Tidewater and Tulle shoot at The College of William and Mary

Chelsea | Online Wedding Publication Product & Brand Session

Tidewater + Tulle

Chelsea is the heart behind the wedding blog, Tidewater & Tulle, an online wedding magazine publication for couples getting married in the coastal region of Virginia. As a Virginia Beach native and Williamsburg resident, Chelsea loves the diversity of Hampton Roads and all it has to offer. As a retired wedding photographer, she has always had a passion for the wedding industry and couples in love. Her goal is to help brides and grooms find their perfect wedding teams by highlighting amazing professionals.

Chelsea’s UK adventure

Chelsea has been planning her adventure to the UK for the past 6 months and the time has finally come for her to go on her adventure! This past weekend she got on the plane to the UK, where she will call home for the next 6 months. While she’s there she will continue to write for Tidewater & Tulle as well as share the beauty of the United Kingdom.

Blog announcement

In a blog post that she posted earlier this week, Chelsea shared with the world her travel plans in her blog post titled, Editor’s Picks: Packing essentials for a UK Honeymoon, where also featured a curated roundup for her personal travel favorites. When she asked me to work with her on this shoot at the College of William and Mary, 1. I was elated and honored to be asked 2. I was so happy that we would be spending one last afternoon together before her big trip

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meet Gari-Ann

Gari-Ann Kia is an accomplished Branding and Product Photographer with a passion for helping creatives and professionals elevate their brand by showcasing their product, promoting their services, or simply enhancing their brand image. Gari-Ann's expertise in branding and product photography will help you stand out from the crowd. With years of experience in the field, Gari-Ann has honed her skills and developed a unique approach to visual storytelling that resonates with her clients and their target audience to help them stand out from the crowd.

Gari-Ann currently lives in the Washington DC area with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling with her family, some of their favorite destinations have been Santorini, Wanaka, Paris, & Aix en Provence. In her free time, Gari-Ann enjoys giving back to her community by supporting fellow military spouses & their families and mentoring other small business owners.