Obici House Wedding: Samantha & Hayley

first look candid portraits obici house suffolk wedding

Samantha and Hayley are two best friends, in every sense of the word. As best friends during college, they found themselves completely in love with each other! Once they both realized this they swept each other off the other’s feet and never looked back! They went through college with the same group of best friends, sorority sisters, and enjoyed making … Read More

Jessica Ryan Photography: The Winner is….

wedding bouquet by kelly gish florla design, wedding decor and flowers hanging in tree

Since the new Jessica Ryan Photography website launched this past week, I ran a blog post comment contest for my 2015 couples. For them to WIN all they had to do was get the most comments on either their wedding day blog post OR engagement session blog that occurred in 2015! This contest ended yesterday evening at 8PM! I was excited, … Read More

Frinally: First Friday Recap

jessica ryan photography lay flat design of mobile website and note from wedding photographer

Today is the first Friday Recap on the new Jessica Ryan Photography website! I was planning on writing this post about the new launch, the Google stats from yesterday and all of my Thank-You’s! I even took the time to photograph this flat-lay design and everything! As my website launched yesterday I enjoyed spending some quality time with my friend, … Read More

How I See Love

Sunday morning coffee with your fiancé

I have been doing a lot of work behind the scenes getting photographs & writing together for my new website. I have been making a conscious effort to stop & ask, “What does this photograph say? What is my photography saying? Am I continuously coming across correctly with my heart, with my style & with my choice of photograph? How … Read More

The Sharpie Covered Wall- New Year

I could trace my hand delicately across every surface in my childhood home and as I would walk through I could tell you a story about each surface. There is a sharpee-covered wall in the laundry room. Graffitied in my dad’s handwriting this wall in the laundry room is one of those surfaces that is dearest to me. It is made … Read More

Engagement Photography 2015

hampden-sydney college football stadium engagement portrait groom kissing bride on cheek

Engagement sessions during 2015 were exciting, fresh, and all over Virginia! I loved traveling and getting to know my couples that were either getting married in 2015 or are getting married in 2016. I photographed in some beautiful locations in the Hampton Roads area as well as traveled to Longwood University, Hamden-Sydney College and Virginia Tech to photograph engagement sessions! … Read More