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Samantha and Ella

January 21, 2019

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My time with these girls was just the sweetest (and my, how these greens make me long for summer in Virginia!). This mother and daughter share a bond that only a mother and daughter could comprehend…it is sacred and fierce and precious. Samantha wanted to celebrate the season of life when it was just her […]

Maternity Session at Gaines Mill Battlefield on Film | Nikki Santerre Photography | Virginia Fine Art Photographer

Sarah and Brett

January 16, 2019

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One of my favorite trends I’ve seen this last year in weddings is a modern take on an intimate elopement. Many of my clients are choosing to get married in intimate ceremonies at meaningful locations (think the backyard of their first home together, or the location of their first date), and then having big celebrations […]

Jen & Jason

March 17, 2014

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My little sister is my best friend. Jen and I share the same childhood experiences and memories, living together in the same room for years, our souls share this unexplainable bond that you can only comprehend if you have a sister. A few weeks ago, when Jen announced the news I’m about to share, I […]

Evocative Portrait Guide

Photographers: You’ve seen the images, the ones that stop you in your tracks. The portraits that quickly make you “slow your scroll” and invite you to linger. So, what do you do to get there? How to lead your clients to moments where real emotion can be portrayed in their photographs? Subscribe below to get access to The Evocative Portrait Guide.

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