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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

February 21, 2019

The Love Story What better day to marry your best friend than on Valentine’s Day?!  When I first heard from Molly, I was so excited to hear of her and Brian’s plans to elope in Old Town Alexandria on Valentine’s Day.  I don’t think it gets much sweeter than that. It was as if Molly […]

February 12, 2019

When I first spoke with Heather during our initial phone conversation, I knew that her and Ben were going to be a dream to work with!  I’m pretty sure we could have talked for hours just about all of the wedding plans.  She had me so excited that I was ready to tell my husband […]

December 1, 2018

Snow in November?!  Not something that we see very often around here, but it happened this year and it just so happened to be on Bobbie and Eric’s wedding weekend! These two were married in a beautiful Catholic church surrounded by their closest family and friends.  Even though there was snow on the ground, there […]

December 1, 2018

From the moment I met Francesca and Marshall at our consultation, I knew their wedding day was going to be one for the books.  They were the absolute sweetest and their love for each other lit up the whole room! This was my first time at Rust Manor House and let’s just say it was […]

October 1, 2018

Veronica and David had the most BEAUTIFUL wedding day!  The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for an outdoor ceremony. Watching Veronica and David beam with happiness melted my heart.  Their vows were so sweet and so heartfelt!  It was adorable to watch Veronica’s daughter walk down the aisle and run to David, then later […]

September 25, 2018

Edi dreamed of having a country, barn wedding with the farm animals around.  It was a dream come true at Cloverdale Barn! Edi and Paul’s wedding day was the perfect country setting.  What was supposed to be a day of pouring down rain, turned out to only be overcast and it was amazing!  They opted […]

September 10, 2018

 This wedding season I was able to photograph and witness the most beautiful weddings at some of Loudoun County’s most beautiful wedding venues.  I visited 48 Fields prior to Megan and Leighton’s wedding day and my jaw dropped.  How adorable and beautiful is this barn?!  It was perfectttt!! It was so much fun to capture […]

August 9, 2018

I’m (finally!) getting around to blogging the weddings that I’ve done this year!  So, first up is this lovely wedding that took place at the beautiful Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal, Virginia. It was looking super stormy all day and it was supposed to rain during their wedding.  Even though the ceremony was […]

July 20, 2018

A couple of months ago I attended my very first styled wedding shoot!  It was exciting, nerve racking, and so beautiful!  I was so nervous to attend.  I had no idea what to expect and I knew there would be many photographers there with much more experience than me! I stepped out of my comfort […]