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Hip Engagement Session Location Ideas For Baltimore Couples // Maryland Wedding Photographer

Fun Industrial Engagement Session in Baltimore || Minh & Rob

Exploring an industrial playground with two cool cats like Minh & Rob really puts me in a great mood. Add to that combination newfound quarantine freedom and I’m on cloud nine. I had such a grand time hanging out with these two (& remembering how to socially interact LOL). Since no one’s out these days, […]

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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Sweet garden ceremony with just their immediate families at her aunt’s organic herb farm // maryland wedding & elopement photographer

Organic Farm Wedding Ceremony With Their Immediate Families || Reid & Jeff

When you close your eyes & envision the morning of your wedding, maybe you see yourself robed-up & relaxing with cucumbers over your eyes. Or maybe you see yourself sharing a sweet lil brunch with your momma chatting about what the day will bring. You probably don’t envision your car breaking down at a gas […]

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Gorgeous blue ridge mountain elopement on the appalachian trail where west virginia meets maryland // harpers ferry wedding photographer

Adventurous Blue Ridge Mountain Elopement On The Appalachian Trail || RaeAnne & Kwame

As we hiked up the blue ridge mountains with wedding supplies on our backs, we reminisced on their story together. How RaeAnne & Kwame found one another years ago, and how they ended up walking this trail on this fateful evening. We laughed at the rollercoaster of plan changes we’d made in the past few […]

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Chill in-home engagement session idea with homemade cake, two cats, a dog, and a beautiful backyard of blooming azaleas

In-Home Engagement Session With Homemade Cake, Two Cats, & An Adorable Pup || Margaret & Steve

Now that photography in Maryland & Anne Arundel County has *officially* been given the green light, I’m RRRDDDDYYYY to get out in the real world and go on adventures with rad people. I posted one of my favorite photos from Margaret & Steve’s engagement session on IG yesterday and wrote “These days are the perfect […]

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Coronavirus backup elopement ideas for an intimate ceremony in your living room // COVID-19 plan b turns into a new and beautiful plan a

Intimate Ceremony In Her Parent’s Living Room || Julia & Eric

Intimate weddings are incredible. They give you permission to relax, allow you to focus on your commitment to one another, relieve you of being the center of 150 people’s attentions, and give you space to really soak in the significance of your ceremony. And now with the COVID-19 pandemic swiping through wedding season, elopements & […]

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Best Nature Hike To Propose In Maryland // Sugarloaf Mountain // Wedding Photographer

Surprise Sunset Proposal At Sugarloaf Mountain || Ashley & Tommy

When I watch this video clip & scroll through these photos, I’m instantly transported back to this moment. A moment when the sun shone, the wind blew over the mountaintop peak, and Tommy asked Ashley to be in his life forever. And man I think we could all use a little dose of this joy […]

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Stylish maryland in-home session pre-quarantine, making the most of this stay at home order with coffee, cat snuggles, and dumb jokes

Our In-Home Session Pre-Quarantine || Us!

We’ve spent a lot of time at home these days, haven’t we? Hunter & I have melted into a daily choreography starting in the kitchen for coffee & banana nut muffins, settling into our nearby-but-separate home office spaces, howling dumb jokes & songs sporadically, then answering the 5pm call of the outdoors for our endless […]

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I just brought home my glazed mugs & bowls from the studio! I LOVE the way the clay’s speckles come through the glaze & I’m so excited to put these pottery pieces in our open kitchen shelves to use every day!

Speckled Mugs & Bowls || My Treasures From The Pottery Studio

15 weeks ago I rolled into an 8-week beginner’s pottery wheel class at Baltimore Clayworks with a friend wearing matching checkered aprons. I was excited to learn a new skill, have some fun, and somehow expected myself to make an entire set of 12 bowls & 12 mugs for our kitchen. LOL. I’m an Enneagram […]

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Spontaneous Backyard Elopement After COVID-19 Hit // Maryland Wedding Photographer

Spontaneous Elopement in Our Backyard After COVID-19 Changed Their Plans || Jess & Aaron

The past few weeks have brought unprecedented changes, to say the least. In the midst of cancelations & social guidelines becoming progressively stricter every hour, Jess & Aaron’s April wedding at the Patapsco Female Institute had to be postponed. Their excitement to be married led them to a spontaneous elopement right in our literal backyard! […]

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Fun & energetic quiet waters park engagement with their hilarious golden retriever // maryland wedding photographer

Quiet Waters Park Engagement With Their Hilariously Energetic Golden || Aubrey & Brandon

Last week the sun shone & warmed up another token summer-winter day, making it the perfect setting for Aubrey & Brandon’s engagement session at Quiet Waters Park. To my delight they brought their golden retriever Maxwell who brought laughs & bountiful energy to our evening :). Some of his expressions in these photos literally get […]

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gorgeous edgy cobblestone wedding inspiration with dyed baby’s breath & pops of mustard // lancaster wedding photographer

Edgy Cobblestone Wedding Inspiration with Dyed Baby’s Breath & A Greenhouse Ceremony || Lauxmont Farms

My bff Erin Kemp & I jumped at an idea we had one wine-filled evening to plan an edgy, chill inspirational shoot during our wedding ‘off-season’ to FUEL some creativity. We wanted to forge the path ahead to try new ideas, push the status quo with community over competition, and design table settings // ceremony […]

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Stylish modern in-home engagement session pre-quarantine in Maryland, snuggling indoors with the one you love

Mod Indoor Session Pre-Quarantine In Our Home || Erin & Jonathan

Last week I posted photos of us from our in-home hang sesh with our bffs Erin & Jonathan of Kemp Collective, so today I’m sharing some photos we took of those two love birds! About a year (?) ago these two jumped into our lives & I can very confidently say that it’s been such […]

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Stylish & fun engagement session along the chesapeake // maryland wedding photographer

Chesapeake Bay Engagement Session Full of Nature Inspiration || Tessa & Frank

Tessa & Frank’s engagement session landed on a most beautiful sunny day last week (winter? what winter?) which meant flowy floral dresses & sun-soaked portraits. So I was obviously hyped :). We met up to explore all of the nature the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center has to offer – tan grassy fields, boardwalks through swampy […]

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Vibey Candlelit Winter Wedding In A Historic Tavern & Bar // New Jersey Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Wintery Candlelit Wedding In A Historic Tavern & Bar || Lauren & Nick

Lauren & Nick’s wedding day just really catches me in the feels. With every moment seeped in raw excitement, thoughtfulness, anticipation, and joy, Hunter & I found ourselves immersed in their lives as we followed along documenting their memories (like when Nick saw Lauren walking down the aisle **crying emojis**). After hanging out with these […]

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Earthy Unique Destination Wedding Photos // Adventure-Inspired Elopement & Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

2019 In 3 Minutes || A Year In Review

Our year smushed into 3 scrollable minutes. Our lives, documenting your lives. Phone photos & ‘real’ photos. Us + you. 2019 at a glance (in very scientific lists) Launched: *this* killer b new website Keo Snuggled: daily Made: living room wood art installation // a bunch of waffles // woodland tree ornaments // pavlova (unsuccessfully) […]

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Mexican Wedding Fiesta At Azul The Fives In Playa Del Carmen // Destination Elopement Photographer Victoria Selman

Mexican Wedding Fiesta In Playa Del Carmen || Ashley & Mike

After starting to plan a local wedding, Ashley & Mike quickly realized that it didn’t feel right for them. So instead, they decided to plan an adventure to Mexico with their dearest friends & family full of exciting activities that would lead right up to their low-key & EPIC wedding day. MMMM YEAH. That sounds […]

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Winnebago Camping Engagement With A Lighthouse Hike & Dogs // Victoria Selman Photographer

Chill Winnebago Camping Engagement With A Lighthouse Hike || Lauren & Nick

Well this is one heck of a wonderful engagement session. Lauren & Nick spent an extended weekend at Elk Neck Park camping in their renovated Winnebago, hiking, making chicken pot pie over the fire, taking naps with their dogs Scotch & Stone, and enjoying the peaceful & quiet respite. So I tagged along on the […]

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Mega Vibey Candlelit Moody Wedding At The Bond In York, Pennsylvania || Lancaster Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Mega Vibey Candlelit Wedding At The Bond || Kristen & James

There are some couples that really steal my heart from the getgo. Kristen & James are definitely one of those & they’ve had me excited for their wedding to roll around since we first chatted back in May of last year. This San Diego duo is hella cool. Not only is their wedding style stellar […]

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Unique adventurous canoe engagement session idea in the chesapeake bay

Baller Canoe Engagement on the Severn River || Sarah & Ted

THISSSSS. It’s Friday && this post is just filling me up with a spirit of adventure. And tons of laughs. Sarah & Ted’s engagement session was seriously baller. Between their hilariousness & the canoe snuggles & the sun-soaked joy, I couldn’t peel my camera away from my face the entire evening. We started out wandering […]

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Stylish & Adventurous Engagement In The Fields of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia // Nature-Inspired Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Stylish Sun-Soaked Engagement In The Fields of Harpers Ferry || Kristy & Matt

It’s days like these that really light a fire in my soul. Getting to hang with these two stylish cool kids & explore a gorgeous location in the Appalachian foothills of Harpers Ferry was a total dream. Kristy & Matt are so wonderfully kind, thoughtful souls who have certainly found a great love in one […]

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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.

weddings

engagements

adventures