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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 […]

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 […]

Sunrise is my absolute favorite time to photograph my couples. So, when I met Taylor + David for their Barrel Oak Winery anniversary session at the crack of dawn, it was everything my photographer heart dreamed of! Golden light, had the winery all to ourselves, and one gorgeous couple 🙂 It was my very last […]