You guys, Victoria and Colten are MARRIED!!! God has seriously blessed us with some of the most incredible people as friends and clients. There is just something SO special about Victoria and Colten, individually but also as a couple! They are so genuine, humble, and high-spirited and everything about their wedding reflected this so perfectly! […]

Weddings

July 31, 2020

Colten & Victoria | Intimate Church Wedding | Waynesboro Virginia

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We STILL can’t get over our engagement session with Colten and Victoria! The morning of their shoot, the weather prediction was still mostly sunny and warm. Then, at about mid-day it suddenly changed! A massive thunderstorm had formed and was headed straight for our portrait location!

Engagement Sessions

October 15, 2019

Colten & Victoria | Engaged

One of the biggest hurdles of planning your wedding day will undoubtedly be the TIMELINE. Yup! Not many brides realize this before they actually experience it, but the timeline is the absolute most important part of the planning…and very often the most difficult to accomplish! The FIRST thing we would advise you when beginning to […]

For Brides

June 27, 2019

Building an Ideal Wedding Timeline

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Wedding Photography Equipment

Hey friends! Over the years we have narrowed down our favorite gear to use…and we want to share what we’ve found! I wanted to make a post sharing what is in our bag on a typical wedding day because I believe our setup is pretty great and it has never let us down! We are […]

For Photographers

June 23, 2019

What’s In Our Bag?

The style of photography we have developed over the past five years has been influenced by a lot different factors: courses we’ve taken, other photographers we admire, and equipment we use, as well as what we see in our artistic eye before we even shoot a photo! I want to focus today on why we […]

For Photographers

June 9, 2019

Why Shoot with Prime Lenses?

Why We Shoot With Prime Lenses
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Every photographer has a different style and we’re on the “bright and airy” side…something you’ve probably seen a lot of if you’ve been browsing wedding photographers! It’s becoming an increasingly-popular style, and while the saturation of that market niche can mean more competition it also forces those of us who are categorized in this group […]

For Photographers

June 9, 2019

Choosing Quality over Quantity

Here’s a quick checklist so that you don’t have to try to remember everything yourself on your wedding day! We ask our brides to place all of their details (yes, rings included…you’ll get them back as soon as we’re done photographing them!) in a single box so that we can find everything in one place. […]

For Brides

June 8, 2019

Bridal Detail Checklist

As you’re preparing for your wedding day, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed by all of the details and loose ends that need to be in order before the big day! More often than not we find that brides (and grooms) usually have forgotten at least one thing come wedding day, and this is an […]

For Brides

June 8, 2019

Why to Have a Designated Helper

We’ve always loved the beach! Work load keeps us from going very often, but my (Shayne’s) 31st birthday was a great excuse for a beach trip and we had such a blast! It was also our first family outing that we were able to photograph with our new Canon 85mm f1.4 lens (which is the […]

Our Lives

May 25, 2019

Birthday Beach Trip

I still can’t believe this is her FOURTH Mother’s Day….no, FIFTH because she was already a mother in May 2015 when she was pregnant with little Rhittie! I’ve known Ashley for almost nine years, have been married to her for just about five, and have been AMAZED as I’ve witnessed her becoming the incredible mother […]

Our Lives

May 12, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day 2019!!