Charlottesville Engagements | Caitlin & Brendan

So I tried really really hard to narrow this session down but look….it’s a huge blog post 😉 Last week Kenny and I ventured 3 hours north for these Charlottesville engagements with Caitlin & Brendan at Carter’s Mountain Orchard! We were originally supposed to start later in the day but after checking the 24 hour […]

Nov 20, 2018

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There is nothing like getting to finally hug my couples in person! When I first chatted with Nate and Shannon, they were really hoping to get engagements done this fall in Alexandria, near their home and a spot they love to go to. SOMEHOW we found a weekday where not only did the fall colors […]

Nov 16, 2018

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Historic Post Office Wedding | Cayla & Ben

Oh my gosh if there is one couple I have just LOVED to follow their relationship on social media since we first met its hands down Cayla and Ben. The way Ben so openly loved on Cayla is exactly how I hope to raise my boys!!! He is super thoughtful whether it be getting coffee […]

Nov 9, 2018

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Brooke and Cory met me for a breezy fall evening in the Freemason district so we could finally photograph their engagements before the weather got too cold!!! These two were engaged in Hawaii and wanted a totally different non beach feel for their engagements, so over to my favorite city spot it was! We started […]

Nov 7, 2018

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Oyster Farm Wedding | Madison & Tommy

Want to know how you have found your dream client? When you sit down next to each other at Starbucks to discuss their day and she shows you her Pinterest board with lots of your images on them(without knowing it was me!!!) That’s how my first meeting with Madison and Tommy went! We discussed everything […]

Oct 22, 2018

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​Oh my gosh I have raved so much about how much I adore Hermitage Museum & Gardens weddings right? It is my hands down favorite venue in Hampton Roads because it’s nearly impossible to take a bad picture regardless of the weather, it can accommodate a wide array of styles and the view over the […]

Oct 13, 2018

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Georgetown & Kennedy Center Engagements | Kate & Logan

It was so easy for me to instantly adore Kate and Logan over the phone. When we chatted I felt like we had been friends since high school versus just meeting while they commuted to work one day! When she asked to do their engagements in DC because they live there and it’s where so […]

Oct 9, 2018

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This was my first time shooting at Seven Springs VA and I am so hoping my weddings take me up there even more!!! From the charming colonial homes to the sweet little sheep, Cupid!, the beautiful evening light that streams through the trees and the stunning glowing sunset the venue is oozing charm and I […]

Oct 6, 2018

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Virginia Beach Engagements | Courtney & Keegan

I know so many of my photographer friends have felt the crunch from rescheduling sessions all summer due to the rain. Courtney & Keegan were such champs when their engagement session in Virginia Beach got rescheduled twice, the most recent time due to Hurricane Florence! While I don’t normally shoot on the weekends unless it’s […]

Oct 2, 2018

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Engagement sessions are huge parts of my business and I love doing them, but occasionally because of my couples lives and jobs we just don’t get to do them. When Alex & Tate booked me, Alex was leaving for Top Gun aviation school we had a tiny window to do engagements before he would be […]

Sep 17, 2018

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Norfolk Botanical Gardens Senior Session | Aubrey

When I very first got a camera and started taking pictures, of my dog no less not even of people, the girls mom asked me to take their family pictures. We went to a spot in Norfolk and I was so proud of those images. My very first session and I didn’t charge her but […]

Sep 11, 2018

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Taking a break from wedding this summer has been so refreshing but I have to be honest, I was SO ready to get back it!! It made me appreciate them somehow even more than before and this one was the BEST way to start off my fall season! Collin & Christina held their destination wedding […]

Sep 9, 2018

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Freemason District Norfolk Engagements | Christian & McKenzie

You’ll just have to take my word for it, but trust me when I say these two are just as cute in real life as in pictures! 😉 I literally did a happy dance in my car after this session because it was super easy and the light was AH-MAZING! Since we planned their engagements […]

Aug 31, 2018

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It feels like forever since I have shared an engagement session on the blog!!! Brittany is actually a past bridesmaid of mine (shout out to one of my faves Noelle!!!) and getting her inquiry in my inbox a few years later was AMAZINGGGGGG!!! Oddly enough, this was my first session where I had met the […]

Aug 21, 2018

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Marina Shores Wedding | Alissa & Chris

Phew this will be the last wedding blog until September as Chris and Alissa wrapped up the busiest season of my business! Weddings every weekend (except one!) since the end of April and it was such a sweet one to wrap up with!! Chris and Alissa were married at Marina Shores in Virginia Beach, a […]

Jul 23, 2018

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If you’ve been around for longer than fifteen minutes, it should come as no surprise that the mountains are not my first choice for a destination vacation but after celebrating at Wintergreen with Kelli and Mike I’m rethinking it!! They celebrated with a fourth of July inspired wedding, complete with patriotic colors, American flag socks, […]

Jul 14, 2018

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Norfolk Yacht and Country Club Wedding | Meredith & Erik

If beautifully and chic wedding images are your thing, then sit back for this black tie wedding at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club with Meredith and Erik! I knew this one would be one of my favorite days of the year as soon as I met these two for their engagements last summer, they […]

Jul 7, 2018

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Do you have any idea how hard it has been to sit on these images for a week?! When I headed out to Sandbridge to meet Emily and Morgan, I was SO thankful we had a short break in the heat for her! One of my favorite hair and makeup gurus, Jess Barbini, hooked her […]

Jul 3, 2018

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Thoroughgood House Family Portraits

It’s SO important to take family pictures, but let’s be honest…as photographers we are sometimes the worst people to do it. Seriously, we always try to do it ourselves and rarely end up in the pictures!!! When Maria contacted me she wanted pictures done in Virginia Beach before they took new orders since they are […]

Jun 28, 2018

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The weather on the East Coast has been unusually rainy this season, literally every single wedding weekend has been under the threat of rain until this one!! Janette means SO SO much to our family, because when Pierson was 7 weeks old I handed both my boys over to her and returned to work in […]

Jun 25, 2018

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