Romantic Shadow Creek Wedding – Tracee & Paul

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I’m super excited to share Tracee and Paul’s romantic Shadow Creek wedding with you today! I know I always say I’m excited to share photos with you guys – but I really am! Always. Tracee and Paul put together a beautiful day full of faith, love, and family – quite the trifecta! Not to mention the romantic, rustic decor in … Read More

C&O Canal Engagement Photos

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  I learn this lesson more and more as time passes: if someone tells me they aren’t great at having their photo taken, the opposite tends to be true! Such was the case with Cecilia and Steven’s C&O Canal engagement photos this past weekend in Potomac, Maryland. Cecilia and Steven were such naturals in front of the camera – and … Read More

How to Manage Frizzy Hair for Humid Day Photo Shoots

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You guys, I come from a place of YES, as one Bethenny Frankel advocates. So one of the biggest joys I get out of my business is solving challenges that arise – finding the YES, figuring out how to make things work. It feels even greater when I can help my clients with their challenges, so that’s the spirit of … Read More

River Farm Wedding Venue

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I’m so excited to share with you the gorgeous, picturesque River Farm wedding venue! I love helping my couples get the most out of their wedding photography, and one way I love to help people is by pointing them in the direction of beautiful, reputable wedding venues that 1. match their needs and 2. will enhance their photography. River Farm … Read More

Belle Haven Park Engagement Photos

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  When you propose to your girlfriend in an an amazing, majestic location such as Yosemite (!!!), you could probably rest on those brownie points for months – at least until your wedding! But not George! George wasn’t settling for Yosemite proposal brownie points – he went the extra mile and did Belle Haven Park engagement photos with his new … Read More

Best Weather – Fun Monday

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Oh my gosh, you guys, we had the best weather this weekend here in the D.C. area! I felt like I was in California! The temperatures were great and there was like zero humidity. I was in heaven! I tried to spend as much time outdoors as I could between working and resting – it was just a fantastic weekend! … Read More

Seven Oaks Lavender Farm Photos

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I’m so excited to share these Seven Oaks Lavender Farm photos with you today! And I’ll admit it: when I see photos of people touring France, taking gorgeous photos in lavender fields, I get jealous. And I believe jealousy points us towards what we want (did Elizabeth Gilbert say that?). So apparently I really wanted to take photos in a … Read More

Beautiful Weekend – Fun Monday

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Happy Monday friends! I’m hitting the ground running after a beautiful weekend full of relaxation, taking photos, and enjoying the great outdoors! It’s a holiday week so I’ll be enjoying a day or a day and a half off, but most of this week will be spent working – doing what I love! I actually started my weekend off on … Read More

Home Improvement – Fun Monday

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Hi there and happy Monday! As I type this, I’m sitting outside enjoying the first non-rainy, non-humid day in at least a week, so from this view, Monday is looking might fine to me! Saturday brought some home improvement projects. I’ve been wanting to hang curtains in my living room for the longest time, and finally got around to it … Read More

Modern, Elegant Wedding Styled Shoot Feature: Diamond Bridal Gallery

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I’m so excited to share the images from our modern, elegant wedding styled shoot feature on Diamond Bridal Gallery!! Diamond Bridal Gallery featured the photos and story for our modern, elegant wedding styled shoot on their blog last Thursday (see their post here) and I’m excited to share with you some of my very favorite images today! We seriously had … Read More