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Weddings these days are full of big moments. From first looks to carefully choreographed dance moves, every element is designed to grab your attention. But what about the heart and soul of the reason you are gathered to begin with? The wedding ceremony is arguably one of the most important elements of your wedding (at […]
The forecast called for all-day rain up until a few days before Mike and Lydia Grace’s wedding at the Virginia Cliffe Inn in Richmond, Virgina. Despite the rain scare passing, the forecast still predicted nothing more than overcast skies and drab clouds. Fortunately, the weather cleared up at the last minute, and the day turned […]
I am thrilled to share Michelle and Tim’s Norfolk Botanical Gardens engagement session on the blog today! Recently, the three of us spent an evening at the Gardens to celebrate their upcoming wedding with beautiful pictures of their story so far. Despite the overcast skies, the gardens are a beautiful and serene setting, and were […]
At the beginning of this year, I teamed up with House of Nataliah for a special giveaway that included professional hair and makeup with Nataliah and a couples session with me. After hundreds of entries, Kamryn & Lawson were my lucky winners! Kamryn was so excited when she won. “I never win anything!” were the […]
Every year there are new trends that make it into the wedding industry. From elaborate name-card displays to custom cocktails, there is always something trendy brewing. While these can be fun to incorporate on your wedding day, keep in mind that trends do not always age well (*ahem*, looking at you white tuxes with baby […]
Scott & Carolyn officially joined their lives in matrimony amongst a backdrop of spring florals, surrounded by beloved family and friends. Their ceremony and reception were held at The Maine of Williamsburg, a breathtakingly beautiful new venue in Williamsburg, Virginia. The mood was calm when I walked through the stone entrance of The Maine. Tracy, […]
A perfect fall wedding at the beautiful Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia. I had the privilege of working as a second photographer with my good friend Monica Lebell Photography to capture Maggie & Bryan’s beautiful wedding. The Tides Inn was absolutely stunning. There were multiple locations for portraits, a stunning waterfront backdrop, and the overall […]
When Julia was planning her and Logan’s engagement session, she mentioned that she would love to incorporate both the beach and downtown Norfolk locations to tell their love story. I loved the idea! We decided to do the first half of their fall engagement session at Downtown Norfolk’s Waterside District. It was the perfect location […]
2022 is coming to an end. This is the time of year for reflection, joy, giving, and, best of all, looking for dream gowns for the 2023 wedding season. My most favorite time of the year! I absolutely ADORE bridal fashion. Every year brings new trends that, honestly, can be hit or miss, but I […]
I have a special place in my heart for this gem of a family. Cam & Meg were among the first people I photographed when I picked up a “nice” camera several years ago. They had only been married a short while when they found out they were pregnant with their oldest, Flora. They were […]
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