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HOLY. WOW. I met up with Britney and Drew last night at Matapeake Beach on the Bay and instantly fell in love with them. They scouted this location and it was PERFECT. The super cotton candy sunset over the Bay Bridge definitely didn’t hurt 😀 Britney needs to start a styling business because her eye […]

August 15, 2019

Brit + Drew | A Sunset Engagement on the Chesapeake Bay

Engagements

Jessie and Jim wanted their engagement pictures to reflect who they are as a couple: relaxed, casual, happy, active, and in love! I think we did just that this morning at Centennial Park. These two are an extremely active couple, and the run at Centennial Park together regularly, making it the perfect place for them […]

August 5, 2019

Jessie + Jim | Summer Sunrise Engagement Session at Centennial Park

Engagements

Spending time with Sarah and Justin last night at Green Hill Park was such a dream! Sarah’s mom and my mom are besties from college and sorority sisters, so I guess that makes Sarah and I sorority cousins..? I hadn’t seen her in probably over a decade until last night which made this session doubly […]

August 1, 2019

Sarah + Justin | A Destination Maternity Session at Green Hill Park

Portraits

After having to reschedule due to weather a few weeks ago, I finally got to meet up with Josh and Erin for their engagement session in the Blue Ridge Mountains! They live in Lynchburg, VA so I made the trip out to give them the engagement session of their (and my!) dreams. And let me […]

July 31, 2019

Josh + Erin | A Blue Ridge Mountains Backyard Destination Engagement

Engagements

Wow! Styled shoots never disappoint. I am constantly amazed by how talented people are y’all! Yesterday I got to collaborate with some wonderful local vendors on a beautiful summer neutral elegance inspired styled wedding and it is what dreams are made of y’all. We lucked out with the best weather there has been in a […]

July 26, 2019

A Summer Neutral Elegance Inspired Styled Wedding

Weddings

THEY’RE ENGAGED!!!!!!! Britain texted me in March, when he knew he wanted to propose to his now fiancé, Jürika. It was right before a new episode of Game of Thrones was about to air, so I had to text him back later (:P) but I cannot tell y’all how excited I was for them!! Britain […]

July 25, 2019

Britain + Jürika’s Hot Air Balloon Proposal on the Eastern Shore

Engagements

Today was my sweet friend’s baby shower!!! Lauren and David are expecting their first child, a baby boy, on September 2nd and today all her friends and family got to shower her with love (and so many presents!). It was one of the cutest showers I’ve ever been to and it’s not surprising because Lauren’s […]

July 20, 2019

Lauren’s Baby Shower

Portraits

You know what’s so awesome about #MarieMedinaCouples? EVERYTHING. But especially how much they care about making my job easier on their wedding day! I mean seriously…how sweet is it that they always ask me “what can we do to help you?” on THEIR big day. Gosh, I’m girl crushing so hard on all these couples. […]

July 15, 2019

5 Ways to Help Your Photographer on Your Wedding Day

For Brides

As promised, I have gotten the blog up from our trip last week! We had an awesome week in California together at the end of June and loved every second of it. Daniel and I flew into San Diego and road tripped up the coast to finish the week in San Jose for a wedding […]

July 1, 2019

A Weeklong Road Trip Up the California Coast

The Medinas

It feels good to be back!! We got back from a week in California (don’t worry, there is a blog coming soon!) and I got to spend my first full day back in the office hanging out with my friends Allie and Tommy for their maternity session. I can still remember getting the text from […]

June 26, 2019

Allie + Tommy | Maternity Session at Historic Hampton Mansion

Portraits