John + Ally . Engaged A Neon District Virginia Beach Engagement

John + Ally I walked into the bridal suite at Joe & Ashley’s wedding August 30th. I quickly got started on detail photos when in walked Alysa!  She quickly began swooning over the detail shot set-up I placed together & started a conversation.  She was the sweetest.  After a few moments of chatting she began to […]

October 24, 2019

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Sean + Amanda . Married A Cary North Carolina Wedding

Sean + Amanda About this time last year, we were heading down to Florida to catch a family cruise.  We planned it out so perfectly.  We would stop in North Carolina along the way to do Sean & Amanda’s engagement session at their wedding venue.  The wedding they’d have exactly one year later.  When we […]

October 24, 2019

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Sam + Heidi . Married A Historic Post Office Wedding

Sam + Heidi It is hard to describe how much Jake & I loved being a part of Sam & Heidi’s wedding day.  The day was so authentic and genuine and full of the best kind of love. We are always a little nervous when we’ve not had the chance to meet the bride and groom […]

October 17, 2019

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Michael & Brittany . Engaged A Lion's Bridge Engagement

Michael + Brittany Truth be told, I’ll probably never ever forget Michael & Brittany’s engagement session.  Ever! It was a whopping 97 degrees on that October day.  Isn’t October supposed to be cool and breezy.  Well this day in October certainly did not get the memo.  Actually it was the hottest day in October history ever. And […]

October 16, 2019

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Michael + Kathleen . Married A Founders Inn Wedding

Michael + Kathleen We pulled up to the Founder’s Inn in Virginia Beach and there were cars everywhere.  The parking lot was so full and people were hustling in and out of the hotel.  As we walked inside there were people everywhere. They had several events going that day from conferences to weddings.  We navigated through […]

October 16, 2019

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Zach + Jordan . Engaged A Chippokes Plantation State Park Engagement

Zach + Jordan I’ll never forget the day I met Jordan in a quaint yet booming coffee shop in the middle of Colonial Williamsburg.  It was just her dad and her there to meet me.  She strolled in and was absolutely adorable. It worked out meeting her there because I had an engagement session there just […]

October 5, 2019

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Thomas + Amelia . Married A Botanical Gardens Wedding

Thomas + Amelia One of my favorite things about being a wedding photographer is when Jake and I get the honor of being invited back into another celebration for one of our bride’s family or friends.  It is one of the greatest joys.  I remember the day I realized Amelia was Nina’s sister.  I didn’t […]

September 29, 2019

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Tyler + Caitlin . Married A "Tropical Storm Dorian" Wedding

Tyler + Caitlyn We completely agree that there must be a first time for everything.  Photographing weddings at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront as Tropical Storm Dorian skirted the coast was definitely a first.  Tyler and Caitlin’s small intimate wedding took place at the Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront.  It seems to be a popular […]

September 20, 2019

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Carlan + Priscilla . Married A Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Carlan + Priscilla During the summer the Virginia Beach oceanfront can be a little crowded with so many vacationers.  Labor Day weekend is no exception.  It was the last day of August and the last Saturday before kids go back to school. The sun was nice and hot and the beach was filled with colored umbrellas, […]

September 11, 2019

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Joe + Ashley . Married A Woman's Club of Portsmouth Wedding

Joe + Ashley One of my favorite moments to experience during any wedding is the joy, excitement and solemn realization of a new life starting a new journey together.  Most the time this happens with tears and other times with pure joy shared on the bride and grooms face. I love getting the front row […]

September 6, 2019

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