Williamsburg Winery Engagement Photography: Allison and Josh

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Allison and Josh are getting married THIS weekend at the Historic Post Office in Hampton, Virginia. Before we send them down the aisle and photograph all of their moments on their big day, I wanted to share their engagement session with you all. Allison and Josh told me that they love being members at Williamsburg Winery. It truly is a … Read More

Virginia Beach Surprise Proposal: Jordan and Ashley

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Jordan contacted me and said that he was taking a weekend trip up to Virginia Beach to spend the weekend with his girlfriend Ashley. But for them, it wasn’t going to be just a regular weekend. Jordan had a plan for them to walk along the beach in a special spot where they had one of their first dates. After … Read More

Fort Monroe Anniversary Portraits: Brittany + Keith

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Brittany and Keith walk their dogs often around Fort Monroe. They are planning to move soon and wanted to celebrate another wedding anniversary at Fort Monroe. So, before they move away from this area they met up with me with their dogs in tow! These high school sweethearts celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary and have been together through several moves … Read More

Virginia State Park Engagements: Kristina and Steven

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Kristina and Stephen’s Virginia state park engagement session was taken at First Landing State Park this winter! During their engagement portraits we went in search of the Spanish Moss that is in the state park, and boy did we find it! Kristina and Stephen were up for anything. They climbed onto fallen trees for me, sat in the damp and … Read More

Historic Yorktown, Virginia Engagement Photography: Taylor and Jonathan

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Taylor and Jonathan met me in historic Yorktown, Virginia for their engagement photography session. They were another couple that were troopers in the cold during their winter engagements this year. Yorktown had all of the old architecture and gardens that Taylor loved, even in the winter. This gave them lots of variety to have from their summer beach wedding coming … Read More

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