Micro Weddings | Big Love on a Smaller Scale | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Your Dream Wedding How big do you want your wedding to be?   When I was a little girl, I remember watching Princess Diana get married to Prince Charles.  Everything was opulent, formal, gorgeous…. Her dress was the dress of my dreams (at the time) with a train that went on for forever.  There were soContinue reading “Micro Weddings | Big Love on a Smaller Scale | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

Why Should I Hire a Florist for My Wedding Day? | Vendor Feature | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Planning Your Wedding You just got engaged and your thoughts turn from staring at that sparkly new ring to planning for your big day.  Wedding planning and design can be a lot of fun to dream about, but when it comes to your wedding day, all of those foreseen and unforeseen details can become stressorsContinue reading “Why Should I Hire a Florist for My Wedding Day? | Vendor Feature | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

Why should I use a makeup artist? | Vendor Feature | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Imagine.  You just woke up.  You have so much to do, especially today because you accidentally overslept, so instead of taking the time to do all of your regular getting ready routine, you jump out of the shower, hurry to blow dry your hair and make it look presentable as possible from at least theContinue reading “Why should I use a makeup artist? | Vendor Feature | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

The Watermen’s Museum | Yorktown, Virginia Wedding Venue | Virginia Wedding Photographer

The Watermen’s Museum of Yorktown, Virginia I am thrilled to feature another one of the Yorktown, Virginia wedding venues on my blog!  A few months ago I had the honor of touring The Watermen’s Museum, a small museum that explains the role of Chesapeake Bay watermen from pre-colonial to modern times in our history.  NestledContinue reading “The Watermen’s Museum | Yorktown, Virginia Wedding Venue | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue | Featuring The Commanding General’s Residence & Garden at Fort Monroe | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Finding a wedding venue can be one of the most exciting moments during your engagement and also really overwhelming.  If you are newly engaged, you are likely thinking and dreaming about the place where you’ll say your “I do’s”.  How do you even begin?  Most couples have a lot of questions about how to getContinue reading “Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue | Featuring The Commanding General’s Residence & Garden at Fort Monroe | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

Personal Branding Photography | Virginia Entrepreneurs | Belle Eve Photography

I absolutely love capturing weddings, families, and high school Seniors.  They all are so much fun and bring me a lot of joy!  From gorgeous brides and beautiful bridal details to Seniors who are full of personality, it never gets old.  Each new couple, family, or Senior touches my heart in a unique way.  IContinue reading “Personal Branding Photography | Virginia Entrepreneurs | Belle Eve Photography”

Hello 2020 | Virginia Wedding and Portrait Photographer | Belle Eve Photography

Well 2019, you and I did lots of things this past year.  We had lots of adventures and accomplished things that had previously been dreams and ideas. And now?  Wow! I can’t believe that another year is complete!  I feel so very grateful for all of the opportunities I had in 2019, and am approachingContinue reading “Hello 2020 | Virginia Wedding and Portrait Photographer | Belle Eve Photography”

Hornsby House Inn | Yorktown Wedding Venue | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Standing proudly along Main Street in Historic Yorktown is the Hornsby House Inn. One of the most unique features of this house is the fact that the owner, David, grew up in the house. As an adult, he and his bride were married there in the main living room 40 years ago. As David tookContinue reading “Hornsby House Inn | Yorktown Wedding Venue | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

More Than a Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography

Can you picture being married for 50 years? What will your future be like with your spouse? Traveling, celebrating holidays together, building a family, creating your own traditions, having and raising children, and eventually growing gray together… I remember one day when I was in college and I was at my grandparents’ house, chatting withContinue reading “More Than a Wedding | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography”

An Historic Yorktown Anniversary Session | Sibert Family | Virginia Family Photographer

I had the opportunity to spend time with this wonderful family in Historic Yorktown, Virginia for their Fall Anniversary Session.  It was such a joy to be around their energetic kids who were so much fun to capture.  Crystal did a fantastic job at planning their session attire.  They looked great!  I especially loved howContinue reading “An Historic Yorktown Anniversary Session | Sibert Family | Virginia Family Photographer”