Friday Recap: Nine things that you may not know about me!

Wedding professionals do a lot of introductions on instagram every Friday, but other than my about me section on my website, I have not really introduced myself to the people that visit my wedding photography website. To change that, I have wrote nine things that you may not know about me just yet! (Portraits above were photographed by Justin & Mary.) … Read More

7 Wedding Planning Tips from a Photographer and a Bride

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Don’t be afraid to get personal with some of your details or parts of your wedding day. You will remember more of your personal details years later more than what type of linens you rented or the color of your uplighting! All of those are beautiful additions to your wedding day but I want to encourage you to plan and … Read More

Friday Recap: Amelia Island – Fernandina Beach Florida Vacation

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Last week until the day after the Fourth of July holiday Cory and I visited his family in Fernandina Beach, Florida. We went for a little vacation and also to witness, celebrate and photograph Cory’s sister, Katie marry Ryan! It was the perfect brunch wedding on the island where we got to walk around the old town for some portraits. … Read More

Marina Shores Yacht Club Wedding: Caitlin & Ryan

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Caitlin & Ryan are high school sweethearts! I know, we do not get to hear that to often now-a-days so I always think it is extra special when I hear this. They had class together when they were juniors in high school and Ryan nicknamed Caitlin, Cheese, which he still fondly calls her to this day. They did not explain … Read More

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Wedding: Stylized Wedding

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Venue: Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach Linens, Tables & Chairs: Classy Covers Florals: Black Iris Florals Makeup Artist: Markia Robinson Wedding Dress & Groom Tux: Studio I do – All The Rage Wedding Planner: Epic Quest Weddings & Events Photographer: Jessica Ryan Photography

Virginia Beach Coastal Anniversary Portraits: Marie and Cody

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Marie and Cody met with me at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for their anniversary sessions and today is their One Year Anniversary of marriage! That is something to celebrate on the blog!! I love anniversary portrait sessions because they give me a chance to reconnect with my couples and catch up with them. They get to tell me al about … Read More