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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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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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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Norfolk Botanical Gardens | Riley

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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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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Virginia Beach Senior Portraits || Payton

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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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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Heather & Jerry

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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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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Hunter|| Senior Portraits

  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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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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Christina & Patrick

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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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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Jessica & Nick | Glam Beach Portraits

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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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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Tatum & Brett

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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I love photographing these two, usually accompanied by their adorable kids, because they are so playful and flirtatious and genuinely in LOVE with each other…even after nearly 8 years together. I was so excited that Sarah set time aside for just her and Chris. They unfortunately kind of have a sad story of their wedding […]

May 14, 2015

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Manupella Girls

Oooooh this girl. I just love her and her minis. Ya’ll likely know who she is so I will keep it short. For Mother’s Day LAST year all she wanted was pictures in a field of buttercups. Well, it never happened because we both just couldn’t mesh our schedules together. This year, I made it […]

May 12, 2015

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I think newborn photos are worth their weight in gold, either posed or lifestyle. I was so happy to be able to give my friends images of their perfect baby boy to look at years to come! While Jaxson wasn’t a fan of my camera(hopefully that changes quick!), the images speak for themselves. Congratulations Jeff […]

Jan 6, 2015

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