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Wow, how is it already the last day of 2019? I’m sure I’m not the only one saying how fast this year went, but man, it really went by fast! One of the reasons is because we have a 2 year old that keeps us very busy all.the.time, but another reason is because of our […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2019

Best of Weddings 2019 | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers When we received the email from Shelby stating that she and Greg were engaged and starting to plan their wedding, we were so ecstatic for them! We have known their family for over a decade and photographed her sister’s wedding in the fall […]

Weddings

Jul 16, 2019

Outer Banks Beach Wedding | Shelby & Greg | North Carolina Photographers

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As another year comes to a close, we are shocked to be writing this blog again and recapping another wedding season. This year marks our 4th full wedding season as a husband and wife, Virginia wedding photographers and each year just keeps getting better and better. 2018 flew by in the blink of an eye, […]

Weddings

Dec 31, 2018

Virginia Wedding Photographers | Best of Weddings 2018

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Kristi & Edward’s wedding day was an absolutely beautiful autumn day. Last Saturday, we made our way to Littleton, North Carolina to a beautiful plot of land that is owned by Kristi’s family. She and her siblings have countless memories growing up on this land, which made their outdoor, backyard ceremony that much more special. […]

Weddings

Nov 3, 2017

Kristi & Edward | A Navy Blue & Pink Backyard Wedding | Littleton, North Carolina | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Brenna & Hunter are officially married!! We have been anticipating their wedding day for such a long time that, honestly, we’re a little sad to see it come to an end! We shot Brenna & Hunter’s engagement photos over a year ago in the city they now call home; Richmond, VA. Although this was the […]

Weddings

Oct 5, 2017

A Dusty Blue September Wedding at Springfield Distillery | Virginia Wedding Photographers | Brenna & Hunter |

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Anyone remember these two? Here’s a little refresher: We had the privilege of photographing their sweet proposal in Virginia Beach last September! We had a great time planning out the special surprise with David and getting to capture the moment Sarah said “yes” to marrying him. When it came time for David & Sarah to […]

Engagements / Couples

Sep 26, 2017

David & Sarah | An Uptown Charlotte, NC Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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For those of you who don’t know, we had the great pleasure of photographing Michael’s sister’s wedding day at the beginning of September. Lydia is 4 years younger than Michael and her groom, Seth, is one of Michael’s best friends. This wedding was truly the joining of two families who¬†have known each other for well […]

Weddings

Sep 22, 2017

Lydia & Seth | A Blush Pink & Cream September Wedding |Virginia Wedding Photographers

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The fact that this wedding is on my our blog today brings us such great joy. Sarah & Will are dear friends of ours and we have anticipated their wedding day for many years now. These two chose to have an intimate, backyard ceremony with their just their closest family and friends present to witness […]

Weddings

Aug 31, 2017

Sarah & Will | An Intimate Backyard Virginia Beach Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When we were talking about potential locations for their engagement session, Elizabeth was eager to find a horse farm that we could shoot at. As soon as she found Back Bay Farms, we were sold. The way the light comes through the trees was reason enough for us to love the setting, but the beautiful […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 25, 2017

Elizabeth & Brendon | A Summer Back Bay Horse Farm Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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I have truly been awaiting the day that I got to have Bria in front of my camera and it FINALLY came. Bria and I used to work together doing that “retail life” when I moved back to the area in 2014. We met and instantly connected over our love for photography. She even came […]

Engagements / Couples

Jul 21, 2017

Bria & Justin | A Golden Summer Windsor Castle Park Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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