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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 […]

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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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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Autumn Walk In The Park With Their Pupper // Relaxed Maryland Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Autumn Walk In The Park With Their Pupper || Amanda & Taylor (& Mavis!)

Autumn is slowly bidding farewell, it appears. While the last of the colorful leaves hung on tightly against the chilly air, Amanda & Taylor walked their adorably energetic dog Mavis through Quiet Waters Park for their engagement session. We wandered through the leaf-covered pathways & down the canoe dock as far as Mavis would let […]

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A Walk Around Midtown Park Engagement In Charlotte North Carolina || Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

A Walk Through Midtown Park Engagement Session in Charlotte, NC || Emily & Jesse

Last week I began a pretty rad adventure that took me from Charlotte, North Carolina to Asheville & then over the gulf to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. I hopped right off of the plane in Charlotte & kicked the trip off right with Emily & Jesse’s engagement session where we caught up, laughed off my […]

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Earthy Beachy Engagement Vibes At Calvert Cliffs // Moody Adventure Maryland Wedding Photographer

Earthy Beachy Engagement Vibes At Calvert Cliffs || Cate & Kyle

What a grand adventure, indeed. Discovering new places with chill adventurous couples is hands-down one of the best parts of my job. Cate & Kyle are two absolutely wonderful, funny, and down-to-earth folks who make you feel warm inside, like old friends. When Cate suggested going to Calvert Cliffs for their engagement session, I was […]

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Flower Field Butterbee Farm Engagement Relaxed Wine Picnic // Victoria Selman Photographer

Sikesville Engagement Adventure With A Flower Field Sunset || Ashley & Mike

Ashley & Mike’s engagement session was one heck of a grand adventure. We journeyed to three separate locations, each location taking on its own personality and vibe. I’ve been exceptionally excited to hang out with these two since our first phone call a few months ago when I fell in love with Ashley’s fun & […]

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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