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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

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

Dec 12, 2018

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

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Mariners Museum Engagement Session – Newport News, VA Choosing locations for Katie & Marshall’s engagement session was pretty easy. Katie was certain she wanted half of the session to be done at Lee Hall Mansion and the other half to be a Mariners Museum engagement session. When we showed up to Lee Hall mansion to […]

Engagements

Nov 7, 2018

Mariner’s Museum Autumn Engagement | Newport News, Virginia | Katie & Marshall

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We’ve got to say, we’re really loving this trend of in-home sessions lately. Something about coming into someone’s home and letting our couples just be themselves to start of the session really allows us all to get to know one another and for them to get comfortable in front of the camera in a way […]

Engagements

Jul 24, 2018

Downtown Richmond Jefferson Park In Home Session | Richmond, VA | Alli & Connor

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When Madalyn & Brendon approached us with the idea of doing a downtown Norfolk brewery engagement session, we were beyond excited. For such a unique engagement session location, we knew that O’Connor Brewing Co. would be the perfect spot. When we arrived that evening, we had them get a glass of the beer of their […]

Engagements

Jul 18, 2018

Norfolk Brewery Engagement | O’Connor Brewing Co. Virginia | Madalyn & Brendon

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Anytime we get to stay local for a session for one of our couples, we love it. Molly & Glenn chose to have their session around historic downtown Suffolk because it’s home to them and has huge significance to their relationship. Each street has brick buildings, centuries old churches and tons of visual history. Plus, […]

Engagements

Jul 16, 2018

Historic Downtown Suffolk Engagement Session | Molly & Glenn

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When we arrived at Hannah & DJ’s downtown Richmond apartment for their in home engagement session, we couldn’t get over how cute and cozy it was. The exposed brick on the inside walls and numerous windows of their corner apartment gave us the perfect amount of evening light needed for their cozy in home session. […]

Engagements

Jun 5, 2018

Cozy In Home Engagement Session | Richmond, VA | Hannah & DJ

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Although the rain we’ve been getting recently in Hampton Roads caused us to reschedule their shoot once, we finally got Lauren & Zach in front of our cameras for their engagement session last Friday. It was the perfect evening to wander through First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, VA and we had a great […]

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May 24, 2018

First Landing State Park Virginia Beach, VA Engagement Session | Lauren & Zach

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We can hardly believe that it’s already been 1 year since Jacqueline & Christian got married! It was a very warm, April day at the┬áHistoric Jasmine Plantation and we had just found out about a month before that we were expecting our first child. Although it was very warm, their day was so beautiful and […]

Engagements

Apr 29, 2018

Pleasure House Point Shore Drive Virginia Beach Anniversary Session | Jacqueline & Christian

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After several months of planning, we finally got to meet up with Amanda & Mike for their engagement session at Pleasure House Point by the Brock Environmental Center. Although it was a breezy 60 degree day, the temperature had dropped down to about 40 degrees by the time the sun went down. And when you’re […]

Engagements

Apr 11, 2018

Pleasure House Point Shore Drive Engagement Session | Virginia Beach, VA | Amanda & Mike

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