Mr and Mrs Chenard: Our Wedding at The Hermitage Museum and Gardens

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Cory and I sat on our back porch, only twenty-four hours after our wedding day, each with a craft beer in hand. We sat in the two chairs, that happened to be my very first Christmas gift that I got him. We watched the sun shine through our trees and we talked about our wedding day and the beginning of … Read More

Friday Recap: Our Wedding Week

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Our Wedding Day is just a week away, TOMORROW! In honor of that I am writing this blog post to 1- take a trip down memory lane at this past year since being engaged to Cory and 2- to let you know that after today I will be enjoying time with Cory, our friends and family when they come into … Read More

Jess and Tony Lifestyle Maternity: Virginia Beach

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Jess and Tony invited me into their home of two dogs, shelves of pictures of their family dating back to their great grandparents and a newly decorated nursery filled with Tony’s favorite childhood character, Poky Puppy, for their maternity portraits. I love photographing in home portraits. They are intimate and a wonderful way to incorporate your fur babies without having to … Read More

Grande Ritz Palm Wedding: Duck, North Carolina

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Alyssa and Peter were married at the Grande Ritz Palm in Duck, North Carolina among all of their closest family and friends. I always love traveling to the Outer Banks, and there is no better reason than to photograph a beautiful wedding day. We spent the afternoon photographing the moments of them getting ready, holding out hope that we would … Read More