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

Historic Smithfield Engagements: Torie and Kevin

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Torie and Kevin are getting married this October at the Obici House in Suffolk! Since their wedding venue has so much southern charm we wanted to reflect that in their engagement portraits. Historic Smithfield and especially their southern homes and Main Street were a perfect location for them. I absolutely loved photographing them and the way Kevin held onto Torie … Read More

St. Augustine, Florida Engagements: Kathleen and Clark

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I never thought that growing up I would live states away from any of my cousins! When one of my cousin’s joined the Peace Corps and moved all the way to Africa for two years, I was sure that he would come back to the states after his time their had come to an end. Well, then he extended another … 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