With a refined, yet whimsical approach, I'm always searching for a ray of that dreamy golden light and the moments that just can't be missed. I love to emulate the soft, ethereal look of film, with true-to-life color that perfectly embodies the feel of how your day actually was.
warm, vibrant, kind-hearted, genuine, present, creative, adventurous, radiant, fun-loving, vivacious, engaging
I'm an East Coast beach girl who spent her college years in the mountains of Virginia. Not surprisingly, the beach and the mountains are my happy places. Now I split time living between Chicago (+now NYC!) during the summer and the Hawaiian Islands during the winter. I also travel back to Virginia quite often! I feel the most alive when I'm being adventurous, creative, and getting a little bit outside of my comfort zone.
I'm a sun-loving, beach native filled with a zest for life. You can usually find me reading at a coffee shop, spending time with my dog & husband or traveling to a new destination.
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"I got to work with Courtney again at my best friend's wedding last weekend.. and I realized I am unsure how anyone could choose any other photographer. Being a part of the magic she creates had me going back through all of the pictures from my own wedding, admiring every amazing moment she captured. Courtney, you are one of a kind and you make every couple’s day so special."
"I am unsure how anyone could choose any other photographer..."
J + M
She is hardworking, punctual, so easy-going, and extremely talented! Her upbeat personality and positive attitude is contagious. She will make wedding planning a lot more fun and a lot less stressful because you can trust that she will take care of you and give you the most beautiful photos. She made us feel so at ease and calmed all nerves that we had from the beginning and through our wedding day.
We were so happy with the final images! LOVE LOVE LOVE! We couldn’t get over how many photos she took - we feel like she didn’t miss one thing! I love how she captured the natural light while still also maintaining the true colors of the space, details, etc. We look at our pictures often and we are so grateful she was able to capture all of those special moments for us!"
"We love Courtney and you will too!
J + S
If you are feeling nervous you can rest assured that she will make you feel totally at ease and do absolutely beautiful work. She has a superpower to make people feel relaxed and actually have fun so that all the nerves melt away. And the results are gorgeous! We’re been thrilled with every single shoot (engagement, wedding, newborn, family) and absolutely cherish those pictures. If you’re thinking of working with Courtney, do it!!”
"Courtney is incredibly warm and kind and her positive energy is infectious!
M + A
"If you are looking for a photographer, look no further!!! Courtney is your girl!! She did our engagements photos on a cold day in December, then our wedding on the hottest day of the year!! She is a trooper and doesn't let anything stop her from taking breath taking pictures! You will love her, BOOK HER TODAY!!!!!"
"Courtney is a photog goddess... You will love her, BOOK HER TODAY!!!!!"
P + A
I’m always so appreciative of the number of photos in the galleries, it’s always well beyond the contractual amount. I’m also always blown away by the way she lets the elements of the setting speak for themselves and be so highlighted by the natural beauty of her style.
Courtney’s varying perspectives are my favorite though. I never feel like I need to give her a list of images that I want or anything like that... she always seem to capture the moment from everyone’s perspective."
"Courtney is invested and engaged in what these images mean to you.
I can't wait to hear about your big day.
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