MANALI PHOTOGRAPHY

Keeping Track of Your Life with Google Calendar You might think I’m CRAZY for this but I probably check my Google Calendar more than ANY other platform on a daily, monthly & weekly basis! I will plan things out months in advance and watch it like a HAWK. Things are color coded & you might […]

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Every year I love getting the chance to go back to UVA for taking graduation pictures! I can’t believe I get to do that as my JOB now!! It always reminds me of exactly what it felt like when I was graduating two years ago and reminds me of how far I’ve come since then! […]

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Morgan is one of those people that’s just a breath of fresh air! I’m excited to be able to capture their day at Harbour View this upcoming fall 🙂 I already know their wedding day is going to be an incredible one out on the water in the fall and I can’t wait!!

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Hustle in Heels took place at Airlie which is an absolutely GORGEOUS location!! They have so many parts of the venue that are stunning and their staff is so kind! Michelle Harris of M Harris Studios put together Hustle in Heels, a two day event that was so fun to attend!

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I wanted to do a quick shout out post for Angelica of Angelica & Co Weddings who I’ve had the pleasure of working with for over a year now!! We started following each other on Instagram and I somehow had a feeling that one day if we met in person, we’d be GREAT friends! And […]

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Tatiana & Ky got married this past weekend at the Avon Hill Lodge in Charlottesville, Virginia!! First off, any day that’s put together by Angelica & Co Weddings, is AUTOMATICALLY going to be a good one! Tatiana & Ky have been coming to Avon Hill for years and have spent so many summer days with […]

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What a month it has been! This has definitely been the most busy month of my photography career with a total of over 18 sessions photographed throughout the month! This month has really been full of both highs and lows and I hope to be transparent throughout my entire journey to everyone following along!

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Kedar & Megan had their pre-wedding ceremony at Martin’s West near Baltimore over this past weekend! I had never been to Martin’s West since it’s a little farther in Maryland, but it blew my expectations out of the water! They have these massive chandeliers that are works of art throughout the entire property!! Kedar & […]

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I’m so excited to photograph Julie & Deep’s wedding in Blacksburg next year and after facetiming them initially I was super excited to meet them both IN PERSON at Virginia Tech for their engagement session! Julie & Deep met even before they actually started at Virginia Tech for college! They were both enrolled in a […]

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Rachel and Ryan are getting married this fall at the Piedmont Country Club and I am so so excited to photograph their wedding!! I met these two at Starbucks and noticed just how easy-going they were from the very first couple of minutes I started talking to them! The both of them have little kiddos […]

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