I'm Dawn! A Mom, photographer, and blogger living a small town and coastal life in Virginia. Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you stay awhile, browse my latest work, read the stories of my awesome clients and catch up on my latest adventures.

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Alyssa-Class of 2019 Senior Session | Richmond, VA

Honestly, senior sessions is one of my favorite things to shoot. They are so fun and being a senior is such an exciting time. This is one of those milestone life events that I believe need to be photographed!  You’ll be seeing a lot of Alyssa here because we are doing a session each season […]

September 27, 2018

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James River Family Session

I am thankful for this sweet family who I have taken photos of 3 times now! The funny thing is these photos were taken exactly one year from their beach session! So I had to share a few from last year also. Lots of exciting things are happening for them…..their little beauty is turning 2 […]

September 21, 2018

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Baby Knox and Family | Virginia Newborn and Family Session

Happy Monday! I was so excited to meet Baby Knox and take photos! He is the cutest, and that little mohawk!! I can’t. I think he is the perfect blend of both Mike and Shannon! For a little background story, I have known Mike and Shannon since before they became a couple! We are in […]

September 10, 2018

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Family Farm Session and One Year Cake Smash

Happy to finally share this family and one year session! Megan is my cousin so it was special to have her family come over to the farm for portraits. Ella and Londyn are the cutest! Ella just turned ONE and had a “One in a Melon” Watermelon themed birthday party. I can say it took […]

August 20, 2018

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Family Beach Portraits | Nags Head, NC

A couple of weeks ago I headed down to the OBX to hang out with the Humphries/Hawkins fam to do family portraits while they were on vacation. I love, love doing beach photos and was so happy Randi asked me to do it. Back in May, I photographed Randi and Neil’s Wedding! You can see […]

July 3, 2018

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Hannah | Thomas Dale High School Senior Graduation Portraits

It’s graduation week here in Chesterfield County!! I love seeing all the graduation posts and photos on social media. What an exciting time! If you saw my blog post Monday you have already seen this young lady. Last week I met up with Lindsey and Hannah for cap and gown portraits and it was so […]

June 7, 2018

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Lindsey | Matoaca High School Senior Graduation Portraits

Today is a big day for one of my favorite young ladies, Lindsey who is graduating from Matoaca High School today! Lindsey is the daughter of Scott and Christi….some dear friends of Rick and I and we just love her! We have known her since she was a little girl and have watched her grow […]

June 4, 2018

Personal, Portraits

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Caitlyn, Courtney, & Torrie | Nursing School Graduation Session

Courtney, Caitlyn, and Torrie graduated from Nursing School this month and are now RNs! I was so excited they reached out to me to celebrate this milestone. I love seeing women go after what they want and accomplish their goals. I had a great time walking around Old Town with them and some of their […]

May 22, 2018

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Best of Christmas Farm Sessions 2017 | Prince George, VA

Hard to believe Christmas has already came and gone! I had so many favorites from all the Christmas sessions I decided to do a blog post! And yes, there is a pumpkin in one photo since one family wanted a few fall ones. I really enjoyed shooting all of these families! It was so fun […]

December 27, 2017

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