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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“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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a June wedding at the historic post office

I have had the opportunity to second shoot with Aubrey of Wild Heart Films a handful of times over the summer, and this particular wedding at The Historic Post Office was such a dream. I had heard through the photography grapevine that shooting at this venue is a must to, and I am so glad […]

June 30, 2018

Luke & Megan | Hampton, Virginia

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married at the hermitage gardens

These beautiful images were captured at a wedding I second shot with Aubrey of Wild Heart Films, and it was actually the first wedding where she was hired to do both photography and videography, so the pressure was on me to essentially be her main shooter, as she was doing video throughout most of the […]

May 27, 2018

Quint & Jessica | Norfolk, Virginia

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my post-navy life: one year later

Happy Saint Paddy’s Day y’all!! Not only is this my favorite holiday, but it’s also my out-of-the-Navy anniversary! It has already been one whole year since I got out of the Navy, and MAN has it been a busy one! My photography business has sky rocketed this past year, and I am so hopeful for my […]

March 17, 2018

personal series

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Mental Health Matters: the highs and lows of 2017

Looking back on 2017 is bittersweet. If I’m being completely honest, it had many ups, but just as many downs, if not more. It started off pretty rough. As I was preparing to get out of the Navy, I realized just how awful some of the people I worked beside for years really were. At […]

January 1, 2018

personal series

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