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Yesterday’s wedding at the Gala 417 was a mixture of so many wonderful things coming to fruition. Like April and Anthony finally being able to say their “I do’s” after 2 years of waiting! Or us getting amazing weather after constantly checking the weather apps on our phones, looking for any chances of rain. We […]

Posted in: Weddings

October 12, 2021

Happy Thursday Y’all! We’re taking time out to catch up on our blogs and shed light on a few helpful topics today. When the time comes for you to celebrate your special day, you’ll find that it’s usually divided into several parts. There’s getting ready (hair, makeup, getting dressed), ceremony, formals, and the reception. All […]

Posted in: Education, Weddings

October 7, 2021

In over 10 years of shooting weddings, we’ve learned that what’s most important in our field is establishing a relationship with our couples. When we arrive on the wedding day, we want to feel like family. It’s what distinguishes the Zack and Tara experience. We did just that with Sam and Jason. It was like […]

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September 27, 2021

Over two years ago, we met Chelsea and Trey and shot their engagement photos. After 2 years, a pandemic, and much more in between, we finally were able to witness these two say “I do”. Such an emotional day that we were honored to be apart of. The conditions were almost perfect for this gorgeous […]

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September 13, 2021

Congrats, You’re newly engaged!! How awesome is it now that you’re about to begin a new chapter in your life with that special someone?! If you’re like most people, there’s a brief moment of pure joy and excitement, then suddenly, millions of ideas come to mind. Some choose to hire professionals to do all the […]

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August 4, 2021

Mike and Theresa are as genuine as they come! From the moment we started, it was like working with family. This is what we strive for, to make our clients feel at ease when we document these momentous occasions. To us, this is the most important aspect of our job, connecting with people! We had […]

Posted in: Engagements

July 6, 2021

We had the absolute pleasure of spending a Sunday evening with Nikita and Marcus! Both were extremely fun and trusted us with making their engagement session a success. We chose Downtown Norfolk/Waterside as the setting and it did not disappoint! We are beyond grateful to be apart of this journey and can’t wait to be […]

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June 29, 2021

Tucked away amongst the amazing mountainous landscape of Luray is one Virginia’s most breath-taking farmhouse venues. Stoneyman Valley Ranch is a working cattle ranch that offers unreal views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When Katie and Brendan told us that this was their destination, we were absolutely thrilled! Fighting to hold back our excitement, we […]

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June 15, 2021

It doesn’t get much better than waterfront views in a luxurious venue filled with friends and family all gathered to celebrate a momentous occasion! After over a year’s worth of planning, Bill and Christina were able to see all their hard work come to fruition. See some of favorite images from the big day below! […]

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June 13, 2021

Michele is in one of the tough stages of planning her wedding. It can be frustrating when you’re in the beginning stages and handling a lot of the logistics. This past weekend was one of those milestones where things start to come together and momentum builds! Engagement shoots are not only a very important step […]

Posted in: Engagements

May 10, 2021

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