Friday Recap: Caitlin & Ryan at Commonwealth Brewing Company

pleasure house brewing bride and groom portraits, jessica ryan photography

Wedding season is in full swing and I could not be happier than I am right now with the year thus far! I truly feel like I have made great relationships with all of my couples and I know that long after their wedding day I will still be in touch with them. This weekend I have two weddings, Caitlin … Read More

Friday Recap: A look at a busy week!

peonies and tulips wedding bouquet made from whole foods flowers

I had a busy but fulfilling week. It was busy and I am a little tired but everyday I did something that I LOVE doing so no matter how busy I was also fulfilling some of the things that make me come alive! We did a little bit of wedding planning this week and we got to taste test at Montero’s Restaurant. Which … Read More

Friday Recap- The Instagram Lab

photographer headshot virginia beach wedding photographer

I shared one of these photographs above on my instagram yesterday for the #theinstagramlab challenge created by the amazing Jenna Kutcher! But if you know me then you know that it’s Foster’s world and I am just living in it! So the photograph on the left is much more accurate! 😉 We were to introduce ourselves as people yesterday, not … Read More

Ten Tips to finding your Wedding Dress: I said Yes to the Dress!

studio i do wedding dress she said yes to the dress sign

Yesterday evening was my first wedding dress shopping experience and enthusiastically I said YES to the perfect wedding dress for me that brought tears to my eyes! Even though I have only been to one wedding dress appointment for myself, I feel that I learned a lot with the experience and staying true to myself and what I was falling … Read More

Friday Recap: “Home is the nicest word there is.”

Home is the nicest word there is. – Laura Ingells Wilder. She is right! Just look at the two dogs below, Charlie and Foster! Who wouldn’t want to come home those cute fur babies? They are not the only ones that make our home, our home. My fiancé, Cory, definitely plays a large roll in this house being home to … Read More

Jessica Ryan Photography: The Winner is….

wedding bouquet by kelly gish florla design, wedding decor and flowers hanging in tree

Since the new Jessica Ryan Photography website launched this past week, I ran a blog post comment contest for my 2015 couples. For them to WIN all they had to do was get the most comments on either their wedding day blog post OR engagement session blog that occurred in 2015! This contest ended yesterday evening at 8PM! I was excited, … Read More