Rebecca and Matt: Botanical Gardens Winter Engagements

winter norfolk botanical gardens engagement session

The laughter that came out of these two during their entire winter engagements at Botanical Gardens was a lot of fun to witness! Not to mention photograph! Rebecca and Matt planned their winter engagements here because this Spring they will be getting married in front of their closest friends and family at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens. We choose to photograph … Read More

Haley and Joe’s Wedding at the Larkin’s Sawmill

Larkin's Sawmill wedding in Greenville, South Carolina

I traveled down to Greenville, South Carolina to meet Haley and Joe on their wedding day at the Larkin’s Sawmill. Their venue had a beautiful outdoor area for their wedding ceremony. In front of a rock wall and evergreen trees Haley and Joe vowed to each other on a cool day in November. At the Larkin’s Sawmill, there were perfect … Read More

The Mariner’s Museum Wedding: Julie + Geoff

Mariner's Museum Wedding

Julie and Geoff married one cool Fall afternoon at The Mariner’s Museum in Newport News, Virginia. Geoff flew in just a week before to spend some extra time with friends, family and of course Julie before the wedding day! With Geoff’s busy military schedule him and Julie have already been through deployments and various stations throughout their relationship. In fact, … Read More

Studio at Wharf Hill: Virginia Bridal Portraits

studio at wharf hill candid bridal portrait virginia wedding photography

Merdie is finally married and I can share her gorgeous bridal portraits taken at the the Studio at Wharf Hill a few months ago! This vibrant and southern woman married her soulmate, John Roger, this past Saturday and I think he’d agree that she was the most beautiful bride. I met Merdie at the Studio at Wharf Hill in Smithfield, … Read More

Alana and Matt’s Anniversary Adventure Session: Skyline Drive, Virginia

skyline drive virginia adventurous couple portraits hiking, jessica ryan photography

Alana and Matt’s anniversary adventure session started on Skyline drive! A popular spot for hiking and sightseeing. Where we stopped to take their portraits and explore a little you could connect to the Appalachian Trail. I have actually hiked that for a few miles to connect to the Hawksbill Mountain trail. If you can believe it, Alana and Matt were … Read More