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I met Lisa at my favorite bridal session spot – sometimes it can be challenging to make a familiar location new, but fortunately every bride is unique. And different seasons make for various blooms in this garden. This time a Magnolia tree had huge flowers and made for a beautiful accessory for the bride to be. 

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Amy and Dan are getting married at the Williamsburg Inn in October and wanted to have their engagement session in Colonial Williamsburg as well. Between the gardens in full bloom, Amy’s floral dress and Dan’s classic look the setting was perfect for romance! 

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It wasn’t the warmest of May nights when I met the Prothro and Baker family in Sandbridge Beach, but they managed to have a good time and feel relaxed and warm in front of the camera. We did a series of large group photographs and then broke it down into smaller family groups. By the […]

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The whole time I was editing Maria’s bridal session the same vision kept coming to mind. Vermeer’s famous painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring. Of course Maria didn’t have a pearl earring or hail from the seventeenth century, but something about her look is reminiscent of the famous work. Here is the comparison along with the […]

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Amanda is graduating from Old Dominion University MBA program this spring and wanted to mark the achievement with professional photos for an announcement. Amanda is from rural PA and wanted to take pictures that would reflect her hometown. We found some great locations here in Virginia Beach to create a sense of openness and nature. 

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The Hancock Family braved a cold evening at the beach for their family portraits. It always a lot harder to loosen up when it’s chilly, but the Hancock’s did their best to make it fun.   

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I am very proud that one of my couples – Kara and Joe had their story – along with a photo from their engagement session published in this Sunday’s The Virginian-Pilot Celebrate Section. They met in such a romantic yet completely modern way. Click on the image below to enlarge and read about how the […]

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I always love shooting in Norfolk. There are just so many great places to take photographs the opportunities are endless. Kati and Kevin embraced the downtown feel for their engagement session. The two are getting married in the Outer Banks this summer and I am looking forward to working with them again!

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Lydia and Richard met me at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront to photograph their engagement session. It was a beautiful evening and Lydia and Rich were so easy to work with. Below are some out takes from our shoot. 

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