Joan + Eddie | Couples Session | Shore Drive | Virginia Beach

The moment your Mom and Dad allow you to capture them for a couples session together.  My heart was overjoyed!  You see I admire my parents love more then ever...  They taught us so much growing up about love, marriage, and the hard work it takes to keep it going. I always loved when we …

Keisha + Errol | Engagement Session | Shore Drive | Virginia Beach

I can't get over the love Keisha and Errol have for one another! From the moment Keisha messaged me about her engagement session I knew we were going to have fun working together. Keisha and Errol have this sweet and silly side with one another. I loved how they wanted to capture their uniqueness with …

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 until …

Jennifer + Dustin | Maternity Session | Virginia Beach

They are one of the most sweetest couples I have captured in the longest time... They are a photographers dream. The perfect couple who only have to look at each other and all their love for one another pours out around them. They are sweet, silly, adorable, and are going to be amazing parents to …

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't …

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 a …

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 not …

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 walking …

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 can …

Never Say NEVER!  |  Shoot & Share Contest  |  Virginia Beach Photographer

Shoot & Share Contest, Shoot and Share Contest, Virginia Beach Photographer, Take A Chance, World Wide Photography Contest, Modeling, Family Photographer, Community Over Competition, The Photo Contest, Shoot and Share The Photo Contest, Hampton Roads Photographer, Believe In Yourself, Tashena Shaw Photography, Trusting In God,

That moment you are questioning whether or not your images will EVER have a chance to go up against the BEST photographers in the world... "I can do it!  It can't hurt!  No.  Wait.  I will just be laughed at.  Just forget it!" Those were just a few of the thought I had going through …