Kirsch-Lilly

I recently met with Brittney and Jr at Bella Luna to talk wedding details. eee!  Before I knew it, we were knee deep in plans for a Richmond engagement session. Jr’s band, Driven By Chance, had a show in RVA and I was traveling to the area for a project, so it seemed like the best.idea.ever! And it was. The universe smiled on us that Saturday morning…the only Saturday since the new year without the threat of a snowstorm or a tornado. <–that really happened the day before the shoot. There were puddles and birds and blue skies and sunshine…all the teasers of spring. We packed our heavy coats in the trunk, dusted off our sunglasses and made our way to the always lovely, Belle Isle.
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With tummies grumbling and the road home calling us, we grabbed a bite at Millie’s Diner and inched our way home. A unanimous decision to detour led us to Castle Hill where the light poured as golden as the cider.
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Jen & Shawn’s Family

It was only a 5% chance of rain. No need to reschedule the shoot, right? The 5% must have been right on top of the covered bridge in Mt. Jackson because just after three clicks of my shutter, the rain began to fall. Luckily, I was hanging out with the coolest-family-on-the-block!  Their warmth and love made the evening brighter. And talk about silly. There is enough silly in that little boy for the whole family…not that they need any help in that department. So much laughter and fun!
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L-O-V-E (haha)

L-O-V-E (haha)

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Vanhook Couples Session

This was a photo shoot a year in the making. Andy and I emailed back and forth. And back and forth. And life kept happening and snow kept falling and the emails kept going. Finally a beautiful Saturday arrived and we met in Bridgewater to enjoy the sunny afternoon and take photos. Andy and Mistie are so.much.fun. They have a natural love that gave me the warm fuzzies. They explained to me how a Saturday is not a Saturday without pizza. *score* So with camera in hand, we headed to New York Flying Pizza and made the Saturday official once and for all.
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