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November 13, 2020

I had the best time meeting Cady, Corey, and their sweet pups at the State Arboretum of Virginia for their engagement session. These two were seriously so much fun! I can’t wait for you to scroll down and see for yourself. Cady and Corey met at a fundraiser, but didn’t exchange numbers. So Corey made […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

July 27, 2020

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Jessie and Karl in beautiful historic Georgetown for their engagement session.  I cannot say it enough how much I love meeting my couples!  This is always such a great time for us to get to know each other, talk all about wedding plans, and practice posing.  Of course, […]

Kisses. By the water. Alexandria. Virginia.

July 16, 2020

After rescheduling Emily and Alex’s Old Town Alexandria engagement session due to COVID-19 restrictions, we were finally able to make it happen!  I first spoke with Emily and Alex in November of last year so meeting them in person had been long anticipated.   The rain cleared out just in time for their engagement session.  […]

Engagement. Golden Hour.

July 16, 2020

Where do I even begin with Laurel and Ryan’s gorgeous engagement session!  Not only was I beyond excited to finally meet them in person after communicating over FaceTime, phone, and e-mail, but they blew me away with their choice of location and outfits.  Laurel and I had been texting prior to their session about outfits […]