Big Spring Farm: Josh and Hillary’s Engagements

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Hillary and Josh met me at the breathtaking Big Spring Farm near Lexington, Virginia. For their engagement session they picked another venue close to where their wedding will be this year. They love the mountains, the rolling hills and views and of course somewhere they can bring their dog. We even had the peak of House Mountain in some of … Read More

Peaks of Otter Lodge Wedding: Felicia and Chris

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A quaint venue tucked just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Felicia and Chris got married at Peaks of Otter Lodge in the Fall. There are gorgeous mountain views of Sharp Top Mountain at the lodge. Felicia and Chris held their wedding ceremony overlooking the mountains, the lake and the fall colors from the trees in the lake’s reflection. Their … Read More

Angelica and Peter: North End Virginia Beach Engagements

The North End is my favorite strip of beach to photograph couples at. Angelica is from Virginia Beach, and even though she lives in New York now with her fiance Peter they wanted to come to her hometown to get married. They also came back for a weekend to head to the beach at the North End with me and … Read More

The Historic Post Office Wedding: Josh and Allison

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Allison and Josh had the best summer day in September for their wedding day at The Historic Post Office. Allison’s Italian heritage insisted on cannolis and amazing food throughout their wedding reception. They had snacks being passed around all night including mini tacos and mini margaritas! But what stuck out most to me on their wedding day was the excitement … Read More

Anniversary Session: Kelsey and Ryan

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From engagements to their wedding day at House Mountain Inn last year, I have been invited into Kelsey and Ryan’s life to photograph these moments for them. They’re always playful with each other, fun and I kept hearing them whisper, “I love you,” to each other throughout their anniversary session. Kelsey and Ryan gladly “snuck up” on each other, tickled, … Read More

Virginia Beach Lifestyle Newborn: Kacee and Ryan

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From their engagement, wedding day, anniversaries and their sweet newborn girl, Peyton; I have been welcomed into their lives to photograph all of their milestones together. We missed out on maternity photos, Peyton wanted to greet the world early and get all of the cuddles that you see in these pictures sooner rather than later. But I think it’s safe … Read More