Hermitage Museum and Gardens Engagement Photography: Sharon and Phil

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Sharon and Phil met me at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens for their winter engagement portraits a few weeks ago. I was pleasantly surprised to see some of their Camellias in bloom and then I remembered that my Sister-in-law’s backyard in Florida has Camellias and she told me this is the time of year that they bloom. So we were … Read More

Karla and Pablo Winter Engagements in Downtown Portsmouth

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This winter Karla and Pablo met me in downtown Portsmouth, Virginia for their engagement session. Their first date, and many afternoon dates to follow, were at a local coffee shop on the street we walked up and down for their engagement portraits in Portsmouth. Quick breaks during the work days so they could spend some time together were often in … Read More

Year 2018 in Review: Virginia Wedding Photography

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2018 Wedding season was one for the books! I loved each and every wedding day that I got to play a part in and truthfully, I don’t want to ever stop sharing the photographs from these Virginia wedding days. Here is a round up of just some of the highlights from each wedding day that I was graciously asked to … Read More

Katie and Chase: Blue Ridge Parkway Adventurous Engagements

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I want to be in the mountains everyday, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, photographing adventurous couples, like Katie & Chase, who are deeply in love with each other! Elopements, anniversaries, engagements, you name it! Let’s hike together, have an adventure and photograph you two while we’re at it! Katie and Chase choose the Blue Ridge Parkway for their engagements because … Read More

Crystal Clear Vision Wedding Giveaway: Historic Post Office: Nicole and Mason

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Last year Nicole and Mason won an entire Wedding Day giveaway at The Crystal Clear Vision Event. This event is put on by Waterford Event Rentals and happens every year in February! (If you’re newly engaged, go get your tickets now!) This year’s event is on February 10th! When Nicole and Mason won this giveaway everything you could think of … Read More

Natalie and Mario: Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Wedding Day

Natalie and Mario’s wedding day at the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth was a beautiful fall wedding. You would never know it but they had to reschedule their wedding from October to November because of an impending hurricane heading for our area. We rescheduled for the first weekend in November and had gorgeous weather for Natalie and Mario. Mario was able … Read More