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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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Our final engagement session of 2016 ended up being one of our favorite sessions of the year because of this sweet couple and some gorgeous afternoon light! Nina & Ben are the sweetest couple and we had the best time getting to know them during their session.  Talking about they met, how the wedding planning […]

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Dec 22, 2016

Nina & Ben | A Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session in Smithfield, VA | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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On one of the last days of October and over 8 years after meeting one another, it was finally Kendra and Corey’s wedding day. The getting ready rooms were buzzing with excitement as the hours narrowed down to the highly anticipated union of this sweet couple. We started the day with Kendra and her bridesmaids […]

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Nov 6, 2016

Kendra & Corey | An Autumn Greenbrier Country Club Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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This engagement session is one that I’ve been secretly looking forward to for years. And not because Hunter & Brenna have been dating for several years, but because I have known Brenna since we were both young teenagers. Shortly after I started doing photography, I had the honor of doing Brenna’s senior photos. A lot […]

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Oct 31, 2016

Brenna & Hunter | Downtown Richmond Virginia State Capitol Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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To put it simply, Hannah & Alec are magic. Somebody pinch us! There are not enough adjectives to describe how cute/romantic/swoon-worthy this session was. I mean, look at them! Their connection is undeniable and Hannah is so stunning that I’m convinced she could never take a bad picture even if she tried. When Alec looks […]

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May 1, 2016

Romantic Ghent Norfolk Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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After attempting to do sunset portraits at Back Bay Wildlife Refuge Park on the windiest day of the year (think, tornado whipping wind), we decided to meet up the following night for Dani & Jim’s engagement session on Regent University grounds. It turned out to be the PERFECT weather & location for this classy couple who look like […]

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Apr 27, 2016

Classy Regent University Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Downtown Norfolk never ceases to amaze me with it’s cute little corners and beautiful historic buildings. Each corner you turn leads you to another gem of a building that demands to be photographed. Waterside near Nauticus was the perfect location for this lovely couple’s portrait session. We took a few shots near the historic government […]

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Dec 6, 2015

Dave & Chloe | Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Portrait Session at Nauticus

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