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poe museum engagement richmond virginia wedding photographers

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Hello, hello! After a long, restful, much need break for the past three months, we are back on the blog today sharing Mackenzie & Andrew’s Poe Museum engagement session in Richmond, Virginia. We got back behind the camera last weekend and really enjoyed our time with these two cuties as we wandered around the Poe […]

Engagements / Couples

Mar 18, 2021

Poe Museum Engagement | Mackenzie & Andrew | Richmond, Virginia

hampton roads virginia wedding photographers behind the scenes photos

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It’s time for one of our favorite blogs of the year – behind the scenes 2020! Year after year, this is a favorite for our clients, family and friends as they get a look behind the scenes of what we do on a wedding day. Even with all the photos we have, it doesn’t even […]

Behind the Scenes

Dec 15, 2020

Behind the Scenes 2020 | Hampton Roads VA Wedding Photographers

first landing state park 64th street virginia beach engagement session

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Though we have photographed many sessions around Hampton Roads, we had never photographed an engagement session at the 64th Street entrance to First Landing State Park. Imagine our surprise when we saw so many beautiful scenic (and somewhat private) spots in one location! After having so many recent sessions watched by other people, it was […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 29, 2020

Virginia Beach Engagement Session | First Landing & 89th Street | Caroline & Joe

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Happy January, friends! Welcome to a brand new year and a brand new decade! We can hardly believe how fast 2019 went by, but we know that 2020 is going to go by even faster. As we look ahead at our 2020 calendar that is already filled with some BIG things (like having a baby!), […]

Personal

Jan 14, 2020

2020 Calendar + Update | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers

hampton roads virginia engagement photographer

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Happy 2020, friends! We hope your year is off to a wonderful start already! Today on the blog, we are sharing our favorite images from sessions throughout the 2019 year. All our favorite dreamy engagement photos, joyful family memories, portrait sessions and senior photos from our very busy year. Though we took on less weddings […]

Engagements / Couples

Jan 2, 2020

Best of Engagements & Sessions 2019| Hampton Roads Photographers

locks park chesapeake couples session hampton roads virginia wedding photographer

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When Haley reached out to us about doing their Chesapeake couples session, we were so excited! Haley & Andrew have been married since January of this year, but with the rushing around of the Navy, moving and getting Andrew into OSC school, they didn’t have the opportunity to do engagement photos before their big day. […]

Engagements / Couples

Nov 26, 2019

Great Bridge Lock Park Chesapeake Couples Session | Haley & Andrew

pagoda garden ghent norfolk virginia engagement wedding photographer

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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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Back in December, we had the great privilege of capturing some engagement photos for Maisie & Ryan at Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield, VA. Though it was a chilly day, it was still unusually warm for December and so we spent the afternoon wandering around one of our favorite photoshoot locations in the area. Although […]

Engagements / Couples

Feb 7, 2019

Winter Windsor Castle Park Engagement | Smithfield, VA | Maisie & Ryan

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From the moment we started Emily & Nathan’s engagement session at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia, we knew that it was going to be a lot of fun. Most sessions start out kind of slow as our couples get used to being in front of the camera, but Emily & Nathan started off like they […]

Engagements / Couples

Mar 23, 2018

Fort Monroe Engagement Session | Hampton, Virginia | Emily & Nathan

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We can’t believe it, but it’s that time again! As the calendar year comes to an end,¬†we are looking back at our favorite engagement session images from 2017. Our engagement sessions took us all over Hampton Roads, to Richmond and even to Raleigh, North Carolina. While we definitely put some miles on our car between […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 26, 2017

Best of Engagements 2017 | Rowlands Photography

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