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Welcome to my blog! A place where I share my work, my life, and my best tips and ideas for your Wedding, Engagement, and Anniversary photos! Grab that coffee, put on some relaxing music, and let’s get to know each other!

602, 2018

Intimate Bridal Portrait Session

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Wedding|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Intimate Bridal Portrait Session

This is a time in your life when you feel AMAZING; unstoppable, even! You've been pampering yourself and prepping for your big walk down the aisle, picked out the most beautiful dress you could find, and practiced your best smile for THE moment! But, in the frenzy of planning, getting to enjoy that feeling can [...]

2201, 2018

So, You’re Engaged! – When to Send Your Invitation Suites!

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Wedding, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on So, You’re Engaged! – When to Send Your Invitation Suites!

Let's talk Wedding Invitation Suites! I've got some BEAUTIFUL things to show you, and if you stick around, you MAY find a pretty amazing deal for your own 2018 Wedding! Once you've compiled (and no doubt argued over) your guest list, it's time to actually inform people that you're GETTING MARRIED! You may have used [...]

1601, 2018

So You’re Engaged, WHAT NOW? – The First Five Steps!

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on So You’re Engaged, WHAT NOW? – The First Five Steps!

Welcome to NUMBER ONE in our So You're Engaged Series! If you missed what it's all about, you can check out my last post HERE and get all caught up! Planning a wedding can be a DAUNTING task! Fear not, you GORGEOUS thing, you! I’m Jenn, Wedding Photographer and Teller of Love Stories, and I’m here [...]

801, 2018

So You’re Engaged, WHAT NOW??

By | January 8th, 2018|Categories: Engagements, Tips and Tricks, Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on So You’re Engaged, WHAT NOW??

Congratulations! This is the moment in your life that you have been DREAMING of! The question was asked, and you said YES! Maybe it’s been a week, maybe it’s been a month, but by now the whirlwind of announcements and Congratulations has finally started to subside, and you’re left with this EUPHORIA, constantly glancing down [...]

2712, 2017

Top 5 Timeless Engagement Rings

By | December 27th, 2017|Categories: Engagements, Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Top 5 Timeless Engagement Rings

Ready to pop the question or drop a hint? If you're a lover of all things Classic, these Timeless Engagement Rings are ALL FOR YOU! If you're like 99.9% of the rest of the population, you've never shopped for rings in your life, let alone an ENGAGEMENT RING! It can be a pretty overwhelming task... [...]

2712, 2017

John & Stephanie | Lesner Inn

By | December 27th, 2017|Categories: Wedding|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on John & Stephanie | Lesner Inn

John & Stephanie's Fall Lesner Inn Wedding | Virginia Beach, VA Jenn Marie Wedding Photography I'd Love to Chat With You! Learn More About My Wedding Collections! I would love to take you out for coffee and talk to you about your LOVE STORY, your perfect Wedding Experience, and making your Wedding Day [...]

1812, 2017

Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: Portraits|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

I hope that you all have an AMAZING Christmas and Holiday Season! Getting to spend time together is something our family definitely doesn't take for granted! Adeline's first Christmas was spent without Wendy. She was deployed, working hard and seeing the world! We are so lucky to have her home this year, and to get [...]

412, 2017

Maternity and Newborn Photographer Kaydee Kelly Photography

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Headshots, Portraits|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Maternity and Newborn Photographer Kaydee Kelly Photography

Being a business owner can be a lonely job. It's JUST you! So getting together with other photographers is one of my FAVORITE things to do, and what better way to show some love than with gorgeous photos? Kaydee of Kaydee Kelly Photography is a Maternity, Newborn, and First Year Photographer in the Hampton Roads [...]

2811, 2017

COTTON FIELD MINI SESSIONS | rosbach family

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Mini Session|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on COTTON FIELD MINI SESSIONS | rosbach family

Nothing says "Autumn in the South" quite like a Cotton Field Mini Session! While I don't really ever have FAVORITES of anything, I will say that I am in L.O.V.E. with this session! A new twist on Fall Colors made for some Sweet SOUTHERN STYLE fall minis! I had never even SEEN a cotton field [...]

2710, 2017

How to Head Swap in Photoshop

By | October 27th, 2017|Categories: Mini Session, Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Head Swap in Photoshop

It's no secret that with some photos, especially with LARGE Wedding Parties or Kiddos, it can be tough to get everyone looking 100% at the same time! That's where Head Swapping becomes your BEST FRIEND! Sometimes, Uncle Bill just needs a little Cranial Adjustment to make the photo perfect! In this tutorial, I'm going to [...]

1910, 2017

Cake Smash, Grown Up Style!

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Portraits|Tags: , , |4 Comments

So, we all know that when you have your First Birthday, you get to dress up, eat a whole cake yourself, and pretty much just live in bliss for a few minutes. Well, there's not reason you can't do that as an adult! Why not have a Cake Smash, Grown Up Style?!? Tenisha and I [...]

210, 2017

Fall Mini Sessions

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Mini Session, Portraits|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fall Mini Sessions

Fall Mini Sessions are finally here, and I couldn't me MORE excited for them! Anyone who know me knows that I am completely incapable of choosing a favorite anything... but Fall is my FAVORITE season of all time! The colors, the warm drinks, the beautiful fall light! And let's not forget that it's boot season, [...]

2509, 2017

Historic Ghent Wedding

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized, Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Historic Ghent Wedding

Having two Brides at your wedding means DOUBLE of all the pretty things! Amanda and Emily's Historic Ghent Wedding was full of smiles, laughter, and joy as they tied the knot! When I first met with Amanda and Emily, I chose Starbucks, because it was close and convenient to both of us! It [...]

2009, 2017

Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery Bridal Session

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

This Historic Cedar Hill Cemetery Bridal Session is the perfect example of what Bridal Portraits should be! Your Bridal Session is the perfect time to really showcase your unique look and personality, without the chaos of your Wedding Day putting a time crunch on that perfect shot! For those of you who maybe never had [...]

1909, 2017

What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

A few days before Engagement Sessions, I like to shoot my couple a little text just to make sure that everything is going well and they're ready for the day... and 99.9% of them say the same thing.... "We're great! Now we just have to figure out what to wear!" It may seem like a [...]

709, 2017

Midlothian Mines Vow Renewal

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Midlothian Mines Vow Renewal

  Jessica + Leah's Midlothian Mines Vow Renewal is proof that it is never too late to have the wedding of your dreams! These beautiful ladies met so many years ago, moved across an ocean and back again, and are raising two amazing children. Amidst all the adventures, their wedding took place in the blink [...]

3008, 2017

alexia + anthony || USS George H.W. Bush Homecoming

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: Military Homecoming|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on alexia + anthony || USS George H.W. Bush Homecoming

USS George H.W. Bush Homecoming August 21, 2017 Those of you that know me know that I will cry at your wedding. Each and every single one. But there is one thing that makes me cry even more, and that's a homecoming. I cry AT LEAST 5 times. Just imagine. It's been MONTHS... [...]

2108, 2017

Baby Boy Wade

By | August 21st, 2017|Categories: Portraits|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Baby Boy Wade

Being a Wedding Photographer, I don't often get to photograph Maternity Sessions! But Samantha, Derek, and Addison are expecting an addition to their little family, so I couldn't pass up the opportunity! There's just something about that BUMP that is so sweet! I love how Big Sister Addison loves her little brother already! [...]

2507, 2017

Instagram vs Reality || How to Create Insta-Worthy Flatlays!

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Instagram vs Reality || How to Create Insta-Worthy Flatlays!

When you think of beautiful Instagram photos, what comes to mind? A super clean house? The most expensive decor? A luxurious atmosphere? I'll tell you what I think about. Hide the Junk and Trick the Eye! I know, you're probably saying WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN! Whether you're styling a wedding flatlay or raving about [...]

2407, 2017

Seth + Kayleigh || Stumpy Lake Elopement

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Seth + Kayleigh || Stumpy Lake Elopement

High school sweethearts, a proposal under the stars, and an intimate elopement... this is the stuff that love stories are made of! Or at least this one! Seth and Kayleigh met in High School. But, like all good things, high school ended, and Seth went off to join the US Navy. When he came home [...]

2007, 2017

5 Tips for Fun and Genuine Wedding Photos!

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 Tips for Fun and Genuine Wedding Photos!

Want those authentic Wedding photos that you see on Instagram and Pinterest? There are a few things you can do on your Wedding Day to get there! Here are my 5 tips for Fun and Genuine Wedding Photos!  Most Bride's want the same thing from their photos: Romance Fun Authenticity   When it boils down, [...]

1707, 2017

Turning Two || Pleasure House Point Birthday Session

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Portraits|Comments Off on Turning Two || Pleasure House Point Birthday Session

When your baby girl turns TWO, that's something you want to remember! Addison's birthday session at Pleasure House Point was so much fun! At this age, those last fleeting moments of baby-hood are starting to disappear. They are growing more curious, more independent, and more kid-like each and every day! So, when Addison's [...]

1207, 2017

a farmhouse wedding || chesapeake, va

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Weddings|Tags: , , |Comments Off on a farmhouse wedding || chesapeake, va

It has been an unseasonably SMOLDERING spring and summer here in Southern Virginia, but that didn’t stop this gorgeous couple from tying the knot at their family’s Farmhouse last month! And as you can seem this bride chose the PERFECT dress for the occasion! Those delicate straps not only kept her cool (or at [...]

2406, 2017

getting the perfect headshot || selfie style

By | June 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on getting the perfect headshot || selfie style

Getting the perfect headshot is definitely a challenging process! I recently went through a HUGE rebranding, and my website is ALMOST complete, but there are still those finishing touches to put in place. Number one being the infamous headshot! As a photographer, it is super important to me to have headshots that express my [...]

1906, 2017

dasch family || first landing state park

By | June 19th, 2017|Categories: Portraits|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Family Photos are a ton of fun! Add in a family vacation and First Landing State Park and it is sure to be a memory worth capturing! The Dasch Family visited from Northern Virginia this past week, and despite the overcast day, we had a great time during their Family Beach Session! [...]

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