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This is the place I get to showcase all of my beautiful clients and the love they put into their sessions or weddings. I also love sharing tips and tricks on wedding photography planning, ideas to make your session fun, easy, and organized, as well as personal stories. Find the category you're looking for, or browse for hours! There's plenty to keep you entertained.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]