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Jacqueline Binkley

photography for joyful people

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Welcome to my Blog! While I photograph all kinds of weddings, my style really shines with country, vineyard, barn, or farm weddings! I travel all over Northern Virginia, WV, DC, and Maryland!
I hope you enjoy my latest work, inspirations, and a little peek into my life...




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May 29, 2019

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I always realized Purcellville, Virginia was a colorful quaint town that would be perfect for an engagement session, but the area hadn’t meant enough to one of my couple’s yet to use it. Until now! Megan & Ryan love the little town and wanted to preserve the fact that their first family home was located […]

May 22, 2019

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I was back at The Barns at Maple Valley Farm, WV for Joe & Katie’s wedding this past Saturday. Two wedding weekends in a row at The Barns and the days were polar opposites weather-wise!  Last Saturday was a cooler, cloudy, pop-up shower type of day, and this past Saturday…. full sun and humid, oh […]

May 15, 2019

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Last Saturday was a cooler day at The Barns at Maple Valley Farm, perfect for a springtime wedding for Jay & Amber! When I arrived at the venue in Shenandoah Junction, there were numerous friends and family already there helping add the final touches on the decor. Amber was over in the corner setting out […]

May 8, 2019

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Ahhh Graduation! Better yet… Shepherd University Graduation! I can remember it like it was yesterday… the sea of blue gowns, everyone dolled up (even the ones who only rocked yoga pants and sweatshirts to class!), the flurry of parents excitedly snapping photos, the selfies with friends, the fact that you may not wear a hat […]

January 23, 2019

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You are a wedding planning machine. Pinterest. Google. Magazines. Blogs. Friend’s Advice. Family Recommendations. Bridal Shows. All of it! They are all giving you SO much information to process! So many ideas, tips, tricks, recommended vendors, why you should do this and not that… it can be overwhelming at times! The purpose of this blog […]

January 12, 2019

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“Can I have the RAW images of my wedding day?” This is a question that has been tossed around a lot recently in the wedding photography world, most likely due to a list of questions given by The Knot or Wedding Wire or a list on Pinterest. Many brides are planning their first wedding and […]

January 9, 2019

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So yesterday I opened my email and to my sheer surprise I had been awarded the WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Award for 2019! I won’t lie, I started giggling to myself and saying (in a very high pitched tone) “What?! So Awesome!!!! Holy Cow!!!” I felt so blessed and loved by my previous and current clients! […]

December 12, 2018

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Now that I have little ones, Christmas just seems to get better and better each year! I feel like there is a special magic that enters our home when the decorations come up from their storage boxes in the basement. Then each year I add a little more to our decorations stockpile. Two years ago […]

November 14, 2018

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This might not be my most popular post, heck it is definitely a post with the least amount of images, but I’m just going to be blunt… I’ve felt lost, utterly lost, at different points during this year… 1) Feeling like you are working endlessly in the direction you want to go and yet there […]

November 5, 2018

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Kyle & Aubrey lucked out for their engagement session in Shepherdstown, WV! The weather was absolutely gorgeous and the fall colors were stunning! As beautiful as fall photo shoots are you always run the chance of taking photos on a warm mid-60’s day with beautiful foliage OR a blustery high-30’s day with grey sky and […]

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