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Category Archives: Engagement

Oh my goodness I cannot believe I have not blogged this engagement session!!!!  I posted images to Facebook, I sent my beautiful clients their gallery of images and I totally spaced on blogging.  They are about to get married this month so better late than never! David and I flew up to New York right…

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Ah I love that warmer weather is finally upon us!  Caitlin and I had been watching the forecast and crossing our fingers it would warm up soon so we could get out and take her and TJ’s engagement photos.  Finally Mother Nature decided to oblige with a day that was not freezing!  When I asked…

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I was so happy that when Hurricane Sandy came through town she left our gorgeous fall leaves still on the trees!  I had engagement sessions to shoot and we had purposely waited for the leaves to turn so we could capture the beautiful fall colors Virginia has to offer.  Katie and Jimmy lucked out that…

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  • Virginia Beach Wedding PhotographerDecember 11, 2012 - 10:35 am

    These are beautiful engagement photos! The couple looks so happy! I bet they are looking forward to their wedding.

There are so many things I love about this session!!!  To start it was a sunrise session so Lauren and Craig met me at 7am which you are probably thinking why would I love that but it meant we had GORGEOUS light!!!  In fact sunrise may be my new favorite light.  Second thing I LOVE…

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  • Hampton Wedding PhotographerDecember 11, 2012 - 10:37 am

    What a beautiful dress! And the hair and makeup too! We love these engagement photos!

Let me tell you something about my family, we are that family where news spreads like wildfire, whether you want it to or not!  In fact I’d say the less you want others to know something the quicker they find out.  So imagine my surprise when I see an inquiry in my mailbox from my…

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