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Anytime we get to stay local for a session for one of our couples, we love it. Molly & Glenn chose to have their session around historic downtown Suffolk because it’s home to them and has huge significance to their relationship. Each street has brick buildings, centuries old churches and tons of visual history. Plus, […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 16, 2018

Historic Downtown Suffolk Engagement Session | Molly & Glenn

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After a beautiful spring morning engagement session at Fort Monroe a couple of weeks ago, it came as no surprise when Ashley wanted to shoot there for her and Logan’s engagement photos. Fort Monroe is so diverse with its historic architecture and beautiful plants and trees. We knew that even though we were returning very […]

Engagements / Couples

Apr 27, 2017

Ashley & Logan | Fort Monroe Spring Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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What better day to do your engagement session than an 80 degree day in February? We couldn’t believe the forecast for the weekend when we began to prepare for Jacqueline & Christian’s session! We tried a couple of different times to set an earlier date for their session, but none of the dates stuck. Turns […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 16, 2017

Jacqueline & Christian | A Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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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. ┬áTalking about they met, how the wedding planning […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 22, 2016

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

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It was January 2016 when we received an inquiry from Sarah about wedding photography for her 2017 wedding. Sarah & Brad were planning a wedding in Luray, VA and we were so excited about the opportunity to shoot their wedding. We spent month after month emailing back and forth but it wasn’t until last Saturday […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 25, 2016

Sarah & Bradley | Manassas Battlefields Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When we first met Ellie & Josh, we were captivated by the way they love each other. Sitting next to each other at our consultation, any time Josh spoke, Ellie would just smile at him. They are one of those couples that you can tell from the first time that you meet them that they […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 15, 2016

Ellie & Josh | Fort Monroe Sunset Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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