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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!

photo by: Cait Kramer Photography The new website has been live for a week now, and I’m so excited to finally share my hard work with you all. With a new Showit website and blog, I thought I would introduce myself and let you in on who I am! Here are 15 fun facts about the […]

  I can’t believe it here! The new and improved website of Vanessa Smith Photography is now live! I have been working on revamping the new website since January, and I’m so happy it’s finally done. I’ve heard so many great things about Showit 5 from other business owners, so after doing my research, I knew […]

New York, Colorado, and Virginia. It’s been 6 years since Jereme and I have been living states away from our family, and now with having Penelepe in our lives, it’s much more difficult being far away for so long. After many talks, discussions, and with LOTS of faith, we’ve came to the decision that we are moving are family […]