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Now that Maggie & Evan are officially married, I finally get to share her bridal portraits with you all! I’ve been holding onto these photos since September and I am SO excited that I finally get to share them. Maggie chose to do a Virginia bridal session with us before her big day when we […]

Bridal Sessions

Dec 27, 2018

Historic St. Luke’s Church Virginia Bridal Session | Smithfield, VA | Maggie

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This year was the first year we decided to hold Christmas Tree Farm mini sessions and it was hit! Twinkle Tree Christmas Farm was kind enough to allow us to host our sessions at their farm in Suffolk, VA. Our clients were able to get their pictures done and then cut down their own tree to […]

Family Sessions

Dec 23, 2018

Christmas Tree Farm Mini Sessions 2018 | Suffolk, Virginia Family Photographer

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Downtown Fredericksburg Virginia wedding | 718 Venue | Leigh Ann & Ben Would you believe that this downtown Fredericksburg Virginia wedding came together in 7 days? Yes, you read that right; SEVEN DAYS. To say it was a whirlwind of an experience would be a serious understatement. Everything came together so fluidly and perfectly due […]

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Dec 21, 2018

Fredericksburg Virginia Wedding | 718 Venue | Leigh Ann & Ben

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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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Breaux Vineyard Wedding | Purcellville, Virginia | Tori & Stephen As soon as we arrived at Breaux Vineyard in Purcellville, VA, we were blown away by the view. Extending up the Short Hill mountain and nestled in between the hills, Breaux Vineyard has 404 acres of private land that is just begging to be photographed. […]

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Nov 16, 2018

Breaux Vineyard Wedding | Purcellville, Virginia | Tori & Stephen

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We can’t believe that Amanda & Mike’s wedding at Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery has already came and passed! It seems like just yesterday that we were doing their engagement session on the beach in Virginia Beach. Before we knew it, it was already November and we traveling up to Richmond, Virginia to start […]

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Nov 15, 2018

Vineyard Estate New Kent Winery Wedding | New Kent, Virginia | Amanda & Mike

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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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Alli & Connor’s wedding at Maymont Park in Richmond, VA last weekend was simply beautiful. From the clear, blue skies to the sweet ceremony, we loved every moment of their big day. Alli & Connor chose to forego having a bridal party for their ceremony and instead lined the rows of the Italian Garden pergola […]

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Oct 24, 2018

Maymont Park Richmond Wedding | Alli & Connor | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Hermitage Hill Farm Wedding – Waynesboro, Virginia Wedding Photographers When you plan an autumn wedding, you pray for the weather that Madalyn & Brendon had on their wedding day. It was a beautiful 60 degrees with a slight breeze and not a cloud in the sky on October 13th, 2018 at the stunning Hermitage Hill […]

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Oct 17, 2018

Autumn Hermitage Hill Farm Wedding |Waynesboro, Virginia | Madalyn & Brendon

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When you choose to have an outdoor, autumn wedding in Virginia, you pray for the weather that Hannah & DJ had on their wedding day. At The Estate at White Hall Vineyard in King George, it was a beautiful 75 degrees with a cool breeze that seemed to wrap around the grounds all day long. […]

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Oct 4, 2018

The Estate at White Hall Vineyard Wedding | King George, Virginia | Hannah & DJ

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