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August 20, 2019

Nicole + Brian | Norfolk Engagement


Nicole and Brian were seriously a blast! But first a little backstory… Nicole was referred to me by a friend a fellow photographer a few months ago. In my email welcome guide I usually ask a few questions to get an idea of my couples. Nicole promptly responded and her answer to “how did you two meet” CRACKED ME UP. “We met in jail…but on the right side of the bars!” I kinda froze before I finished reading the sentence. HAHA

Nicole and I had a consult and she works for a coffee distribution company and made me the BEST coffee. She told me about herself and Brian and I knew I wanted them to hire me. They seemed like a fun outgoing couple- you know, my kinda people! Well she DID! YAY!! 🙂

The engagement Session

Brian and Nicole have these super amazing electric bicycles that they brought along for a few fun shots. To be honest I never even knew electric bikes were a thing! Totally want one now! They strolled around giggling along the bumpy cobblestone street in downtown Norfolk before changing into a more dressy outfit. The weather was a bit warm but the breeze kept everyone nice and cool.

We took some photos near W. Freemason St and then headed to the Pagoda Gardens and finished up the session near the Waterside District. You guys! Nicole seriously wins the award for cutest laughing face! Her and Brian were cracking me up and were just soooo cute together! Towards the end of the evening, a random silver eel-like fish jumped out of the water onto the dock! Nicole picked him up and set him free! Then he was jumping around in the water! So weird. We have no idea what that fish was!

I had so much fun with these two lovebirds and I can only imagine how fun their wedding will be! They are getting married at one of my favorite places- The Norfolk Botanical Gardens! So excited to see Nicole and Brian get married!!!

Congratulations, Nicole and Brian!

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  1. Tina and Family says:

    Beautiful Couple…..Wishing you a lifetime of happiness!!!!

    Congratulations all the way from Sicily, Italy…….