Georgetown Newborn Photos – Baby Owen

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Last week I shared Caroline & Judd’s gorgeous maternity portraits, and today I’m sharing their Georgetown newborn photos! Caroline & Judd welcomed their new addition, baby Owen, the week of 4th of July. So he’s a patriotic baby, that’s clear! haha I had already met Caroline & Judd’s first baby – their pup, Indy – so I was excited to … Read More

Sleeping In – Fun Monday

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Welcome to Monday, ya’ll! I was kind of excited for this Monday, because for me it meant sleeping in after three days of waking up before the crack of dawn! If you know me, you know I am not a morning person. Pretty much the only thing I’ll wake up that early for are flights (which I try my damnedest … Read More

D.C. Photo Shoot Spots – Playing Tourist

D.C. photo shoot spots, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., memorial, magic hour, sunset

A super fun part of my job is choosing where to take photos for people. And the best part of that fun is when I get to play tourist like I did this past weekend. Getting to do what I love for a job is certainly not something I take for granted; I’m grateful every single time someone books me … Read More

Make the Most of Your Wedding Photography

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It’s Wedding Wednesday and this week that means I’m sharing my fourth post in my series on wedding photography planning. So far we’ve established three ways you can get amazing wedding photos: include your photographer in planning your day-of timeline, pick the photography package that’s perfect for you, and book an engagement session with your wedding photographer. Today’s post is … Read More

Georgetown Maternity Photos – Caroline & Judd

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I need to start this post by saying how darn excited I am to share these Georgetown maternity photos with you! Caroline & Judd asked that I wait until after their son was born to share these images & I think the waiting made these gorgeous photos that much sweeter in my heart! You may remember Caroline & Judd from … Read More

Location Scouting – Fun Monday

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It’s Monday! I say that every Monday as if it’s a celebration haha But it kind of is a celebration when you’re passionate about your work and excited for what’s in store for the week! I had a pretty great weekend, aside from experiencing the beginning stages of a summer cold. I did some location scouting, celebrated my niece & … Read More

Elegant Rust Manor House Wedding – Liz & Julio

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On Saturday I traveled to Leesburg, VA, for Liz and Julio’s fun and elegant Rust Manor House wedding. As soon as you drive down the long, tree lined road leading to Rust Manor House, you’re transported to another time. That feeling of seclusion cocooned Liz & Julio’s guests into being fully present as they celebrated with the happy couple! Liz … Read More

Staycation Over – Fun Monday

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Oh man, this Monday is rougher than most, not even gonna try to sugar coat it! I’m coming off of a 12 day semi-staycation / no office days for the ol’ day job, and being back to my usual routine is rough y’all! Staycation over! To get over the hump, I’m focusing on how grateful I am to have had … Read More

First Birthday Photos – Ava Lee

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You only turn one year old once, right? So might as well do it up! Ava’s mom, Kristen, and her family did a beautiful job planning Ava’s first birthday photos & party in Alexandria, VA, last weekend. There were unicorns, candy, bright colors everywhere, & even a cake to smash! All the trappings of a super fun first birthday party! … Read More