Family Photography Session Tips

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Last week we turned a page on the calendar and wound up in a new season: fall! Here at REHP fall means it’s family mini session time! The time of year where I get to work with local families who are looking to create images they can add to their holiday cards and capture memories of their families just as … Read More

Keswick Vineyards Autumn Wedding – Kim & Mike

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I’m always excited to share wedding photos, but today are a couple extra layers of excitement weaved in! Kim & Mike’s Keswick Vineyards autumn wedding in Charlottesville, VA, this past weekend was so beautiful, so incredible, and so, so special. Kim & Mike put a lot of thought into all of the details on their wedding day, but the bonus … Read More

Capitol Hill Family Photos

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One of the beautiful things about living and working around Washington, D.C. is having the opportunity to meet people from all around the world! My life and my business have truly been enriched by getting to interact with people from cultures different than my own. I mention this because for this Capitol Hill family photos session featured today, I had … Read More

Wedding Hangover Cure – Tips & Tricks

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I’m super excited to share this information with you today! There’s always much talk on wedding related forums about the infamous ‘wedding hangover’, which is not what it sounds like. For wedding industry professionals, a ‘wedding hangover’ means something much different than it means for the wedding guests! It has nothing to do with drinking too much celebratory champagne (or … Read More

Relaxing Weekend – Fun Monday

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It’s Monday again! And Fun Monday at that! I have a busy week ahead and am gonna love taking the time in this lil’ blog post to reminisce on my relaxing weekend. Maybe I’ll come back to it throughout the week when I’m feeling overwhelmed so I can remember what relaxation feels like – haha! The weekend kicked off at … Read More

Wilkes Street Tunnel Maternity Photos – Ashley & Antonio

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All of my clients and all of my photo shoots have a special place in my heart (my heart has gotten really big! Awesome side effect of being a photographer!), let me just say that up front. But there’s something extra special about coming full circle with clients and getting to capture multiple sweet events in their lives. Such is … Read More

National Harbor Wedding – Olin & Sidney

I am SO excited to share these National Harbor wedding photos today! Olin & Sidney were married aboard the National Elite, docked in Oxon Hill, MD, on the Potomac River, while the sun set behind the horizon, just past the water’s edge. It was the most picturesque ceremony location I have ever seen & perfectly suited this long time couple. … Read More

Photography Website Launch – Rachel E.H. Photography

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I know it’s early in the day, but pop the prosecco! I’m ready to celebrate! Today is an exciting day because it’s my photography website launch day!! Sometimes you just need a little refresh, a smidge of an update, and that’s what I’ve done to Rachel E.H. Photography’s home on the interwebs! To kick off my photography website launch, I … Read More

Busy Season – Fun Monday

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Hi everyone! I hope your Monday has been going swimmingly & you’re getting all the things done! This Monday I’m back from vacation & feeling rested and rejuvenated after a super busy couple of weeks prior. It’s the kick off to the busy season & I’ve got some fun stuff in the works that I can’t wait to start sharing! … Read More