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Tag: First Look

The Perfect Wedding Timeline if You Are Doing a First Look
By Jada Parrish
Putting together your wedding timeline can be a little stressful. You might not be sure how much time you realistically need for certain parts of your wedding day, but don't worry we have you covered!  Here is the perfect wedding timeline if you are having an 8+ hour wedding day and doing a first look. To simpli...
How Long Does a First Look Take
By Jada Parrish
Thinking of doing a first look, but not sure how much time to allow for it? We've got you covered! A first look happens pretty quickly. It only takes about 10 minutes. Here's how to make your first look everything you have imagined along with an example  pre-ceremony timeline.        I alwa...
Samantha + Lee's Elopement on Libby Hill
By Jada Parrish
Elopements always have a special place in my heart. Planning a big wedding can be stressful! And sometimes after talking it through, you realize that a big wedding might not be the best fit for the two of you. If that's the case, a small wedding or elopement might be the way to go! I love the laidback, relaxed energy ...
Wedding Preview | Jordan + Ryan
By Jada Parrish
 Here we go!! Jordan + Ryan's wedding preview is up! This intimate Smith Mountain Lake wedding is filled with gorgeous florals, sweet pups, and so many gorgeous details. There's lots more to come from this stunning day in just a few more weeks!                     &nb...
Emelie + Rob's Wedding at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
By Jada Parrish
Emelie + Rob are married!! This was our second wedding for the Duke family, and it was such a joy to photograph. We saw so many familiar faces and had the best time documenting Emelie + Rob's wedding day. Emelie + Rob are incredibly family oriented, and they soaked up every second of their wedding day! They truly made...
Brooke + Steven's Wedding at Ashton Creek Vineyard
By Jada Parrish
Brooke + Steven are married!!! And boy did they celebrate! These two combined so many of their favorite things into one amazing day. From Friends references to delicious wine to an ice cream bar to a glowstick dance party - their wedding was a BLAST! Just wait until you get to the reception photos and see for yourself! Bot...
Wedding Preview | Tina + Steven
By Jada Parrish
Tina + Stephen got married yesterday at one of our very favorite wedding venues - The Inn at Willow Grove! It's an insanely gorgeous venue with so many great spots for photos and a fabulous ceremony + reception space! I always get SO excited everytime we get to photograph here. Tina wore the most elegant all lace wedding g...
Wedding Preview | Brooke + Steven
By Jada Parrish
Vineyard weddings always get me!! There is just something so elegant and romantic about them, and Brooke + Steven's wedding day was just that! Brooke looked STUNNING in her all lace gown, and Steven's face said it all when he saw her during their first look. They were so happy that this day was finally happening! They had...
Wedding Preview | Lauren + Scott
By Jada Parrish
 Lauren + Scott are married!!! They had an amazing spring wedding at Lauren's parent's country home in Virginia beach! I love it when couples opt away from traditional wedding venues and choose a location that's truly meaningful to them. It makes the day that much more special! The weather took a turn on us by su...
Everything You Need To Know About Doing A First Look
By Jada Parrish
First looks have definitely grown in popularity since we started shooting weddings. More couples than ever are pushing tradition and superstition aside and opting to do first looks. Although they seem common, not everyone understands exactly what a first look is, how it works, or why it might be the right choice for you. I'...