for the relaxed couples who love romance and keeping it real...






for relaxed couples who love romance and keeping it real ...

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Amanda and Billy were married this past weekend surrounded by family. Lots if Italian family! And thanks to these two and their families, I have a strong desire to go to Italy now! Cannoli cake, Italian wedding cookies, a traditional Catholic ceremony, an epic dollar dance to fun Italian songs like Lazy Mary… just so […]

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Hands down, the best view of the city of Richmond I’ve seen is from the Bull and Bear Club. It’s at the top of the James Center and has a panoramic view of the city. I loved seeing this family appreciate the view as much as I do.

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As a wedding photographer, there are a few things I ask my bride and groom to do to create moments. I understand that that is a major no-no when it comes to a true photojournalist, but hey, that’s why I’m a wedding photographer. Anyway, one of those things is, “Hey, when you get in front […]

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I pulled in to the tasting room parking lot and the man who “makes the wine,” introduced himself and directed us to the mansion. In pulling in, my jaw dropped. Amanda and Jeff had chosen such a perfect location for a summer Charlottesville engagement session. We scheduled their session, and just like any day in […]

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I remember when I first met Amanda. I remember thinking she was so cute! We’re both JMUers, and involved with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. We both lived in the Dude Ranch [we name houses at JMU]. And we both had crushes on guys in the Nut House. But what can I say about these two? This […]

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Where should I begin? First, I suppose I’ll shake hands with Amanda, congratulating her on a Cowboy’s victory over the Redskins. [We’ll get you next time.] Diron and Amanda were friends. They served together with Intervarsity. They enjoyed football together. They enjoyed a mug of beer together. They were friends. But I’m not sure either […]

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