i'm kaitlyn phipps, a wedding and family photographer located in southwest virginia.

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A love story years and years in the making. Paul and Rachel first connected in middle school! In what most people would call “the most awkward years ever,” they struck up a deep friendship and daily communication. Paul was in, he knew that Rachel was the one for him. And eventually, he asked Rachel out….to […]


carvin’s cove engagement session // paul & rachel

What happens when boy meets girl right before she goes overseas for a year? Well, apparently they get married! That’s the story of Claire and Preston. A chance encounter, eventually followed by some dates, followed by a hard decision. Do you pursue a month long relationship into extreme long distance? For Preston and Claire – […]


carvin’s cove engagement // preston & claire

Cody and Renee met in a college class at Roanoke College – a figure drawing class to be transparent. A nude figure drawing class! You can’t say their meet cute wasn’t memorable :] Luck had brought them to the same place at the same time and a partnered project sealed the deal. Well specifically, one […]


carvin’s cove engagement // cody & renee

Josh and Lindsey get married tomorrow so today is the perfect day for a long overdue engagement blog post!  Josh and Lindsey have a tale as old as the internet 🙂 After chatting on Bumble, they decided to get drinks in DC. But there were some circumstances that made their first date a little challenging […]


morven park engagement session // josh & lindsey