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Nature-inspired engagement session in an enchanted-looking forest on the eastern shore of maryland // elopement photographer Victoria Selman

Summer Night Engagement Session Under A Canopy Of Osage Trees || Samantha & Brice

One of my all-time favorite jams is exploring a new nature trail with cool people. So lucky for me, I got to hang with Samantha & Brice for their engagement session on the Eastern Shore last week :). It was the perfect summer night as a warm breeze rustled the leaves & washed waves onto […]

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

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Outdoor champagne-poppin engagement hike with their two pups, maryland adventure wedding photographer

Woodsy Champagne-Poppin Engagement With Their Pups || Dinah & Brian

I knew right off the bat Dinah & Brian’s engagement session was destined to be epic when Dinah sent me coordinates for our meeting location. It just doesn’t get cooler than that. Dinah & Brian frequently kayak to this woodsy spot from their home and enjoy spending time together on the river. They brought along […]

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Patuxent park engagement session on lake redington // dc wedding photographer

Patuxent Park Engagement On Lake Redington || Circe & Brandon

It’s pretty amazing how spending an evening walking trails in a park can lift your spirits. Meeting up with Circe & Brandon at Patuxent Research Refuge was a highlight of my week as we set out to enjoy nature & celebrate their engagement. With stormy clouds & distant lightning approaching closer and closer, we jumped […]

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Woodsy anniversary adventure at washington rock state park // NYC wedding photographer // engagement location ideas

Woodsy Anniversary Adventure At Washington Rock State Park || Brittany & Marc

Two of the coolest things about my job are the people I get to meet & the places I get to see. While photographing a wedding this past February (back when crowds didn’t cause such a panic) I met two kind guestfolk and hit it off. When their one year anniversary rolled around just a […]

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Super chill engagement session in downtown annapolis in the summer sunset // maryland elopement photographer

Relaxed Farewell On A Summer Evening In Downtown Annapolis || Ashley & Tom

With new military orders, Ashley & Tom are heading out of Annapolis & into a new exciting season. To celebrate the town where they met, fell in love, & got married, we snagged some photos to commemorate this special place while enjoying the relaxing summer evening. It’s been a complete joy to be a part […]

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Stylish mountain engagement session dripping with sun // maryland wedding and elopement photographer // unique location ideas

Stylish Mountain Engagement Dripping With Sun || Katy & Brett

Waking up before sunrise doesn’t happen often in my days. But dang it was worth it to push past that pitch-black 4am alarm snooze to hike this trail with Katy & Brett! We nailed the timing and landed at the cliff’s edge right before the sun began its morning stretch above the horizon. We explored […]

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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, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Max Patch Asheville Photographer Sunrise Early October Fall

Max Patch Sunrise Adventure in Autumn || Megan & Craig

Before the early morning rays had touched the Smokey Mountains, Megan, Craig & I journeyed from Asheville through an hour & a half of winding gravel roads in the pitch dark. Aside from being slightly questionable as far as safety & sanity might’ve been concerned, the lack of sleep was worth the view of stars […]

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Renovated Skoolie In-Bus Chill Sesh With Their Cat // Baltimore Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Renovated Skoolie In-Bus Chill Sesh || Alexa & Kyle & Trippy The Ragdoll

Yeah that title just about sums all of this radness up. Rewinding a year & a half ago, I met Alexa & Kyle for an in-home session in their cozy Baltimore rowhome. We drank coffee, snuggled their adorable ragdoll Trippy (who I’m convinced is related to our ragdoll Keo), and dreamed of their future travels […]

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Rad Baltimore Engagement In A 1939 Art Deco Movie Theater || Jess & Aaron

In September of 2017, Hunter & I sold a camera flash on Craigslist to a stranger. Well, here we are two years later and that stranger (we now call him Aaron) has indeed become quite a friend. In those two years we’ve crossed paths almost every Sunday at church, geeked out over photography (Aaron is […]

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Moody Industrial Baltimore Engagement At Clipper Mill, Maryland Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Moody, Urban, & Industrial Baltimore Engagement at Clipper Mill || Brianna & Mike

I met up with Brianna & Mike on a crisp fall evening to explore the moody goodness of the Clipper Mill area in Baltimore. Flowing right in line with their laid-back industrial urban wedding vibes, we climbed around the lot & found cool new pockets for photo spots. I definitely never stopped smiling the whole […]

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Autumn-Ready Apple Orchard & Pumpkin Patch Moody Adventure Engagement || Frederick, Maryland Wedding Photographer

Autumn-Ready Apple Orchard & Pumpkin Patch Engagement || RaeAnne & Kwame

For their engagement session, RaeAnne & Kwame embraced all things fall at this apple-orchard-pumpkin-patch-christmas-tree farm. I’m now FULLY ready for the fall season to kick into high gear after all of this goodness. I even left with a bag of picked apples & apple cider donuts from Gaver Farm’s adorable homegrown barn shop. MEEP. We […]

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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