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

Friday Recap: Wedding Photography Albums

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I value holding photographs in my hands. When I think back to my childhood, and the roll of film that you could take twenty-five photographs on before you had to put in a new roll, I get emotional. This is because I have photographs that are one copy of that moment that is otherwise gone. My parents decided to pick … Read More

Home Photography Office: Jessica Ryan Photography

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I have an office space located in Virginia Beach, with seven other wedding vendors in the Hampton Roads! That is where I meet with all of my couples over coffee, have the Alabama Shakes radio station playing in the background, and get to know them and all about their wedding day! When I moved a little farther away from my office … Read More