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The White Wall Portrait Sessions I photographed in Hampton Roads last year were a hit! First of all, it’s so fun to be able to control so much of a shoot that you typically can’t control when you don’t have a studio. Like… MUSIC! FOOD! We had an entire brunch spread, and we got to […]

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We have officially made the call to stop photographing weddings after a 13 year career in the industry. Yep, I quit wedding photography. You are now reading the blog of a Virginia Beach Portrait Photographer. I can’t wait to see you in the North End. Pleasure House Point. First Landing State Park. But let’s back […]

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A cozy Virginia Beach newborn and family photography session. I was so excited to get this family in front of my camera. The addition of a second baby into a family is something I’ve heard is kind of a game changer. It’s hard, and weird, and everyone’s routine is disrupted. For so many reasons, it […]

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Let’s talk about what to wear for a photo session. Modern portraiture is far more candid and movement oriented. As a photographer, I want you to look at your photos as moments out of your life. While I obviously don’t want you to show up in your yoga pants, your look should be a good […]

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Today is the day, friends! I’m opening up bookings today for my Fall Mini Sessions! Before I list the details and send you to the booking page, I’d love to share 3 reasons why this is a GREAT idea for you and your family! All photos in this post are from our own mini session […]

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Even though I don’t have an official word for it, let’s call Katie and Andrew a Legacy Couple. I had the pleasure of photographing their engagement session, their wedding, their first baby Logan, and now baby Harlow! I met them at their light-filled home in Richmond, Virginia, and spent time catching up and photographing their […]

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I’m so excited to share this session with you! Being a high school senior is such a crazy time of life as it, but the 2020 Seniors have had an experience like never before. No prom. No graduation ceremony. No parties. But there is still so much to celebrate! So, meet Paige. She is a […]

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There are two things that get us photographers to mobilize: Snow, and Blooms. So when I got a text from Lindsay, my friend and fellow wedding photographer, with a photo of the most beautiful blooms on a tucked away street in Richmond, Virginia, I knew we had to make a family session happen quickly! We […]

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Before Morgan’s Richmond, VA wedding, we met earlier in the year at the VMFA for her bridal portraits! It’s always so sweet to get this extra time with the bride and her family. Morgan slipped into her dress and everyone in the museum stared in admiration [especially the little girls!] as we made our way […]

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If you’re a fan of wedding portraits, this is the post for you! Ben and Mary decided it would be a lot to drive back and forth into DC on their wedding day. Rather than adding more stress to their day, they made use of their engagement session time for a bride and groom¬†portrait session!¬†We […]

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