Williambsurg Winery Wedding: Amanda & Jeremiah

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What a way to end Jessica Ryan Photography wedding season with Amanda and Jeremiah’s wedding at the Williamsburg Winery! They met in middle school but did not become friends until high school! Fast forward to college and Amanda and Jeremiah started dating one summer when they were home. According to Amanda’s Matron of Honor, who also knew them since middle … Read More

Friday Recap: Appalachian Trail and Paul’s Boots

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It is no secret that Cory and I love the outdoors, and love to hike whenever we can! What you may not know is that I have been reading the Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine lately. It is cooler than it sounds as I type this! They have bucket lists to do, brewery trails and winery trails, plus the best places … Read More

St. Augustine, Florida Engagements: Kathleen and Clark

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I never thought that growing up I would live states away from any of my cousins! When one of my cousin’s joined the Peace Corps and moved all the way to Africa for two years, I was sure that he would come back to the states after his time their had come to an end. Well, then he extended another … Read More

Alpha Xi Delta Graduates: Old Dominion University

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I went to Old Dominion University and I was also in the sorority, Alpha Xi Delta while I went to school there. That is why I was excited when Amanda, contacted me do her’s and three other women’s graduation portraits! I have been out of college for awhile, I won’t tell you how long, so it was a lot of … Read More

Seasons: A Note to You

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  If I could live in a season for the rest of my life, it would be Fall! However, just like seasons continue to change so do our lives, and we aren’t in just one for the entirety of it. Think of it this way, if you are a business owner, with a heart to do what you create¬†for a … Read More

Carter Mountain Apple Orchard: Our Engagements and Dating for Two Years

Carter Mountain Apple Orchard Engagement Portrait Charlottesville Virginia

To think two years from our first date we would be spending that weekend in the mountains with uninterrupted quality time, hiking, laughing, and taking our engagement portraits leaves me speechless. You can read more about the hiking part of our trip at Wintergreen here. Cory is a man that I did not realize existed, until I met him and … Read More