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MY NAME IS VALERIE

I GREW UP A BEACH BUM IN VIRGINIA BEACH.
I CLAIM CHICK’S BEACH AS MY SECOND RESIDENCE DURING THE SUMMER AND LOVE SEEING HAMPTON ROADS DEVELOPING INTO SUCH A KICK ASS PLACE.

I’M THIRTY-ONE. I THINK THAT MEANS I’M AN ADULT NOW.
I ALSO HAVE TWO KIDDOS. THAT DOESN’T HURT THE ARGUMENT FOR BEING AN ADULT.

CHANCES ARE I’M WEARING BLACK AND MY HAIR IS ONLY HALF DONE AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT.
CURRENTLY, MY HAIR IS A FINE ARRAY OF PURPLE, BLUE, AND GREEN. CHECK BACK OFTEN.

I’VE RECENTLY BECOME ADDICTED TO MATTE LIPSTICK.

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THERE ARE ALMOST SUNGLASSES ON TOP OF MY HEAD. THE SUNGLASSES SECTION AT NORDSTROM RACK IS MY HAPPY PLACE. (ALTHOUGH I ALWAYS MANAGE TO PICK OUT THE MOST EXPENSIVE PAIR.)

BEING NICE ISN’T A SIGN OF WEAKNESS.

I REALLY DON’T LIKE THE PHONE. I REALLY, REALLY DON’T LIKE TALKING ON THE PHONE. I ALMOST NEVER HAVE MINE WITH ME. 

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I’M A SUCKER FOR MID-CENTURY FURNITURE.

I SHOOT CANON. AND FAN-GIRL FOR SIGMA LENSES PRETTY HARDCORE.
PRIME LENSES ONLY, THANKS.

FACT: BANANA SLURPEES ARE THE BEST.
DRINKING A BANANA SLURPEE WHILE RIDING YOUR BIKE IS EVEN BETTER.

THE DEATH CAB PANDORA STATION IS MY FAVORITE.
MISSY ELLIOTT  IS A CLOSE SECOND. 

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WORK HARD. PLAY HARD.

I DON’T BELIEVE IN THE HUSTLE… I DON’T WANT TO BE FAMOUS. I DON’T CARE ABOUT HOW MANY FOLLOWERS I HAVE OR KEEPING UP WITH THE COOL KIDS. I JUST WANT TO BE THE BEST FOR MY CLIENTS.

I OWN MY OWN BUSINESS SO I CAN HAVE A KICK ASS LIFE AND MAKE MY OWN SCHEDULE. (PLUS, I’M A PRETTY RAD BOSS.)

 

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MY RIGHT ARM IS COVERED IN NAUTICAL TATTOOS AS A HOMAGE TO MY HOME-SWEET-CHESAPEAKE BAY. I CAN’T IMAGINE NOT LIVING NEAR THE WATER.

I SAY “BEE’S KNEES”, “AWESOME”, AND A WIDE VARIETY OF THINGS TOO OFTEN.
SORRY IN ADVANCE.

SHOPPING IS MY THERAPY… OF THE CLOTHES SORT AND THE HOUSE DECORATING SORT. PINTEREST HAS NOTHING ON ME.
I DREAM ABOUT IKEAHACKS AND SHOULD OWN STOCK IN TJMAXX.

I HAVE A SHOE PROBLEM. I LOVE THEM. ALL OF THEM.

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WES ANDERSON MOVIES MAKE ME SWOON.

TINA FEY AND AMY POEHLER ARE MY SPIRIT ANIMALS.

I ALWAYS SPEND MY SUNDAY NIGHT WITH THE BELCHERS OF BOB’S BURGERS. BESIDES THAT AND SHERLOCK, I DON’T WATCH MUCH TV RELIGIOUSLY. I DO LOVE A GOOD EPISODE OF CATFISH OR BAR RESCUE AND NETFLIX BINGE CRIME DRAMAS LIKE ITS MY JOB.

AMY SCHUMER NEEDS TO BE MY BESTIE.

I MISS JON STEWART ON THE DAILY SHOW.

TOM HARDY IS GOING TO BE THE NEXT MR. VALERIE DEMO, HE JUST DOESN’T KNOW IT YET.

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I DON’T HAVE FACEBOOK. I KNOW. I KNOW.
WE CAN BE FRIENDS IN REAL LIFE, THOUGH.
I DON’T BITE. PROMISE.

I CAN’T KEEP PLANTS ALIVE TO SAVE MY LIFE. NO GREEN THUMB HERE.

COOKING AND I HAVE A LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP. IT VARIES FROM DAY TO DAY.

I TOOK SEVEN YEARS OF GERMAN. I DON’T REMEMBER VERY MUCH. #GETTINGOLDPROBLEMS

FOR MOST OF MY LIFE, I WANTED TO BE A SPORTS MEDICINE DOCTOR. THE ARTS WON OUT IN THE LONG RUN. 

 

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