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Best of Weddings 2020 | Hampton Roads Virginia Wedding Photographers Wow, 2020, where do I even begin? While the world as we knew it changed seemingly overnight, a few things in this world didn’t and one of those is love. Although it sounds like a cliché, we can’t begin to tell you how different these […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2020

Best of Weddings 2020 | Hampton Roads Virginia 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

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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

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There are few things that make us feel more honored than when a fellow wedding vendor chooses us to capture their wedding day. Caroline is a planner & coordinator with Night & Daye Events and when she contacted us to photograph her and Joe’s Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery wedding, we were thrilled! Not […]

Weddings

Nov 19, 2020

Vineyard Estate at New Kent Winery Wedding | Caroline & Joe | New Kent, VA

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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

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Almost all of our weddings this year have had absolutely beautiful weather and we have been soaking it up. It’s as if God said, “you decided to have your wedding despite what’s going on in the world? I’ll give you the best weather we’ve had all month.” And the same was true for Cristen & […]

Weddings

Oct 22, 2020

Intimate Farm Wedding | Cristen & CJ | Carrsville, Virginia

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We’re in disbelief that it’s already been a year since Katie & Marshall’s beautiful Chesapeake, Virginia wedding! Their wedding was so near and dear to our hearts because we love this sweet couple and their hearts for each other, for the people around them and the Lord. We were so excited when they asked us […]

Anniversary

Oct 7, 2020

Regent University Anniversary Session | Katie & Marshall

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We’d been counting down the days until Julia & Brent’s Williamsburg Winery wedding pretty much since the moment we met them last year. Julia’s smile and laugh is infectious and we loved capturing how Brent looked at her (and patiently cooperated while we took pictures) during their engagement session. We knew after visiting their farm […]

Weddings

Aug 27, 2020

Williamsburg Winery Wedding | Julia & Brent | Williamsburg, Virginia

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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

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Happy snowy Thursday, 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 Richmond, Virginia makeup artist, Shasta Hypes, who we had the pleasure of working with in 2018 for our sweet bride […]

For Brides

Feb 20, 2020

How to Have Your Best Skin on Your Wedding Day | Makeup Artist Shasta Hypes

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