Navy and Teal Wedding for a Deep Sea Diver and his Mermaid: Jacqueline & Jordan

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When a Navy deep sea diver met a beautiful girl at some of the locals’ favorite restaurant, Watermans, over Orange Crushes, it was destined that this woman would wear a wedding dress that she described as having a mermaid tail on their wedding day! Jacqueline was that gorgeous bride and she looked elegant and graceful in her wedding dress as … Read More

Marsala and Blush wedding at Marina Shores Yacht Club: Jayme & Tony

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Jayme and Tony wrote to me that they met dancing the night way on the dance floor, and when you see their wedding reception you will understand why I think they were able to instantly fall in love with one another! Their smiles, laughter and carefree character at their wedding reception was a true sight to see. Their family and … Read More

Virginia Beach Elopement: Christine & Victor

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Today is Christine’s birthday and I could not think of a better way to wish her a Happy Birthday than sharing her and Victor’s intimate wedding ceremony at the Chesapeake Bay the other week. They had their ceremony right at the entrance to the beach to ensure that their parents could witness their ceremony. They both laughed and cried and … Read More

7 Wedding Planning Tips from a Photographer and a Bride

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Don’t be afraid to get personal with some of your details or parts of your wedding day. You will remember more of your personal details years later more than what type of linens you rented or the color of your uplighting! All of those are beautiful additions to your wedding day but I want to encourage you to plan and … 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