Mary | Bridal

An Elegant Fall Bridal Session at Stoneleigh Estate | Stanleytown, VA

Now that sweet Mary is a married woman I can FINALLY share her bridal portraits. I absolutely LOVED this session at Stoneleigh Estate in Stanleytown, VA. Stoneleigh was completed in 1932 and was the home of former Virginia Governor Thomas B. Stanley. Gardens, intricate woodwork, brick walkways and exquisite details make this 22,000 square foot mansion a thing of beauty. P.S. It’s available on Airbnb!

While waiting for Mary to dress, I discovered the wall of fame: photos of Governor Stanley with Queen Elizabeth II, President Eisenhower, former British Prime Minister Churchill and more. This place is truly something else! 

And let’s talk about Mary’s dress. Absolute perfection. Mary, you are a royal beauty. 

Dress: White on Daniel Island // Makeup & Hair: Carla White Hair and Makeup



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A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.

- Annie Leibovitz

american portrait photographer



I'm newly married to my life partner, Garrett, and mother to our three kittens (full grown 8 year old cats). We live in the beautiful Blue Ridge of Boone, NC. 

I'm a real redhead, musician, yogi, new board game enthusiast, sweets addict and a lover of interior design.

I'm inspired by all things fresh, clean and colorful. I'm drawn to rich colors and white space which inspires my photographic style. 

I always tell my clients that going through their images after my time with them is like unwrapping birthday presents over and over!