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I’m honored you’re here. Your love is original, tender, and deserves to be commemorated in its purest form. From our first meeting and planning to intentionally guiding you on your day and your gallery delivery, I promise you this: I’m dedicated to capturing and honoring your story just as it unfolds—organic, pure, and unequivocally as you remembered.

Your wedding and elopement photographer blending classic and artistic imagery to tell love stories worldwiDe.

Welcome, I’m Darby

PHOTOGRAPHER & road trip enthusiast


You’re the main character of this story.

When we work together, I invite you to take in your day and breathe because I want you to look back on those images overcome by a wave of emotions and think, “yes, that’s exactly how I remember it.” Free of the stresses, thoughts and full of candid, big and small moments that make up your wild and wonderful love.


From weddings to elopements and carefree couple sessions, my digital and film photography collections are so much more than capturing pretty moments.

They’re vehicles of nostalgia. Just like a scent or a song has the power to transport you to that very moment, it’s my mission to carry you to those flickers in time—lost yet artfully preserved with intention.

Shall we?


Maggie & Robby

My husband and I have now worked with Darby not once, not twice (technically) but THREE times. 1) our engagement photos 2) our wedding 3) our first anniversary/first home photos. On the first day of meeting Darby, for our engagement shoot, we were blow away by her personable abilities and making my camera shy husband feel like a natural. She gave us direction but also let’s be ourselves and really show who we are through photos. Darby put us at ease and spoke to us like we were normal, regular human beings. Our interactions didn’t rushed or strictly business or simply a give and take. Our experience mattered and the photos we wanted to receive mattered just as much to her as it did us. Darby is a joy to be around, so bubbly and so passionate about capturing these moments. Her attention to detail and little moments she finds are really what keeps us coming back. Not normally what she advertises to shoot, but when I contacted her about a first anniversary/first home sesh she was all over it!

"If she’s up for it, we’ll work with Darby over and over."

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Hannah & Ryan

I had been following Darby on Instagram for a while, and after getting engaged, I knew that her work could tell the story of my wedding day in a way that I could only dream of. Darby is just lovely as a person, an incredible communicator and business woman, kind beyond belief, and on top of it all, the most talented photographer I have ever met! She was organized, prepared, knowledgeable, personable, creative, and somehow knew my vision based on just a few photos. I have never been comfortable in front of a camera, but Darby so naturally was able to make me feel like a beautiful bride and calm as could be on my wedding day. Darby did our engagement photos as well as our wedding, and I could not think of anyone better to capture big moments in our life. She was able to capture our love in such a special way, and I am forever thankful for Darby, who gave me the best gift I could imagine. She handled everything, down to timelines, family shot planning, poses, and more.

"Darby creates magic, and I could rave all day about how impressed I was with her!"

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Sidney & Weston

Our wedding photos turned out more amazing than I could have ever expected! Darby traveled to our destination wedding in Italy. She was so professional and kind and easy going throughout the whole process leading up to the wedding and while we were there. It made the day of the wedding so easy for me and took so much stress off knowing she was making sure thinks were getting captured but also helping us stay on schedule. All of our family and friends had the most amazing things to say about their interactions with her and literally came up to me after the wedding talking about “how great our photographer was” !!! It was just like having one of my friends taking pictures and hanging out with us. I could go on and on but if you’re reading this & thinking should I go with Darby- the answer is YES !!

"Darby is simply the best!"

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Jaclyn & Cullen

Her warm spirit and easy going attitude made my husband and I comfortable in both sessions we had. We loved both our galleries and the artistic eye she has is clear in these photos. She nailed our vision! Will cherish them forever and will be sure to use her in the future. Would highly recommend for a couples session, and wedding!

"Darby was incredible to work with!"

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Kaitlyn & Nic

Her ability to photograph beautiful images and evoke genuine emotion in each shot is breathtaking. Her photography is truly a work of art!! I feel so lucky to have had her create these timeless memories for us that will last a lifetime. From the beginning, she was very attentive, making the process incredibly smooth. She made us feel at ease, and it was like having a friend photograph us :)

"I am absolutely speechless at how beautifully Darby captured our photos."

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Captures movement in time.

Balances classic yet artistic elements.

Celebrates organic & heartfelt moments.

Most importantly? Honors your love.

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