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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Engagement

August 6, 2021

Autumn and Daniel’s Harper Ferry, West Virginia engagement session is one that I will never forget! Not only was it beautiful, it was also a little extra special because I have known Autumn since we were in church youth group together. Autumn text me in April asking if I was available October 30th. I had […]

Old Town Alexandria Engagement

June 11, 2021

Christina and Allen’s engagement session in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia was the perfect way to kick off my busy season! The weather was perfect, the light was beautiful, and Christina and Allen are precious as can be! From my first conversation with Christina, I just knew I was going to love working with her and […]

November 15, 2020

I absolutely love meeting my couples for their engagement session. It is just an added bonus when they choose beautiful location like Old Town Alexandria. Vivian and Mike could not have chosen a more perfect evening for their session. There were storm clouds rolling in, but thankfully we were able to just barely miss the […]

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 […]