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My husband, the photographer

  Meet my husband, the photographer! Daniel by trade is a Quality Control manager for a solar electrical contractor, but on the weekends he is a photographer. Completely different roles and jobs! He didn’t always want to be a photographer (or to be a part of the business) but after attending a wedding and shooting...

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    Do You! | Photog Friday

      “Do you!” I have heard it and see this catch-phrase all over social media and the creative world lately. The phrase is like a hip version of “be yourself”. I think being yourself (and “doing you”) is very important but I’d also like to add to the phrase – do what only you can...

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      Where to have your Hampton Roads engagement session?!

        Recently engaged? Live in Hampton Roads, Virginia? But you have no idea where to have your engagement shoot? The Hampton Roads area has so much to offer, but it can be overwhelming to think about! Do you travel? How about those tunnels? Traffic? The questions could be endless! Don’t worry, I have a few...

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      • NicoleOhh my hometown area (Poquoson born and raised)!! These are such great suggestions! Hampton Roads has so many beautiful spots!

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      • BrigitteThis is soooo helpful for picking an engagement session location! Will definitely use this for the Hampton Roads area, thank you!!ReplyCancel

      • MandyGreat examples! Such beautiful locations. I would love to have engagement photos in these spots. ReplyCancel

      • Brittany MeyersOh my gosh! So many locations to choose from, I love it!!! ReplyCancel

      • saragreat advice for picking a session location!ReplyCancel

      • CourtneyGreat resources for your couples! Most don’t know what a good location is and when a photographer says it’s a good spot, then you know it is!ReplyCancel

      White Boards | Photog Friday

        If you are a creative or a visual person, then chances are that you LOVE Instagram! You can just scroll and look at photos of people, their lives, and pretty things! As a wedding photographer, I strive to photograph and post pictures of my couples and wedding related items, but I used to struggle...

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        Kayaking with Kids

        With the summer coming to an end I wanted to share one of our favorite things to do – kayaking with the kids! Last summer we went on a family vacation to Lake Gaston and the lake house we stayed at had a kayak. And Daniel fell in love with kayaking and wanted to purchase...

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          My Top 5 Tips for an Engagement Session

          I know when Daniel and I were figuring out our engagement session we had a ton of questions! Where should we go for our engagement shoot? At what time? And what do we wear???? We eventually figured it out, but these tips would have been SO helpful at the time! Here are my Top 5...

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            My Top 3 tips on What to Wear? | Engagement Session

            Engagement session are so much fun, but can be stressful when it comes to what to wear to an engagement sessions! I have a few tips to help you! First, BE YOU! I am photographing you not your clothes. Wear clothes that make you feel like the authentic you! Wear clothes that make you feel...

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              Photog Friday | Silly Faces

              Silly faces. The one thing every family portrait photographer (and parent!) dread at a session. You get everyone lined up and tell them to smile and a child starts to make a silly face. ugh! What do you do? Do you say something? Do you get the parents to tell the child to stop? As...

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                10 Things you didn’t know about me!

                There are always times were I wish I could meet and talk to more people. There is something about sitting down, discussing life, over a cup of coffee or a great meal that just warms my heart! And during this COVID situation it has been harder to meet people and learn more about their lives....

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                • Trudie CopeNice things to know about you Diana.

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                • Kathie GLove all the things I know about you!ReplyCancel

                • Zachary SmyersThanks for sharing my friend!ReplyCancel

                Photo Mechanic | Photog Friday

                  A few months after starting my business I attended a little workshop with Ashlee Proffitt and Shay Cochrane. At that time I was culling and editing in Photoshop. Shay introduced me to program called Photo Mechanic to help me cull more efficiently. Although, at that time, I didn’t have the money to invest in...

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                • BeckyI love your blog and look forward to seeing what you post, I am learning so much……thank you!!ReplyCancel

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                Hi! I'm Diana, a premier wedding and portrait photographer serving the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and beyond. I love filling out my Emily Ley planner, organizing, and drinking coffee out of cute mugs. Grab your favorite mug and enjoy the blog!

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