Downtown Norfolk Engagements: Michele + Dan

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In downtown Norfolk, Michele and Dan met me for their engagements portraits! The busy Memorial Day weekend was going on while they were in town, so to beat the holiday hustle and bustle we decide on location far from the oceanfront and beach! The beginning of their downtown Norfolk engagements is not D.C, even though you may think so at … Read More

Norfolk Botanical Gardens Summer Engagements: Nathan + Aracelis

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Aracelis and Nathan were naturals being photographed at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens for their summer engagements! With what felt like the very first hot day of the year I think it was getting them ready for their summer wedding at the end of July! They are planning an intimate wedding day at¬†Cooper’s Landing Inn and Traveler’s Tavern where they will … Read More

Sanctuary Vineyard Wedding: Lizzie + Zach’s Outerbanks Wedding

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Lizzie and Zach’s Sanctuary Vineyard Wedding was a fairytale day that was a long time in the making! They met in college and quickly fell in love due to Zach’s efforts of asking Lizzie to lunch every Friday when she was new to the University! I remember Zach coming up to me at their friend’s wedding and telling me that … Read More

Natural Bridge State Park Engagement Portraits: Rebecca and Addison

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The Natural Bridge has been on my photography “bucket list” for a long time! When I heard that Addison proposed to Rebecca along the trail at the Natural Bridge I had to ask if they would go back there for their engagement portraits. It was such a joy marking off this bucket list location on my places to photograph at … Read More

Adventure Sessions with Jessica Ryan Photography

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Adventure Sessions showcase your love and story by doing the very activities that you love doing together! These sessions will always stay true to who you are as a couple, have a photographic lifestyle approach and photograph you doing things that you love to do together. You may have seen me talking about these adventure sessions through my Instagram and … Read More

False Cape State Park Engagement: Sarah and Austin

Sarah and Austin wanted to take their state park engagement portraits at this Virginia State Park, as something a little different to their wedding venue. Sarah and Austin will be getting married this Fall at Norfolk Botanical Gardens! We met at False Cape State Park when a NorEaster decided to produce gail forced winds! But it wasn’t snowing or raining, … Read More