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What started off as a slightly overcast morning, quickly turned into a warm, summer day in September. Alyssa & Zack were just hours away from getting married and you could feel the nervous excitement fluttering around their rooms. The bride, groom and their wedding party got ready at the Founder’s Inn in Virginia Beach and it […]

Weddings

Sep 25, 2016

Alyssa & Zack | Virginia Beach Outdoor Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When we received an email from David saying that he wanted to surprise his girlfriend in a big way, we had no choice but to say yes. David and Sarah were planning a trip to Virginia Beach to get away for the weekend and David was planning to propose while on the trip. After some gentle […]

Proposals

Sep 20, 2016

Sarah & David | Surprise Proposal on the Beach | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When Emma mentioned to me that she wanted to do a Notebook-inspired, boat engagement session, I nearly jumped up and down in excitement. We hadn’t done a session on the water before and we were so excited to make it happen. We chose to meet at Newport News Park about an hour before sunset to […]

Engagements / Couples

Sep 10, 2016

Emma & Brandon | Notebook Inspired Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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After a brutally hot summer, Dani & Jim lucked out with the coolest day of August for their wedding day. The sun was out, but the breeze was just cool enough to keep us cool. It was truly such a beautiful day for this beautiful couple. The ceremony was held at Dani & Jim’s church, […]

Weddings

Aug 26, 2016

Dani & Jim | Yacht Club at Marina Shores Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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One of our favorite things about being wedding photographers is becoming friends with our clients. I have known Sara since 2009 when we met in college, and over the years, she has witnessed our passion for photography grow and our skill get better each year (thank goodness). When Sara reached out to us about shooting […]

Weddings

Jul 20, 2016

Sara & Tony | Shifting Sands Virginia Beach Wedding | 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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What started off as an overcast morning in Smithfield, VA became an absolutely beautiful day for Emily & Peter to get married. The day started off at Historic St. Luke’s Church and it was full of beautiful moments from start to end. The grounds of St. Luke’s Church are so lush and green after all […]

Weddings

Jun 6, 2016

Venoit Wedding | Historic St. Luke’s Church & Smithfield Center Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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There are few things in life we enjoy more than a great sunset and taking pictures of a beautiful couple. And contrary to what they said, Katelyn & Jimmy are naturals in front of the camera. In fact, they are magnetic. Katelyn is truly beautiful, but when she looks up at Jimmy, she lights up. We […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 1, 2016

Katelyn & Jimmy | Sunset Session at Windsor Castle Park Smithfield, VA | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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The highly coveted photographer’s paradise, “golden hour,” is so very real, and Alyssa & Zack’s session proves it. We met at Great Bridge Locks Park in Chesapeake, Virginia about an hour before the sun was scheduled to set and it was a win from the moment we starting shooting. We are so in LOVE with […]

Engagements / Couples

May 28, 2016

Alyssa & Zack |Chesapeake Park Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Our clients are the BEST. No really. They make our job so easy, it’s silly. Emily & Peter are another one of our 2016 wedding couples and we cannot wait for their June wedding! They are so natural together that all we had to do was sit back and let them interact with one another. Emily’s […]

Engagements / Couples

May 10, 2016

Windsor Castle Park Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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