Same Day Slideshows at Weddings | Photography

I can’t believe we haven’t shared this one yet?! We’ve been doing this for YEARS! If you aren’t sure what a same day slideshow is – allow me to be the first to explain 🙂 A same day slideshow during a wedding is when we quickly choose and edit a few images (anywhere from 5-12)…

All The Wonderful Weddings of 2016! | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography

Summing it up — I have this feeling in my heart that’s hard to bring to life with words. Okay…best description I can come up with…it’s this warm, nostalgic feeling of the year that I traveled my heart out, adventuring from hotel to hotel and venue to venue with my husband, my BEST friend…shooting weddings…

Starter Camera + Beginner Tips | Photography

One of the questions I get emailed the most about by those who are looking to take better pictures of their kids and family is “what’s a good but cheap/affordable camera to take better pictures?” It’s weird to say this, but…I don’t know! Haha! Unless you’re looking into professional equipment, I don’t know of any point and…

Marsie + Steeve | Signature at West Neck Pink + Navy Wedding

There’s not enough to say about a couple that loves each other this deeply, with such compassion and friendship…they are downright inspiring to their family and friends with the amount of love they share between them! You guys know by now I ADORE flirtatious couples, like the hands all over each other like we just…

Rob + Amanda | Classic Mill at Fine Creek Wedding

When I first Skyped with them last year to discuss their wedding, I had a really hard time getting off the phone with these two…and you’re totally going to see why! I loved looking at their adorable faces all cuddled up on the couch snuggling like they just started dating..when in fact I heard at…

4 Tools That SAVE My Business! | Photography

The thing about this blog post is that I’ve pretty much written about ALL of these before on this blog, but just separately! In order to save the people who email and ask some time, I wanted to share the things that SAVE my business and changed the entire dynamic of how I organize, how…

Ashleigh + Costa | Classic Whalehead Club Wedding

If I could get these two to come back and live in the Outer Banks and take them from Singapore, I would in a HEARTBEAT! They are magnetic as individuals so when they come together, Ashleigh and Costa send sparks flying everywhere! The effect that they have on people is that of perfectly sweet and…

Ashley + Chris | Virginia Beach Oceanfront Wedding

After years and years of dating and so many close friends and family by their side to cheer them on, EVERYONE was so excited to see Ashley + Chris finally tie the knot on a sunny, happy and breezy day at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! Over the wedding planning process, Ashley’s mom Deborah has talked…

Husband + Wife Team in 2016!! | Amanda Hedgepeth Photography

I have to be honest, I’m sitting here slightly shaking. I’m a LITTLE excited about what this blog post will mean for us and for the business! Mike is downstairs, being the best dad ever, as usual. I am utilizing office time and “taking care of business” like I do. It’s Sunday afternoon and we’ve…

The NEW Amanda Hedgepeth Brand! | Photography

A couple of weeks ago, I sat in the chair at the salon and I told my stylist…”you can’t blonde shock me….go for it”. She told me the story of a woman who works there and when she goes blonde and has the product in her hair, she’ll run and hide from others to make…

Ashleigh + Costa | Corolla Engagements

All the way from Singapore comes this BEAUTIFUL couple! I’m talking like insanely gorgeous inside AND out! They not only look incredible as a pair, but they are kind. So kind, so understanding, such great hearts and I’m lucky for that. I’m grateful! I adore this kind of couple and I’ll make sure they know it, too!…