Stone Manor Country Club Wedding | Featured

I love having the opportunity to get to know a bit about each of my couples before the big day as I truly believe it helps them relax in front of the camera as we have built up a relationship of trust. A great way to do this is through an engagement session, but it Continue Reading

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2016 First Looks: The Bride’s Perspective

Last week you heard straight from past ALP grooms about their experience doing a first look on their wedding day, and now it’s the brides’ turn! Below are their honest thoughts and opinions — enjoy! Brittany & Stephen | Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Wedding in Richmond, VA “One of my favorite moments during our Continue Reading

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Lincoln Memorial Cherry Blossom Engagement | Nina & Yousef

If you’ve been following the blog for any amount of time, you might recognize these two! They previously modeled for me for a DAR elopement wedding in Washington, DC last summer, and then I flew out to Chicago in the fall to capture their proposal on North Avenue Beach! We were first introduced by a dear Continue Reading

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DC Supreme Court Engagement | Nikki & Eliot

Rain is pretty much the biggest enemy of any portrait session. Heat we can manage by shooting early or wind we can manage by finding the angle it’s coming from and actually using it to our advantage. But rain doesn’t often leave us with a lot of options. One of my sweet couples, Nikki & Continue Reading

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Black Tie Bride: Omni Richmond Hotel Wedding | Featured

Two words immediately came to mind when thinking back on Brittany & Stephen’s Omni Richmond Hotel Wedding from this past November: “Classic” and “Black Tie”. Okay, that might be more like three words, but it’s two phrases which is basically the same thing in my eyes. From the moment I arrived, I could tell this Continue Reading

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