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It all begins when family and friends open the envelope and first see those three little words…‘Save the Date’.

From that point forward, they all become part of an emotional and exciting journey that concludes with the marriage of two very special people.

We chose Little Island Park and Fishing Pier at Sandbridge Beach in Virginia Beach for Michele and Ron’s engagement portrait session. The beach, the light and the water were all perfect…

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It has been my experience as a professional wedding photographer that most brides already know exactly what they want by the time they begin to plan their wedding…and Heather was no exception. Because she planned to be married at Sandbridge Beach, it was important for Heather to have her bridal portrait photographed there as well.

At sunrise.

Not a problem…except that Heather lives in Richmond. So, take a minute and think through…

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It is easy to understand why any couple would want to get married in beautiful Virginia Beach and I have had the pleasure of photographing numerous destination weddings here. Because of the travel often required for family and friends to attend, some have been more intimate ceremonies with smaller groups in attendance. However, that was certainly not the case with Ashley and Jared’s destination wedding! With both families traveling from New York…

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As a wedding photographer, you constantly search for the perfect location for that perfect couple and, with time, you always seem to find it. But occasionally, the perfect location simply finds you first. Dedra and Mike had chosen the Yorktown Freight Shed at Riverwalk Landing for their wedding and reception. The area also turned out to be a fabulous setting for their engagement portrait session. Located on a mile long pedestrian walkway weaving…

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This is a classic story of two people finding true love in the last place either of them might have expected. Growing up as members of two families who were long time friends, Ashley and Jared were also long time friends. But fate has a funny way of opening the heart. Ashley and Jared started dating while they were in Virginia Beach and soon fell in love. Because of that personal connection with Virginia Beach, it was an easy decision for them to return…

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Someone knows someone, who knows someone else, who knows someone else who knows someone…well, you get the idea. The term is ‘six degrees of separation‘ and it was just such a client referral that brought Karen and Steve together with Oak Moon Photography to capture their incredible engagement portrait images. Knowing that Karen and Steve enjoy the beach, I recommended First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. We met late on…

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Many people enjoy the beach, but there was never any question about where Leah and Brandon wanted to photograph their engagement portrait. We met at a beautiful section of beach near Fort Story late in the afternoon after a brief rain shower. The next hour and a half was an engagement portrait photographers dream as I asked Leah and Brandon to just be themselves. I simply stayed out of the way and captured some incredible photos on…

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Destination weddings are always very special events and Chasity and Jason’s was certainly no exception. Living and working in the Washington DC area, they were both excited about exchanging wedding vows on the beach at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel. The weather was perfect on their wedding day with bright sunshine and not a rain cloud in the sky as the bride and groom were married on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in front of their…

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