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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!

The word that comes to mind when I look back at 2018: transition. Halfway thru the year, my family and I packed up and moved back to our home state of Texas! I’m not going to lie, I was definitely a little scared and nervous about what was to come. Moving can always be a […]

Shelbie + Nathan’s Angel Springs Event Center wedding was one I’ve been looking forward to all year! Back when I photographed their engagement session at their wedding venue, I couldn’t stop smiling. The way Nathan looked at Shelbie, the way these two just melted in each other’s arms, how they couldn’t stop smooching, and how […]

I can’t say enough great things about these two! The way they constantly smiled, the way held hands, and the way they talked about each other, I just knew instantly that they had something special. Their Angel Springs Event Center engagement session was a photographer’s dream, full of glowy light, gorgeous scenery, and lots of […]