Author: SarahLin

Charleston, SC Girls Trip | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Charleston, SC Girls Trip | Charleston Wedding Photographer

Did someone say girls trip?! This girls trip was what dreams were made of. Walking the charming streets of Charleston under sunny skies, shopping and eating till we dropped, touring via horse-drawn carriage, taking in the beautiful architecture and Spanish moss-draped trees, wearing dresses every […]

Yuly & Todd | Yorktown Beach Maternity Session | Yorktown Maternity Photographer

Yuly & Todd | Yorktown Beach Maternity Session | Yorktown Maternity Photographer

Meet Yuly, Todd and Baby Girl! Todd and I grew up at the same church in Yorktown, but didn’t know each other much then. In the last few years we’ve reconnected as I shot his sister’s wedding photos, his family photos, and now he and […]

Norma & Albert | St. Luke’s Historic Church Wedding | Smithfield Wedding Photographer

Norma & Albert | St. Luke’s Historic Church Wedding | Smithfield Wedding Photographer

Meet Norma and Albert! Norma and Albert are part of our church here in Chesapeake. Albert is an elder, so he and Alvin work quite closely together. Between them both being “AL”s (Alvin Lin and Albert Lee), around the same height and build, Asian, and […]

Life Lately as a Family of Four

Life Lately as a Family of Four

Miriam is now 5 months old, and we finally feel like we’ve got a groove going as a family of four- just in time for wedding season for me and some big job shifts for Alvin to put us to the test! 😉 But in […]

Grace & Ethan | Freemason Maternity Session | Norfolk Maternity Photographer

Grace & Ethan | Freemason Maternity Session | Norfolk Maternity Photographer

Meet Grace and Ethan and Baby Boy! You know what is so fun? Watching your friends become parents. I am just loving this sweet season of life where, over the last year, I’ve been able to capture so many friends’ maternity sessions. There is something […]

Watchmen’s Coffee Roasting Co. | Chesapeake Branding Photographer

Watchmen’s Coffee Roasting Co. | Chesapeake Branding Photographer

Meet Watchmen’s Coffee Roasting Company! This branding shoot is near and dear to my heart- this is my brother-in-law, Josh’s, new baby! He’s been dreaming of and working towards this day for so long, we as a family are so excited to celebrate with him […]

11 Things I’ve Learned in 11 Years of Business | Chesapeake Wedding Photographer

11 Things I’ve Learned in 11 Years of Business | Chesapeake Wedding Photographer

I started this business in high school- February 19th, 2011 to be exact. My first paid shoot was for one of my mom’s friends, a few Valentine’s portraits of her for her husband (isn’t that sweet!?). I carried my camera everywhere. I did photoshoots with […]

Amy & Phil | Couples Snow Day Session | Chesapeake Couples Photographer

Amy & Phil | Couples Snow Day Session | Chesapeake Couples Photographer

Meet Amy and Phil! Amy was my roommate when I lived overseas after college for 8 months. It was an intense season of life for us both, and we became really close. She was my workout coach leading up to my wedding, dance partner, and […]

Nia & Nathan | Culpepper Farmhouse Maternity Session | NOVA Couples Photographer

Nia & Nathan | Culpepper Farmhouse Maternity Session | NOVA Couples Photographer

Meet Nia & Nathan & Baby Girl! So my friends, this post is long overdue. Nia and Nathan had their little girl a few weeks before we had Miriam, but I love these photos (and these people!) so much, I had to make sure their […]

Jordan & Cory | Studio HR Anniversary Session | Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer

Jordan & Cory | Studio HR Anniversary Session | Virginia Beach Wedding Photographer

Meet Jordan and Cory! Cory is my brother-in-law’s brother, and Jordan is his wife…that makes them basically family, right?! They actually inquired with me to be their wedding photographer in early 2020, just weeks after we had found out we were pregnant and due the […]