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Although they were¬†calling for rain and heat, Ellie & Josh had some of the best weather of the month on their wedding day. Overcast skies gave just enough cloud coverage to keep the wedding party and guests cool as they witnessed Josh & Ellie exchange vows by the water. The Planter’s Club in Suffolk was […]


Sep 6, 2016

Ellie & Josh | Planter's Club of Suffolk Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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By far, the best part about being wedding photographers is being able to be a part of someone’s favorite day. We adore our couples and have the best time getting to know them during their engagement session. As we communicate through the weeks leading up to their wedding, we form real friendships with our couples […]


May 26, 2016

Shipman Wedding | A Rustic Wedding at Meadowbrook Farm in Suffolk, Virginia

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It is always a joy when you get to watch old friends grow up, become adults and get married. It’s even more of a joy when those old friends choose you to be their wedding photographers. 6 years ago, when I had barely had my camera for a year, Kendra and her sister, Shelby, decided […]

Engagements / Couples

May 4, 2016

Historic Dowtown Suffolk Engagement Session | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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Alex & Hannah are golden. Together, they are a kind, caring and hospitable couple that truly live their lives with open hands. As our upstairs neighbors, they always have a spare egg or cup of milk to lend when you need it. Most importantly, they are also our family and have shown us a rare […]

Engagements / Couples

Dec 13, 2015

Walker’s Farewell Session | Downtown Suffolk Virginia Couple Portrait Session

Sleepy Hole Park Suffolk Virginia Engagement Session Virginia Wedding Photographersa

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Ally & Kyle are such a sweet couple. From the very first time we met with them about shooting their wedding, we knew that family and love were the most important things to them. Ally & Kyle have a sweet daughter that could not be cuter. We met Ally’s sister and dad during our consultation […]

Engagements / Couples

Oct 30, 2015

Kyle & Ally | Sleepy Hole Park Suffolk Virginia Engagement Session |Virginia Wedding Photographers

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