JEB Fort Story Family Beach Session
Fort Story Beach is unique in Virginia Beach. The best thing? Almost no people! This particular evening there were just us and two other families/couples doing their own photos.
Ft. Story Beach sits on Cape Henry, right at the north tip of Virginia Beach and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Being on base, its easiest to have base access. It not impossible to get on without an ID, but you’ll need a sponsor and/or go through the rigamarole of a guest pass. Of course, that can change so call the JEB visitor center before you go.
If you’re not military, check out this post on my favorite beaches in Virginia Beach and why I like them. It also includes two I don’t like and why. Its a good planning resource!
89th street is a great second option. It’s the final street before Ft story and has a lush boardwalk. It does not have access to the lighthouse or as much wildlife.
Another perk: Cape Henry Lighthouse and dolphins! We saw dozens of dolphins at one time feeding.HEY! I'm Alison, Your Fun And Hilarious Family & Newborn Photographer!
I'm a South Carolina native, USMC spouse, and recovering homeschool mama of a four boy circus. Bring me your crazy!
After 11 years of photographing families all over the world, I've realized my clients aren't printing their images. We go through all this work to get dressed, coordinated and then let those photos die on the hard drive.
There's nothing easy about family photos but I'm here to help you with every step from what to wear to printed in your hands whether thats an album or wall art. I want you to Make your people the rock star of your house!
You'll be reminded of what really matters every day when you see the giant prints of your crew laughing on your walls every. single. day.
Currently stationed in Virginia Beach, Virginia photographing families all over the Hampton Roads area from Suffolk, Norfolk, Chesapeake and the Eastern Shore all the way to Portsmouth and Elizabeth City!
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I find joy in chaos. The louder, the better! I'm a USMC spouse, South Carolina native, recovering homeschool mama of a 4 boy circus. They've taught me the most important facet of family photography: KEEP IT FUN!