Nomarama | Virginia Beach Marketing Photographer | Virginia Beach Brand Photographer | Virginia Beach Small Business Marketing

This is Jarrell. He’s an all-around awesome dude. His wife is cool. His kids are cool.
He’s a great dude to know and have as a friend.
And he does really cool things for the area under the local -love and munchie-market coordinating, Nomarama
He made some merch and dreamed up this casual lifestyle session where dogs were chillin’ and wearing the shirts and stealing his snacks.
I like food. And Jarrell. And dogs. Seemed like a win-win.

Patrick and Kathleen: Married | Westover Plantation Wedding | Richmond Wedding Photographer

Kathleen and Patrick had a perfect fall day for a Westover Plantation Wedding.
I always love a good bold color palette and Virginia in the fall…
AND people who just want to spend the day laughing and dancing and being happy with their people.
Those people are my kind of people.

VENDOR LOVE

Wedding Planning + Coordination | CCS Events
Bridal Attire | Justin Alexander at Tiffany’s Bridal
Groom’s Attire | Joseph A. Banks
Hair and Makeup | Nicole Laughlin
Venue | Westover Plantation
Officiate | Joseph Klennzman (Friend of the Bride)
Ceremony Musician | Colin and Caroline
Reception Entertainment | Bellevue Rhythmaires
Catering | Mosaic Catering
Cake + Desserts | Mixing Bowl

Kathryn and Andrew: Married | Washington DC Intimate Wedding Photographer | DC Elopement Photographer

DC Elopement Photographer | DC Small Wedding Photographer

Kathryn and Andrew decided to say “I do” in an intimate Washington DC wedding at Cafe 44 in Alexandria.
We started the day getting ready at the Kimpton Lorien Hotel and decided to do a first look on their suite roof patio.
It was a perfect clean, modern day with just enough thrown in there to make it different…
and the world’s best cake smash to make it one of my favorites.


VENDOR LOVE
Wedding Venue | Cafe 44
Bridal Attire | Rosalin’s Bridal Boutique
Hair and Makeup | James Cornwell
Floral Design | Petal’s Edge Floral Design
Cake | Hollin Hall Pastry Shop

Emma + Brian: Married | Eastern Shore Wedding Photographer | Swan Cove Manor Wedding Photographer

Creative Maryland Wedding Photographer | Swan Cover Manor Wedding

Emma and Brian literally threw a party to end all parties… and celebrated getting married all at the same time.
This might be my most favorite set of reception photos ever.
And it was the first time anyone has ever had the national anthem played during their ceremony.
And Swan Cove Manor might be one of my new favorite venues.
Everyone could stay on site in a bunch of houses.
It’s right on the water.
And it’s not too far up the Eastern Shore, so it’s a get away and just local enough.


VENDOR LOVE
BRIDAL ATTIRE | SARAH SEVEN AT WREN BRIDAL AND LVD BRIDAL
BRIDAL SHOES | ANTHROPOLOGIE
BRIDESMAID ATTIRE | SHOW ME YOUR MUMU
GROOM’S ATTIRE | BROOKS BROTHERS
VENUE | SWAN COVE MANOR
OFFICIATE | LORRAINE ROZANSKI
FLORAL DESIGN | FRIEND OF THE FAMILY- DEE WINSLOW AND PAIGE CRUNK
ENTERTAINMENT | CHICO’S VIBE
CATERING + DESSERTS | MAGNOLIA CATERING
RENTALS | DOVER RENTALS
PAPERGOODS | BROTHER OF THE BRIDE- KEVIN DIXON
DIY | LOTS OF DECOR AND SIGNAGE

Mariya and Ronny | Richmond Wedding Photographer | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Mariya and Ronny | Celebrations at the Reservoir Wedding Photographer | RVA Wedding Photographer

Mariya and Ronny live in DC, grew up in NYC, and got married in Richmond… so basically, they’re my kind of people.
They wanted a wedding in the woods filled with lush green and lots of laughs… and I think they pulled it off.


VENDOR LOVE
WEDDING DESIGN | RUIE + GRACE
WEDDING COORDINATOR | JENN FRIES
VENUE | CELEBRATIONS ON THE RESERVOIR

Misty Saves the Day | Virginia Beach Brand Photographer | Virginia Beach Lifestyle Headshots

Misty | Virginia Beach Brand Photographer | Social Media Content Photographer

So, a ton of you will probably recognize Misty… who has been second shooting for me lately.
In her REAL life when I’m not dragging her to weddings… she actually runs a social media management company called Misty Saves the Day.
She runs social media presence for and creates media content small companies and entrepreneurs and does a great job at that.
She’s also a Mom and has a kickass office and is an all around rad person to know if you run your own business.

She started hers when her second itty bitty was born because she realized:
A. There was a niche in the market for people who didn’t have time to do their own social media
and
B. She wanted to be home with her girls

SO, it was only fitting the first of many sessions we’ve done included real-life work situations with hashtagwrennypenny playing while she worked.
Also, giant thanks to Kelly for letting me crash their meeting to take photos.
AND these were not posed. Wren totally went and got her computer out while Misty was on hers and my heart literally melted.
Pool on the ground. Done-zo. Cutest thing of all time.
And one of my favorite images ever. (Just wait for it.)

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