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Whether you realize it yet or not, choosing your wedding photographer is a very personal choice. Staunton is full of talented wedding photographers, and our style, approach, perspective, and demeanor are all a little different. You might have read lists from wedding planning magazines and blogs entitled “20 questions to ask your photographer before you […]

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The internet is full of wedding invitation ideas. Pinterest is so overwhelming sometimes with literally thousands of ideas to sort through. Basic Invite is a wedding invitation and stationary company that has one of the best selections in the industry. Their customized sample process, extensive inventory, and template wedding invitations help make your selection process […]

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As a wedding photographer, I have always been a huge fan of simplistic decor and neutral tones, while using abundant florals to add in pops of color. I have compiled here some of my favorite examples of florals incorporated into wedding decor, signage, cake toppers, arches, and sweetheart tables. Hopefully this gives you some inspiration […]

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It’s July of 2015, and I know my husband (I mean, boyfriend) is hiding a little black box somewhere in his dresser. The fact that I know for certain there’s an Emerald engagement ring in there is a long story for another time. And what am I doing with this information? Scoping out photographers for […]

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You might be thinking, “what do you mean new house? I thought they HAD a new house??” Yep. We did! In March 2016, we bought our first home – a nice little rancher with a quaint front porch, and a little fenced in yard for our pups. And we planned to be there for 3-5 […]

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Today we’re celebrating the new Mr. and Mrs. Shaw, who were married March 25, 2017 at the Ballroom at Schindel-Rohrer and Ava Lounge below 28 South bar in the historic district of downtown Hagerstown, MD. Chelsey and I met at a bridal show hosted by Once Upon a Time Events, and connected immediately. Before she left, we had signed a contract and made engagement session plans. Talk about a girl that knows what she wants!

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One of the greatest things John brought into my life is our nieces and nephews, and we are so excited that the Mahaney family has grown again! You may remember Liz from her baby shower and maternity session. Well, now she’s a mommy! On May 19th, 2017, baby Charlie made her way into this world, […]

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It feels like just a few weeks ago that we were meeting up for their engagement session at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at James Madison University. Alora and Frankie’s wedding day was my first of 2017, and it really set the bar high! This tulle-loving bride has the most detailed, personalized wedding decor I’ve seen to-date.

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Meet Mathew and Teresa, soon to be Mr. and Mrs. Droneburg! We spent a really beautiful spring Saturday together exploring all things Baltimore for their engagement session. These major Orioles/Ravens fans got the in-depth historical tour of Camden Yards and Oriole Park, took a walk down Eutaw Street to M&T Bank Stadium to touch Johnny Unitas’s […]

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Wedding photos will continue to tell your love story to friends + family long after your time. Your album will be a way to share with your daughter about how true love feels. Your 50th anniversary slideshow will show your friends that you’ve always been totally and ridiculously in love. Your legacy of an unbreakable partnership starts with your wedding day, and your photos are your evidence.

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