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

Maternity Portraits at Francis Land House: Ali and Rob

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At the end of their maternity portrait session at the Francis Land House I had to tell Ali and Rob, “Man! You two are so in love!” Not that they really needed me to tell them that because it just completely radiated out of them! These moments of them becoming parents for the first time, together, was a joy to … Read More

A Surprise Proposal in Yorktown Virginia: Charlie & Tram

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This proposal that Charlie created for Tram at the Yorktown Beach was every bit of emotion and simply perfect for the two of them. Charlie contacted me about proposing to Tram and wanted to propose to her Friday, on the beach at Yorktown because that was where their first date was. They went to the same restaurant for dinner and … Read More

Jess and Tony Lifestyle Maternity: Virginia Beach

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Jess and Tony invited me into their home of two dogs, shelves of pictures of their family dating back to their great grandparents and a newly decorated nursery filled with Tony’s favorite childhood character, Poky Puppy, for their maternity portraits. I love photographing in home portraits. They are intimate and a wonderful way to incorporate your fur babies without having to … Read More