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When Haley reached out to us about doing their Chesapeake couples session, we were so excited! Haley & Andrew have been married since January of this year, but with the rushing around of the Navy, moving and getting Andrew into OSC school, they didn’t have the opportunity to do engagement photos before their big day. […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 26, 2019

Great Bridge Lock Park Chesapeake Couples Session | Haley & Andrew

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We are so excited to be sharing this sweet, golden hour, Suffolk engagement session on the blog today because it’s one of our favorites we’ve done this year! Julia & Brent invited us to their future home last Sunday to capture their engagement on land that has been in Brent’s family for many years. Shooting […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 6, 2019

Suffolk Engagement Session | Julia & Brent | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When Cristen & CJ brought up the idea of going to a local park that they frequented throughout their relationship, we were all for it. Lone Star Lakes Park in Suffolk, VA proved to be the perfect backdrop for their sweet engagement session and it was all but deserted the day of the session, which […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 5, 2019

Lone Star Lakes Engagement Session | Cristen & CJ | Suffolk, Virgina

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There’s just something about the Pagoda Gardens and Freemason District of Norfolk that is stunning year round. No matter the weather, it seems there is always something alive and blooming which makes doing photoshoots later in the year here extra easy. We loved this Norfolk Freemason engagement session with Tiffiny & Alex and had a […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2019

Norfolk Freemason Engagement | Tiffiny & Alex | Pagoda Gardens

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When we were planning Alisa & Pat’s engagement session, we had to pray for perfect weather. Not only were they coming in from out-of-town and out-of-country (Pat is living in Connecticut and Alisa is from Australia!), but we had a tight window of time that we could complete their session before they had to hit […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 1, 2019

Virginia Beach Sunset Engagement Session | Alisa & Pat

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Smithfield, Virginia Engagement Session at Windsor Castle Park | MiKaylah & Will When our original session date got cancelled due to rain, we knew that rescheduling their session to late June mean the weather would be considerably warmer. However, I don’t think any of us were prepared for the 95+ degree temperature of their early […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 7, 2019

Smithfield, Virginia Engagement | MiKaylah & Will | Windsor Castle Park

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Virginia Military Engagement at Fort Monroe Base in Hampton, VA When I saw Heather’s name in our inbox, I literally jumped up and down with excitement! Heather and I worked together for years at our local CPC before I had Isaiah in November 2017 and I’d been keeping up with her online since leaving. I […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 19, 2019

Fort Monroe Virginia Military Engagement | Heather & Cody | Hampton, VA

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Virginia Beach Couples Session | Sarah & Mike | Regent University / Founder’s Inn Having super cute couples in front of our camera will always be our favorite thing. We love wandering around, getting to know them, making them laugh and seeing them naturally interact together. Sarah & Mike were no exception and we had […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 3, 2019

Virginia Beach Couples Session | Sarah & Mike | Regent University

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Back in December, we had the great privilege of capturing some engagement photos for Maisie & Ryan at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, VA. Though it was a chilly day, it was still unusually warm for December and so we spent the afternoon wandering around one of our favorite photoshoot locations in the area. Although […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 7, 2019

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement | Smithfield, VA | Maisie & Ryan

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From the moment that we turned on our cameras to begin their Chesapeake engagement session at Great Bridge Locks Park, we knew that Torey & Casey were going to be one of the most fun couples we’ve ever shot. Torey is full of life and energy and Casey perfectly compliments her with his down to […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 12, 2018

Chesapeake, VA Couples Session | Great Bridge Locks Park | Torey & Casey

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