National Harbor Wedding

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Last weekend was the weekend of love! I had the honor of photographing four weddings in three days! And I was so happy to end the weekend with Megan and Manny at their National Harbor wedding. Their perfect wedding day Megan and Manny put a lot of thought into creating a day that was meaningful to them as a couple, … Read More

Manassas Courthouse Wedding

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I love when two people know how to celebrate their love and marriage in a way specific to what’s special and meaningful for them. Such was the case when J and G celebrated their marriage last week with a Manassas courthouse wedding. Perfect wedding day vibes The love and excitement was palpable as I met up with J and G … Read More

National Mall Graduation Portraits

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Graduation portrait sessions are quickly becoming one of my favorite types of occasions to photograph, and Elesia’s National Mall graduation portraits session is high on the list of reasons why! Why I love graduation portraits sessions It’s so fun getting to meet these intelligent, ambitious, capable woman who have accomplished a big goal and want to celebrate their success with … Read More

Capitol Hill Anniversary Portraits

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After taking these Capitol Hill anniversary portraits for Ruth and David this week, I’m having second thoughts about the Lincoln Memorial being my favorite spot in D.C. for portraits! Ruth and David used to live in D.C. and recently moved to the west coast for work. They have so many fond memories here and really love the city, so it … Read More

George Mason University Graduation Portraits

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Marili has graduated y’all! And to celebrate, I met up with her to take these George Mason University graduation portraits on the very day of her graduation! I love that we got to take these George Mason University graduation portraits for Marili on the actual day of her college graduation because this way she will always remember 1. how fabulous … Read More

Lincoln Memorial Family Photos

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Oh man, Katey and her family really upped the ante with their Lincoln Memorial family photos! Not only did they choose one awesome location, they chose to tie the session to their one year wedding anniversary! Katey and Adam were married a year ago in March, and wanted to celebrate their anniversary by including their new baby girl in the … Read More

Manor at Airmont Wedding Inspiration

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Eep! I am *so* excited to share these photos from our April Manor at Airmont wedding inspiration styled shoot. They are so good! And they’re only so good because of the truly stunning work put together by our super talented vendor squad. I am honored to show off their work today! I reached out to my friend Angelica of Angelica … Read More

Alexandria Waterfront Engagement Photos

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You guys, I don’t know if I can even take credit for this one! Taylor and Cody were such naturals in front of the camera during their Alexandria waterfront engagement photos this past weekend, that I feel guilty for acting like I had anything to do with that! haha And that’s really saying something because they had a lot working … Read More

Floral Themed Newborn Photos

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It’s wonderful to witness and feel the love flowing around when there’s a baby on the way. From the first time I spoke to Lindsay about her pregnancy I could tell how excited she and her husband were to welcome their baby girl, who I got to take these floral themed newborn photos for earlier this month! You may remember Lindsay … Read More

Cherry Blossoms Family Photos

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What do you do when half the people who were supposed to be at your family photo shoot get snowed in? You make the most of it and continue on with your session, just like Nora and her family did during their cherry blossoms family photos last month! Nora contacted me with a really fun idea for her cherry blossoms … Read More