Wedding Day – Maria & Arthur

Maryland Wedding Photographer Maria & Arthur’s wedding day in New Market, Maryland, can be summed up in one word: classic. From the quaint Hill Chapel where they said their vows to the exquisite Vintage restaurant just down the street, to the perfect autumn weather, their day was pure wedding perfection.

Location Scouting – Hotel Monaco, Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA Wedding Photographer “Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. And mirror what you admire.” That is the theme for this post. Ms. Katelyn James had some wise words for the December Rising Tide Society Summit attendees. She suggested that photographers seek out desired shooting locations, places we are dreaming of shooting a wedding, … Read More

Family Photos – The Thielemans

Northern Virginia Family Photographer As the east coast prepares for a winter storm – an actual blizzard – I’m reminiscing about a more mild, autumn storm from this past November. There wasn’t any snow, but much heavy rain fell in Arlington the day of my first mini-session day for family holiday photos. The Thielemans were the gung-ho group who braved … Read More

Tips & Tricks – 5 Things to Learn from Your Day Job

Washington, D.C. Photographer It’s Tips & Tricks Tuesday! Today I’m going to share 5 things I’ve learned at my day job that prepared me for running my own business – being an entrepreneur. A solopreneur, if you will. So if you’re struggling running the business end of things at your small business, this post is for you! 

Ashley & Antonio + Powder Paint!

Washington, D.C. Engagement Photographer I mean, that picture kind of speaks for itself, right? When my client, Ashley, said she & her fiance, Antonio, wanted to do a powder paint fight during their engagement shoot, my response was to 1. google what powder paint is (haha!) & 2. say, “Absolutely! As long as I can join in at the end!” … Read More

Tips & Tricks – 5 Tips for Accomplishing Your Goals

I’ve been learning so much on my journey to business ownership & being a #creativepreneur, and I enjoy being a resource to friends & acquaintances who are on a similar path. Going forward, each Tuesday I will be posting business related, sometimes photography related, tips & tricks with the purpose of aiding fellow small business owners & aspiring entrepreneurs. Yay! For the first Tuesday Tips & Tricks … Read More

Engagement Session – Ashley & Antonio

Washington, D.C. Engagement Photographer What do Union Station, a beautiful sapphire engagement ring, and a tulle skirt all have in common? This Washington, D.C. engagement shoot & one stylish couple, that’s what! I cannot express how thrilled I am to present you with these photos today. Don’t tell anyone, but this *might* be my favorite shoot. Ever.

Happy New Year!

Washington, D.C. Wedding Photographer Starting my business has been amazing. It’s incredible to see how far you can go when you truly believe in yourself and have the word “YES” replaying in your mind. I’ve done things I honestly never dreamed of and it’s completely changed my life. Not to mention the half of my business that allows me to … Read More