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Hi there! Welcome to the blog, a journal about my couples, my business, and some occasional fun personal things. Stay a while and say hello!

I'm Rebecca dotson

November 13, 2020

I had the absolute best time meeting Hannah-Marie and Andrew for their engagement session at Bluemont Vineyard! They are one of the sweetest couples you will ever meet. One of my favorite parts about each engagement session is getting to know my couples. I loved hearing all about how Hannah-Marie and Andrew met, all about […]

Great Marsh Estate. Bealeton, Virginia. Engagement

November 12, 2020

Jessica and Rhett’s beautiful session at Great Marsh Estate was nothing short of amazing! These two were celebrating their 8th anniversary and what better way to do just that than to dress up and capture the moment? Jessica’s eyes lit up the moment she walked into the bridal suite at Great Marsh Estate. She arrived […]

November 12, 2020

Where do I even begin with Melinda and Grant’s beautiful wedding at The Barn at Willow Brook in Leesburg, Virginia! The entire day was filled with so much love, laughter, and happy tears. It warms my heart just thinking about it. Melinda and Grant are one of the sweetest couples you will ever meet. They […]

Old House Vineyards. Virginia. Wedding.

November 12, 2020

Natalie and Ryan’s micro wedding at Old House Vineyards was nothing short of beautiful! Like many couples this year, their plans had to be changed due to Covid-19. Even though their plans had to be changed a bit, that did not stop this lovely couple from celebrating their love for one another. Natalie and Ryan […]

November 12, 2020

I had the absolute joy of meeting Rebecca and Tim at Baker Park in Frederick, Maryland for their engagement session. They included their sweet pups, Hera and Faith, and oh my was it ever fun! When I first spoke with Rebecca and Tim on the phone, I just knew they were going to be such […]

November 12, 2020

Once again, as with most of my 2020 blog posts – “due to Covid-19”, Kim and Matthew had to reschedule their wedding day. In order to still celebrate their wedding day in some way, they decided to do a couples session on their original wedding date at Sky Meadows State Park. Everybody say it with […]

November 11, 2020

These adorable high school sweethearts said “I Do” at the lovely Fuller House Inn in Winchester, Virginia. Angelica and Ryan had a less than ideal day with the rain rolling in, but that did not stop them from celebrating their love! A little side note, did you know that rain on your wedding day means […]

Generations Vineyard.

November 4, 2020

After having to reschedule their original wedding date due to COVID-19, Alexis and Andy opted for a micro wedding at a lovely vineyard in Leonardtown, Maryland. The family owned vineyard, Generations Vineyard, was the perfect option for their intimate special day. Alexis and Andy were the first to get married at Generations Vineyard and what […]

Leesburg, Virginia. Engagement. Rebecca Dotson photography.

August 1, 2020

As soon as Melinda told me about her love for Christmas, I knew she and Grant were my kind of couple!  In case you didn’t know, Christmas is my absolute favorite!  You better bet I’ll be playing the Christmas music and decorating in November – Enjoy it for more than a month is my lifelong […]

Washington, DC. Engagement. Rebecca Dotson Photography.

July 28, 2020

I had the best time being able to meet Kelly and Kyle in Washington, DC for their sunset engagement session.  Their original wedding plans have been disrupted due to COVID-19, but I wanted to make sure they were still able to celebrate their engagement and future marriage with some special photos together. Kelly and Kyle […]