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When Cristen & CJ brought up the idea of going to a local park that they frequented throughout their relationship, we were all for it. Lone Star Lakes Park in Suffolk, VA proved to be the perfect backdrop for their sweet engagement session and it was all but deserted the day of the session, which […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 5, 2019

Lone Star Lakes Engagement Session | Cristen & CJ | Suffolk, Virgina

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There’s just something about the Pagoda Gardens and Freemason District of Norfolk that is stunning year round. No matter the weather, it seems there is always something alive and blooming which makes doing photoshoots later in the year here extra easy. We loved this Norfolk Freemason engagement session with Tiffiny & Alex and had a […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2019

Norfolk Freemason Engagement | Tiffiny & Alex | Pagoda Gardens

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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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Now that Katie is *officially* Mrs. Dove, we are super excited to be sharing her bridal portraits from her Virginia Beach bridal session! Katie glowed like an angel throughout her entire session, always making our jobs super easy. Her sweet momma accompanied her during the session and made for the best assistant, dress-fluffer, hair-fixer that […]

Bridal Sessions

Oct 7, 2019

Virginia Beach Bridal Session | Katie | Regent University

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When we were planning Alisa & Pat’s engagement session, we had to pray for perfect weather. Not only were they coming in from out-of-town and out-of-country (Pat is living in Connecticut and Alisa is from Australia!), but we had a tight window of time that we could complete their session before they had to hit […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 1, 2019

Virginia Beach Sunset Engagement Session | Alisa & Pat

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Virginia senior photographers share highlights from a recent session in Downtown Suffolk, VA in Hampton Roads.

Seniors

Sep 18, 2019

Faith | Senior 2020 | Virginia Senior Photographers

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Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Hello, friends! Michael & Chelsea here! We hope you’ve had a fantastic summer with your families! We have enjoyed having some time off to spend as a family of three and with our families. August has been a month of staying close to home for us, but we’ve enjoyed our […]

Personal

Aug 28, 2019

August Update + Fall Session News

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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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