Freemason District Norfolk Engagement Portraits

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Lizzie and Zach choose the Freemason District for their engagement portraits in Norfolk. They are college sweethearts from Old Dominion University and wanted an area close to where they dated all of those years in college, but didn’t necessarily want their portraits on campus. I love walking around the Freemason district, looking at all of the older homes, the cobblestone … Read More

Engagements at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Rene and Hunter had a beautiful evening for their Back Bay Engagements, just before the 110 degree heat index days arrived! They are getting married this September at the Tar Roof in Pungo, Virginia surrounded by their closest family and friends. Their daughter, Aislynn, joined them for some portraits together. It was so easy to get Aislynn to smile and … Read More

Your 10 All -Time Favorite Blog Posts

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I love looking at my Google Analytics for my website and today I am sharing with you all your ten favorite blog posts of ALL-TIME according to Google tracking your page views on my website! It makes me feel like I am extremely tech savvy! I can learn and research what favorite blog posts that you all want to see … Read More

A Surprise Proposal in Yorktown Virginia: Charlie & Tram

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This proposal that Charlie created for Tram at the Yorktown Beach was every bit of emotion and simply perfect for the two of them. Charlie contacted me about proposing to Tram and wanted to propose to her Friday, on the beach at Yorktown because that was where their first date was. They went to the same restaurant for dinner and … Read More

Pleasure House Point Engagements: Monica & Josh

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Monica and Josh had the perfect golden lit evening for their engagement portraits at Pleasure House Point. I loved photographing these two in this quaint natural area close to the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach. I am convinced that the light mimicked their infectious smiles during their engagement session because these two are such bright souls. They enjoyed being wrapped … Read More

Virginia Beach Engagement Portraits: Francis Land House

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We went to Francis Land House for Kelly and Stephen’s Virginia Beach engagement portraits. We had one of those lucky warm days in February that reminded me of Spring and Summer engagement portrait sessions! Kelly and Stephen are getting married in June at The Inn at Warner Hall and fell in love with the estate Warner Hall. Because of that … Read More