Should You Have an Unplugged Wedding? | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography

Cell Phones and Your Wedding Ceremony If you have been to a wedding in the past few years, you have probably seen it.   The bride begins her graceful stroll down the aisle toward her groom when suddenly, a sea of cell phones and even ipads push their way into the aisle to capture the moment. Continue reading “Should You Have an Unplugged Wedding? | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography”

The First Look | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography

Should You Have a First Look? If I could go back to my wedding day, I would have had a first look and had some time set aside to pray with my soon to be husband.  Even though I had a wonderful wedding day, that is one thing that I wish I could have done. Continue reading “The First Look | Virginia Wedding Photographer | Belle Eve Photography”

The Freight Shed | Yorktown, Virginia Wedding Venue | Belle Eve Photography

With the arrival of the 4th of July this week, which is a yearly reminder of all of the rich Revolutionary War history here in Yorktown which resulted in our nation’s independence from England, I’d like to introduce you to The Freight Shed at Yorktown.  I have so many memories of this special place fromContinue reading “The Freight Shed | Yorktown, Virginia Wedding Venue | Belle Eve Photography”

Ware River Yacht Club | Venue Tour | Gloucester, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Located on the beautiful Ware River in Gloucester, Virginia sits the Ware River Yacht Club, a social club with a passion for sailing and a location where you can have your wedding!  I had the opportunity to visit the Ware River Yacht Club several months ago and thoroughly enjoyed the tour of this wedding venue. Continue reading “Ware River Yacht Club | Venue Tour | Gloucester, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

A Royal Blue and Violet Micro Wedding | Newport News, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer

Odell and Valerie went from a larger wedding to an intimate, micro wedding in about 72 hours flat.  It was an incredibly quick transition, but the love they had for each other overshadowed everything else.  Originally they weren’t planning to have a tiny wedding.  However, because of the quickly shifting changes with the coronavirus pandemic,Continue reading “A Royal Blue and Violet Micro Wedding | Newport News, Virginia | Virginia Wedding Photographer”

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”

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”

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”