When Katherine reached out asking my to photograph her wedding, she told me all about their love for Shenandoah National Park. She said her mother would bring her there for spontaneous adventures, and when Katherine started dating Alex, they started their own annual trips there together. They knew the area well, which made me so happy. This was my first time back up in the Blue Ridge Mountains in almost a month, and going there with a couple who felt like they were also returning home made it so much sweeter. They even knew the backroads I took to get down to the river. Kat and Alex are all over, from the Carolinas to Florida and California, but they’ll be back in Virginia again for their wedding next year!