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SOULFUL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

IT'S WEDDING SEASON...well it's always wedding season for me. But here you will find past and current clients that I have had the opportunity in meeting and capturing their precious moments. I love taking pictures, and I love being around joyous occasions, and being a part of someone's most special, amazing, and fun packed, dance craze, drunk walking, bar singing, jumping and jivin' day!

Adventure Couples' Session

Ashley and Ty’s Beach Adventure Couples Session

Debbie Elisa Photography

Ashley and Ty’s beach adventure couples’ session took place at Westmoreland State Park located in Montross Virginia. Just under an hour from my home location. The couple is so adventurous and amazing that a traditional park or monument location was not something that I wanted to provide. I wanted something that matched their personality and […]

Samantha and Hunter’s Engagement on Sullivan’s Island

Debbie Elisa Photography

When I left the mainland for Samantha and Hunter’s engagement on Sullivan’s Island, there was a huge storm in the forecast. Luckily, when I crossed over the Ben Sawyer Bridge to Sullivan’s Island, the skies cleared up and we had a gorgeous soft light morning beach engagement session. Samantha & Hunter are getting married in […]

Virginia Wedding at Lydia Mountain Lodge

Lydia Mountain Lodge Intimate Wedding

Debbie Elisa Photography

Emily & Garrett’s intimate wedding at Lydia Mountain Lodge was sweet and filled with love. The deep woods feel, the rustic amazing feel of the entire location, the old wood and rustic style cabins selectively located in lots within the woods is just an amazing location for your wedding. The main lodge has ample windows […]

Maryland Engagement Photographer

Engagement at Quiet Waters Park

Adventure Engagements, Engagement Photographer, Engagements

Alexandra (Alex) and Jason are two of the sweetest people on this planet. I saw Alex post about a need for wedding photography due to their photographer cancelling on them last minute. I totally reached out and soon after, they booked with me. One of the freebies I offer is a complimentary engagement session within […]

Fleetwood Farm Winery | Intimate Elopement Wedding | Ginny + Todd

Maryland Intimate Wedding, Mini Adventure

Todd & Ginny were the perfect couple that I could ever have. Both are so sweet, their kids were amazing, and the venue was perfect and suited the couple and their small list 25 guests. The perfect elopement wedding went off without a hitch at Fleetwood Farm Winery in Leesburg, VA. Keep scrolling to see […]

Difference with Weddings and Elopements

Debbie Elisa Photography

Which is your wedding style Wedding or Elopement, let’s see what the difference is between them. In a world where things are so damn crazy with all kinds of shit going on, it’s so nice to know and see people living their lives and still making plans for the future. So, are you planning a […]

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WHY we're the perfect match

WE ARE SOULMATES

If you love taking the road less traveled. A trailblazer of sorts. I am a free spirit and don't like conforming to rules particularly. But, i do love when others find their own voice and way on being their own person. So, if that means that you have to burn a few bridges along the way then I guess that's something that has to be done. 

What I love, is that we are who we are. And I am one that loves the ocean and finds peace and serenity at the the water. My clients love peace. Love community with friends and family, and truly lives for the moment.

You are my couple is if you are ready to let loose and have fun and be your true authentic self.


"Over the moon with these pictures"

I may be biased, but I absolutely love Debbie. I have been a part of her photography journey from the start. And I have to say that her evolution for her understanding of photography is amazing. My boyfriend and I wanted a nice beach, golden hour couples' session and of course I snagged Debbie on a weekday. We went to a state park beach and just had a lot of fun. She is so down to earth, so calming but funny, and very easy to talk with. She made my boyfriend feel so relaxed during the entire time. 100% recommend.

Cami & Jimmy

"I can't beleive that's us"

I cannot believe that we took these pictures. I mean, I have never seen myself as photogenic at all. And when Debbie asked about any concerns, I laid it all out of everything I didn't like about myself. Her way of talking to me about self-love really stuck with me. The white dress I chose showed all of my goodness and you know what, she made me feel so good, and free that I did not even once worry about anything. She is truly amazing, in all aspects. 

Samantha & Hunter

"she was amazing for our elopement"

I think Debbie was the perfect hype woman for our elopement. She was there with the smiles, sweet tears, hugs, guidance, and calmness that we needed for the day. Debbie made our elopement so special. Out of all the photographers we spoke with, she just had a realness about her that made me choose her. No sweet talk, pure facts and I loved that she took the time out of her day to text with me for any questions that came up. A true sweetheart!

Alejandra & Jose

"the sweetest and most amazing day"

Nothing like having a wedding with close friends and family to celebrate such a special moment. For us, we looked high and low and found Debbie through a referral from another photographer. I am so glad she was available. She was so sweet and funny on our call. Really made us feel so special and had many great suggestions and ideas that we didn't think about. What we got back was nothing short of perfectly captured memories. 

Alejandra & Jason