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We have been featured in over 70online magazines, podcasts and publications

We aren't just satisfied with being

"OK" or taking "nice pictures."

We strive to have the greatest possible experience for you and your family when we hang out with you all and take pictures. Period. 

That's why we love knowing that other publications feature our work. It's just another way for us to show our clients that we LOVE what we do, and other people can see it!

 

It's no surprise that Expertise.com named us one the top wedding photographers in VA BEACH for 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2020 

 

We are in the top 1% of photographers to be chosen to be featured on TwoBrightLights. com, an exclusive publishing hub that only accepts the best work from around the world. 

 

But you can see all of our press below and read more!  

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voted YET again as 2024's top portrait photographers in Virginia Beach

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My image made the cover of VEER's music magazine

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featured woman own business from Local Blog- Macaroni Kid Chesapeake, Hampton Roads

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Voted for top wedding photographers in Virginia Beach for 2024 (several years in a row!)

guest blog feature

see our interviews feature with local mom entrepreneur: Lady Boss Hailey

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Looking for great entrepreneur advice was seasoned creatives?

 

check out a book that I helped to write

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Darkly Anna: black and white feature

shot in my home studio

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Featured headshot with country music artist: Roberta Lea

shot in my home studio

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Featured headshot with country music artist: Roberta Lea

shot in my home studio

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TOP VIRGINIA BEACH PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS

3RD YEAR WINNING

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Your Story Within
Podcast

featured author and co-speaker- running a business

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TOP VIRGINIA BEACH WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

6TH  YEAR WINNING

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TOP PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VIRGINIA BEACH 

2ND  YEAR WINNING

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Top Video Production services

in Hampton Roads

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TOP WEDDING
PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH

6TH YEAR WINNING

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TOP WEDDING
PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH

5TH YEAR WINNING

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TOP PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH

5TH YEAR WINNING

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Voted top food photographers in Virginia Beach

By Giggster Blog

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headshot/ musician
photo feature:

Black Opry country music artist
Roberta Lea

studio photo session

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HERE COMES THE GUIDE

FEATURED BLOG ARTIST

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Voyage ATL blog and magazine

local headshot client feature

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She's Wild and Radiant Podcast

business and faith feature

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PREFERRED VIDEO VENDORS: WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHY

LOCAL BLOG COLLAB

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Bold and the Beautiful Magazine

ENGAGEMENT FEATURE

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Community Cares Show

Podcast Feature

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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL

PHOTO FEATURE

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THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL MAGAZINE 

INSIDE FEATURE ARTIST

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LBGT Wedding Magazine

Real Wedding Featured Artist

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social shutterfli magazine

Featured Artist

TOP PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH FOR 2020

Voted In 2020 for one of the best portrait photographers in VA Beach from Expertise.com out of 200+ entries.. 

TOP WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH FOR 2020

Voted In 2020 for one of the best wedding photographers in VA Beach from Expertise.com out of 200+ entries.. 

EXPERTISE.COM - TOP WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN VA BEACH 2019

Voted IN 2019 for one of the best wedding photographers in VA Beach. 

EXPERTISE.COM

Voted IN 2018 of the best wedding photographers in VA Beach. 

BRIGHT LIGHTS 2019 EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD

The Two Bright Lights Editors' Choice Awards are a signature program that recognizes photographers and vendors whose number of published features in 2019 ranks them among the top 1% of all Two Bright Lights members. Winners were published across many of the industry's most respected print and digital publications.

The 2019 honorees reflect those that have demonstrated a superior quality of work for their clients and have used Two Bright Lights' online submission platform to get their work published with ease. Their authentic, stunning imagery and services have been seen & published by top industry publications and editors.

Among thousands of photographers and vendors competing for publication, the Editors' Choice Award Winners represent the best of the best.

CBN COVID-19 WEDDING SPECIAL

We had the honor of shooting at a COVID-19 elopement and our bride's story was featured on CBN/700 club

BRIGHT LIGHTS 2018 EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD

This award is a celebration of Two Bright Lights members whose number of published features in 2017 put them among the top 1% of the community. Editors’ Choice winners were published across many of the most respected lifestyle, wedding and other print and digital publications in the United States and worldwide.

TWBN TRUSTED PARTNER AWARD

I have become an experienced wedding photographer being trusted and featured in several online publications.  

EXPERTISE.COM

I was voted as one of the top wedding photographers in Virginia Beach in 2016! 

View Bug Awards

4 Plus Awards with the View Bug Online Contest

My Shadi

Our feature with one of the most popular South Asian Wedding Portals.

Big Day Made

Our Norfolk Botanical Garden Feature in Big Day Made! 

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Our feature on southern Noir Weddings from our Chrysler Museum Engagement Session

BLACK BRIDE

Our feature  on blackbride.com about our exclusive engagement feature from a Norfolk Chrysler Museum session

Popsugar

we were chosen out of only 122 photographers around the country to be featured in this article about Beautiful Black Brides

CAPITAL ROMANCE

We love being featured for our Chrysler Museum Engagement Session

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We loved being a part of this wedding shot in Virginia Beach at a vintage airplane museum. 

BUMP.COM

We were featured on how to take "pictures of toddlers"

RENT A SET STUDIO

We are the resident guest blogger and website creator of a local VA Beach rental studio. 

BRIDAL GUSH

Out of thousands of submissions, We were chosen to be the featured cover image of the article  entitled: "15 ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS LOCATION IDEAS WITH EXAMPLES FROM REAL COUPLES" from Bridal Gush Magazine.

THE WED CLIQUE

Our feature about a local Virginia Beach Couple that got Married at Baja Sandbridge 

OUTRE BRIDE

Our feature on Outre Bride from our Neon Graffiti District in Norfolk. 

Popsugar

we were chosen our of only 261 photographers around the country to be featured in this article about Dogs in Weddings

SOUTHERN NOIR WEDDINGS

We love being featured on this exclusive wedding blog. 

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Our feature about a Local couple from Hampton Roads who were married Traditions Catering Company in the Chesapeake Golf Club. 

BLACK BRIDE

Black bride did an exclusive on one of our intimate backyard weddings. 

VIRGINIA BEACH TOURISM ONLINE BLOG

Our dino photo ended up on this tourism blog via Instagram under our username: chicamarsh

THE VINTAGE HERALD

Our 1950's inspired camper photoshoot featured in a Vintage Blog

BESPOKE BRIDE

Our feature about a NEON glow inspired wedding shoot

ZOLA WEDDING REGISTRY

Natural Outdoor Wedding at Baja Sandbridge Restaurant

Style Verifty

Our quirky engagement session feature in the graffiti district in Norfolk

Black Nuptials

Neon wedding styled shoot.

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We were chosen out of only 69 photographers around the country for a feature about amazing wedding desserts

Aisle Memories

Our feature from an intimate wedding in Virginia Beach.

Captial Romance

See our feature about a sweet elopement that I had the opportunity of filming!

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Our feature about our signature glow sessions! 

MEDIUM

Our feature on a surprise elopement between two amazing people right here in Chesapeake.

AISLE SOCIETY

Our surprised engagement video feature on Aisle Society

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One of our favorite destination weddings ever in Austin, Texas.

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Our feature about a Local couple from Hampton Roads who were married at Norfolk Church of Christ and Lesner Inn. 

LOVE INC

Our surprised engagement video feature in LOVE INC online magazine

EVER ILLUMINATED

An educational article about using everyday objects to make amazing photos.

Aisle Memories

Our feature from an intimate wedding at Sanbridge Beach

ZOLA

a beautiful backyard intimate wedding feature

AISLE SOCIETY

Our winter engagement session feature

TIDEWATER AND TULLE

Tidewater and Tulle featured a wintery engagement session shot in our outdoor studio.

HOW HE ASKED BY THE KNOT

Our surprised engagement video was featured on the KNOT! 

BUZZFEED

See our community article about "5 Cheap Ways to Make Amazing Photos" 

Aisle Memories

See our super sweet secret elopement at a rose garden in Chesapeake.

SHOOT PROOF BLOG

We love donating sessions for great causes. This feature is about how we use women's empowerment to gather women from all sizes, backgrounds and culture together!

BIG LOVE SMALL WEDDINGS

An intimate wedding featured at the Local Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach 

LET'S BE TOGETHER WEDDING PUBLICATION

Our rainy day wedding styled shoot at the NEON district in downtown Norfolk got a lot of attention, especially since we did it during sprinkles! Who says that rain can't be romantic? 

STYLE VERIFY

Our feature about a plus-size BOSS lady that is kicking down the doors of content creation, love and all-around one amazing woman!

KATE ASPEN

Our double twin baby shower was featured in this decor, party and lifestyle magazine. 

Black Nuptials

Our surprise engagement feature on Black Nuptials Blog

LAVISH AND LACE FEATURE

A beautiful article featuring our work and efforts on a wedding styled shoot. 

THE BUMP

The featured photograph of a twin photoshoot on the Bump's Instagram page with over 290k subscribers. 

BEAUTY COCKTAILS GIRL TALK

My women's empowerment session with a plus size model in Downtown Graffiti District Norfolk

OUTRE BRIDE

Joel and Erin's Kentucky Wedding was a pleasure to be at. If you like mix-matched chairs and hand-made doughnuts

TATMOUNT LOVE

Featured plus-size model session in downtown norfolk

HOME CONFETTI

Twin Baby girl shower feature on Home Confetti

PARTY INSPIRATION

I love it when parents want something creative for their child’s annual Christmas photoshoot. Not only were we in a cool downtown area in Norfolk, VA, but she wanted to feature her favorite macaroon place. Yum!

SOUTHERN MARYLAND WEDDINGS

Emily and Joel's intimate and family focused Christmas Themed Wedding 

LACE AND LOYALTY

Ashlyn and John's Wedding Vow Renewal was so sweet and heart warming to capture!

For Kids

We were asked personally to be the featured volunteer photographer for this amazing organization in Hampton Roads that provides housing and education to children and families living in homeless shelters all across Tidewater VA. We were honored to be the featured image! 

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Our feature about a Local couple from  Virginia Beach at Waterman's Surfside Grille during a Christmas Themed Wedding

3 MILE MOM

A guest post that I did for moms on how they can get in the picture! 

ISO:ALT

Love is sweet. My wedding in KY with Joel and Erin! 

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This girl spills about how a real session is with me... read more here: 

OVERWHELMED MOMMY

Want to see an adorable rainbow themed cake smash?

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Featured baby with "fur baby" shoot

TOTSVILLA

These little one turned two- and it was so cute! 

THE SNAP SOCIETY

We were the featured photographer on their "How Far I've Come" Feature

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