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Catherine | Maternity | Raven's Roost

June 03, 2024 - A few years ago, Catherine's friend and coworker Katie was one of our brides. Now a few years later, we get to meet Cath...
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Jayce | SHS Senior '24

May 21, 2024 - Jut not too long ago, we were photographing Jayce's sister Tatiana for her senior year. Now it's Jayce's turn! Harrisonb...
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Horn | Family

May 10, 2024 - This photo shoot was an absolute treat! Not only is this a family I have known for many years through BRCS, but their fa...
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Makayla | BRCS Senior '24

March 31, 2024 - Makayla's senior session was so much fun! We may or may not have got a chance to ride in the back of a pickup truck. Th...
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Favorites of 2023 | Family & Portrait

February 01, 2024 - Some families we meet are new (like vacationers to Massanutten) and some we see every year and have become friends more...
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Cash Family | Shen Lake

January 04, 2024 - We got a chance to meet another wonderful family that was staying at the Massanutten Resort. The little girl came prepar...
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Shumeyko Family | Christmas Session

December 20, 2023 - There's just something about the winter lighting that makes photos extra beautiful. Pair that with a gorgeous family, an...
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 06, 2023 - Next year we will be celebrating a decade of photographing this family. Every time we do their Christmas photos, I love...
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Metlenko Family | Downtown Staunton

November 28, 2023 - Just a little less than a year ago, we found out at their Christmas photo shoot that they are expecting. Fast forward 11...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Fall Session

November 06, 2023 - I don't know if I'm just getting older, and appreciation God's nature even more. Or this fall was truly one of the most...
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Reznikov Family | Raven's Roost

September 20, 2023 - The most amazing things happened at this photo shoot! As we were driving up the Blue Ridge Parkway, it was raining. As s...
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Keefer Family | Massanutten Resort

July 13, 2023 - We almost didn't make this session while we were vacationing! But just ONE day before the photo shoot, we arranged the t...
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Horst Family | Harrisonburg, VA

June 20, 2023 - The Horst family always knows how to make a session fun! Their love for each other is evident in absolutely every photo.
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Shoot & Share Contest | 2023

May 31, 2023 - And that's another wrap for the 2023 Shoot & Share Contest. As always, it was fun voting and getting inspired by all the...
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Yev Studios | Favorites of 2022

February 01, 2023 - What a fun and blessed year 2022 was! We saw so many families from previous years and got to meet new couples. As always...
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Metlenko | Maternity | Coffman Christmas Tree Farm

January 13, 2023 - This gorgeous family session started out with a fun surprise! Our long time friends were keeping a secret, and we got to...
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Katykhin Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 16, 2022 - The Katykhin family was such a sweet group to work with! The kids, including the baby were just perfect for every photo.
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Horst Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 07, 2022 - I just love seeing this family year after year. In the past years, we have seen these kiddos grow and mature, and it's a...
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Davd & Kristina | Couples Session

December 03, 2022 - This was the last of our marathon fall session day. Even though the sun was almost gone, but we still got a lot of good...
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Keefe Family | Bridgewater, VA

November 24, 2022 - The Keefes are another family I met at BRCS. It was so fun to watch the boys play outside of school and capture these me...
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Kasyanov Family | Bridgewater, VA

November 17, 2022 - Virginia truly has a beautiful fall (sorry New England, ours is better)! Nature sure creates the best backgrounds and wi...
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Byerly | Family Session

October 30, 2022 - The Byerly family won a session with us through Blue Ridge Foster Love at their fundraiser. We absolutely loved hanging...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | N. Myrtle Beach, SC

September 01, 2022 - What time of year do you usually do family pictures? For us, summer is our favorite! Enjoy! View our 2021 family...
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Yev Studios | 10 Year Photography Anniversary

July 29, 2022 - Today marks the 10th anniversary of the beginning Yev Studios! It has been an amazing journey, learning not only about p...
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Brittany + Ryan | Maternity

July 05, 2022 - Brittany and Ryan were simply amazing in front of the camera! The evening light and gorgeous greens at Wildwood Park wer...
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Davis & Horst | Family Reunion

June 23, 2022 - Through the years we have watched this family grow and change. It has been an honor to be their family photographer. En...
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Podgayskiy Family | Easter 2022

May 12, 2022 - Somehow we have always taken family photos on Easter Sunday. So now it has become a family tradition. Even though spring...
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Shoot & Share | 2022 Contest

April 20, 2022 - Every year, many photographers around the world enter their photos into the Shoot & Share Contest. It's always so much f...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Naples, Florida

March 31, 2022 - I'd have to say one of my favorite sayings is "Better late than never." Here's some fun moments from our Thanksgiving tr...
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Favorites of 2021 | Family & Portrait

February 28, 2022 - Met some new folks, saw our good ol' friends. It was a good year. Enjoy family and portrait 2021 recap favorites! Pod...
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 31, 2021 - It's always a joy to see the Shank for their annual Christmas card pictures!
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Showalter | Bridgewater, VA

October 25, 2021 - What's more beautiful than a New England fall? A Virginia fall, of course! After a dry summer, we were so excited to see...
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Horst Family | Bridgewater, VA

August 31, 2021 - After a-many rainless weeks, we finally got a few downpours, creating these lush backgrounds. Just in time for the Horst...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family | North Myrtle Beach

July 14, 2021 - Every year I say these are my favorite pictures ever, but really - these ARE my favorite pictures thus far. Then again,...
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Brooke + Shawn | Maternity | JMU Arboretum

June 10, 2021 - Brooke's vision for her maternity session was lush gardens with beautiful flowers. Since she wasn't a local, I suggested...
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Podgayskiy Family | Easter 2021

April 14, 2021 - What a day - my 30th birthday and Resurrection Day all in one. So thankful that this year we had the opportunity to cele...
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Favorites of 2020

February 18, 2021 - Even though 2020 did not bring us as many wonderful weddings and families as usual, I am still thankful to have captured...
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 30, 2020 - Oh, December in Virginia - we may end up with a snowstorm or it can also be a beautiful, warm 65 degree day, like it was...
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Horst Family | Harrisonburg, VA

November 23, 2020 - It's certainly a treat to hang out with the Horst family again. They are always so much fun. If you need to know what I...
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Pekun Family | Bridgewater College

October 28, 2020 - Fall in Virginia is absolutely stunning! Pair it with a beautiful, fun family and you have yourself the perfect photo s...
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Krivosheyev Family | Harrisonburg, VA

October 17, 2020 - It was an eventful weekend coming up for this family. The youngest sister was getting married AND it was their mom's bir...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Sunflower Session

October 06, 2020 - Right down the road from our house, we have a beautiful sunflower field. Every year we'd pass by and every year we'd nev...
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Morford Family | Harrisonburg, Va

September 15, 2020 - What an honor it is to capture family sessions for our past brides & grooms! It was such a perfect summer evening for ph...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family | Beach 2020

August 31, 2020 - One of the most common questions I receive as a photographer is, "What should we wear?!" I always tell folks to check ou...
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Yev Studios | Message of Hope during Covid-19

March 31, 2020 - In the midst of the chaos, we are praying for God's peace to fill our hearts. It is a very stressful time, but knowing G...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | North Myrtle Beach

February 28, 2020 - Another amazing vacation in the books. Enjoy! View our 2018 beach session!
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Favorites of 2019 | Family & Portraits

February 11, 2020 - In 2019 we got the chance to meet awesome new people, as well as see many familiar faces and catch up with the amazing f...
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Kolman | Family | Bridgewater, VA

February 03, 2020 - August 2015, we had the honor of being part of Danny & Michele's wedding. Fast forward to fall 2019, and they now have a...
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Davis | Family Reunion | Harrisonburg, VA

January 30, 2020 - Exactly a year ago, we met the extended Davis family at the Carter Coffman Christmas tree farm. For this reunion, we had...
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Shank Family | Bridgewater, VA

January 27, 2020 - I love seeing the Shank family! They have the sweetest boys and the cutest twin girls. Also, Grandma joins for some prec...
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Mast | Family | Harrisonburg, VA

January 17, 2020 - The Mast family was so much fun! I don't want to give away the ending, but I loved all the candid moments we were able t...
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Bates | Family | Harrisonburg, VA

January 14, 2020 - We have known the Bates family since 2014, and it's so awesome watching their kiddos grow. It's extra special since they...
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Zudilin Family | JMU Arboretum

December 11, 2019 - It was so precious to photograph this family! Ben and I go way back (well, we're cousins), so it was so sweet to be able...
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Evans Family | Bridgewater Arboretum

November 12, 2019 - Prepare for cuteness overload! With three little girls, there might have been some mention of princesses and other girly...
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Horst Family | Harrisonburg, VA

October 25, 2019 - This is the 3rd family session we have at the Horst's beautiful home, and the views never disappoint! After the session,...
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Shumeyko Family | Fall Session

October 17, 2019 - An hour or so before this photo shoot, we get a text, "Hey, can we do a quick session right now with mountain and corn b...
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Pekun Family | Harrisonburg, VA

October 04, 2019 - This sweet family was the winner of the Auction for Dmitriy for his cancer treatment. They also happen to be great frien...
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Ballew Family | Wildwood Park

September 24, 2019 - Loved seeing the Ballew family again! This was their 3rd photo shoot and it was so much fun. Who knew we'd have a stick...
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Elin | 2nd Birthday | Shen Lake

August 01, 2019 - Over the years, the Horst family has become a dear family to us. They're always so much fun to hang around with. As I'm...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | North Myrtle Beach, SC

July 18, 2019 - This June, we didn't even plan on having a photo shoot at the beach, but one day we all happened to be matching and deci...
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Kozlov Family | Wildwood Park

June 20, 2019 - The Kozlov family was such a sweet family to photograph! They recently moved from Ukraine, but it felt like we knew each...
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Katykhin Family | Harrisonburg, VA

May 23, 2019 - It was a treat to photograph the Katykhin family! It has been five years since our last photo shoot, so it was a lot of...
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Glover | Headshots | Harrisonburg, VA

April 26, 2019 - Need professional headshots? Contact us for a quote.
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Favorites of 2018 | Family & Children

March 19, 2019 - I can't believe I'm finally getting around to choosing my family and children favorites of 2018. It's been an awesome fa...
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Davis Family | Carter Coffman Christmas Tree Farm

January 22, 2019 - The Davis family was so much fun! And we couldn't have even imagined it would be such a beautifully warm, December morni...
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Horst Family | Lifestyle Session

January 19, 2019 - If you love puppies and cute kiddos, you're in for a treat. This in home session was so much fun, I don't even know wher...
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Wenger Family | Willow Spring Farm at Mossy Creek

December 10, 2018 - We partnered up with Willow Spring Farm to have mini sessions at their venue. The Wengers were quick to sign up and they...
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Cline Family | Fall Session | Bridgewater, VA

November 26, 2018 - We have known Melissa and Ben for a very long time. However, we haven't seen them in a few years, so it was exciting to...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Children's Lifestyle Session

August 02, 2018 - Here's another annual Myrtle Beach vacation in the books. As the parents are having kid-free time, grandparents are usin...
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Shumeyko & Podgayskiy | Family Beach Session

July 28, 2018 - It's the most wonderful time of the year! Summer vacation, that is. This time around our annual photo shoot happened on...
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Davidson Family | Bridgewater Arboretum

May 18, 2018 - One of my favorite things about being a photographer is getting to see families again and again. Being a photographer is...
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Glover Family | Harrisonburg, VA

April 12, 2018 - The Glover family was simply a joy to be with. We had so much fun capturing their personalities full of energy and excit...
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Ari Beth & Ella | Children's Winter Session | One Eleven South Main

March 31, 2018 - When Grandma gifts you new outfits, what do you do? You have a photo shoot of course! Presenting to you cuteness overloa...
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Lyuda | 30th Birthday | Harrisonburg, VA

February 20, 2018 - Growing up, my 3 best friends all happened to be my cousins. Sadly, all 3 of them moved away to various states: WA, MN,...
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Yev Studios | Favorites of 2017

January 17, 2018 - One of best blog posts of the year is getting to choose one favorite photo from each wedding and photo session. Even tho...
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Shumeyko Family | Carter Coffman Christmas Tree Farm

December 29, 2017 - It's always so much fun with our adorable niece and nephew. They were such cute, little models. Luckily, the Christmas t...
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Parsons Family | Bridgewater, VA

December 26, 2017 - We met the Parsons for the first time, and they were such a kind, sweet family. Their children were full of energy and s...
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Shank Family | Christmas Session | Bridgewater, VA

December 21, 2017 - As we scheduled the Shank's Christmas family session, we had no idea we'd have a surprise awaiting us on the day of the...
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Gentry | Christmas Session | Blue Ridge Parkway, VA

December 08, 2017 - It's so wonderful to see Jessica and her sweet boy again! Jessica was hoping for one good Christmas card photo, but with...
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Horst Family | Harrisonburg, VA

November 17, 2017 - One of the best parts of being a photographer is getting to grow with the families we meet. Last year, we had only boys...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Session | Myrtle Beach, SC

October 24, 2017 - One of favorite places is the beach. Seriously, what can be better than the sound of ocean waves, the warm sun on your s...
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Zudilin Family | Harrisonburg, VA

September 20, 2017 - Happy 60th birthday to my wonderful aunt, Nadya! It was truly a special time for the Zudilin family. With families of th...
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Ballew Family | Wildwood Park | Bridgewater, VA

July 27, 2017 - I was so excited to see the Ballew family again. We first met them in fall 2013 when they were a family of 3. Now they h...
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Podgayskiy & Shumeyko | Family Beach Session

July 24, 2017 - A tradition that started in 2014, our annual family Myrtle Beach vacation always includes a session a the ocean. Now, we...
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Portrait Session Ideas

June 01, 2017 - ​{Time} The BEST lighting is 1-2 hours before sunset. We suggest scheduling shoots later in the evening, closer to when...
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Latisha | Maternity Session | VA Photographer

May 23, 2017 - So excited for Latisha's fifth baby on the way! She is such a glowing mama. Personally, being a mom is the hardest job,...
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Christina | Mommy & Me Session | VA Photographer

May 22, 2017 - I love spring sessions, because it's so beautiful outside, and the weather is nice (unless it randomly starts to rain)....
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Podgayskiy Family | Easter Session | VA Photographer

May 12, 2017 - Here is Part II of our family session. This time was after evening Easter service, so the lighting was much better. And...
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Podgayskiy Family | Spring Session | VA Photographer

May 11, 2017 - Easter - the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ is such a blessed time. This year, it was also th...
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Kaden | Children's Spring Session | Virginia Photographer

April 24, 2017 - As the saying goes "April showers, brings May flowers", it was a day that the rain came and went and then came back agai...
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Ari Beth & Ella | Children's Spring Session | White Oak Lavender Farm

April 19, 2017 - Last Christmas time, we got to meet this adorable family. We were so excited to see them again for Ari Beth's birthday a...
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Yev Studios | Skyline Drive | Virginia Photographer

February 08, 2017 - It was such a warm Saturday in January. And even though winter is usually not considered as beautiful as the other seaso...
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Yev Studios | Behind the Lens | Virginia Photographer

January 26, 2017 - Sometimes the "behind the scenes" shots are fun to look at. So here are some shots of us at work, doing what we love to...
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Yev Studios | Favorites of 2016

January 17, 2017 - I love doing this every year: reminiscing through all the collections and choosing a favorite photo. Even though I have...
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Yev Studios | Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award 2017

January 17, 2017 - We are so excited to receive the Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award! It's such a blessing to photograph so many wonderfu...
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Jonathan and Elisabeth | Children's Session | Cross Keys Barn

January 03, 2017 - I just love coming back to Cross Keys Barn. The scenery is absolutely stunning. Wherever you look there is God's beauty...
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Boggs + Allred | Christmas Session | Evergreen Tree Farm

December 26, 2016 - Nestled in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Evergreen Tree Farm is the perfect location for a Christmas session! There w...
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Shank Family | Christmas Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

December 20, 2016 - A cold, winter day calls for a cozy, inside session with the Christmas tree. The Shank family is always so much fun. Meg...
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Christina | Maternity Session | Cross Keys Barn

December 08, 2016 - Christina and her precious little girl are our regulars now. It's so nice to see familiar faces again and again and to s...
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Metlenko | Family Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

December 06, 2016 - At the end of November, Ira was hoping to catch some glimpses of fall. Yet, she wanted to pull off some wintery photos f...
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Breeden | Family Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

December 06, 2016 - Remember that nice, sunny day that suddenly turned cold and windy? Well, this is the same day. We had a few minutes of...
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Breeden | Family Session | Bridgewater College

December 05, 2016 - What started out as a nice, sunny fall day turned into a crazy, windy wintery day. Therefore, our outside session turne...
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Matthew Milana Eddie | Children's Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

November 17, 2016 - Here are three of my favorite kiddos in the world. Cousins sure make the best kind of friends. Enjoy these fun shots!...
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Podgayskiy Family | Fall Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

November 14, 2016 - This is the world God gave me. My amazing husband, and two healthy (and can I say, adorable?) kiddos. Thank you Dmitriy...
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Elya + Dima | Maternity Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

November 09, 2016 - I am in love with this session. Partly because the lighting was simply gorgeous, and the Bridgwater College Campus is be...
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Horst Family | Fall Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

October 24, 2016 - I love it when familiar folks call or email me and ask to do a session. The beautiful Horst family has been taking photo...
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Jessica + Shawn | Fall Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

October 20, 2016 - This little cutie, Kaden, who just turned 3 months, had me ooh-ing and aah-ing the entire session. He is simply adorable...
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Lopez + Hilliard | Family Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

September 30, 2016 - I met these two wonderful ladies, Carol and Chrissy, in 2013 when I started substitute teaching at Blue Ridge Christian...
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Podgayskiy + Shumeyko | Family Beach Session

July 16, 2016 - This is the week we look forward to all year long. No joke. We have a countdown on our phones, and once in awhile we upd...
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Jessica | Maternity Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

June 07, 2016 - There is just something so beautiful about maternity sessions. Jessica was no exception. Waiting on Kaden Michael Gentr...
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Alaiyah | Children Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

June 07, 2016 - Children are always best to photograph in their natural habitat. They could care less about getting the perfect shot. Al...
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Podgayskiy Family | Spring Lifestyle Session | Harrisonburg Photographer

May 29, 2016 - The smell of freshly-cut grass. Kids squealing and running around outside. Perfect 70s temperatures, not requiring hea...
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Yev Studios | Spring 2016 Special

April 20, 2016 - Did you know our past clients receive a $10 off automatically? New clients can receive a $10 off as well. Book by May 3...
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Yev Studios | Virginia Photo Shoot Location Ideas

April 06, 2016 - The most asked question I receive is, "Where is a good place for our photo shoot?" My answer? "Here's a list! Take your...
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Yev Studios | Fun Wedding Dessert Ideas

March 19, 2016 - Every couple wants their wedding to stand out somehow to their guests. Having a food truck/fun dessert at your wedding w...
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Yev Studios | 5 Spring Outfit Ideas

March 09, 2016 - I absolutely love spring. It's such a perfect time for pictures. It's not too cold. It's not too hot. It's simply perf...
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Yev Studios | 20 Photo Shoot Prop Ideas

January 26, 2016 - I love adding props to sessions to spice things up, especially when they mean something to you. Need some inspiration?...
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Yev Studios | 10 Wedding Photography Tips for Brides

January 19, 2016 - Been there, done that. It was a few years back, but I remember how it was being a bride. And shooting a few weddings mad...
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The Vlasenko Family | Christmas Session | Harrisonburg, VA

January 15, 2016 - Children are definitely one of the biggest blessing God gives us here on earth. Or so I personally think. This fun famil...
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Yev Studios | Favorites of 2015

January 13, 2016 - I'm really bad with decisions. Something like choosing favorite photos are almost impossible for me. So I spent a reeeea...
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The Braggs | Christmas Session | McGaheysville, VA

January 04, 2016 - This session was a double celebration. Actually, more like a triple celebration. First of all, it was Christmas. Second,...
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Christina | Christmas Session | Harrisonburg, VA

December 31, 2015 - This sweet mother & daughter duo came from the Charlottesville area all the way to our neck of the woods (Port Republic...
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Yev Studios | Meet Our Team

December 29, 2015 - I am so excited to announce that we will now feature a blog post for each wedding and session! No worries, we will still...
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