Seashore State Park Engagements | Kalena & Eddie

When Kalena first messaged me and included her fiance’s last name, a small lightbulb went off. Eddie was actually a friend of my baby brother!! He remembers when Maverick was an infant and we went to Tides games, they played baseball together and hung out at each others house! Such a small world (that also […]

Apr 3, 2020

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It’s just business as usual around here, still working on shoots I was able to sneak in before…well you know. Gabby and Kevin are getting married at a new wedding venue in Virginia beach this fall and I am SO excited to shoot their wedding on the beach! Talking to her on the phone she […]

Mar 25, 2020

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First Landing Engagements | Jess and Benji

I just need to point out the obvious here, is Remi not the most adorable doodle dog you’ve seen? He’s huge and totally reminded me of Snuff from Sesame Street! Okay, now that’s I’ve got that out-of-the-way let’s get to his humans! Jess and Benji met when her parents hired him for some landscaping services […]

Mar 22, 2020

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March is truly in like a lion this year in Virginia Beach and that was definitely the case for Kelsey and Nick’s engagements! Since they were in town for only a brief moment trying to wrap up wedding plans we didn’t have a back up date for their engagements. The weather had been great all […]

Mar 18, 2020

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Virginia Beach Engagements | Matt & Ashley

I always stress how important engagements pictures are so I am always up for doing them even if the wedding is only a few weeks away! Due to Matt’s job and his upcoming move before the wedding, we snuck these in after rescheduling them and I’m so glad the temperature perked up for us even […]

Mar 9, 2020

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If you’re thinking, hey didn’t I just see these two on the blog you are correct! We had a micro session last month but it started raining during our session so we called it off but luckily they were in town over the Thanksgiving weekend to sneak another one in! This was exciting because I […]

Dec 9, 2019

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Pleasure House Point Engagements | Blair and Jeff

AHHHHH fall light for engagements is here and I am LOVING it!!!! While I’m a true summer lover, heat and ocean air for me, there is something SO beautiful about the less intense fall sun! I mean just look at these two!! Jeff is the brother to one of my sweet sweet past brides, Whitney, […]

Nov 5, 2019

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Can I be honest for a second? PLanning engagement sessions when hair and makeup is involved and couples are coming from out of town can be stressful. We watched the weather like hawks here and it totally seemed like it would clear, but as I was on my way to this session rain moved in!! […]

Nov 1, 2019

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East Beach Norfolk Engagements | Jessica & John

Typically I get to do engagements months and months prior to the wedding date but then I have to wait SO long before I get my couples in front of my camera again! Well not Jessica and John because they get married next month! I’m so glad we were able to find one day we […]

Oct 3, 2019

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After my last wedding in August I took a little shooting break as the boys ended summer and we started a new chapter of BOTH of them being in school full-time!! It’s been quite the adjustment around here and honestly I miss them! But this session was the perfect way to get back behind the […]

Sep 25, 2019

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Michelle & Blake | East Beach Engagements

When a client says they want some of their session in their back yard, I always hesitate because most people’s back yard isn’t conducive to a session BUT THIS BACKYARD….walking heart eye emoji! Michelle and Blake have lived in this waterfront home for a few years and it is the CUTEST home and property, with […]

Jun 20, 2019

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Man, I need to shake the dust off this blog! It’s been so long and I realize I have some great stuff to share on here from prior to my site relaunch so there will definitely be a few posts in the next couple weeks from the end of 2018! BUT let’s start with my […]

Apr 1, 2019

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Charlottesville Engagements | Caitlin & Brendan

So I tried really really hard to narrow this session down but look….it’s a huge blog post ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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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Freemason District Engagements | Brooke & Cory

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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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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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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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! ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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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Virginia Beach Engagements | Brittany & Jonny

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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In the fall I sat down at Starbucks across from these two and Madison pulled out her Pinterest board. As she scrolled up and showed me all the beach things that were inspiring her, she had unknowingly pinned images of MINE! I finally laughed and said “These are my pictures!!” and she had no clue!! […]

May 22, 2018

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