Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Family Photos

family of three, hydrangeas, toddler, botanical gardens

I think I’ve said this before, and I may be biased (OK, I’m totally biased), but giving the gift of photography is such a sweet thing to do. You’re pretty much golden with whomever you’re giving the photography session to! Joe won some major brownie points, I’m sure, when he gave his wife, Natalie, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens family photos for … Read More

Engagement Session Photography – 5 Reasons to Book

Union Station, engagement session photography, African American engaged couple, J. Crew

I’m excited to add another post in my series on wedding photography planning. Two weeks ago I shared why you should consult your wedding photographer when creating your timeline and last week I helped you pick the perfect wedding photography package to bring you joy. This week I’m telling you why booking engagement session photography with your wedding photographer will … Read More

Summer Weekend – Fun Monday

historic Manassas, northern VA, railroad, cellphone pic, summer weekend

It’s Fun Monday! Certainly appropriate after the fun summer weekend I had! The weather in northern Virginia was spectacular for this time of year. A rain storm Friday night washed away the humidity & left us with low humidity & lots of sunshine. It was the perfect summer weekend! Saturday morning I made it to yoga, ran some errands, & … Read More

Mamie Davis Park Family Photos

Mamie Davis Park family photos

I love having the opportunity to capture multiple occasions in my clients’ lives! These Mamie Davis Park family photos are the perfect example of that! You will remember Kandis & Daniel from their National Mall engagement photos this spring. Well Kandis & Daniel also wanted to take family photos with Daniel’s daughter & Kandis’ soon-to-be stepdaughter, Mya, just before Easter. … Read More

Your Perfect Wedding Photography Package

perfect wedding photography package

Welcome to the second post in my series on wedding photography planning! Last week I told you how coordinating with your photographer to plan your wedding timeline will help get those amazing wedding photos you’ve been dreaming of, and today I’m sharing how thoughtfully choosing your perfect wedding photography package will help get those photos as well. So you’ve chosen … Read More

Classic Capitol Hill Wedding – Anna & Charles

Capitol Hill wedding

Anna & Charles celebrated with friends and family on Friday as they said their ‘I do’s’ during their classic Capitol Hill wedding. They married at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Capitol Hill with a traditional Catholic mass before cruising back to Mason & Rook Hotel in Dupont Circle to dance & sing the night away with their loved ones. From … Read More

Father’s Day Weekend – Fun Monday

Father's Day weekend

Another Monday, another Fun Monday post! I hope everyone had a fantastic Father’s Day Weekend! I know I did! I got to photograph a wedding & portraits at several awesome locations with a wonderful second shooter, got my hair did, was introduced to a gorgeous new shooting location, & found time to get some rest. Lemme tell ya about it! … Read More

Rayburn Building Reception – Madison Meets D.C.

Rayburn Building reception

Last week I had the honor of photographing the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Rayburn Building reception they dubbed ‘Madison Meets D.C.’. Wisconsinites from around the D.C. metro area joined the G.M.C.o.C.’s Board of Directors in welcoming Wisconsin members of Congress for mixing, mingling, and sipping good ol’ Wisconsin beers! The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce wants to make the … Read More

Wedding Photography Planning , Day-Of Timeline

wedding photography planning

Who better to help with your wedding photography planning than a wedding photographer?! As I detailed in last week’s post on how to get amazing wedding photos, there are certain things you can do to ensure your wedding photos are everything you want them to be. Today is the first post in a series on wedding photography planning that will … Read More

Constitution Hall Headshots – Charles

Constitution Hall headshots

One of the reasons at the top of my list for why I love photography is it provides opportunities for trips down memory lane. Even as the photographer, going to a location where I’ve shot before offers the chance for me to reminisce on past shoots & realize how far I’ve come in such a short time. Such was the … Read More