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Hi I'm Diana, a wedding and portrait photographer serving the Hampton Roads area and Virginia.  I am a mom of two kiddos, who loves to make to-do lists, watch You-Tube videos, and enjoys the outdoors. Sip some coffee and enjoy the lastest weddings and sessions here.

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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Big Changes | Personal

I finished my teaching career last week (read more about it here!). And well with teaching over, and Leland (read about his name here) soon to arrive, we are adding one (well actually two) new changes this year! The first big change is that I will be staying home with the kids!! For the first…

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Our Son’s Name | Personal

When we had our daughter we publicly shared her name, as soon as we knew she was a girl! We had Kylie’s name picked out for years. We knew if we had a girl, her name would be Kylie Marie Gordon. We liked the name Kylie and Marie is now a 4th generational middle name….

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Teaching K4 | Personal

Last week, I finished my last week of teaching. These past several months I have been teaching K4 at Calvary Classical School in Hampton, VA. I haven’t shared to much about  my teaching experience. During the Fall, we were so busy with weddings and family sessions that I never thought about sharing about it.  This…

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Spring Mini-Sessions Dates

Get excited!!! Spring is around the corner, which means spring family mini-sessions!!!! Woohoo!! I am so over this cold weather and I am ready for the warm weather, flowers blooming, and sweet smiles! Due to pending arrival of our son, I will only be taking a  limited about of family sessions in May and I…

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Vogt Family | Family Portraits

There is nothing better than being surround by your family! It is also the perfect time to schedule family portraits! I come from a big extended family and I only have one grandmother left, so I know that it is very important to capture all the different seasons of a multi-generational growing family, just like…

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Wedding Albums | Ask Anything

Should I order a wedding album? Or is a wedding album worth it? Questions that are on every bride’s mind. As a bride, photographer, and a mom my answer is YES!!! You want an album that is going to stay the test of time. A quality album that you can show your kids and grandkids….

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