about us

Choosing Your Photographer

It's a bit confusing out there! Lots of decisions of be made...many choices and many people (with good intentions) helping you out. The flowers,the food, the entertainment, the photography...oh,the photography! Just how does one go about selecting a wedding photographer?
I have always tried to place myself in the shoes of each of my customers. I try to ask myself the questions that I would want answered if I were the one making all of the decisions.

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why us?

25 years exclusively photographing weddings! Over 3000 satisfied Couples

How are we different?

We don’t work by the hour… we’re with you from the “getting readies” through the final minutes of your party.


Our Brides & Grooms Appreciate our cost flexibility.

What’s included?

We photograph your outdoor casuals, studio formals, and wedding day coverage..

Credentials and Quality?

We are bonded & insured. Degreed through Professional Photographers of America, Wedding & Portrait Photographers International and Virginia & North Carolina Professional Photographers Associations.

Dear Bride and Groom To Be

We would like to introduce ourselves to you. We are the husband and wife photography team of Marian and Michael Linett. From our Virginia Beach home, we provide one photographic service…Wedding Photography.
For over twenty-five years, couples throughout Virginia and North Carolina have come to expect the finest in wedding portraiture and candid coverage. Most important, Custom Photography Ltd.

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Bogie & Bacall, Anthony & Cleopatra, Fred & Wilma Flintstone

Marian & Mike Linett of Custom Photography-Romantics at Heart

we would love to laugh and cry with you...capturing your celebration for eternity...the two of you deserve the very best!

You’ll Still Like Us After…The Wedding Album Is Delivered!

……Brides, grooms, and their families tell Marian & Mike…you should add this one important line to your advertising. Licensed in Virginia and North Carolina for over two decades, more than 3000 couples have entrusted Custom Photography with the privilege of capturing the photographic memories of their special celebrations. From a humble beginning as a weekend business in 1984, today they are still a mom and pop simple formula business…photographing over one hundred weddings each year full time…but one at a time with a high degree of quality and service. Look back in an old Hampton Roads phone book, and you’ll see the same listing for Marian & Mike that exists today. The quality has grown – the service has remained constant.You'll Still Like Us After...The Wedding Album Is Delivered should all be in the larger type and try for two lines - You'll Still Like Us After... on the top line and...The Wedding Album Is Delivered! on the second line. On the Party Time images - To The Party should be on the left side with those images appearing first when clicked and The Reception on the right side with those images appearing when clicked. Following sequence of a wedding, have to travel To The Party before arriving at The Reception

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Remember to include the Linetts on the invitation list for your celebration …