for REAL PEOPLE

portrait + Wedding photography

I'm Valerie. I'm an East-Coast based photographer who digs real moments.
I don't think professional has to mean stuffy or traditional. I believe in doing things your own way, being yourself and having some fun along the way. 

Sonia | DC Headshot Photographer | Library of Congress Portrait Session | National Gallery of Art Portrait Session Who says you can’t be fun AND professional AND kick ass in DC? Two outfits. Two spots. All of that helps.

Hampton Roads Marketing Photographer | Slover Library | Norfolk, VA¬† I love being from Virginia Beach. I love Norfolk. I love being a Hampton Roads Marketing Photographer and getting to meet and photograph people who are really making a difference in our little piece of the world. And I’m obsessed with seeing all of the […]

Despite the fact I live in Hampton Roads, I actually don’t get the chance to be a Norfolk Wedding Photographer or a Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer all that often. I primarily shoot Richmond Weddings and DC Weddings. AND I don’t take on styled shoots all that often, but when Misty approached me with an idea […]

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 […]

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 […]