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  Heyyy friends!!! Ok first off… I’m a little embarrassed to admit this butttt it needs to be said. We’re almost halfway into the year and this is my FIRST published post of 2021!! Sorry y’all ~ I promise this is the start of something good 😉 However, I couldn’t have kick started my blogging […]

Karlie + Tyler | Suffolk VA Wedding

May 18, 2021

Weddings

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Well y’all…. we did it!! We’ve almost made it to the end of 2020!! If I truly sit down to try and think of all this year has brought I honestly can’t wrap my head around it. Pandemic, politics, social distancing, masks, etc. These are all words that will forever “brand” this year. But I […]

The Santa Mini Experience 2020

December 8, 2020

Events

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  How often do you get to marry your best friend?? Ok now ~ how often do you get to do it TWICE??? Annnddd in the same year?!?! Well that’s exactly what Ashley and Ben did! When COVID started rocking the wedding industry, forcing 2020 couples to make hard decisions Ashley and Ben, decided to […]

Ashley + Ben | Mimosa Barn Wedding

November 13, 2020

Weddings

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  Brandon and Kristin’s wedding day included all the fall and rustic vibes.  These are two of the sweetest, most genuine people and were sooo excited to get married. Their initial wedding plans may have changed due to COVID but I truthfully don’t think their day could have been any better! With their closest family […]

Brandon + Kristin | Smithfield Wedding

October 28, 2020

Weddings

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  From their Williamsburg engagement session to their Founder’s Inn wedding, Chris and Tara showcased nothing but genuine love for one another. Like many others, they were hit with having to rearrange their original wedding plans due to COVID. However, their desire to continue on with their marriage and become husband and wife never altered. […]

Chris + Tara | Founder’s Inn Wedding

October 12, 2020

Weddings

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  This amazing couple is officially MARRIED!!! Schuyler and Elizabeth had the most beautiful day in Hampton at the Historic Post Office. This was a brand new venue for me and y’all I can say without a doubt that I am in LOVE! Not only was it a great location but an even sweeter couple […]

Schuyler + Elizabeth | Historic Post Office

September 9, 2020

Weddings

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  When I initially met Tyler and Hannah last year, we had NO CLUE what the future had in store for them. Unfortunately like many other couples, they fell victim to the dreaded wedding replanning due to COVID-19. However, they both handled all of the changes with nothing but grace, patience, and perseverance!! This wedding […]

Tyler + Hannah | Chesapeake VA Wedding

August 31, 2020

Weddings

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  Thankful to have been able to host the second annual ~ Sunflower Minis in good ol’ Suffolk, VA!! Last year the field was pretty awesome because it was my first time shooting there. However, this year definitely topped it! Not only were the sunflowers amazingly beautiful (again!), but they also made the perfect backdrop […]

Sunflower Sessions 2020 | Suffolk, VA

August 21, 2020

Mini Sessions

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What are your initial feelings when you think – “Lets take family portraits”?? Most of us cringe at the thought! But don’t worry – I get it!! There are soooo many things to plan, it can be stressful, and then when the time comes you don’t even know if your family will be cooperative. Well… […]

3 Tips for Successful Family Portraits

August 13, 2020

Families

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  Y’all this engagement session right here is what summertime dreams are made of!! Surrounded by a gorgeous sunflower field, hanging out with your best friend. Brandon and Kristin’s love for one another truly shines throughout all of their engagement photos. Stick around to see more from our time together and find out a little […]

Sunflower Engagement Session

August 7, 2020

Engagements

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  Two days before this wedding, the forecast called for 60-80% chance of rain. This sweet couple already had to change their venue due to covid-19, and greatly decrease the amount of guests who would attend. However, this intimate backyard wedding has quickly become one of my favorites because not only did it, NOT rain. […]

Intimate Backyard Wedding

June 30, 2020

Weddings

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It’s no secret that the beach is one of my favvvvorite places to shoot. I personally love the beach, so naturally anytime a family chooses it as a location for their session I’m always sooooo excited!!! There is a certain calm and joy that comes from simply being there and it definitely shows in the […]

Sandbridge Beach | Family Session

May 29, 2020

Families

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This past weekend Tara + Chris were so much fun to work with!! They chose Colonial Williamsburg as their engagement session location and I always get a tad overly giddy when this happens because I mean come on – just look how pretty it is!! Anytime a couple books a wedding with me, a complimentary […]

Tara + Chris | Engagement Session

May 22, 2020

Engagements

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  When Ashley and I met on April 16, 2019.  When we talked all about her wedding day dreams, she (we) never dreamed it would turn out the way it did.  Faced with the tough decision of whether or not to continue with their wedding day during a pandemic was not on the agenda. But […]

Ashley + Ben | Cape Charles, VA Wedding

May 8, 2020

Weddings

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Heyyy friends!! I’m so excited you’re here because in this blog I’m going to be sharing how I use Lightroom! This is the software I use when editing all of my galleries and I absolutely LOVE all of the options. Editing in lightroom is a great tool for anyone who may be interested in photography […]

Step by step video guide to editing in Lightroom

April 15, 2020

Educational

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Anniversary photos should be more popular than what they are. Have any of you done them? Whether it’s to commemorate a significant number of years together or every year, celebrating any amount of time together in marriage is definitely something that should be documented. Which is why I was so excited to capture 20 years […]

20th Anniversary at Pleasure House Point

April 10, 2020

Couples

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With everything going on right now, my heart hurts for all those who are currently affected by this virus. However, by now I think we’ve all been affected in one way or another whether it be physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, etc. This is one of those things that’s really impacting everyone. Which is exactly why […]

Ben + Ashley | A Williamsburg Engagement | Williamsburg, Virginia

March 18, 2020

Engagements

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One thing I love about weddings, is how they’re all so different. Regardless of how many times one attends, photographs, or even officiates a wedding – each is different and unique in their own way.  Some, are extravagant events, some couples elope, and then, there are others who have an intimate ceremony with their most […]

Haley & Collin | Intimate Suffolk Wedding

February 28, 2020

Weddings

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No matter the time or the season, the beach will always be my most favorite place to take pictures.  So of course when Jamie asked me to come out to Fort Story for their maternity session my answer was an obvious – YES!!!  Stick around to see some joyous photos from our session as they […]

November Maternity Session | Fort Story, Virginia

February 14, 2020

Maternity Milestone

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Wedding day details are one of the most important and can be one of the most overlooked portions of the day.  When thinking about wedding photography, everybody always includes the couples, ceremony, reception, etc. but those small details really do bring the entire event together.  In this blog post I’ll be sharing ways how you, […]

Wedding Timeline | Details

February 12, 2020

Weddings