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Moody & Edgy Wedding In The Treetops At Morris Arboretum || Philadelphia Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Romantic Outdoorsy Wedding In The Treetops At Morris Arboretum || Rachel & Brian

On the first crisp autumn day of the year, I journeyed up to good ‘ole Philadelphia to hug two sweet, caring folks & take a bunch of pictures while they got married. Rachel & Brian’s wedding was entirely picturesque, from the Center City hotel room views to the nature-lover’s dream that is the Morris Arboretum. […]

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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Whimsically Earthy Boho Wedding At Star Bright Farm

Whimsically Earthy Boho Wedding At Star Bright Farm || Allie & Jake

Allie & Jake’s wedding was a vision right out of my boho dreams. In a peaceful setting right out of a coffee table book, their wedding day was loaded with fun & good times. We had a literal field day roaming around Star Bright Farm’s 130 acres of inspiring organic land for portraits; frolicking through […]

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Elegantly Organic & Cozy Winter Barn Wedding // Nature-Inspired Wedding Photographer Victoria Selman

Elegantly Organic & Cozy Winter Barn Wedding || Amanda & Kris

The winter air seems to be making its way through these days, sending our cold noses indoors to warm up by the fire. As the cozy season kicks off, Amanda & Kris welcomed their loved ones inside a rustic wood-laiden barn filled with warmth & snuggly blankets to celebrate their union. From beginning to end […]

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Earthy Laughter-Filled Fall Wedding On The Chesapeake Bay || Sarah & Ted

Earthy Laughter-Filled Fall Wedding On The Chesapeake Bay || Sarah & Ted

I’ve been dang excited for Sarah & Ted’s wedding. I never stopped laughing during their engagement session where we set out in a canoe in the cold weather & got mega close, so I knew their wedding day was going to be just as awesome. And it was. On a sunny brisk afternoon, Sarah walked […]

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Super Chill Garden Wedding at Belmont Manor || Claudia & Will

What a wedding daaaay. I knew the second I met Claudia & Will that their super chill & relaxed personalities were a perfect match with us. These two are full of fun & laughter and it was only natural that their wedding day mirrored just that! On Saturday afternoon, Claudia & Will walked across the […]

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Hip & Stylish Engagement Session on the Rocky Shores of Mykonos by Destination Elopement Photographer

Love On The Rocky Shore of Mykonos || Areti + Nikos

While traveling the Greek island of Mykonos in the windy summer, Hunter & I met Nikos & Areti one night in a white-pebbled town overlooking the Mediterranean sea. We started chatting about our lives in different countries & instantly made plans to meet for sunrise the next day for a photo adventure. Celebrating 6 years […]

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Foggy Mountaintop Elopement in Maryland with Macrame || Victoria Selman Photographer

Foggy Mountaintop Elopement Inspiration || Ruffled Feature

TODAY IS THE DAY. I’ve been dreaming of the day this shoot would go live on my blog after its feature over on Ruffled (check out the feature here!). This mountaintop elopement inspiration is full of total earthiness – organic linens, deer antlers, rocky cliffs, and two of our gorgeous friends celebrating their 1 year […]

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Hipster Mountain Hike Engagement Session with Grandfather's Binoculars || Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland || Victoria Selman Photographer

Mountain Hike Session with Her Grandfather’s Binoculars || Lauren + Kevin

Wholly mamma jamma. This session is all kinds of goodness to me. It’s rare that I create a vision of a photoshoot in my head and see it come to life. Thanks to some rad friends, this session inspired my creativity and just really pumped me up. It was either that or exhaustion from climbing […]

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Sunrise Mountain Hike Engagement || King and Queen Seat, Maryland || Victoria Selman Photographer

Sunrise Mountain Hike Engagement || Megan + Craig

The morning air smelled of fresh dew with the crispness of the new fall chill; we had started our adventure early, in the darkness before the cool blue glow began in the east. Then we finally made it to the entrance of the summit to find THE GATES LOCKED AND WE HAD TO HIKE STRAIGHT […]

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Relaxed Plum & Oxblood Wedding in Downtown Annapolis

Relaxed Plum & Oxblood Wedding in Downtown Annapolis || Lindsay + Matt

This magnificent beauty of a wedding day is what you get when you combine two Georgia peaches in love, an earthy plum & oxblood color palette, luscious greenery with gold accents, and the crispness of the first perfect fall day. Documenting Lindsay & Matt’s wedding day was just an absolute dream. The entire day was […]

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Sunset Boatride Engagement with Their Two Dogs || Eastport, Annapolis || Victoria Selman Photographer

Sunset Boatride Engagement in Easport || Luci & Ryan

Ohhh this is a good one. This basically smushes everything I love into one photo session – two beautiful, hilarious people + their adorable dogs + greenery + beers on a boat. Luci & Ryan (the humans) are seriously awesome. When Ryan met me in the parking lot with a half eaten piece of pizza […]

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Earthy & Adventurous Chesapeake Shores Engagement || Annapolis, Maryland || Victoria Selman Photographer

Earthy & Adventurous Chesapeake Shores Engagement || Lindsay + Matt

Alright you guys. I have zero words to describe how awesome & chill these two are. Lindsay & Matt – & their big floppy dog Murphy – are serious engagement-model-dreams come true (like come on, save some good looks for the rest of us!). Their love & laughter was so easy to capture and it […]

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She got married at her childhood home that her dad built when he was 26! || Victoria Selman Photographer

Earthy & Hippie Backyard Wedding || Courtney + Kevin

Kevin gazed at Courtney as she walked barefoot down the aisle in a vintage 1960s gown down the front yard of her childhood home that her dad built when he was 26. When she hugged her dad & turned around, Kevin whispered to her, “You’re perfect”. THEN STREAMS OF TEARS FELL DOWN MY FACE BECAUSE IT […]

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Earthy Neutrals Beach Wedding || Victoria Selman Photographer

Earthy Neutrals Beach Wedding || Caitlin + Timothy

ALL of the earthy, neutral adventure camp wedding vibes here. Caitlin + Timothy said their “I Do’s” this weekend surrounded by family & friends under a big leafy tree on the beach. Every moment of their wedding day was incredibly laid-back and fun. The way weddings should be – can I get an amen?! These two outdoorsy […]

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Edgy Greenwich Village Engagement Session || New York City || Victoria Selman Photographer

Edgy & Moody New York City Engagement || Alexandra + Joseph

NYC is an architectural playground. With the sky-high buildings that melt into the clouds, the millions of windows & fire escapes that pepper every street, and the buzz of city life & city people, Hunter & I were jazzed to use the city as a backdrop to Alexandra & Joseph’s engagement session. Joe proposed to Alex […]

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Moody Thomas Jefferson Memorial Engagement Session || Washington DC || Victoria Selman Photographer

Thomas Jefferson Memorial Engagement || Caitlin + Timothy

There was freakishly beautiful weather in February, two wonderful souls, and sunlight shadows to dance & twirl in. The most lovely combination for a Washington D.C. engagement session if you ask me! I met Caitlin & Timothy at the Jefferson Memorial where we wandered in & out of the tall marbled columns, the surrounding wooded areas, […]

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Wedding Photographer Behind the Scenes 2016 || Victoria Selman Photographer

Behind The Scenes & Other Goofs || 2016

Hunter & I have been joking about making this post all year long. There’s a certain type of photo during a wedding day that I love. It’s a moment when the real world interrupts the wedding realm – innocent bikers, families with strollers, water-skiers, curious animals, beachgoers, you name it. Basically it’s people who are just […]

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Iceland Wedding Photographer || 2016: A Year In Review

2016 || A Year in Review

2016… am I right? Dang what a year! I’m in awe & a bit overwhelmed as I reflect on what the entire year has held. In a whirlwind of excitement, challenges, growth, and hilarity, 2016 unanimously exceeded my expectations. We photographed the wedding stories of 31 incredible, down-to-earth couples, road-tripped around the coast of Iceland, […]

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Evergreen & Gold Classy Winter Wedding at St. John's College || Annapolis, MD || Victoria Selman Photographer

Evergreen & Gold Classy St. John’s College Wedding || Melissa + Adam

This wedding is stunning, folks. From the lush evergreens to the classy gold details, Melissa + Adam’s winter wedding is full of coziness & elegance. These two got married this past weekend at the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, MD. After their ceremony, we adventured through Downtown as we walked to their reception at St. […]

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Glamorous Art Deco Wedding || Glasgow Farm, VA || Victoria Selman Photographer

Glamorous Art Deco Farm Wedding || Veronica + Chip

Veronica & Chip’s wedding story is filled with incredibly beautiful details – art deco invitations, roaming farm animals, Veronica’s STUNNING ethereal bridal gown, and lanterns carried by the bridesmaids. Honestly this was difficult to blog because I wanted to include so many images! These two made their wedding day entirely their own in a combination […]

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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