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I'm Christy Nicole! A born and raised New Jerseyian married to a handsome Navy guy. An old soul girly girl. A dog mom of two adorable cuddly Cavalier King Charles, Cooper Henry & Paisley Jane. I'm also a plant hobbyist, a cook in the kitchen and DIY project tackler.
I'm a wedding & maternity photographer based in Virginia Beach, VA. I serve the Hampton Roads, Williamsburg, Richmond, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville & areas! Not in VA? No problem! I love to travel so if you have a cool location in mind then I'm your girl!
Christy was the first and best vendor we hired; in fact we reached out to her even before selecting a venue and choosing our date. We saw her beautiful photos and light and airy style and knew our wedding would not be complete without her as our photographer! From start to finish Christy was an absolute pleasure to work with. She is very responsive and thorough in sharing and collecting important information about the wedding day. The day of, it felt like having another friend in the room with us as we were getting ready for the ceremony. Everyone was in awe of the little touches Christy used to capture all of the special details. She delivered a “sneak peek” gallery quickly after the wedding filled with a ton of beautiful photos from all different aspects of the day. When the full album was ready, we were simply amazed. The only way to describe our photos is absolutely perfect.
From start to finish Christy was an absolute pleasure to work with
Kate + Sean
Words cannot describe how incredibly happy I am with our wedding photos and my entire experience working with Christy! She was hands down our favorite vendor from our entire wedding. From the initial phone conversation to the day of, she was so easy and enjoyable to work with. It was such a relief to have found a photographer that I could trust – I had complete confidence in her and it was one less thing to worry about. She sent us a ton of “sneak peak” photos shortly after our wedding and they came out more beautiful than I ever could have imagined! I couldn’t stop starring at them with happiness my whole honeymoon! My husband actually hates his photo being taken more than anyone and she even got him to love the photo sessions because she is so good at directing you, making you laugh, and getting you comfortable in front of the camera. I could tell that she truly loves her job and it makes working with her extra fun! Christy is not only extremely talented, but she’s professional, super sweet and organized. She answered all my emails right away, provided me with a list of recommended wedding vendors, and even mails you a super helpful bridal guide with wedding advice. Book her now - you won’t regret it!
It was such a relief to have found a photographer that I could trust
megan + matt
"Christy makes real life look like a fairy tale! She is an incredibly talented photographer and her photos capture love and happiness in the most perfect way. Christy is also amazing to work with. She is sweet, kind, organized, and fun. She cares deeply about her couples and it shows in her work. My fiance and I felt like Christy was our friend by the end of the wedding. She is amazing in every way."
My fiance and I felt like Christy was our friend by the end of the wedding.
Lily + Austin
"Virginia brides look no further and hire Christy. Words cannot express how talented Christy is!! She’s sweet, bubbly, easy to talk to, extremely organized and made us feel so at ease both during our engagement photos and our wedding shoot. Most importantly, she took the time to listen to us, making sure she captured certain specific shots we wanted photographed. She captured every little detail and made it possible for us to re-live our wedding every day. We are BEYOND obsessed with our wedding photos! Hire Christy - you won’t regret it! She was truly a dream to work with."
She captured every little detail and made it possible for us to relieve our wedding every day.
Jackie + Pedram
From the moment we first spoke on the phone, I knew she would be a perfect fit for us. During our engagement session, she made us feel comfortable - it was like working with a friend! We received so many compliments on our engagement photos so I knew our wedding would be no different. During our entire wedding day, everyone came up to me complimenting how great Christy was (not just with photographing but how sweet and kind she was!). She kept the day on schedule and coordinated with each of our vendors before and during the wedding to ensure everything went smoothly. We just received our sneak peek photos and I. Am. Blown. Away. They are the most amazing photos I have ever seen and I am not just saying that because it was my wedding ;) We had so much going on during our wedding that many of the details were missed but Christy made sure to capture everything! If you are in need of a photographer who takes BEAUTIFUL photos that truly capture who you are as a couple, Christy is the way to go! I would recommend her over and over and over again!
Christy was truly one of the best parts of my wedding experience.
Katie + matt
"Christy was truly one of the best parts of my wedding experience. From the first time we met (via Skype meeting!) she made my husband and I feel 100% positive that she was the photographer for our special day. Our engagement session was one of the most fun days we had during our wedding experience. We knew we wanted to take our pictures in Central Park, a place that is very special to my husband and I. She went above and beyond to research different spots for our pictures and it definitely paid off! The result were gorgeous pictures of a happy, relaxed engaged couple, thanks to Christy. She guided us through our poses until we felt comfortable and at ease. We knew the day of would be no different! When we saw Christy at our wedding, it was like seeing an old friend. We had the best time shooting with her and she even sent me a good amount of preview pictures 2-3 days after the wedding! Christy was a dream to work with and we could not have asked for a better photographer to capture our special day. Book Christy, you will not be disappointed!"
When we saw Christy at our wedding, it was like seeing an old friend.
Stefani & Mike
We truly could not be more grateful for having found Christy during our search for a photographer for our wedding day. Working with Christy throughout a naturally stressful wedding planning process was the absolute nicest/biggest breath of fresh air for me - and honestly, our entire wedding experience, right down to the day of, was THAT much better just by having Christy as one of our vendors. Her sweet, friendly, bubbly personality made us feel immediately at ease and this was such a huge help in making us feel more comfortable in front of the camera during our engagement shoot. She was so helpful throughout the entire process leading up to the wedding, and created the most helpful itinerary for us to follow on the day of (I don't know what we would have done without her!). Every skype and email communication was so thorough and detailed, and I loved how organized she was with everything. We could not be happier with our photos as well - she is so incredibly talented, and our friends/family cannot stop talking about how stunning all of the photos are! Christy was not just our wedding photographer; in the end, she has become our friend and we are just so excited to refer any future brides-to-be, family, and friends to her!
She was so helpful throughout the entire process leading up to the wedding
Stacey & Virang
"Christy was the photographer for our wedding and we could not be happier!! From the first time we spoke on the phone, I knew that Christy was the perfect fit for our wedding! Christy put my husband and I both at ease during our engagement photos and my husband said he "actually had fun" :) Christy was incredibly organized and professional during the whole process. On the day of our wedding, she did not overlook a single detail! She was wonderfully patient with family portraits and tourists. And the pictures - absolutely stunning!!! She captured perfectly the intimate wedding ceremony, our guests dance floor moves, glam bridal party shots and awesome sparkler send off!! We were so thrilled that my sister also had Christy shoot her wedding. She is truly a gem!!"
"Christy was incredibly organized and professional during the whole process."
Amanda & Jansen
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