Mr & Mrs Bendgen

    I have known both Rachel & Cameron for a couple of years now. When they asked me to be the  photographer for their June wedding, I was absolutely ecstatic! Rachel & Cameron’s wedding day was incredibly beautiful and I may or may not have shed a few tears:)I am so thankful that I got to be a part of such a wonderful day, and better yet, capture these images for them to remember their special day for a lifetime. Enjoy!


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    Sammi| Just Because

    It has been MONTHS since I have blogged. I am kind of ashamed, but life happens & I have certainly been busy.

    I took these photos of Sammi over Spring Break (so, it’s been a few months… oops!) just because we needed a little catch up time, and what’s better to do when you’re catching up than taking pictures of each other! Sammi is one of my sweetest friends and I don’t know what I would do without her! She always encourages me, listens to my complaining (and doesn’t complain about it), and really uplifts me in the Lord. I am so blessed by her friendship and her kind heart.

    These photos show you the real Sammi. A loving, fun, and crazy girl!:)

    Well hello there, Miss Sass!So fun! Which are your favorites?!

    Andrew Bowermaster - May 16, 2014 - 6:17 pm

    These are great! I really need to just set aside a day and walk around carlisle & find places like this to take pictures!

    Sammi - May 19, 2014 - 11:53 pm

    I’ve been look at these for too long, thinking over which is my favorite, but it has to be the one beside the “ghetto” one, that barn was just so adorable!! These are fabulous Erin!

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    Woodall Family| Sweet Briar College Family Session

    You may remember the Woodall Family from here or from here! Now that their newest edition, Charlie, is getting a little bit older & the leaves are changing so beautifully, Becky asked if I would capture their family again! I absolutely love this family & I love the opportunity to spend time with them & take their picture. Shyanne actually warmed up to me a little too, so that’s a plus (the bribing from mommy with a pretty awesome mermaid Barbie had NOTHING to do with it…)!

    Take a peak at this beautiful family!_DSC3998-horz_DSC4000_DSC4002_DSC4008_DSC4021_DSC4026_DSC4027-horz_DSC4037_DSC4045_DSC4048_DSC4069-horz_DSC4084_DSC4087-horz_DSC4090_DSC4101_DSC4103-horz_DSC4115_DSC4116_DSC4126_DSC4130_DSC4139_DSC4154_DSC4165_DSC4169_DSC4188_DSC4200_DSC4202-horz_DSC4209_DSC4212_DSC4230_DSC4236-horz_DSC4240_DSC4241_DSC4268_DSC4330_DSC4293_DSC4280_DSC4270-horz_DSC4335_DSC4336_DSC4347_DSC4366

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    Sarah & Dan| Doubling Gap Engagement Session

    Sarah and I are twins. I know, we don’t look ANYTHING alike, but I promise we are (well, not technically…)! We were born on the same exact day, in the same hospital, and we just realized that we most likely had a sleepover together on our first night of life! We joke that we are twins because of this, but we even randomly (and I mean SUPER randomly) say the same exact things at the same exact time— IT’S INSANE! Anyway… I met both Sarah and Dan at church camp and to be honest, I never would have thought that they would be a couple, let alone get MARRIED, but these two are perfect for each other! Sarah & Dan started dating about 2 months before Franklin & I did, and we have shared our excitement over engagement & weddings together! Aren’t best friends great?!:)

    We took these pictures by the lake at the church camp where we all have spent many summers, Camp YoliJwa. It was so special to them & also to me! Here are my favorites!


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    Lauren & Jared| Downtown Lynchburg Engagement Session

    Okay, I am BEYOND excited to be sharing these pictures with you right now! Lauren & Jared are pretty much THE cutest couple I have ever met! Lauren was on my hall freshman year & Jared was in our brother dorm, so it was so nice to be able to catch up a little bit a few weekends ago when we took their pictures! Neither Lauren nor Jared live in Lynchburg anymore, but they were coming to visit a few weekends ago and asked if I would take their engagement photos then. I could not have felt more honored! It was pouring down rain, but Lauren & Jared still wanted to take their pictures and I am SO glad we did! These are some of my most favorite pictures ever taken & I had such a fun time!

    ENJOY! :) _DSC3292_DSC3297_DSC3298-horz_DSC3300_DSC3301_DSC3303_DSC3312_DSC3317-horz_DSC3320_DSC3322_DSC3329_DSC3332_DSC3334_DSC3335_DSC3336-horz_DSC3340_DSC3345_DSC3350_DSC3352_DSC3356_DSC3357_DSC3358_DSC3359_DSC3364-horz_DSC3368_DSC3369_DSC3384_DSC3385_DSC3392_DSC3394_DSC3399_DSC3402-horz_DSC3404_DSC3407_DSC3414_DSC3440_DSC3445_DSC3449-horz_DSC3463_DSC3465_DSC3477_DSC3483-horz_DSC3485_DSC3490_DSC3493_DSC3495_DSC3506_DSC3511_DSC3514_DSC3517-horz_DSC3526_DSC3530_DSC3532_DSC3534-horz_DSC3539_DSC3550_DSC3571_DSC3574-horz_DSC3593_DSC3608_DSC3614

    Bobbie Weiss-Hare - October 9, 2013 - 5:45 pm

    Looking at these beautiful pictures I cannot help whip the tears, I see my grandson as a little curly blond headed boy that has grown to be one fine young man that I respect and love with all my heart. I am so thankful that God sent Jared a beautiful young lady to love and to be my new granddaughter. They are both two blessed people. The pictures are beautiful and I want one of each, please.

    Lakesha - October 10, 2013 - 12:17 am

    These are perfect, Erin (: Truly beautiful!

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