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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, […]

Color Schemes

Education, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Uncategorized

Taking your photos from Great to Spectacular through Color Schemes Clients often seek advice on what to wear once they book their session.  I say, picking a color scheme is the best place to start when deciding what to wear for your family photos.  Keeping your family’s style in mind is key to choosing your […]

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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 […]

Senior Portraits – Madison

Business, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Seniors

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.

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 […]

Maternity Photos at First Landing State Park

Lifestyle, Maternity, Outdoor, Virginia Beach

Maternity Photos at First Landing State Park,  Virginia Beach To me, there is nothing more beautiful than a woman expecting her first child.  Or even her second. Or third.  I love the glow of a pregnant woman, her skin, her smile, her eyes…You can see the life breathing into her by just thinking of the […]

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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 […]

We’re Moving!

Culture, Family Photography, Hawaii, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Travel, Uncategorized

In just a few short weeks, we will be moving from London all the way to Oahu, Hawaii! It is with a bittersweet heart to have to say that in just over 3 weeks we are literally moving  to the opposite end of the world. Oahu, a small island that is a part of the […]

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The Dalo Family

Chesapeake, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Outdoor, Virginia Beach

A Springtime Photography Session As a family photographer, I consider it my job to get to know the families that I work with on a personal level.  I try to treat my clients as friends because it is important to have trust in any type of relationship, whether business or pleasure.  I felt so fortunate […]