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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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 beach session in the winter because yes, it’s a thing

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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bump day, YEAH! (if you know what that’s from, let’s be pals!)

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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fall is that beautiful moment between sweat and hypothermia

I have known Jenna since she was I think 13-14 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 cloudy and windy beach engagement

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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east beach proposal; she said “YES”

Mark and I used to work together back when I was in the Navy, so when he asked if I would photograph the moment he asked Mariah to marry him, I couldn’t say no! A large portion of my clients are people I used to work with in the military, and I love being able […]

August 17, 2018

Mark & Mariah | Norfolk, Virginia

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“distance makes the heart grow fonder”

I had the privilege of photographing this beautiful newly engaged couple just before Alyssa left for deployment. I met Cody and Alyssa when I was in the Navy, and this is the second time I’ve worked with them! Having clients that come back to me for multiple sessions makes my heart so so happy. Not only […]

August 15, 2018

Cody & Alyssa | Virginia Beach, VA

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love & music; the first ever JBP styled shoot

I recently hosted my first styled shoot, and it turned out better than I could have ever imagined! I met some amazing new photographers, and worked with some of the best vendors in town to help bring my vision to life! Jack is a friend from work, and him and his girlfriend Grace usually watch […]

August 7, 2018

Jack & Grace | Virginia Beach, VA

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