Fernandina Beach Wedding: Katie & Ryan

We traveled to Fernandina Beach, Florida to celebrate and photograph Katie and Ryan’s wedding day earlier this July! I always feel that I want to celebrate with my brides and grooms because by their wedding day I have gotten to know them and have become friends with them. I want to share in the excitement of seeing two individuals that … Read More

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Wedding: Ed & Scott

Ed and Scott’s entire wedding day was a celebration! It was extremely heartfelt and all of their guests had the best time! Their heartfelt ceremony consisted of their closest friends, each with speaking parts, including a poem relating pet dogs and their unconditional love to real love! I absolutely loved that poem! After some portraits together we headed to their … Read More

A Bride’s Guide to Wedding Photography

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A bride’s to-do list can become long and stressful quickly, especially the last few weeks before your wedding day. There are a few key actions that you can take to help the flow and ease of your day which in turn allows you to enjoy every moment more thoroughly. From one wedding photographer and bride to another bride planning their wedding … Read More

Marina Shores Yacht Club Wedding: Caitlin & Ryan

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Caitlin & Ryan are high school sweethearts! I know, we do not get to hear that to often now-a-days so I always think it is extra special when I hear this. They had class together when they were juniors in high school and Ryan nicknamed Caitlin, Cheese, which he still fondly calls her to this day. They did not explain … Read More

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Wedding: Stylized Wedding

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Venue: Holiday Inn & Suites North Beach Linens, Tables & Chairs: Classy Covers Florals: Black Iris Florals Makeup Artist: Markia Robinson Wedding Dress & Groom Tux: Studio I do – All The Rage Wedding Planner: Epic Quest Weddings & Events Photographer: Jessica Ryan Photography

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