Winter Bridal Portraits: Chesapeake, Virginia

bridal portrait in the snow bride playing with veil in the wind

I asked Lara if she would get back into her wedding dress for bridal portraits one morning after a snowstorm and she excitedly said yes! Any excuse to get to wear your wedding dress again and feel your most beautiful, right? I brought my Grandma’s old blue chair that sits in a perfect spot in our home so add to … Read More

Virginia Beach Engagements: Jessica & Joe

virginia beach oceanfront engagement couple laughing

I photographed Jessica & Joe’s Engagement session at the North end of Virginia Beach, on a cold winter afternoon. They were troopers through out the engagement session and I think being able to cuddle for warmth helped keep the smiles and laughter going for the afternoon. They were so much fun to photograph and I had blast joking around with … Read More

First Landing State Park Engagements: Erica & AJ

first landing state park virginia beach engagement couple cuddling

“When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love.” Erica and AJ kept each other laughing and smiling through out their engagement session. You can tell that AJ absolutely adores Erica by the way he’d do anything to make her laugh. I truly believe if you can make a woman laugh and smile from ear to ear, you can … Read More

Corova, North Carolina Engagements: Nathan & Meridith

carova beach north carolina engagement portrait wild horses on the beach couple holding hands on sand dune

Every Thanksgiving my family travels down to the Outerbanks to spend the holiday together. I can always remember my cousin Nathan taking us out on the beach with his jeep when we were younger, searching for the wild horses of C0rova. Then came along his now fianc√©, Meridith, and this quickly became one of their traditions together as well. I … Read More

Holly Ridge Manor Wedding

holly ridge manor wedding virginia beach bride and groom candid portrait

Holly Ridge Manor is a Wedding Venue located in the Pungo area of Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is a gorgeous property with an old plantation feel to it. It has lots of open land perfect for receptions under the stars, or large tents. Their front porch and garden is perfectly set up for a ceremony location as well. Holly Ridge … Read More