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Roanoke and its surrounding areas are one the best places in southwestern Virginia for engagement photos. You can find everything – gardens to industrial/urban backdrops to mountain views to waterfalls – all within an hour of the city.  Below I’ve listed ten places that would be stunning backdrops for engagement photos near Roanoke. Some will […]

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Buffalo Mountain Natural Area | SWVA Engagement Session Location

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If you want a hidden gem for your engagement session in southwestern Virginia, consider Buffalo Mountain Natural Area. This nature preserve is one of the best places for engagement or couples photography in the region. Buffalo Mountain sits on what used to be Cherokee land about 20 minutes outside of Floyd. It’s a popular hike, […]

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Frazier Discovery Trail Adventure Engagement Session

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    Spring generally starts showing its face in earnest by early April around here. At lower elevations like the cities of Charlottesville or Harrisonburg, by the middle of March some trees are starting to bud and early flowers bloom, but in the mountains it is still very much winter and bare.  Fortunately the Blue […]

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The Best Locations for Mountain Engagement Photos in Virginia

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Most of the adventure engagement sessions I shoot are in Shenandoah National Park (SNP). It’s actually the closest park to my homebase, so I know it SUPER well. If that’s where you want to take your engagement photos, I will help you find the perfect spot that fits how far you want to hike (or […]

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Four Tips for an Amazing Engagement Session

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It’s probably the phrase I hear more than any other – “we’re a little bit awkward.” Like maybe 9 out of 10 couples says it at some point. And here’s the thing – all of the couples on my website are real couples. So if 90 percent of them say they’re awkward and 100 percent […]

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