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Engagement sessions are a part of my wedding packages and I’m often asked if they’re necessary. Today’s blog is all about why engagement sessions are SO important for both you two and me, your wedding photographer! These sessions are the first time you’re going to meet your photographer face-to-face, are a great way to capture […]

Wedding Tips

Why Engagement Sessions Matter | VA Wedding Photographer

couple walks in garden during engagement session with M Harris Studios

5 Thing to Do After You Get Engaged Congratulations!!! Getting engaged is such an exciting moment in your life! But, if you’re anything like us, the minute you got engaged (okay, well maybe once you took your ring picture and had a minute to relax!) your brain probably started going a mile a minute thinking […]

Wedding Tips

You’re Engaged! Now What?

Destination wedding photographer M Harris Studios

Kelsi & Andrew’s Leesburg VA Engagement Session Kelsi and Andrew are such incredible people! Kelsi is an Autism Special Education teacher and Andrew is a high school counselor. The two met while working at the high school they’re both employed at and Andrew apparently told a co-worker after he met Kelsi that he wanted to […]


Oatlands Manor Engagement Session

Formal Oatlands Manor engagement session with M Harris Studios

New York Garden Engagement Session Lexi and Matt are on the blog today and I’m SO glad! This beautiful garden session was great to photograph… I mean, just look at those gorgeous flowers!!! Lexi and Matt are such a sweet couple. You can clearly see how much they love each other and enjoy being together, […]

Engagements, Outdoor Engagements

Lexi + Matt

Destination wedding photographer photographs engagement session in garden

Virginia Engagement Session Megan and Malcom met two and a half years ago at a friend’s engagement party, where Megan says they hit it off immediately! They somehow managed to leave the party without exchanging information but they would up seeing each other again at another friend’s game night and knew it was a sign!! […]

Engagements, Outdoor Engagements

Megan + Malcom

rainy day engagement session photographed by M Harris Studios

Northern Virginia Engagement Session There’s nothing I love more than a classic engagement session in Northern Virginia! I was so excited when Kathryn and Joe wanted to do their engagement session there. We had so many great options for locations to capture their love story. Kathryn and Joe looked beautiful during their session – opting […]

Engagements, Outdoor Engagements

Kathryn + Joe

outdoor Virginia engagement session photographed by M Harris Studios

Engagement Sessions of 2018 Engagement sessions are some of my favorite moments with my M Harris Studios couples and 2018 did not disappoint! This year I photographed over 50 engagement sessions to celebrate some amazing couples all over the US. These sessions took me throughout Virginia, Maryland, DC, Florida, Georgia, New York,  Chicago, Vegas… and […]

DC Engagements, Engagements, Outdoor Engagements

Best of 2018 Engagement Sessions

VA wedding photographer

On my recent trip out to Chicago to second shoot a wedding, I got to meet Connor and Naz in person! Connor and Naz were winners of my travel giveaway for Illinois and seriously, they are just the most wonderful couple ever. I have loved getting to meet all of the amazing couples from my […]

Destination Sessions, Engagements

Chicago Engagement Session

About a month ago, I hosted a giveaway for sessions in cities I was hoping to travel to. Philadelphia was one of those cities! There, I got to meet up with Nicole and Shane, my winners from Pennsylvania. These sweethearts met when they were 18 and began dating at 25. How amazing is that? They […]


Philly Engagement Session

Outdoor Fall Engagement Session | VA Wedding Photographer | Kaitlin & Maxwell There’s something special about couples that have been together for years! Kaitlin and Maxwell are no exception. They’ve known each other since kindergarten but their love story really began after they went to college on almost opposite ends of the east coast (Delaware […]

Engagements, Outdoor Engagements

Kaitlin & Maxwell

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