The Quast Family // Portsmouth Family Photographer

I'll say it over and over again: I LOVE that I get to meet people I would have never met while I'm doing my job, and this day was perfect for just that! Nancy is a dear friend who contacted me about portraits for her family while they were all in town for a family reunion, and I'm so glad she did! I got to meet so much of their family, from great-grandparents all the way down to the little ones.

We met in Portsmouth City Park last Saturday morning, and between trying to get the kids to stay in one place and making sure we didn't miss any big family pictures, the time flew by! I truly loved getting to know each little family, especially when I heard that Rick's parents have been married 58 years. And what a legacy they have left!

Rick, Nancy, and the entire Quast family: thank you so much for letting me be a little part of your lives last week! I'm so grateful to each of you for helping me at the session, joking in between the pictures, and making me feel at home. I hope the rest of your reunion weekend was amazing!

  Bright, fun family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
  Bright, fun family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Brother and sister family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Adorable little girl in a sundress at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Great grandparents with all their grandchildren at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Two adorable cousins at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Parents with their grown up children at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia

These two have been married 58 years. I asked them to kiss. They kissed not once, but twice, and asked me with a twinkle in their eye if I wanted them to kiss again. So much love!

 Great grandparents celebrate over 50 years together at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia

Of course we had to get a picture of all the 'out-laws!'

 Grown up siblings at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Dad playing with his son at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Husband and wife kissing at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Husband and wife walk hand-in-hand at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia
 Adorable brother and sister at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia

And here's the whole group!

 Big extended family at  family portraits in Portsmouth, Virginia

Maria Grace Photography

My name is Maria, and I am a wedding and family photographer based out of Hampton Roads, Virginia, but I am always excited about traveling. I love families who truly enjoy spending time with each other and living life together. I love couples that are looking forward to their wedding day because they are so excited to finally be married to.