Seasons: A Note to You

quote about seasons

  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

Our October Hiking Trip: Wintergreen, Virginia

Wintergreen Resort Hiking Virginia

Years ago, he mentioned that I should go hiking and camping with him. “Ryan, you would love the places that I have been too, hiking and camping. You come across waterfalls suddenly and, well, you would need to bring your camera. You would love taking pictures if you went with me… You really should go with me sometime… You would … Read More

Harrison Opera House Wedding: Jessie & Chris

When I realized that Chris made up his entire story about how him and Jessie met, and Jessie just giggled and said, “He makes up this elaborate story in the grocery store, every time,” I knew that they were a couple that has a lot of fun together! Their wedding day exemplified that while all of their family and friends … Read More

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