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I'm Rebecca dotson

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 11, 2020

Staci and Dale shared a lovely September wedding day at Lake Frederick. While they were getting ready, it was pouring down rain. However, it cleared up just in time for them to exchange their vows outside with the lake behind them. Staci and Dale are one of many couples that had to reschedule their wedding […]

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 […]

November 11, 2020

After having to reschedule their wedding day due to COVID-19, Tiffany and AJ were finally able to celebrate at Arbor Haven in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Even though they had already officially become husband and wife on their original wedding date, a celebration was a must! Tiffany and AJ could not have asked for a more beautiful […]

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 […]

July 16, 2020

What a breath of fresh air to be able to get out and photograph a wedding again!  On June 6, 2020 I was able to capture Sara and Bo’s special day.  I hadn’t photographed a wedding since February (!!!) so to say I was excited would be an understatement.  Sara and Bo exchanged their vows […]

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

April 27, 2020

My first wedding of 2020 was a little extra special. Jackie is a friend of mine and I was so honored when she asked me to photograph her wedding! Think wedding photographers never get nervous after doing so many weddings? Think again. I was a nervous wreck. Yes, I typically always get nervous before a […]

Couture Bridal of Maryland.

March 27, 2020

I was thrilled to receive an email from Mimi, one of the owners of Couture Bridal of Maryland about photographing their re-grand opening at their new location. Of course my answer was an immediate yes! I simply could not wait to celebrate with them and see their new location. When I arrived at the new […]

Happy couple. Mr. and Mrs. The Barn at Willow Brook.

November 11, 2019

This picture perfect pair are married and oh was it ever a beautiful day! From the moment I met Lindsey and David at their engagement session, I knew their wedding day was going to be priceless. I was right! As soon as I arrived at The Barn at Willow Brook, my heart was racing with […]