David + Sara | Military Homecoming | Virginia

Yesterday morning was full of clouds and rain… A day that was to be filled with sunshine, giggles, and smiling families waiting for their loved ones return. But, the weather had other plans for these families. Instead it was full of rain drops, splashing in puddles, and a smiling little one cheering for her Daddy.Continue reading “David + Sara | Military Homecoming | Virginia”

Happy 9th Birthday Tashina! | Our Little Beauty | Personal | Virginia Beach

Dear Little Tashina, Today you are 9 years old. I still can’t believe God choose me to be your Mommy. I can still remember the moment I learned you were growing in my belly. I was so scared! I was afraid I wouldn’t be good enough for you. I was afraid I wouldn’t be theContinue reading “Happy 9th Birthday Tashina! | Our Little Beauty | Personal | Virginia Beach”

Happy 4th Birthday Michael  |  My Little Man  |  Personal  | Virginia Beach

I can still remember it all like it was yesterday… The awful doctors appointments, the being told I wouldn’t carry my baby to term, all the doctors who had lists of things that were wrong with the child growing in my belly, and the moments I knew no matter what this life was worth fightingContinue reading “Happy 4th Birthday Michael  |  My Little Man  |  Personal  | Virginia Beach”

Copyright Stealing And What It Means To An Artist | Frustrated | Virginia Beach Photographer

I woke up this morning to a message on my Tashena Shaw Photography ‘Like’ page… Showing me links to an Instagram account. Thinking nothing of it I take a look and see my work all over this page. As I go on looking I see this lady is claiming them as her own. Images suchContinue reading “Copyright Stealing And What It Means To An Artist | Frustrated | Virginia Beach Photographer”

Noah + Taylor | Military Homecoming | Virginia

I will just have to start this blog out with the truth… I wish MORE Americans would go to a military homecoming! You know why? Because you will NEVER understand the true sacrifices our Men and Women give up to keep us all safe. You can never truly understand what a family goes through untilContinue reading “Noah + Taylor | Military Homecoming | Virginia”

Weddingwire Award | Thank You Brides! | Wedding Photographer

I will admit I have been feeling defeated and just all around low when it comes to my photography. And although I know I am doing great. I know I have AMAZING clients and brides. I know that I LOVE what I do with a passion! There are still those moments I feel I don’tContinue reading “Weddingwire Award | Thank You Brides! | Wedding Photographer”

Always Remain True To Yourself… | Forgiving A Bully | Personal

I’m going to vent my thoughts here a little… So please forgive me for this, as I know we all have moments of needing help too. I am sharing this because these past few months I have been dealing with a cyber-bully.  And yes anyone can be bullied, harassed, and hurt…  Age doesn’t play aContinue reading “Always Remain True To Yourself… | Forgiving A Bully | Personal”

Don’t Let The Darkness Overshadow Your Dreams. | Inspiring | Virginia Beach Photographer

I can’t tell you how many times I will wake up feeling defeated and I just want to give up. I will receive back emails and messages from Brides and potential clients who don’t need me. I will read things like, “Your not the right fit. Your to expensive. Your new to this. Your notContinue reading “Don’t Let The Darkness Overshadow Your Dreams. | Inspiring | Virginia Beach Photographer”

Making Sure To Teach In The Little Moments | Personal Mommy Thoughts | God’s Time | Virginia Beach

Today was such a beautiful day!  I decided to take my daughter for a walk.  We love our walks together.  Doesn’t matter where we choose to go.  We love to explore and see what is around us.  We use that time to talk about whatever is on our minds.  And today as we were walkingContinue reading “Making Sure To Teach In The Little Moments | Personal Mommy Thoughts | God’s Time | Virginia Beach”

Well You’re Just Not Good Enough… | Camera Gear | Photographer | Virginia Beach

You know me…  I’m honest with my life, my family, my thoughts, my past, and well my photography as well.  So after I have received my latest comment about my camera gear I wanted to scream.  I admit I receive comments all the time about my camera. – “That’s a little camera.  Sure it canContinue reading “Well You’re Just Not Good Enough… | Camera Gear | Photographer | Virginia Beach”