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A Downtown Richmond Anniversary Shoot

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One of the greatest joys of my business is that we have made friends with photographers from all over the world. I know friends by name in Australia, London, Hawaii, Germany, etc. It’s awesome! Years ago, I met Brianna through the KJ education world and we have been friends ever since!! I’ve always loved her sweet personality and beautiful smile. She’s so humble with her amazing work and to say she’s a bit talented is an understatement. She did coaching recently and was brainstorming a new brand and it wasn’t long before her dream was a full-fledged realty!

She’s an incredible designer, photographer AND mom of three!! And she’s younger than me!! I’m just so amazed be her! These two have literally lived on every corner of the country over the last 8 years. As we started their shoot, I asked when was the last time they had their portraits taken and they explained that they always had their kids with them in the past. They had a courthouse wedding and so this session was their FIRST SHOOT just the two of them! They deserve this!!!

We stopped by the most gorgeous home on Monument Avenue in Richmond and it was the most AMAZING backdrop for their session! It looks like we hopped over to France or Paris for the evening!! Enjoy my favorites and be sure to check out Brianna’s work HERE!
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