First Landing Maternity | Ailsa

Outdoor sessions in July are always a challenge because the heat and also the super late sunset means we start much later in the day, but outdoor MATERNITY sessions are definitely the toughest! My sweets momma’s are troopers!! Ailsa was just SO excited to take maternity pictures she didn’t even care about the temps, which […]

Jul 23, 2019

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I shared briefly that getting to do Kimrah’s maternity session (for the second time!!) was super special because not only is she a past bride, but she is FAMILY!!!! Her brother is married to Kenny’s sister so as far as I’m concerned she’s my sister in law. I’ve known her since she was a teenager […]

Jul 11, 2019

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Sandbridge Beach Maternity | Rachel

I think I could honestly shoot every maternity near the beach, not only because the light is just stunning but because I feel like everyone just looks so peaceful out there! Rachel is freaking GLOWING (do people use the work freaking in blog posts? Meh, oh well!) I can’t even believe she is nearing the […]

Jul 9, 2019

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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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Sandbridge Beach Maternity | | Emily & Morgan

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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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 Narrows Maternity |

Guys, I am LOVING that my blog has been taken over by maternity sessions! Since that door is closed for me it’s always a treat to chat with soon to be mommas (for the first, second or more time!) about it all! I think it is INCREDIBLE to see what God can and let’s be […]

Oct 17, 2017

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I almost didn’t blog this session so I could be in denial that she is a senior in high school. Riley came into my life, blonde bouncing curls, nearly ten years ago as a tap dancer at my mother in law’s dance studio. Right after I got married, I started working for her parents at […]

Aug 4, 2017

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Norfolk Senior Session | Madisyn

Well, first I want to say I am seriously not sure why this girl doesn’t have a modeling contract with Gap or Aerie because she is the real deal. How would you feel if I told you she woke up like that (well her hair lol)? I know go ahead and groan. I had such […]

Nov 18, 2016

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I don’t often get to photograph seniors but when I can spend time with them oh my gosh! Payton emailed me after seeing my brother’s portraits and we set a date.  I asked her how she knew Ben and she had to reveal she DM’d him after finding him on Instagram. Lord that makes me […]

Jul 12, 2016

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Paige & AB

I have absolutely loved getting to know these two! I met them back in the fall for portraits and when Paige emailed me the “surprise we are pregnant” I was ecstatic! If it isn’t clear from the images, these two are absolutely incredible to be around! Kind and caring, thoughtful and loving, I truly enjoy every […]

Jul 8, 2016

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I have started this blog post about four times right now. Truth be told, writing is not my strong suit but trying to describe people who have really been with my business for 3+ years is even harder! Heather & Jerry started with me quite some time ago with just couples photos, Jerry called me […]

Feb 26, 2016

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Briana & Brian | Anniversary Session

I am so excited to share these with you today!! Shooting anniversary sessions just makes my heart burst but shooting a glam beach anniversary session?! ((mic drop)). I mean really ya’ll, I maybe died a little when she sent me the picture of the dress she wanted and we still had a few weeks! These two […]

Sep 4, 2015

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  If I look back at my senior pictures from cough*ten years ago*cough, let me assure you they look nothing like this! I was stuck in a studio, the same one that another 15 girls from my class used, with a kinda creepy man directing me and making me feel all sorts of awkward. My […]

Aug 17, 2015

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Heather & Jared |Virginia Beach Anniversary Session

As a firm believer in documenting legacies, I think alot of people tie that to weddings. Now let me say firmly, I LOVE weddings! New love, new lives, fresh starts and all that fun stuff! I would shoot weddings every week if I could! But there is something so refreshing to me about shooting anniversaries, […]

Jul 29, 2015

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Sometimes I forget just how lucky we are to live in such a diverse area! I knew when Christina sent my the dress she was wearing there was no way we were doing pictures on the beach or downtown VB. Luckily for us, downtown Norfolk offers the most gorgeous setting on weekday nights and very […]

Jul 17, 2015

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Kristen & Patrick & Jameson | Virginia Beach maternity

Ohhhhhhh this girl…I mean she is my baby sister so there is no one I’d rather photograph than her! I did some anniversary pictures for Kristen and Patrick the end of last summer in Denver, you can see those again here! A few weeks later we found out they were moving back here to Virginia and […]

Jul 10, 2015

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This sessions started in one of my FAVORITE places, gorgeous East Beach in Norfolk. Now, it was perfect when we started with a hint of sun peaking out and I was certain we were going to end with incredible sunset portraits. About halfway through I noticed some clouds rolling in QUICK so we sped our […]

Jul 6, 2015

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Katie & Josh

When I found out these two two had NEVER been photographed together, I think I literally said” Are you serious?!” Halfway through I told them I completely called dibs on engagements and wedding! I could photograph these two ALL day long and never get over it. Katie is clearly stunning, that gorgeous hair and her […]

Jun 29, 2015

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I am kinda a sucker for anything baby (still) and was super excited when Tatum messaged me out of the blue about a pregnancy/gender reveal!! They definitely wanted to do baseball as it’s Brett’s hobby and I had the perfect spot!!  I am certain the little league team on the neighboring diamond was completely clueless […]

May 22, 2015

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