John & Tori | A sunrise proposal and engagement session at McAfee’s Knob, Roanoke, VA

January 31, 2020

I love being a part of surprise proposals! When John reached out to me about photographing his sunrise proposal to Tori at McAfee’s Knob last November – I was all in! This was actually my second trip to up this section of the Appalachian Trail for a proposal it was just as awesome! John had […]

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Hannah & Isaiah were friends first. They were introduced at a Tim Hawkins concert on the campus of Liberty University in the fall of 2016. People around them saw their connection and compatibility long before they did and thought it was only a matter of time. They were right. My husband and I remember the […]

Hannah & Isaiah – a summer engagement session in Lynchburg, VA

June 20, 2019

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Happy Father’s Day

June 22, 2015

In honor of Father’s Day yesterday, I wanted to share some of my favorite father daughter moments from some of my Jae Studios brides and their dads as well as several weddings I’ve assisted on over the past three years!  Each dad is different –  some dads’ shed tears, others absorb the day quietly, and still others offer support […]

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I’m super excited to share this sweet engagement session on the blog!  Patrick and Rebecca are absolutely adorable together and I had so much fun at their session last fall!  We met at Ivy Creek Park here in Lynchburg, VA (quickly becoming one of my favorite places to shoot!) for the rustic lakeside backdrop and fall foliage!  I […]

ENGAGEMENTS | Patrick & Rebecca – a rustic fall Lynchburg session at the lakeside

May 22, 2015

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WEDDING | Jonathan & Julie’s Labor Day weekend wedding at West Manor Estate

September 22, 2011

The details of the day were sweet and personal, the venue was elegant and grand, and the couple was joy-filled and excited – Jonathan and Julie’s wedding was a beautiful reflection of their two personalities coming together as they joined their lives as one!  West Manor Estate was a wonderful backdrop for all of their […]

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