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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.

This post has been a long time in the making. Today I’m giving you (all the tea and) all the tips on feeding your wedding photographers. Disclaimers: 1. your planner, coordinator, and band/DJ need to be fed too. Anyone who is staying throughout your reception and who is working 5+ hours consecutively (that includes prep […]

Oh wow, am I excited today! I’m kicking off a three part series where I share photos from sessions I did last year with the kwanzan cherry blossom trees! We’re starting today with Clare and Casey’s kwanzan cherry blossoms engagement session. Engagement Session Gift Clare’s mom, Robin, reached out to me before Clare and Casey […]

The slower season gives me more time to think of ways I can help you plan your portrait session. I’m going to do just that with today’s post on why to have privacy for portraits. First, a little primer: this post on why to have privacy for portraits was created with wedding day portraits in […]

We’re carrying on this week with Carissa’s D.C. cherry blossoms senior portraits! SIL Referral Carissa was referred to me via her mom, who’s sister in law I had taken photos for before (and even did a cherry blossoms session with last year!). I am so appreciative of the referral because Carissa was so fun and […]

Happy Wednesday! Today I have more cherry blossoms goodness for you. In the form of Megha and Deepak’s windy cherry blossoms maternity session. Cherry Blossom All Stars Megha and Deepak are some of my cherry blossoms all stars! Not only did they drive to D.C. all the way from Boston, MA, just for their windy […]

Another week, another cherry blossoms session to share! Today it’s all about Jodi and her D.C. cherry blossoms headshots. Bye Bye D.C. In all my years photographing cherry blossoms sessions, I don’t think I had ever taken headshots. Until Jodi! Jodi had been promoted to Commander (CDR) in the U.S. Navy, and would soon be […]

It may be the beginning of a new year, but I am already getting excited for my fav time of year: cherry blossoms season! I’m starting the celebration early with my tips on how to prepare for cherry blossoms photos. This will be my eighth year photographing D.C. cherry blossoms sessions! Time sure does fly […]

It may be January, but the weather feels more like spring. And we’ll be there soon enough! So today I’m kicking off my cherry blossoms season excitement with Courtney and Matt’s peak bloom cherry blossoms engagement photos! The Most Wonderful Time of Year As you probably know, cherry blossoms season is my favorite time of […]

Yesterday I shared my best of 2022 weddings with you. And today we’re switching gears just slightly. Today it’s all about the best of 2022 elopements and micro-weddings! Room in My Schedule I mentioned yesterday that photographing 10-15 full wedding days in one year is my goal. I like to leave room in my schedule […]

We’ve wrapped another year and that means I’m excited to share my best of 2022 weddings!! 11 Wonderful Weddings In 2022, I photographed 11 full wedding days for 11 wonderful couples! (By ‘full wedding days’, I mean eight or more consecutive hours of photography on a wedding day.) I’ve found that between 10-15 weddings each […]