Snow Day! – Fun Monday

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Happy Monday! How was everyone’s snow day this weekend? If you live in the DC/MD/VA area, you likely had some snow on Saturday. I’m not a fan of snow before Christmas because I like to enjoy every last bit of fall I can get a hold of, but I have to admit – it was beautiful! I kicked off the … Read More

Alexandria Christmas Parade

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I’m so grateful for the busy seasons – for obvious reasons, but even more so because they allow me to fully soak up and appreciate the not-so-busy seasons. I will say, I’m usually kind of grumpy during the holidays; they’re just not my favorite for various reasons. But this year I decided to totally be in the holiday spirit! After … Read More

October Family Photos

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It’s been so fun getting to work with lots of Arlington families this season for family mini sessions! I love getting to meet all the loving families who are excited to capture memories with their families during the precious stages of their kids’ lives. Such was the case for these October family photos I got to take about two months … Read More

Scottish Christmas Walk – Fun Monday

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Happy Monday, friends! It’s the first Monday of December and I am SO in the holiday spirit! I think the Scottish Christmas Walk in Alexandria, VA, got me in the Christmas-y mood! I want to do all the things, celebrate with all the people, and bask in the glow of the lights on my lil’ Christmas tree for as long … Read More

Long Bridge Park Family Photos

One of the best things about my job as a photographer who works with people is I get to see those people multiple times to document exciting moments in their lives. I get to watch as their marriages, families, or businesses grow and that is so special! Such is the case with the folks in today’s Long Bridge Park family … Read More

Thanksgiving Weekend – Fun Monday

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend! I had so much fun taking a little time off to rest and do normal person things like focus on watching TV (instead of editing at the same time), go out on a weekend night, and see my family! When you have two full time jobs, ya don’t get to do too … Read More

Daylight Savings – Fun Monday

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Happy Monday! And good morning! The Monday morning after daylight savings is always a little rough, like a little bit of jet lag. But at least we gained an hour, right?! I was patting myself on the back yesterday for choosing daylight savings day as my one day off. No morning shoots meant I could take advantage of that extra … Read More

Washington, D.C. Courthouse Wedding – Bryan & Searle

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On this Wedding Wednesday I’m excited to share photos from Bryan and Searle’s Washington, D.C. courthouse wedding that took place last Friday! Bryan and Searle invited their immediate families to D.C. for a weekend of celebration, kicking off with their civil ceremony at the Superior Court of D.C. It was the absolute *perfect* D.C. fall day for a wedding and … Read More

Autumn Weekend – Fun Monday

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Happy Monday and happy autumn! It’s finally starting to feel like fall here in the D.C. area. Chillier temps? Check! Gloomy skies? Check! Periodic rain? Check! Leaves on the ground? Check! Lots of family photo sessions? Check! Can’t wait to share some photos taken over the autumn weekend! I kicked off my autumn weekend on Friday night when I was … Read More

Columbus Day – Fun Monday

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It’s Columbus Day! Oh, and it’s Monday too. Monday’s go a little easier when it’s a holiday… I had a busy weekend so this Monday is like a lil’ vacation haha You never really hear that, do ya?! This weekend was the kickoff to my mini session marathon weekends and I got to meet some wonderful local families! I started … Read More