Full Weekend – Fun Monday

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It’s Monday again! I hope everyone had a great, full weekend! I hit the ground running this morning, checking items off the ol’ to-do list left and right! I’m kind of looking forward to looking back on the relaxing, friend-filled, rejuvenating, full weekend I just had. My calendar for August was filling up, so I made sure to schedule some … Read More

Modern Minimalist Wedding Inspiration – United With Love Feature

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Back in April I had the honor of working with a group of vendors put together by Bryana King on a styled shoot showcasing her vision for modern minimalist wedding inspiration. Today I’m so excited to share the event after we were featured last week on United With Love! United With Love prides themselves on providing fresh inspiration for D.C. area … Read More

Texas Jack’s Party – Eva’s First Birthday

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I’ve had the honor of being voted Arlington’s Best Event Photographer for 2017 by the readers of the Sun Gazette (woot woot!), and if there’s one thing I’ve learned about photographing events, it’s that my cheeks are going to hurt by the end of the day! It’s events like this Texas Jack’s party for Eva’s first birthday that really get … Read More

Your Own Risk – Fun Monday

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Good morning! And happy Monday! I feel I need to warn you up front that this post contains images that may be disturbing to some. This is a read at your own risk kind of post! If you’re creeped out by or afraid of spiders, this might not be the post for you! haha So, that pretty much means I … Read More

Photography Ready Wedding Venues

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Today I’m going to help you pick your wedding venue! Yay! There are obviously lots of things to consider when selecting your wedding venue, but today I’m asking you to consider photography ready wedding venues when you’re making your list of places to check out. What do I mean by photography ready wedding venues? I’ll explain… Let’s back up a … Read More

Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden Family Photos

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As a photographer, I’ve definitely kept a running photography bucket list in my head. Some items are on the larger scale side – like ‘try out travel photography in another country’ (check!), and others are smaller – like ‘do Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden family photos.’ Thanks to this sweet family of three, I was able to check that last … Read More

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

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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