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Last week I met up with Shyanne and Steve at First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach…it’s a place I frequented as a kid with my family, but now I mostly go for sessions since I don’t live in the area anymore! These two live there but had never been…I had the best time showing […]

I can’t believe it, but this is my LAST session until after baby boy Akins arrives!! And what a way to go down! I loved everything about getting to spend my evening with these two at the National Gallery of Art in DC… First, I can’t say enough good things about Danny and Katie! I […]

Let me tell you a little story about newbie photographer Annamarie circa 2010…from back in the days when I didn’t even have an official business and I was borrowing my now mother-in-laws starter SLR to shoot with… The story didn’t just happen at one session…but rather, over and over again. Kind of like a recurring […]

We pulled up to the beautiful Pharsalia¬†and the skies opened up in a downpour…we weren’t expecting rain at all from the forecast and as soon as we got a break in the rain we decided to shoot anyway! And I’m so glad we did!! Sometimes rain makes for the most romantic engagement sessions! The mist […]


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A glimpse into my daily life in Richmond, VA (and travels beyond) with my husband Ryan, our son Gray, and our disobedient puppy Lexie, plus the work, style and attempts at minimalism in between.