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There are few things that make us feel more honored than when a fellow wedding vendor chooses us to capture their wedding day. Caroline is a planner & coordinator with Night & Daye Events and when she contacted us to photograph her and Joe’s Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery wedding, we were thrilled! Not […]

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Nov 19, 2020

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery Wedding | Caroline & Joe | New Kent, VA

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Of all the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth weddings that we’ve photographed, this one was one of the most relaxed wedding days we’ve had. Kelly & Jay had a small wedding party, a small guest list and a handful of wedding vendors who were all just excited to finally see them get married on November 13, […]

Weddings

Nov 18, 2020

Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Wedding | Kelly & Jarrielle | Portsmouth, Virginia

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Almost all of our weddings this year have had absolutely beautiful weather and we have been soaking it up. It’s as if God said, “you decided to have your wedding despite what’s going on in the world? I’ll give you the best weather we’ve had all month.” And the same was true for Cristen & […]

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Oct 22, 2020

Intimate Farm Wedding | Cristen & CJ | Carrsville, Virginia

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If you’re planning a September wedding in Virginia, you pray for the kind of weather that Ashlee & Hunter had on their big day. A high of 64 degrees with a slight breeze was the perfect kind of weather for their outdoor ceremony at Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery. We started the day with […]

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Sep 23, 2020

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery Wedding | Ashlee & Hunter | New Kent, VA

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jul 27, 2019

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

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