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”

Holiday Party Planning | Virginia Wedding and Portrait Photographer | Belle Eve Photography

Hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove fill the air as you begin lighting your favorite autumn candles, diffuse fall themed essential oils and bake treats for family and friends.  You take out all of your favorite fall décor and carefully place each piece in its rightful place for the season.  No matter what color yourContinue reading “Holiday Party Planning | Virginia Wedding and Portrait Photographer | Belle Eve Photography”

Branding Head Shots | Virginia Portrait Photographer

M & M Flowers Virginia In a day where visual imagery makes up 93% of all human communication [Hubspot.com] combined with a growing number of small businesses with an online presence, it is essential to have images of your face along with images that describe your mission statement and process.   They should also illustrate theContinue reading “Branding Head Shots | Virginia Portrait Photographer”

Anniversary Session Tips | Outfits and Kids | Virginia Portrait Photographer

Have you ever had one of those moments when you were preparing for your family’s anniversary session? You had the perfect outfits chosen for your entire family, including yourself and your spouse, of course.  After all, you did your research.  You pored over Pinterest and chose the perfect color palette for your family.  They wereContinue reading “Anniversary Session Tips | Outfits and Kids | Virginia Portrait Photographer”

An Intimate Backyard Wedding | Zuni, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer

An intimate backyard wedding was the perfect way to finish out my summer wedding season, complete with sweet tea and lemonade, sunshine, blue hydrangeas and red roses, and a front porch ceremony. Debbie and Matt wanted a small and simple wedding. Having their wedding at Debbie’s parents’ home in Zuni, Virginia was the perfect venueContinue reading “An Intimate Backyard Wedding | Zuni, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer”