Historic Smithfield Engagements: Alyssa & Tyler

When you see these engagement portraits of Alyssa and Tyler you will think that they get photographed together all of the time, they look that comfortable, happy and genuine! But honestly, this was their first time being photographed and Alyssa and I had many emails about what she wanted to wear, her nerves and the location she wanted their engagement … Read More

Norfolk Botanical Gardens Wedding: Mary & Andrew

Norfolk Botanical Gardens Hurricane Matthew Wedding 2016

Andrew and Mary planned to get married outside in the rose garden and celebrate the rest of the night with their family and friends under a clear top tent in the gardens of Botanical Gardens, Norfolk. When Hurricane Matthew came rearing up the coast line towards us they easily made the decision to move everything inside. We spent about five … Read More

Navy and Teal Wedding for a Deep Sea Diver and his Mermaid: Jacqueline & Jordan

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When a Navy deep sea diver met a beautiful girl at some of the locals’ favorite restaurant, Watermans, over Orange Crushes, it was destined that this woman would wear a wedding dress that she described as having a mermaid tail on their wedding day! Jacqueline was that gorgeous bride and she looked elegant and graceful in her wedding dress as … Read More

Marsala and Blush wedding at Marina Shores Yacht Club: Jayme & Tony

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Jayme and Tony wrote to me that they met dancing the night way on the dance floor, and when you see their wedding reception you will understand why I think they were able to instantly fall in love with one another! Their smiles, laughter and carefree character at their wedding reception was a true sight to see. Their family and … Read More

Virginia Beach Elopement: Christine & Victor

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Today is Christine’s birthday and I could not think of a better way to wish her a Happy Birthday than sharing her and Victor’s intimate wedding ceremony at the Chesapeake Bay the other week. They had their ceremony right at the entrance to the beach to ensure that their parents could witness their ceremony. They both laughed and cried and … Read More