Laura & Grant | Married

A wedding day is always the start of something new and beautiful - a husband & wife, a family, a new beginning - but for Laura & Grant it's also the start of a big adventure!!  A new life is waiting for them in Japan and they can't wait to tackle it together ;)  So to that end, they had a super short engagement and a gorgeous wedding day filled with so much love and so many smiles!  Laura & her Mom worked so hard, while working full-time jobs, to make Laura's dream of an elegant and romantic day come to life!  The boys looked so handsome in their uniforms, the girls were beautiful, and I know everyone's faces hurt from smiling by the end of the day ;)

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Ann & Adam | Married

When a bunch of New Yorkers who love music and drama and fun, come to Roanoke for a grand celebration of two amazing people, you get the awesome party that was Ann & Adam's wedding!!  From the fun colors to the live band, the beautiful flowers to the light up accessories, the emotional first look to the pure fun on the dance floor, everything was beautiful and well planned and perfect!!  The Patrick Henry was elegant as always, and the Horizon band for entertainment meant the dance floor was never empty!  Adam used his musical skills to arrange both pieces of music featured during their ceremony, and even the minister choked up ;)

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Corinna & Jason | Vow Renewal

A lot can happen in 10 years.  You can move, change cars, have 4 kids, argue and make-up, lose loved ones, gain friends, and grow up a bit.  And yet, when the one that promised their heart and life to you at the beginning of that decade is still the one by your side, it's worth a celebration!!  And since they didn't that's exactly what Corinna & Jason decided to do on a drizzly yet cozy spring evening!  The Butterfly Garden at Center in the Square was a fun backdrop for the sweet words they exchanged and the children's area was perfect for occupying both kids and adults alike!

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Mary Ellen & Jordan | Married

We watched the weather all week as the chance of rain varied between 25% and 75%.  I know that rain on a wedding day is good luck, and we can have fun with umbrellas and all, but honestly, if I don't have to jump puddles or change shoes or worry about a muddy dress I'm more than happy ;)  So when we showed up at the Vinton War Memorial to beautiful blue skies and puffy white clouds my heart did a little dance and I got to work!!  Mary Ellen is such a planner and every detail was well thought and simply beautiful!......

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Luz | Senior 2017

Spring sessions are beautiful, but they have one problem - rain!!  Luz wins the award for the most rescheduled session to date, and that's saying a lot due to the amount of rain we've had this year!  When everything finally fell into place, we had a beautiful, albeit windy afternoon for a session ;)  But I won't lie - I love the life and movement that wind gives to photographs, so I was all good with it!  Luz is not only sweet, mature and funny,  she's smart and easy to talk to and can do some killer make-up! .......

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