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

Friday Recap: Caitlin & Ryan at Commonwealth Brewing Company

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Wedding season is in full swing and I could not be happier than I am right now with the year thus far! I truly feel like I have made great relationships with all of my couples and I know that long after their wedding day I will still be in touch with them. This weekend I have two weddings, Caitlin … 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

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

How I See Love

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I have been doing a lot of work behind the scenes getting photographs & writing together for my new website. I have been making a conscious effort to stop & ask, “What does this photograph say? What is my photography saying? Am I continuously coming across correctly with my heart, with my style & with my choice of photograph? How … Read More

Engagement Photography 2015

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Engagement sessions during 2015 were exciting, fresh, and all over Virginia! I loved traveling and getting to know my couples that were either getting married in 2015 or are getting married in 2016. I photographed in some beautiful locations in the Hampton Roads area as well as traveled to Longwood University, Hamden-Sydney College and Virginia Tech to photograph engagement sessions! … Read More