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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

shifting sands virginia beach navy wedding by hampton roads photographers

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This beautiful Shifting Sands Navy wedding was definitely a favorite for us. Heather & Cody’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful from start to finish. Not only was the weather perfect and their portraits turned out phenomenal, but the the union of these two souls was so beautiful to witness. Heather & Cody had been excitedly […]

Weddings

Oct 23, 2019

Shifting Sands Navy Wedding | Heather & Cody | Virginia Beach, VA

virginia beach bridal session at regent university founders inn virginia wedding photographers

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Now that Katie is *officially* Mrs. Dove, we are super excited to be sharing her bridal portraits from her Virginia Beach bridal session! Katie glowed like an angel throughout her entire session, always making our jobs super easy. Her sweet momma accompanied her during the session and made for the best assistant, dress-fluffer, hair-fixer that […]

Bridal Sessions

Oct 7, 2019

Virginia Beach Bridal Session | Katie | Regent University

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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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When Ashley messaged me about 2 years ago and said that she was engaged, but didn’t have a wedding date yet, I said we would do whatever we could to shoot it. Ashley is the sister of one of our best friends and I have known their family for almost a decade. To be a […]

Weddings

Jul 16, 2017

Ashley & Kyle | A Quaint Summer Backyard Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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What started off as a slightly overcast morning, quickly turned into a warm, summer day in September. Alyssa & Zack were just hours away from getting married and you could feel the nervous excitement fluttering around their rooms. The bride, groom and their wedding party got ready at the Founder’s Inn in Virginia Beach and it […]

Weddings

Sep 25, 2016

Alyssa & Zack | Virginia Beach Outdoor Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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