and Trey were married at the Atlantic City Country Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Let me tell you. They know how to have fun! Their Story: Sam and Trey met when they “matched” on Tinder back in 2016! They spoke for a few weeks through texts and snap-chats before they decided to finally […]

Lewes Delaware Wedding | Nassau Valley Vineyards | Chris+ Andrea

Weddings

Chris and Andrea are one of the sweetest, most thoughtful couples I have ever worked with. To give you an idea, Chris literally asked ME if I was having fun during their reception. Their wedding at Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes, Delaware was one of my favorite weddings I’ve ever been part of. Chris and […]

Indian River Life-Saving Station Wedding | Deborah + Johnny

Weddings

The Indian River Life-Saving Station is my all-time favorite wedding venue in all of Delaware. Why? First, the Life-Saving Station is an important part of Delaware’s coastal heritage. The Station was built in 1876 for use by the United States Lifesaving Service, a government organization created to respond to shipwrecks along the coastlines of the […]

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Anniversary Session | Aimee + Blaine

Travel

Happy 30th anniversary to Aimee and Blaine! To celebrate, their daughter Marresa planned a surprise anniversary session for them at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Aimee loves hot air balloons, and it was their first time at the Fiesta. I met Aimee, Blaine, and Marresa early in the morning for mass ascension, which is when all […]

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