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Having just relocated to the area, B&T were excited to incorporate some of Virginia’s loveliest locations into their engagement portraits. And since there are few Virginia locations as beautiful and historic as America’s Historic Triangle, we meandered down Duke of Gloucester street for the couple’s Colonial Williamsburg engagement photos. Here are some of my favorites […]

Here are images from M&S’s winter engagement photo session at Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cider outside Charlottesville, VA. The couple had their heart set on snowy winter engagement photos, but what happens when there’s no snow for the engagement session? Easy! You head to the nearest ski resort and make your own winter wonderland. […]

You’re Engaged! Now What!?

February 15, 2017

Holy cow, you’re engaged! It’s real! It’s really happening. OMG! WTF! Whether you’ve been dreaming of this fairytale moment since you were a little kid, or you’re merely elated to have finally found a route to affordable healthcare, you’ve just crossed the threshold into a weird, emotional, crazy, frustrating, exciting time in your lives. Congratulations. […]

The first question I receive after booking a new wedding is “When should we schedule our engagement portraits?” Here are a few things to consider in deciding when to take engagement photos. The Save the Date Factor First and foremost, it depends on whether you need the photos for your save the dates! Most wedding […]

When Harry Met Sally taught us that “when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” And that’s exactly how J&A’s surprise proposal in St. Lucia turned into J&A’s surprise post-engagement celebration instead. 🙂 After their engagement […]

Delighted to learn H&S’s beach engagement photos from the shores of the Chesapeake Bay have been featured by leading LGBTQ #LoveWins blog, 4 Real Equality. Thanks, Emily!

Here are some images from Amanda & Dave’s engagement portrait session in downtown Richmond. Amanda had her heart set on a mix of both pastoral and urban settings, so we began the day traipsing through a field near the Boathouse at Rocketts Landing. We then moved on to Church Hill and Richmond Hill where we […]

Here are some images from S&H’s delightful, pup-friendly summer engagement session in Virginia Beach. We began our day by walking down to the beach to catch the setting sun. As we meandered along the Chesapeake Bay, the pups explored the toasty sand while S&H paused to enjoy the beautiful evening. After wrapping our time on […]

Here are some images from Adrienne and Tony’s winter engagement photo session at Dow Gardens and the Tridge in Midland, Michigan. The three of us spent weeks planning the perfect, winter-themed session. We scouted ski resorts and other local options to ensure that everything was lined up. We were thrilled with the idea of creating […]

Here are some images from A&J’s engagement party at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Earlier in the year, I’d taken some engagement photos in Central Park with A&J on one of the coldest days of the year. Naturally, when it came time for their hometown engagement party in Virginia Beach, we encountered one of the hottest […]

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