Virginia Beach Coastal Anniversary Portraits: Marie and Cody

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Marie and Cody met with me at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for their anniversary sessions and today is their One Year Anniversary of marriage! That is something to celebrate on the blog!! I love anniversary portrait sessions because they give me a chance to reconnect with my couples and catch up with them. They get to tell me al about … Read More

Wedding Details, Details, Details!

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When it came time to think of details and ideas for Cory and I’s wedding next year, I knew that the ideas were endless! With Pinterest & Aisle Society at our fingertips, we can truly figure out a way to do anything our hearts desire, whether it be done by DIY or outsourcing to a professional! Where do you begin? … Read More

Virginia Beach Waterfront Wedding: Allison and Joel

Allison and Joel spent the better part of last year renovating their entire home. Their home that they are so proud of, that they are creating a life together in. When I asked where their wedding venue was it was a no-brainer for them! They choose to marry each other surrounded by tree stumps and lit candles in their backyard. … Read More

Bay Island Virginia Beach Wedding: Rachel and Mark

Rachel and Mark married in her Grandfather’s back yard over looking the water and First Landing State Park. I fell in love with his vintage decor in the bedrooms, that went perfectly with Rachel’s all lace wedding dress and her sweet canvas flats. This decor also matched the rest of their wedding details as well. From the rustic alter to … Read More

Holly Ridge Manor Wedding: Anna & Jimi

Anna and Jimi’s wedding day had a slight chance of rain, but you will see from their wedding photography that a drop of rain never happened! Grey washed succulents, coral and blush flowers and garlands filled the girls bouquets, their ceremony and their reception. Their wedding day had the most breathtaking color palette that I had the pleasure of photographing! … Read More

Obici House Wedding: Samantha & Hayley

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Samantha and Hayley are two best friends, in every sense of the word. As best friends during college, they found themselves completely in love with each other! Once they both realized this they swept each other off the other’s feet and never looked back! They went through college with the same group of best friends, sorority sisters, and enjoyed making … Read More