Choosing an elopement location in the Lynchburg area

April 3, 2020

For all those couples now including an intimate wedding or elopement into your celebrations, this location guide is to offer as much help as I can! I’ve put together some ideas for locations in the Lynchburg area that you might want to check out in your planning process!  *Please note that due to the coronavirus […]

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If you want to include some additional vendors but you aren’t sure where to start, this is a good place! If you still need to select a location, visit this link! *Please note that due to the coronavirus situation constantly changing, this information or actual availability may vary. I recommend reaching out to all vendors […]

Selecting vendors for your small ceremony & elopement

April 3, 2020

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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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WEDDINGS | Kelsey & Jacob – Sneak Peek

July 17, 2015

Happy Friday everyone!  Tomorrow will be one week since Kelsey & Jacob tied the knot (they actually tied a knot in their ceremony!!) at Boxtree Lodge in Vinton, VA.  I wanted to share my top six favorite images from their beautiful rustic wedding!  Hope that it leaves a smile on your face for the weekend! Kelsey had […]

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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 […]

Happy Father’s Day

June 22, 2015

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

May 22, 2015

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 […]

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I have Yankee roots and I was born and raised in New England, Connecticut to be specific.  I’ve lived south of the Mason-Dixon line since I began attending Liberty University in the fall of 2004.  I may be biased but in my opinion, Virginia has nothing on New England when it comes to the beauty of the […]

PORTRAITS | Nick & Hannah – A spring session in Lynchburg under the cherry blossoms

April 15, 2015

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4 Reasons to consider WINTER portraits

March 7, 2015

With all the snow we’ve gotten lately, I’ve done a little shooting outside during the weather!  It’s made me think a lot about why more clients should have their sessions in the winter!  Here are my top four! 1) The opportunity for SNOW in your portraits!! In Virginia, we don’t typically get a lot of […]

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As they prepared to walk down the aisle that afternoon, everyone began to feel the excitement!  Hilary had a calm presence about her – she wasn’t nervous but the anticipation of the upcoming moments was growing!  She had so much joy!  You could just sense the love these two families have for each other and […]

WEDDING | Sam & Hilary – a late summer rustic barn wedding with mountain views

October 1, 2014

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