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Ooh I am so excited to share Meghan and Jesus’ autumn National Mall portraits today! I know I always say I’m excited – haha – but I am! I love sharing photos of people I’ve enjoyed getting to meeting, and that I loved taking pics of! One and Only I’m extra excited today, though, because […]

Ooh I’m excited to share a new location with you today (new to this blog), and excited to share with you my friend Joy’s autumn Fort Ward Park portraits! 2013 I met Joy in 2013 when working on a project in Riverside, California, during the time when I was a government contractor. Our organizations were […]

Haley and Seth celebrated their first wedding anniversary this summer with not only a trip to D.C. (they’re from Ohio), but with National Mall anniversary photos! Haley and Seth are actually photographers in Ohio (!!), so I was doubly honored they chose me to photograph their National Mall anniversary photos! Or, I guess I should […]

I love that D.C. attracts really active, energetic, intelligent people from near and far, and I love that I get to photograph them and capture their memories here in our amazing city. Rachael and Kelly are two of these people and I’m excited to share their sunrise National Mall portraits with you today! Kiwis in […]

It’s so fun getting to work with married couples and kind of see the other side of things from the sessions I’m usually doing. Alyssa and Brandon were in D.C. for work and wanted to commemorate their time here with a classic Capitol Hill portraits session, and I just loved getting to work with them! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In looking over these images, I’m reminded of how lucky I am to have this job I love so much! It helps me meet people from all over the world, including folks from different parts of our own country, like Kristen and Austin here. I’m so excited to share Kristen and Austin’s Washington D.C. honeymoon […]