Hello & welcome! My name is Ali, and I'm a lifestyle & wedding photographer in the DC metro area. I am happiest holding hands with my husband, adventuring and snuggling with my two kids, and being behind my camera witnessing the beauty of people who truly love one another. I am passionate about telling the stories of the unique way that love expresses in the bonds of family. From love's beginning, through marriage, and bringing new life into this big, beautiful world -- I am honored to tell your love story. Take a peek around, and feel free to reach out to me! Thank you for stopping by!


                 










ally + logan

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ally and logan’s downtown nashville wedding was a dream! i’ve known ally for a few years and she’s always been such a joy to be around. i think everyone who knows ally knows that light-up-a-room smile that makes her whole being shine. i hadn’t met logan until their first look and right then i saw it, and the rest of the day and night, i saw it — that big, shining, content smile. it’s the best! she’s truly, truly happy. there is nothing better than photographing a love story for two people who just fall into one another so comfortably. they are home in each other’s arms and eyes and their chemistry is effortless, real, and constant. logan is a true gentleman and i loved seeing the way he cared for ally. you two are just the sweetest. it was such a perfect day and i was so honored to be there to capture some of these wonderful memories. cheers to forever! xo

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my sweet little baby friend wyatt turns ONE in a few days, so we did a little cake smash to celebrate! …and celebrate he did! it was adorable to see him get excited over and over again for this yummy little cake. he danced, licked his fingers, even face planted and then smiled about it. it was flipping adorable. here a few of my favorite moments! happy 365 days around the sun, little pal! it’s been a pretty incredible journey, so far. can’t wait to see you grow up!

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lauren + allan

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i can not wait for lauren + allen’s spring wedding! we had so much fun walking around georgetown on a beautiful fall day — chatting, laughing, and getting pumped for their april wedding. lauren + allen got engaged in georgetown and we spent some time in the same spot where allen asked the big question, ate the same cupcakes they snacked on before they got engaged, and it was so sweet hearing their engagement story and really seeing all the special parts of it. the way these two look at each other, look up to each other, adore each other… i can’t wait to see them become husband and wife. they are just perfect for one another! it’s going to be an amazing day! xo

the gardner family

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these people are, hands down, the sweetest people in the universe. each fall, kristen and i take family photos for each other and it’s always so much fun. sometimes as photographers we forget how it feels to be in front of the camera, and it’s pretty hilarious how chaotic everything seems when you’re getting family photos taken. but what’s what’s cool is how amazing it is to watch time stand still in the images and realize all the love that’s constantly being shared, no matter how wild it seems. it’s such a beautiful thing. i couldn’t love this family more and it was an honor to take these photos, as always. also kristen let me take a roll of film, so there were some film shots sprinkled in there too. she totally set it up for me so that all i had to do was shoot, but man, that was fun. and it felt like christmas waiting for the scans to come in! i’m on the fence at the moment about buying a film camera, and this may have just pushed me over the edge…

love you all so much! xo

becca + luke

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Dress: Blush Bridal, Gainesville
Flowers: Everlasting Flowers
Venue: Private Residence
Caterer: Back Street Catering, Middleburg
DJ/Videographer: One & Done Events
Tent Rentals: Commonwealth Event Company, Richmond

special thanks to my awesome second shooter, courtney, for that sweet groomsmen photo! the boys wanted to do a jumping picture and they NAILED IT.