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Wedding First Look | Virginia Wedding Photographer

August 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
One of the most common questions I get asked as a wedding photographer is, "Should we do a first look?!" From my own wedding, as well as shooting many weddings, I would say, "yes, Yes, and YES!" My top 3 reasons to do so are... #1 You have a private moment together. At the ceremony you have everyone there, and there is just no time to enjoy t...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Children's Lifestyle Session

August 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Here's another annual Myrtle Beach vacation in the books. As the parents are having kid-free time, grandparents are using this time wisely, taking photos of their grandchildren. Honestly, I'm amazed how well they got them to "look at the camera", because that is no easy task. Here are some my favorite shots from our week...
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Shumeyko & Podgayskiy | Family Beach Session

July 28, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Summer vacation, that is. This time around our annual photo shoot happened on 4th Milana's birthday, so double the awesomeness. We had so much fun getting the kids to look at the camera and put on their best smile (please read in sarcastic tone of voice). Nevertheless, it was another amazing time together!...
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Kortney + Cody | Wedding | Lydia's Barn at Evermore Farm

July 12, 2018  •  1 Comment
What was an extremely rainy spring in Virginia, Kortney and Cody's wedding was still very beautiful. The rain held off long enough for us to capture gorgeous portraits outside, and everyone had a amazing day, regardless. I loved each elegantly chosen detail and the fun bridal party. The drive to Lydia Mountain Lodge is absolutely stunning. The pict...
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Kortney + Cody | Wedding Sneak Peek | Lydia's Barn at Evermore Farm

June 01, 2018  •  2 Comments
Enjoy Kortney & Cody's wedding sneak peak! Dresses: Hayley Paige Cake & Catering: Red Hub Food Company Flowers: Brin's Posy Lighting Decor: MS Events DJ: Steve Gregory Photography: Yev Studios Venue: Lydia's Barn at Evermore Farms
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Davidson Family | Bridgewater Arboretum

May 18, 2018  •  1 Comment
One of my favorite things about being a photographer is getting to see families again and again. Being a photographer is not just taking a photo, but it is an experience of connecting with others. Life isn't always perfect, however, regardless of what is going on in life, it's nice to see an image and remember all that was happening in that time of...
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Samantha + Drew | Engagement | Bridgewater Arboretum

May 14, 2018  •  1 Comment
Samantha and Drew were our engagement session giveaway winners. They were such a cute couple, giggling and smiling the whole entire session. Drew just graduated from Bridgewater College (go Eagles!) and Samantha is a nurse (just in time for Nurse Appreciation week - thank you, nurses for all you do!). Their wedding is less than a month away - the s...
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Glover Family | Harrisonburg, VA

April 12, 2018  •  1 Comment
The Glover family was simply a joy to be with. We had so much fun capturing their personalities full of energy and excitement. Their love for each other is evident in every photo! As we drove up to the AirBnb of the family reunion, I was reminded of how beautiful the Shenandoah Valley is. A place I see as home, someone comes here for vacation. Enj...
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Ari Beth & Ella | Children's Winter Session | One Eleven South Main

March 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
When Grandma gifts you new outfits, what do you do? You have a photo shoot of course! Presenting to you cuteness overload: Ari Beth and her sister Ella. Ari Beth's smile and Ella's energy made for one fun session. When their mom said she wanted an antique feel to their session, I immediately thought of beautiful venue: One Eleven South Main in Bri...
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Lyuda | 30th Birthday | Harrisonburg, VA

February 20, 2018  •  1 Comment
Growing up, my 3 best friends all happened to be my cousins. Sadly, all 3 of them moved away to various states: WA, MN, and NC, but time to time they come to visit! The nearest one is Lyuda in Charlotte, NC. However, she decided to have her big 3-0 birthday party here in VA. After all, her parents and most siblings are here. It was really exciting...
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Vlad + Luda | Wedding Video | Springfield, MA

February 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Enjoy Vlad & Luda's wedding video!
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Amanda + Richard | Engagement | JMU

February 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Amanda and Richard met at JMU, so as during their shoot, we learned all about the campus. We learned all about the kissing rock and that James Madison was 5'4". Even though they live an hour or so away, they wanted to capture their engagement photos at the place where their love story began. We wish them a wonderful winter wedding and a blessed mar...
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Kara + Diogo | Wedding Video | Bridgewater, VA

February 05, 2018  •  1 Comment
Enjoy Kara & Diogo's wedding highlight film! Check out Kara & Diogo's Engagement Session!
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Megan + Brandon | Wedding Video | Dayton, VA

February 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Enjoy Megan & Brandon's wedding highlight film! Bridal Gown: Bridal Impressions Bridesmaids Dresses: White Dress by Greta Kay Cake: Sweet K's - Eric & Crystal Blosser Ceremony Music: Harrisonburg String Duo Dessert: Deere Horn's Homemade Ice Cream Prep + Portraits Location: Silver Lake Bed & Breakfast Photography: Yev Studios
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Brianna + Nick | Wedding | Melrose Caverns

January 26, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
One of our favorite local wedding venues is Melrose Caverns. We got to meet Brianna and Nick at their engagement session there, and we had so much fun capturing their relationship. Their wedding was a blast as well! I loved every single elegant, yet simple detail. As I chose photos for this blog, I loved every single expression full of so much emot...
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