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Welcome to the Diana Gordon Photography Blog! This is where you will get to see my amazing couples and will be able to get to know me! Grab some coffee and enjoy viewing my latest work and getting a little peek into our life!

Leland’s Birth Story | Part. 1

  I carried our son for 41 weeks and 2 days. And those final weeks broke me but in the best way possible. I worked as a K4 teacher almost my entire pregnancy. Towards the end of my pregnancy I started putting together all my plans for Kylie’s care and my maternity leave. And this…

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Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia | Family Session | Shirk Family

Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia has some gorgeous architecture. From columns to arches to bricks, to everything in between it has perfect spot for portraits.  And for this husband and wife it holds a sweet past for them, since they were once CNU students. Years later, they get to visit the University with…

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Lion’s Bridge, Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia | Family Session | Peek Family

I am so excited to share this Lion’s Bridge family session! The weather was perfect for a summer evening, a light breeze and a gorgeous sunset over the water! The Mariners’ Museum Park and Lion’s Bridge area in Newport News, Virginia  means something a little bit different for this family -it represents a new start,…

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Christopher Newport University, Newport News | Family Session | Winant Family

Christopher Newport University is an amazing university in Newport News, Virginia – it is highly ranked academically, and it has a gorgeous campus and a lot of school spirit. One thing most people don’t think about is that it is also a great place to meet your spouse! (bahahah!) Daniel and I met and fell…

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Fort Monroe Family Session | Chappell Family

  We met at the Historic Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Fort Monroe has so much to offer for family sessions, greenery, brick, historic buildings, and of course the casemate itself.  We were able to walk around the Casemate Museum, enjoying the sunshine and views of the surrounding area. It is always a pleasure to…

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Lion’s Bridge, Newport News, Virginia | Gonzalez Family | Family Session

This sweet family met me at the Lion’s Bridge area of the Mariners’ Museum Park. The Lion’s Bridge is the perfect location for a family session-water, trees, and the occasional duck spotting! The sun was shining and their kids were full of smiles and laughter! It is always a pleasure to photograph families! And this…

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Blue and Silver Romantic Wedding at the Marriott in City Center, Newport News | Amanda and Mike Cannon

“A meet cute” is when two people (usually in film) is when two people who will form a future romantic couple meet for the first time. And that is what actually happened to Amanda and Mike. They met outside Firkin and Frigate in Newport News, through mutual friends. It was one of those moments where…

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Life Update | Personal

The blog has been a little bit quiet lately and that is because our son FINALLY arrived and our life has been a little bit of a whirlwind since. Here is a little update on our lives and our future! Once upon a time I was a K4 teacher, well like 3 months ago. At…

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Lion-Themed Nursery | Leland’s Nursery

We are still waiting on our little boy! (He is a few days late, right now). So, I figured I would go ahead and share some pictures of Leland’s nursery! When we had Kylie, we decided on an elephant-themed nursery. Elephants are cute, strong, wise, and support their friends (herd) in times of need. And…

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Intimate Ft. Monroe Wedding | Wedding

It was a surprise! This bride and groom didn’t even know I was coming! Their family contacted me and since I wasn’t in labor yet, I came out of maternity leave to make this a memorable day!Missy and Bob’s sweet family are dear clients of mine and I have photographed them several times so I…

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