Noah & Amber: Sandy Bottom Nature Park Wedding, Hampton VA

Covid weddings might make gatherings smaller in size but definitely not in joy, sweetness, fun, and the multitude of memories made! Noah & Amber were a last-minute addition to my 2020 wedding year (as in, they contacted me the day before their wedding!!!), and I adored their intimate gathering at Sandy Bottom Nature Park, lastContinue reading “Noah & Amber: Sandy Bottom Nature Park Wedding, Hampton VA”

Missick Family: City Center, Newport News VA

Last night, I got to meet and hold the little newborn man who is one of the stars in today’s photoshoot… how fast time goes!! (Though for preggo Mamas, I know things can often seen slooowwww… that was Sen during this session, just eager and waiting for baby Judah to get outta her belly!) ThisContinue reading “Missick Family: City Center, Newport News VA”

Alimentary Roots: Portrait Session

There are moments in photography when you pull your camera from your eye to look at the shot you just captured and can’t help but grin exuberantly, shriek with glee, and freak out your client in the excitement their beauty gives you. I consider it such a privilege to capture people in all their differencesContinue reading “Alimentary Roots: Portrait Session”

Favorite Wedding Moments of 2020

“God creates the beauty. My camera and I are witness.” (Mark Denman) That is how I feel when I am doing wedding photography. I have yet to get over the immense joy and privilege it is to be so intimately involved in individuals’ wedding celebrations, just seeing how beautifully created they are and the joyContinue reading “Favorite Wedding Moments of 2020”

Milstead Family: Hermitage Garden & Museum

Have you ever gotten to a location near where you live and wondered how in the world you had never ventured there before??? That’s how I felt pulling into Hermitage Museum & Garden last weekend. I could have shot there for HOURS!!!!! Next year, I will definitely be scheduling a day of mini-sessions around theContinue reading “Milstead Family: Hermitage Garden & Museum”

David & Gwen: Pemberton Park Engagement Session

WOOOOHOOOOO, these two are such a delight to me! Gwen found me through the Instagram grapevine, and I was so thrilled to learn she was a Salisbury University connection!! (For those who don’t know my story and the time I spent with SU students, see this post!) Gwen & David are getting married next OctoberContinue reading “David & Gwen: Pemberton Park Engagement Session”

Stewart Family: Mariner’s Museum Park, Fall Session

I wish everyone could know this family. Darnell & Quana became good friends to me in 2019, and their down to earth personalities, honesty about the hard things of life, and “God is good all the time” faith has been such a gift to me. (Not to mention dance parties with hide & seek gamesContinue reading “Stewart Family: Mariner’s Museum Park, Fall Session”

Porter & Cheryl: Newport News Couple’s Session

It is such a gift to have couples in your life who have weathered the storms of marriage, kids, jobs, travels, aging, and the like, and who continue to show you in their words and how they choose to spend their time that Christ is a delight and worthy of serving with each passing year.Continue reading “Porter & Cheryl: Newport News Couple’s Session”

Will & Beth: Norfolk,VA, Family Session

Oh. My. Lanta. How I love these photos and these THREE people!!! Beth is a sister from my church who I have walked through life with more closely these last two years. She is one of the kindest people I know, so full of compassion and sincere care for others. Her husband Will is alsoContinue reading “Will & Beth: Norfolk,VA, Family Session”

Braga Family: Sandbridge VA Beach Session

Virginia continues to give us a run for our money with a mixture of fall and summer weather, and I ain’t complainin’!!! Families are still enjoying the beaches of Hampton Roads to get in some long-weekend vacations, and when Jasmine hit me up saying she and her little crew would be near me this October,Continue reading “Braga Family: Sandbridge VA Beach Session”