Anniversary Portraits for Jayme and Tony: First Landing State Park

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How is it that Jayme and Tony are celebrating their first anniversary as Husband and Wife already? I feel as if it were just yesterday that we came together on the other side of First Landing State park for the most romantic and heartfelt First Look, on their wedding day. Tony held Jayme in his arms then, overcome with emotion, … Read More

Commonwealth Brewing Company Engagements: Hanna and Neil

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I met Hanna and Neil at the Commonwealth Brewing Company to start their engagement portraits earlier this week. Hanna and I originally met through the hiking group that I founded, Her Hike Collective, and I was overjoyed when she told me that Neil had proposed to her! We planned for their engagement session when he would be in town over the … Read More

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

The Flyway Lodge Wedding: Knotts Island

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The Flyway Lodge is a hidden and architectural gem in Knotts Island. It is technically in North Carolina, but it was not far past the Virginia border which makes it a unique and convenient venue for couples looking for something truly unique! Besides it’s main building, with a spectacular pitched roof and shingles, their entire land is beautiful. The land … Read More

Excellent Marriage Advice from an Uber driver

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Six weeks before my wedding day, I got unexpected love advice from an Uber driver. Here is what happened: Roosevelt, the Uber driver introduced himself and asked where we were coming from. I proudly told him, ‘my best friend’s wedding!’ This was the morning after Nicole and Tyler’s wedding and we had just finished up our brunch with them and … Read More