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We’d been counting down the days until Julia & Brent’s Williamsburg Winery wedding pretty much since the moment we met them last year. Julia’s smile and laugh is infectious and we loved capturing how Brent looked at her (and patiently cooperated while we took pictures) during their engagement session. We knew after visiting their farm […]

Weddings

Aug 27, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wedding | Julia & Brent | Williamsburg, Virginia

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After nearly 10 years together, MiKaylah & Will were finally married at Dellwood Plantation in Chesterfield, Virginia on May 16, 2020 surrounded by their immediate family. It was a warm spring day, but the perfect day for them to exchange their hand written vows. Forget high school sweethearts, these two have been together since middle […]

Weddings

May 26, 2020

Dellwood Plantation Wedding | MiKaylah & Will | Chesterfield, Virginia

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Wow, how is it already the last day of 2019? I’m sure I’m not the only one saying how fast this year went, but man, it really went by fast! One of the reasons is because we have a 2 year old that keeps us very busy all.the.time, but another reason is because of our […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2019

Best of Weddings 2019 | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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This beautiful Shifting Sands Navy wedding was definitely a favorite for us. Heather & Cody’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful from start to finish. Not only was the weather perfect and their portraits turned out phenomenal, but the the union of these two souls was so beautiful to witness. Heather & Cody had been excitedly […]

Weddings

Oct 23, 2019

Shifting Sands Navy Wedding | Heather & Cody | Virginia Beach, VA

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From the moment we arrived at Noah’s Event Venue for a beautiful Chesapeake Virginia wedding, we were welcomed with warm embraces from Katie and her family. Katie & Marshall’s wedding day has been one that we’ve been looking forward to for well over a year and to see it all finally come to life was […]

Weddings

Oct 11, 2019

Chesapeake Virginia Wedding | Noah’s Event Venue | Katie & Marshall

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Rochester NY Country Club Wedding at Cobblestone Creek CC When we first met Lauren & Zach in Virginia Beach, VA it was for their engagement session at First Landing State Park. Lauren had inquired about getting a session done to capture some engagement memories while they lived in Virginia, knowing that before long they would […]

Weddings

Jul 27, 2019

Rochester NY Country Club Wedding | Lauren & Zach | Cobblestone Creek CC

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Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers When we received the email from Shelby stating that she and Greg were engaged and starting to plan their wedding, we were so ecstatic for them! We have known their family for over a decade and photographed her sister’s wedding in the fall […]

Weddings

Jul 16, 2019

Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers

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Maisie & Ryan’s big day was a summer wedding dream! The weather was everything you pray for when planning a June wedding. Their Chesapeake, Virginia wedding ceremony was held at the church Maisie grew up in and the church that her dad has pastored at for many, many years. Watching the two of them exchange […]

Weddings

Jun 26, 2019

Chesapeake, Virginia Wedding | Maisie & Ryan | Virginia Wedding Photographer

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Las Vegas Red Rock Canyon State Park Wedding | Nevada Wedding Photographer To be completely honest, we never thought we would be writing a blog with “Las Vegas wedding photographer” or “Red Rock Canyon wedding” in it. As two east coast photographers, we never thought our job would take us across the country to the […]

Weddings

May 4, 2019

Red Rock Canyon Las Vegas Wedding | Nevada Wedding Photographer

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As another year comes to a close, we are shocked to be writing this blog again and recapping another wedding season. This year marks our 4th full wedding season as a husband and wife, Virginia wedding photographers and each year just keeps getting better and better. 2018 flew by in the blink of an eye, […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2018

Virginia Wedding Photographers | Best of Weddings 2018

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