Pleasure House Point Engagements: Monica & Josh

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Monica and Josh had the perfect golden lit evening for their engagement portraits at Pleasure House Point. I loved photographing these two in this quaint natural area close to the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach. I am convinced that the light mimicked their infectious smiles during their engagement session because these two are such bright souls. They enjoyed being wrapped … Read More

Virginia Beach Engagement Portraits: Francis Land House

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We went to Francis Land House for Kelly and Stephen’s Virginia Beach engagement portraits. We had one of those lucky warm days in February that reminded me of Spring and Summer engagement portrait sessions! Kelly and Stephen are getting married in June at The Inn at Warner Hall and fell in love with the estate Warner Hall. Because of that … Read More

2016: Wedding Day Portraits

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I introduced all of my 2016 wedding couples in a previous blog post with only ONE portrait of each couple! That was hard for this photographer! I am truly in love with so many moments from 2016 and in love with each couples’ wedding day! I had to do one more blog post filled with more portraits and moments of … Read More

2016 First Looks & Why They are Worth It on Your Wedding Day

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This past wedding season, a lot of my couples opted to do a first look! Not one of them regretted it! A first look is truly a moment just for the two of you! I always go see the Groom and get him set up and then I tell him to take a deep breath. I tell him how gorgeous … Read More

Wedding Couples of 2016

There is so much that I want to share about all of my couples and this year’s weddings! In fact, there is way to much to share for one blog post. Today, I am re-introducing you to all of my couples from this past wedding season! After this blog post I will be sharing different details or moments of everyone’s … Read More

Alpha Xi Delta Graduates: Old Dominion University

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I went to Old Dominion University and I was also in the sorority, Alpha Xi Delta while I went to school there. That is why I was excited when Amanda, contacted me do her’s and three other women’s graduation portraits! I have been out of college for awhile, I won’t tell you how long, so it was a lot of … Read More