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Hi! I'm Vanessa, a wedding + portrait photographer based in the Washington, D.C. area. Here on the blog, you can view my recent weddings + couple's sessions, get tips and tricks for your wedding day + behind the camera, and catch up on my recent life adventures! Feel free to say hello!

If you’re an Austin bride or groom looking for a wedding venue that has a mix of both modern touches and hill country charm, you need to check out The Grove on Brushy Creek. This gorgeous event space is nestled about 20 miles north of downtown Austin, in Round Rock, TX. Today, for my Vendor […]

Lighting is everything when it comes taking great natural light portraits. Early morning sunrise or golden hour sunset is my favorite time of day to photograph. If you’re a photographer, it’s a no brain-er why this time is a favorite and a go-to when it comes to scheduling your photo sessions: soft and warm tones, […]

  I can’t believe I’m finally saying YES to something that has been in my heart, and that I have been wanting to offer for such a long time. I have been photographing families, children, friends, seniors, and couples since 2011, and shot my very first wedding later that year. 7 years later, I’m specializing […]