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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Sandbridge Beach Engagements | Janette & Ben

It’s SO special for me to be sharing these engagements with you!! Janette is so special to me, she is the woman (along with her son Covey) who watched Maverick and Pierson since P was 6 weeks old. I remember meeting her and just feeling so at ease (which means a lot of if you’ve […]

May 15, 2018

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It has been a long time coming for me to get to Belle Isle in Richmond! I have always wanted to shoot there on the rocks in the river and these two were so gracious to shoot there!! Alex and Billy live nearby and visit often with their pup Cooper, so it was more exciting […]

May 1, 2018

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Elizabeth & Mike | Charlottesville Engagements

Well my first time to the University of Virginia in gorgeous Charlottesville did NOT disappoint!!! HOLY COW this campus is amazing and I could shoot there every session without getting bored! Add in that I got to spend nearly TWO hours with these two and it was the perfect Friday the 13! When I talked […]

Apr 20, 2018

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Oh April, spring showers and crazy temperatures but you also bring in PORTRAIT SEASON!!! Can I get an amen?! Typically when mid November rolls around, I am so looking forward to my downtime but by mid March I am itching to shoot and the weather rarely cooperates here in Norfolk, VA! Kelli & Mike are […]

Apr 18, 2018

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The Hermitage Museum & Gardens Engagements | Cary & Carter

Ah my LAST engagement session of the season!!! What an incredible year it’s been between weddings and 2018 engagements, maternity sessions and the countless other portrait sessions I don’t share here on the blog because I would be a good 5 months behind on blogging! I met Carter when she was in town briefly to […]

Dec 5, 2017

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Today’s engagement session featuring real life heroes, but duh I am biased. Cayla and Ben are getting married next October at the Historic Post Office but really wanted fall engagements!! They showed up dress to the nines AND gave me the sweetest gift. (Words of affirmation and then gifts are my love language so it […]

Nov 7, 2017

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