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Grassfield

Birthday, Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Family Photography, Maternity, Outdoor, Seniors, Seniors

Collection of photographs taken in the Grassfield area of Chesapeake, VA    

Great Bridge Lock Park

Birthday, Chesapeake, Family Photography, Maternity, Outdoor, Seniors, Seniors

Great Bridge Lock Park is a hidden Gem in Chesapeake.  Located along the Intracoastal water way, it is where the fresh water of the Albemarle Canal meets the salt water from the South Branch of the Elizabeth River. Great Bridge Lock Park is named for the Lock run by US Army Corps of Engineers.  The […]

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Chesapeake Arboretum

Business, Chesapeake, Extended Family, Family Photography, Outdoor, Seniors, Seniors, Weddings

Chesapeake Arboretum is one of my favorite locations to work. The farmhouse is from the 18th century and is now a nature education center focusing on how to live greener.  There are over 3 miles of easy walking trails, 8 different bridges, a picnic area and manicured gardens to wonder through.  They even have a […]

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Taking Pictures of Christmas Lights

Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Education, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Studio

Tips for Taking Photographs with Christmas Lights Christmas is nearly here!  Soon all of the decorations will be up. Christmas music will be played on every station, and the spirit of Christmas will be in the air!   I’ve put together my top tips for taking pictures of Christmas lights, whether you are out and about, […]

What’s in my camera bag?

Business, Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Education, Outdoor, Uncategorized, Virginia Beach

As a photographer, I often have clients or other photographers ask what kind of kit do I keep in my camera bag.  I’ve finally decided to open up the bag and give you a look inside! What You Will Find In My Camera Bag There Are Usually Two Cameras I’ve owned several DSLR cameras between […]

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Sturgeon Family – Chesapeake Arboretum

Chesapeake, Family Photography, Outdoor, Uncategorized

How the Sturgeon Family Rocked their Family Photography Session at the Chesapeake Arboretum! What a great time of year to explore the beauty of the Chesapeake Arboretum!  If you’re looking for the best place to go for your family photography session in Chesapeake, look no further!  I couldn’t get enough of those sun flares, radiant […]

Mothers Day

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2019

Chesapeake, Culture, Lifestyle

  10 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms in the Hampton Roads Area Mother’s Day is right around the corner!  I have put together some fantastic Mother’s Day gift ideas for those last minute shoppers.  We’ve polled a lot of mom’s about what they think would be their idea of the perfect gift, taking […]

VA Beach Engagement Session – Chris and Jessica

Chesapeake, Engagement, Lifestyle, Virginia Beach, Weddings

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could witness the sunrise. I could feel the sun rays falling on my body. Usual morning is followed by hustle to make it to college on time. This morning was just another morning yet seemed different.

Extended Family Portraits in Chesapeake – The Brown Family

Chesapeake, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Extended Family Portraits in Chesapeake I feel so privileged in my line of work.  Every family i have to pleasure of meeting and working with is completely different.   I have to say that I love what I do.   A few weeks back I got to meet the Brown family.  This family is really special to […]

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Family Photos in Suffolk

Chesapeake, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Family Photos in Suffolk, VA   I love my job.  Especially when it comes to all of the different people I get to meet and the new places I get to see.   I recently took Joanna’s family photos in Suffolk.  Joanna and I hit it off on the phone right away.  As soon as […]