Norfolk Botanical Gardens Engagements: Mary & Andrew

Norfolk Botanical Gardens Engagement portraits of bride and groom

Mary and Andrew are getting married this October at Norfolk Botanical Gardens! I was very excited to get to photograph their engagement portraits at the same location because  there is so much variety and different gardens to photograph in. I enjoyed walking around with them while they pointed out spots for their cocktail hour, ceremony, and reception! We also took … Read More

Hermitage Museum and Gardens Wedding: Emma and Jason

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Emma and Jason got married on a sunny Sunday afternoon at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens. They were surrounded by family in the rose garden as they said their vows to each other. They walked hand in hand together to their wedding ceremony and I love that they choose to do that together. There is something sentimental about having a bride … Read More

Friday Recap: Roald Dahl Quote

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A lot of us browse through Pinterest for our future wedding days. Some of us use it to upload things that relate to our own business. I fall into both of those categories but I also browse a lot of written words that are inspirational to me. It helps me to find books that I want to read and authors that … Read More

Dear August

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Dear August, My “to-do list” is long already. It consists of, editing an engagement session, an anniversary session, one elopement ceremony and portraits, one entire wedding, blogging all of those that were just mentioned, four more portrait sessions just this week, second shooting a wedding with another photographer this weekend and a new client meeting this Saturday. Are you exhausted … Read More

Virginia Beach Engagements in the Park: Mariecar & Josh

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I got to meet Mariecar almost a year ago when I photographed her sister, Monica’s, wedding when she was a bridesmaid! Josh and  Mariecar have a beautiful daughter together and she was also a flower girl in Monica’s bridal party! When Josh and Mariecar got engaged we needed to add him to the list of people that I have photographed … Read More

Friday Recap: Engagement Party Chalkboard Sign DIY

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Cory and I celebrated with some of our closest family and friends last weekend at our engagement party. Also known as the hottest heat index of the summer so far! Thank you to everyone that came, put up with the heat and celebrated with us! We got to say thank you at the party and congratulate our parents on their … Read More