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

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

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

Weddings: 2015 Year In Review

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2015 was a year that just kept getting better & better for me, Jessica Ryan! Both personally & professionally I felt at times like I was sky rocketing into opportunities & directions I had always aspired too. Yes it was a lot of work & a lot of learning along the way, especially with time management but it made me better because … Read More

Jessica & Joe’s Wedding: Virginia Beach Oceanfront

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Jessica & Joe were my first engagement session of 2015, on a cold day in January. Jessica is one of the sweetest women I have ever met & Joe was a trooper through the cold & joked around with us. I knew during that engagement session that they were two amazing people & when it came time for their wedding … Read More

Sand bridge Wedding at Baja Restaurant: Paige & Abe

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Paige & Abe were married on a bright sunny day at Baja restaurant in Sandbridge. They wanted their out of town family to enjoy the beach area while visiting & have a spectacular view throughout their wedding ceremony & reception. Paige & Abe loved the idea of celebrating their marriage outside & under the stars, which Baja’s location & their … Read More