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On one of the last days of October and over 8 years after meeting one another, it was finally Kendra and Corey’s wedding day. The getting ready rooms were buzzing with excitement as the hours narrowed down to the highly anticipated union of this sweet couple. We started the day with Kendra and her bridesmaids […]

Weddings

Nov 6, 2016

Kendra & Corey | An Autumn Greenbrier Country Club 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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When we received an email from David saying that he wanted to surprise his girlfriend in a big way, we had no choice but to say yes. David and Sarah were planning a trip to Virginia Beach to get away for the weekend and David was planning to propose while on the trip. After some gentle […]

Proposals

Sep 20, 2016

Sarah & David | Surprise Proposal on the Beach | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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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 […]

Weddings

Sep 6, 2016

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

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After a brutally hot summer, Dani & Jim lucked out with the coolest day of August for their wedding day. The sun was out, but the breeze was just cool enough to keep us cool. It was truly such a beautiful day for this beautiful couple. The ceremony was held at Dani & Jim’s church, […]

Weddings

Aug 26, 2016

Dani & Jim | Yacht Club at Marina Shores Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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July 30th was a day of joy, excitement, and worship. From the very start of the day when the girls sang together as they got ready to when Hannah & Alec held their hands up to heaven in worship when they were moments away from being married, it was so apparent that the Spirit was […]

Weddings

Aug 5, 2016

Hannah & Alec | Blush Pink & Cream Charlotte North Carolina Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When we arrived at the Woman’s Club of Portsmouth, we could instantly feel the excitement. This day had been planned for months and months, and each decoration was intricately thought out down to the smallest of details. The day was finally here! Not only had it been a lengthy planning season, but Katelyn & Jimmy had been […]

Weddings

Jul 27, 2016

Collier Wedding |Dreamy Woman’s Club of Portsmouth Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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One of our favorite things about being wedding photographers is becoming friends with our clients. I have known Sara since 2009 when we met in college, and over the years, she has witnessed our passion for photography grow and our skill get better each year (thank goodness). When Sara reached out to us about shooting […]

Weddings

Jul 20, 2016

Sara & Tony | Shifting Sands Virginia Beach Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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When Scott & Katie asked us to photograph their wedding, we jumped up and down with excitement. After doing their engagement session last fall at Maymont Park in Richmond, VA, we could not contain ourselves! They are MAGNETIC. Their chemistry in their engagement photos is so clear to see and we knew that Katie would […]

Weddings

Jun 17, 2016

Rhodes Wedding | Pink & Navy Blue June Wedding in Hampton Roads, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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What started off as an overcast morning in Smithfield, VA became an absolutely beautiful day for Emily & Peter to get married. The day started off at Historic St. Luke’s Church and it was full of beautiful moments from start to end. The grounds of St. Luke’s Church are so lush and green after all […]

Weddings

Jun 6, 2016

Venoit Wedding | Historic St. Luke’s Church & Smithfield Center Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographers

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