I'm Jessica, a wedding & portrait photographer based out of Virginia Beach, VA. Here on the blog, you'll find posts such as recent work, personal stuff, and vacation experiences! Feel free to browse around the blog to see some of my awesome clients, and get to know me a little better!


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Black Friday deals + steals

HEY HEY HEY!! I know, it’s been like FOREVER since I blogged. No need to remind me that I’m awful at blogging. I promise I’ll get better at it one day. Probably not though so don’t hold your breath. ANYWAYS… Although I’ll put all of this information out on my social media profiles, I figured […]

November 21, 2019

business stuff

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The Feldbrugge’s: A Water Table Wedding

This was my first wedding of the 2019 season, and what a way to kick it off!! From the details to the dresses, the weather, and the beautiful locations, this day was nothing short of perfect. Chase + Kathleen opted to do a first look at Croatan Beach before their mid-day ceremony at The Water […]

May 18, 2019

Chase & Kathleen | Virginia Beach, VA

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a sunset beach engagement with the cutest pups

I met Sam and Sammie back in 2016 when I moved into a new apartment after coming home from Bahrain. They were my neighbors, and they had the cutest German Shepherd, Riggins. Shortly after moving in, I got Hank, and Sammie was in love with him so we always stopped to chat and pet each […]

April 21, 2019

Sam & Sammie | Virginia Beach, VA

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a farmhouse brewing engagement session

If you’re thinking these two look familiar, you are correct!! I blogged their winter beach session with their adorable golden retriever pups a few months back, and now they’re engaged!! YAY! I seriously cried when I saw the video of their proposal, I was just so happy for them! I know I may seem a […]

February 13, 2019

Tyler & Whitney | Virginia Beach, VA

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a winter beach session

I have known Tyler since I first joined the Navy back in 2012. We were stationed together, and once we were both able to move out of the barracks, we decided to be roommates! Once night at work Tyler found the cutest Golden Retriever puppies and insisted he get one. So, we drove 4 hours […]

November 23, 2018

Tyler, Whitney, Oakley & Ivy | Norfolk, Virginia

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baby bump at the beach

These two were referred to me from my old neighbor (thanks Sammie!) and I am so happy to have had the chance to meet and work with them! We instantly clicked and by the end of the session Marissa and Avery felt like lifelong friends. We giggled about swollen feet and wisdom teeth, danced to […]

November 23, 2018

Avery & Marissa | Virginia Beach, VA

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the sweetest little family on a perfect fall day

I don’t shoot or advertise family sessions very often, but OMG HOW STINKIN’ CUTE IS THIS ONE?!!! Kristen contacted me through instagram after she saw the session I did with Jesse and Jenna, and then I ended up having a last minute cancellation so I was able to squeeze them in while I was in […]

October 9, 2018

Morgan, Kristen, and Ryker Lee | Oregon, Ohio

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a romantic love session in the open fields of ohio

I have known Jenna since she was I think 10 years old. Seeing her all grown up into the beautiful young woman that she is brought tears to my eyes. I made a trip back home to Ohio, and with Jenna’s killer style and perfect hair (she’s in school to be a stylist too so […]

October 7, 2018

Jesse & Jenna | Oregon, Ohio

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a beach engagement on a cloudy day

When Angela booked this engagement session with me, she said she loved the water sessions she had seen on my feed, and wanted to end her session in the water too! We were still getting some aftermath from Hurricane Florence, and the ocean waves were wild, but we made it work, and made it look […]

September 22, 2018

Jeff & Angela | Virginia Beach, VA

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enjoying the last bit of summer weather

These two were SO MUCH FUN!!! They had never taken couples photos before, and both said they might be a little awkward….ummmm yeah right. They did so amazing, and their love shines so bright through these photos. I loved this session so much that I finished editing it in just a few days, and actually […]

September 21, 2018

Hunter & Marina | Virginia Beach, VA

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