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Our Fall Elopement Special has all the most popular features requested. For a limited time, we offer a simple, private ceremony performed on the beach under our birch wedding trellis, professional photographer, fresh flower bouquet and a petite wedding cake. This special is available any day between October 15 and December 15 of 2020. If it happens to rain on your wedding day, no problem. We provide a beautifully decorated indoor wedding studio as a back-up. The total cost all together is $1200. For more information, 757-321-0348...

We now offer a Birch Wedding Trellis as an option for those that choose any of our 2-person elopement packages. This simple-yet-elegant trellis can be draped in teal, blush or off-white fabric. It is well-supported from the base and will make a perfect backdrop for your beach wedding ceremony photos. We are offering the use of our trellis for a low introductory price of $250....

We now have the perfect spot for  a winter wedding. Our new indoor beachfront wedding venue is now available as a back-up for cold or rainy weather. This wedding chapel is suitable for 2-person, elopement-style weddings. Couples can choose either of our three elopement packages and be assured that they will have a beautiful back-up location if it's cold or raining. The venue is decorated with a "beachy" themed wedding arch and plenty of space for a complete photo session. The three elopement packages are: Afternoon Wedding, Keep It Simple...

We love props! Sometimes when couples arrive for their wedding, they bring a few props. We love that. Props help to personalize their photos and add a unique quality that shows something about the couple. Props can be as simple as a sign that says “Just Married” or can be quite elaborate. Here are a few examples of props that some of our creative couples have brought to their wedding. Hand-painted signs, pictures, frames, banners, a parasol, golf clubs, fishing poles, sea shells, feathers, hats, funny sunglasses, etc. One couple brought...

Every good photographer will tell you that sunset is the best time of day for good portrait photos. That's absolutely right, and here are the reasons. At sunset, the sun is low in the sky which means the sun is hitting you more straight on instead of from directly overhead. This is a more flattering angle because there is less chance of harsh shadows under your eyebrows, nose and chin. The sunset lighting is also more gentle and pleasing for portraiture. But there are additional reasons sunset is the best...

Hair and make-up services are definitely a MUST if you are going to have your wedding in Virginia Beach. Your photos will be reminding you of this special day for the rest of your life so of course you want to look your best. In no particular order, below are a few hair and/or make-up artists we can recommend. This is by no means a complete list because there are many, many hair and make-up artists in Virginia Beach. Some will travel to your hotel room and others have a...

Restaurants, dining and nightlife venues in Virginia Beach. In no particular order, these are a few restaurants we can recommend based on personal experience.  This is by no means a complete list. There are many, many very fine restaurants, bars, breweries and pubs in Virginia Beach. Check back with this page again because we will continue to add more. Interested in having your venue listed here? Call us at 757-321-0348. Hot Tuna Bubbas Seafood Restaurant and Crabhouse One Fish Two Fish Watermans Catch 31 Rockafellers Rudee's On the Inlet    ...