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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

virginia beach winter wedding hampton roads wedding photographers

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Each year, our wedding season typically ends in November, when the breeze starts to get cold in southeastern Virginia, but this year we had Maddie & Taylor’s wedding just 6 days before Christmas. Maddie & Taylor got married on December 19, 2020 and it was a beautiful day in every way. They were surrounded by […]

Weddings

Dec 23, 2020

Virginia Beach Winter Wedding | Maddie & Taylor

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

womans club of portsmouth virginia wedding photographer

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Of all the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth weddings that we’ve photographed, this one was one of the most relaxed wedding days we’ve had. Kelly & Jay had a small wedding party, a small guest list and a handful of wedding vendors who were all just excited to finally see them get married on November 13, […]

Weddings

Nov 18, 2020

Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Wedding | Kelly & Jarrielle | Portsmouth, Virginia

vineyard estate at new kent winery virginia wedding photographer

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If you’re planning a September wedding in Virginia, you pray for the kind of weather that Ashlee & Hunter had on their big day. A high of 64 degrees with a slight breeze was the perfect kind of weather for their outdoor ceremony at Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery. We started the day with […]

Weddings

Sep 23, 2020

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery Wedding | Ashlee & Hunter | New Kent, VA

Virginia Beach Proposal Red Wing Park Hampton Roads Wedding Photographers_5639

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When our longtime fellow photographer friend, Jordan, asked us to capture his proposal to his girlfriend Toni back in March, we said “absolutely YES!” We love taking part in proposals and couldn’t wait to see what Jordan had planned for his girl. Red Wing Park in Virginia Beach was the perfect location for their sweet […]

Proposals

Sep 9, 2020

Virginia Beach Proposal | Toni & Jordan | Red Wing Park

virginia beach pleasure house point engagement session hampton roads wedding photographers

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We’ve never had to reschedule a session for weather as many times as we had to reschedule Abrianna & Bryce’s engagement session (ahem, THREE times), but we got it done! Those rainy weeks in June kept us from meeting up that month, but we finally got the chance to meet up with these two cuties […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 13, 2020

Virginia Beach Pleasure House Point Engagement Session | Abrianna & Bryce

richmond virginia engagement libby hill park richmond riverfront

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The forecast at the beginning of the week was calling for rain last Saturday, but we decided to hold out and see if it would clear up. We’re so glad we did because we got to meet up with Ashlee & Hunter for their Richmond Virginia engagement session on the perfect day! However, the weather […]

Engagements / Couples

Jun 19, 2020

Richmond Virginia Engagement | Ashlee & Hunter | Libby Hill Park & Richmond Riverfront

virginia wedding planner hampton roads virginia weddings

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Happy Tuesday, friends! We are continuing our blog series “Vendor Spotlight” today, where we interview some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors and ask them the questions that brides want to know! Today, we’re chatting with Isabelle Russell of Garden Rose Events & Design, which is a full service planning and design company based out […]

For Brides

Feb 11, 2020

3 Ways to Save Money While Wedding Planning | Garden Rose Events & Design

Virginia wedding DJ Hampton roads photographers

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Hello, friends! We’re so excited to be starting a brand new blog series this month that we’re calling Vendor Spotlight, where we highlight some of our favorite Virginia wedding vendors, while also answering questions that you want to know as you plan your wedding day. The vendors we’ve chosen are some of those that we’ve […]

For Brides

Feb 3, 2020

3 Things To Know Before Booking Your Wedding DJ| 196 Events

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