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oh my lanta — these two and their friends and family definitely know how to have a good freaking time!!! what a blast their day was…. we only took 8733 photos — dear lort help us! hahaha!!!! 😅 after alllll of that rain — the sun peeked out for a short time and we totally […]

megan + nick wedding | kiln creek newport news virginia

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ahhhh!!! we only got about 15 minutes of shooting in at their session because of how ABSOLUTELY cold it was.. these sweet little angels did SO good…. and somehow despite only shooting for about 15 minutes… this freaking sweet family has over 100 images in their gallery!!!! 😍😍😍😍 and can we please acknowledge that corey […]

the needham family | smithfield virginia

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amber + justin, amanda and the girls said the day couldn’t have been any sweeter… from these ceremony moments – to the first look no peek – down to justin not knowing what to do when he saw you for the first time!! ahh! so sweet  we’re so happy for y’all!!! associate photographer | Amanda second […]

amber + justin wedding | harleys haven windsor virginia

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emily here!!!! we are so incredibly happy for you two — y’alls story is something special; the path you two had to get your sweet angel was soooo touching – thank you for spending time with me!! MAKEUP | your best face by susanne  HAIR | kellens salon

amanda + cameron maternity session | downtown smithfield virginia

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meredith and trey fought back emotions all day…. trey chewed on gum and smiled so big in between telling stories and laughing with everyone… while meredith made this… ‘i’m not going to cry, but i’m starting to cry face’ most of the day — that made me want to jump into her arms newborn baby […]

meredith + trey | south boston wedding

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THIS girl….😍 i just wish i could shine the brightest light on her — so the entire world could come to know her…. she is so kind and beautiful and i just always feel better when i’m around her. jessica of Jessica Ryan Photography is truly one of the kindest people i know and i’m certain that you’ll […]

jessica branding session | chippokes plantation state park

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gosia + andre… y’all.. seriously?!?!?! you lit a fire in team Emily‘s heart — they all had such an incredible day with you two sweethearts!!! oh my dear heavens!!! gorgeous! we’re so happy for you two  associate | Emily second shooter |  Darian venue | NOAH’S Event Venue styling | BlushTones caterer | Montero’s Restaurant florals […]

gosia + andre | noah’s event venue virginia beach wedding

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oh my goodness — gimmie all of the baby snuggles 😭😍 emy said she just loved jamie and her sweet little man!! she couldn’t believe how bright eyed he was… and how gorgeous this momma is!!!  associate photographer | Emily makeup | Your Best Face by Susanne hair | Markia Nicole – MUA / Hair Stylist studio | Studio at […]

patten newborn | studio at wharf hill lifestyle newborn

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Lydia Shaffer + Lauren Hiles and I had such a blast grabbing new headshots for their excitinggggg announcement — they have opened up a new hair salon in Suffolk — go check out Coastal Styling Studio located in Harbor View!!!  SO happy for them!!!

lauren + lydia | chippokes state park headshots

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oh girl – you are a classic and stunning beauty!!!! PHOTOGRAPHER | ashley

ashley bridal session | woman’s club of portsmouth

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