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Gorgeous Summer Wedding At A Restored Grist Mill In The Woods || Dinah & Brian

Summer garden party wedding at a restored historic mill with incredible moody details and textures, maryland wedding photographer

Dinah & Brian’s wedding knocked my socks off. Over the past year, Dinah has been restoring an old grist mill to be the backdrop of their wedding day. Because planning a wedding isn’t enough of a feat! After a short stint as an artisanal cidery, the once-churning old mill was left abandoned in 2017. Dinah […]

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hey!

I’m Victoria, 
a cat-snuggling, plant-
watering, minimalism-loving
wedding photographer.
I hope you get a chance to
relax and enjoy these stories
of love + some of my
life adventures
along the way.

Rainy Engagement Session With Water Shoes & Their Dog Blue || Isabel & Brett

I’m a big fan of rain. I love the puddles, the romance of sharing an umbrella, & the uniqueness of photos you can create. So when Isabel & Brett were all-in despite the rainy forecast for their engagement session, I was READY. Before the rain was even in mind, these two emailed me to bring […]

rainy engagement photo ideas with a clear & black umbrella to rock your session no matter the weather // images by moody wedding photographer Victoria Selman

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Modern Rooftop Wedding at The Line in DC || Circe & Brandon

Circe & Brandon’s wedding day was filled with the best characteristics of DC. Nestled in the heart of the Adams Morgan neighborhood, their venue The Line set the tone of welcoming charm with modern design. A renovated 110-year old historic church, the entire space is filled with beautiful vignettes of architecture, marbled bars, and modern […]

Rooftop wedding at The Line DC with a gorgeous monument view by moody luxe wedding photographer Victoria Selman

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Lunar-Inspired Intimate Wedding In An Open Field || Ashley & Connor

The birds chirped in tunes & a light breeze floated the clouds overhead on a warm afternoon. Ashley & Connor’s loved ones walked through the woods to an open field where chairs neatly lined a beautiful macrame art piece that swayed centerfold. Surrounded by their nearest & dearest, Ashley & Connor held hands and exchanged […]

Lunar & desert-Inspired wedding in an open field // images by offbeat & non-traditional photographer Victoria Selman

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Fun, Chic Wedding at Normandy Farm With Big Dance Energy || Casey & Anthony

Long-anticipated, Casey & Anthony’s postponed wedding day was SO worth the wait. I’m a big fan of these two. Casey, my hilarious, down-to-earth college roommate & Anthony, my super smart & easygoing ‘big’. Photographing their wedding brought me great joy, reminiscing on the ridiculous memories over the years & seeing their connection that brought us […]

Elegant sage green wedding at normandy farm wedding venue in blue bell Pennsylvania // moody wedding photographer

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Relaxed Indie Micro-Wedding At Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel || Gabi & Tyler

This past weekend Gabi & Tyler gathered their immediate families inside the romantic Ivy Hotel to celebrate their wedding. Full of charm in every detail, this mansion drips luxurious history. Between the fine art, plant-filled conservatory, & ivy-covered courtyard, each room is thoughtfully designed with texture. Gabi & Tyler shared their first look on the […]

Indie micro-wedding at baltimore's Ivy Hotel by moody maryland wedding photographer Victoria Selman

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Big Island Hawaii Elopement With A Waterfall Vow Exchange & Lava Field Hike || Erica & Tyler

While on our recent photo trip to Hawaii, I realized that I never blogged this baller Big Island elopement photoshoot! It may be photographed with our old gear, but boy is this a goodie. When we first began our adventure, Erica, Tyler, Hunter, & I explored a coastal jungle filled with fig trees. The girthy […]

Adventurous elopement on the Big Island of Hawaii with a waterfall, a tropical jungle, and a lava field with molten lava flow. Images by Destination Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

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Oahu Hawaii Elopement Editorial With Gorgeous Lei Po’o || Mic & Jeff

Undoubtedly, Hawaii is one of Hunter & my favorite locations to photograph. Together we’ve been to Kauai, the Big Island, Maui, and now Oahu for the second time. Each time we go & photograph couples, our aloha for the jungly goodness grows. For Mic & Jeff’s elopement editorial, we found a perfect location with a […]

Oahu, Hawaii elopement location with mountains in background and a bridal flower crown called a lei po’o, images by destination wedding photographer Victoria Selman

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Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks || Our Utah Adventure

Utah has been on our dream travel list for so long. So when we flew out there for Peggy & Cory’s moody sunrise elopement, we made a full adventure out of it to see Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks. The amber sandstone mountains & canyons of flowing blue rivers were more incredible than we […]

Elopement location ideas in Zion & Bryce Canyon national park by a Utah-lovin photography & videography team who crave adventure

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Flannel-Cozy Glamping Engagement At Airydale Retreat || Danielle & Steven

Tucked into the foothills of the Appalachians, Airydale Retreat‘s motto hits the perfect vibe: live simple, live outdoors. We layered up on flannel to hit a cozy cord for Danielle & Steven’s glamping engagement session. It was a harmonious escape from the real world. Free from chaos & clatter, these canvas tents echoed sweet simplicity. […]

Appalachian glamping engagement session in a canvas tent with cozy flannel vibes, maryland wedding photographer, pennsylvania elopement

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Moody Sunrise Elopement in Zion National Park || Peggy & Cory

With the big dipper on full display amidst the star-studded black sky, we set out on a hike in Zion National Park in the wee morning hours. Using flashlights to light our paths, we made our way to the top of a breathtaking overlook without anyone else around. Peggy & Cory changed into their wedding […]

Moody utah sunrise elopement in zion national park by destination wedding photographer Victoria Selman

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Lighthouse Sunset Engagement With A Burnese Pup || Katie & Dave

It’s evenings like these that fill up my heart & remind me how much I love what I do. One of the coolest parts about my job is getting to reconnect with friends like Katie who I haven’t seen since college! We landed in different states (or should I say countries) after graduating from the […]

Lighthouse engagement with a burnese puppy, golden hour sunset glow, and a blanket picnic with wine, outdoorsy adventure delaware

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Sweet backyard wedding with homemade babkas, a cat in a tent, and a family-style dinner || Margaret & Steven

This past weekend Margaret & Steven gathered their parents & siblings for the sweetest wedding ceremony in their english cottage backyard. Oh and their ADORABLE animal crew. Two fluffy cats, a sweet rescue pup, and their newest puppy addition who came into their lives two weeks ago! Each fluff donned their own wedding bowtie for […]

Sweet backyard wedding with bow-tied dogs, homemade babkas, and a cat in a tent. Maryland baltimore wedding, annapolis wedding photographer, husband wife wedding photo video team, destination wedding photographer and videographer

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Boho Hiking Elopement Editorial With Moody Amber Vibes || Liz & Tyler

When eloping & hiking collide, I’m a happy camper. Liz & Tyler’s boho elopement started with a pampas-grass-styled glamping tent & ended with empty cans of Truly’s & Yuengling’s musically dangling off the back of their backpack. Fill in the middle with twinkling amber sun rays, a gorgeous sweetheart table with pears & skulls, and […]

Appalachian glamping engagement session in a canvas tent with cozy flannel vibes, maryland wedding photographer, pennsylvania elopement

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Featured || An Interview with Victoria on Naptown Scoop

When Naptown Scoop reached out about interviewing me for their Meet Your Neighbor segment I was honored! We love our town of Annapolis and feel blessed to live in this weird little water-loving city of ours. We chatted about how Hunter & I became a wedding photographer & videographer team, our approach to chill laid-back […]

Annapolis Maryland Elopement and Wedding Photo and Video Team

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Harpers Ferry Engagement Session On A Sunny Winter Day || Jordan & Joe

Getting outside & exploring grassy fields with a v cute couple last week brought me great joy & warmth in this winter season. Jordan & Joe are so down-to-earth & fun to be around – not to mention they have the cutest dogs. Jasper, an italian greyhound, & Oakley, a fluffy schnoodle, instantly won me […]

Outdoor sunny engagement session in the grassy fields of Harpers Ferry, what to wear to an engagement session, long flowy patterned maxi dress

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Golden Hour Engagement In a Grassy Field || Taylor & Nolan

It may be the middle of January, but this session gives me all the summery sunny vibes. I met up with Taylor & Nolan as we followed a Google Map link of coordinates that led us to a parking lot by a grassy field. We explored the hills, chased the sun, and found ourselves tucked […]

Golden Hour Engagement Session in a Grassy Field, Maryland Adventure Photographer

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Rental Reveal || Before & After

Hunter & I are so excited to be sharing these before & afters of our rental renovation! When 2020 hit with a THUD, our wedding season flipped upside down. We decided to make the best of it, capitalize on our free weekends, and go all-in on an ambitious dream of ours to renovate an entire […]

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Gramercy Mansion Intimate Wedding In The Courtyard || Colleen & Will

Colleen & Will’s wedding this past weekend was one of the chillest days I’ve been privileged to document. These two are so go-with-the-flow, happy to be around one another, and a perfect match. Inspired by the board game Clue, Colleen & Will landed the Gramercy Mansion, filled with quirks & knick-knacks, as the backdrop for […]

Romantic and moody intimate ceremony at gramercy mansion in maryland with celestial & insect inspirations

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Breezy Mountain Engagement Adventure In The Amber Sun || Sara & Justin

Sara & Justin’s engagement adventure was a synthesis of everything I love: beautiful weather, sun-soaked light, breezy mountain air, and great company. These two are so kind & down-to-earth that spending the evening on our hike felt like catching up with old friends. When we reached the top of the mountain peak (and paused to […]

Breezy mountain engagement adventure in the amber sun, maryland wedding photographer

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hey!

I’m Victoria,
a cat-snuggling, plant-watering, minimalism-loving wedding photographer.
I hope you get a chance to relax and enjoy these stories of love + some of my life adventures along the way.

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