Richmond Fall Family Portraits

These days…Fluttering by like the flit of a hummingbird wing, beautiful and fleeting.How do we capture the days?The tiniest slice of a moment, the ones we might not even know are occurring until they add up into minutes, hours, snowball into days and years, waiting for us to inspect them in the mind’s eye, turning […]

Jan 20, 2023

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Haley and Tyler brought their best girl Sadie with them to their central Virginia summer estate engagement session. She ran and jumped excitedly in the evening heat, under the golden sun. I love being able to include pets, hobbies and other activities that really invite couples to relax and let their personalities and relationship shine. […]

Jul 30, 2021

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Historic Seven Springs Engagement

This historic engagement session is swoon worthy. Tucked in the hills just north of Richmond, Virginia, Seven Springs’ tree lined estate is home to a historic house and the perfect backdrop for celebrating love. When I asked Audrey and Matt why they love Seven Springs as a venue for their engagement session and wedding, the […]

Jul 20, 2021

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Dorothy and William’s winter wedding at the John Marshall Ballrooms was a joyous and memorable soiree. Featuring many wonderful Richmond vendors including the KOS Band, this was a swinging night to remember. This was our first time photographing a winter wedding at the John Marshall Ballrooms, and it did not disappoint. The ballroom where Dorothy […]

Feb 6, 2020

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Scenic Sunset Family Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

It’s the best view of Richmond in town! This adventurous family trekked over to Belle Isle with me for their scenic sunset family session. The light was perfect and so were the smiles! Once the girls started playing and giggling together, my heart had completely melted. I’ve been photographing them since they were born, so […]

Dec 10, 2019

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Wow, Julianna and Andrew’s New Kent Winery Vineyard Estate wedding was somehow even more beautiful than I expected. Being around them is like being with family. While she was getting ready, gracious Julianna asked if I needed anything. Their wedding embodied a spirit of warmth and care for each person in attendance, even the vendors […]

Oct 21, 2019

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Romantic Garden Whitehall Estate Wedding // Turtle & Hare Photography

I’m writing this post in celebration of Justin and Courtney’s first anniversary! A romantic garden party was the inspiration for their Whitehall Estate wedding in the beautiful foothills of Bluemont, Virginia. I first met Courtney at Martha & John’s Virginia Eastern Shore wedding, when she was a bridesmaid. It’s so fun to find connections like […]

Sep 27, 2019

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My daughter is very used to having her picture taken, and not just because her parents are photographers. Even if parents don’t own a DSLR camera, or even a point-and-shoot camera, the era of the cell phone has brought new accessibility to photography in the home. We can now take snap after snap of our […]

Sep 19, 2019

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Motherhood Stumpy Lake Session // Turtle & Hare Photography

Stumpy Lake is situated on the edge of Stumpy Lake Golf Course, with winding trails and a scenic overlook of the lake. This was my first time having a session at Stumpy Lake, and it did not disappoint. It was the perfect little spot for Brianna’s motherhood session. Sessions with toddlers are always better with […]

Aug 29, 2019

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How many weddings end with the bride flawlessly performing “Rolling on the River” with the band to end a night of dancing? That moment perfectly wrapped up the roaring celebration of Anna and Reed. Opting to have both the intimate appeal of a private ceremony behind Anna’s childhood home by the James River and the […]

Aug 6, 2019

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