Work From Home Tips – How to Set Up Your Day

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With so many people practicing social distancing and self-quarantine right now, it seemed like the perfect time to share some work from home tips with y’all! When I quit my day job, I thought I was going to be a rock star at working from home. Boy was I wrong! There was no outside force dictating my schedule, no one … Read More

D.C. Cherry Blossoms Photographer

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My favorite time of year is officially right around the corner! Peak bloom of the D.C. cherry blossoms – the trees around the tidal basin – is slated for the end of this month. I love living in D.C. this time of year and being a D.C. cherry blossoms photographer! The purpose of today’s post is to share a little … Read More

Cherry Blossoms Photo Shoot Outfit Ideas

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Is this post just an excuse for me to talk about my favorite time of year – cherry blossoms season? Maybe. (haha!) But that doesn’t change the fact that I’m excited to share with you some cherry blossoms photo shoot outfit ideas! The cherry blossoms provide a very specific aesthetic (pink anyone?). We obviously want to highlight that in the … Read More

Why to Wear a Wedding Veil

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You guys, there are so many elements that can come together to create stellar wedding photos. I could talk to you about it all day! But I won’t… today I’m going to focus on telling you why to wear a wedding veil on your big day. I used to think wedding veils were simply a personal choice. To wear one … Read More

Beautiful Bridal Details Photos

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What’s the girliest thing about me? I love taking photos of diamonds and flowers! Makes sense I’m a wedding photographer, huh? I’m so excited that this post about how to plan for beautiful bridal details photos includes lots of pictures of pretty wedding details – lots of diamonds and flowers! One of my 2020 bride’s priorities for her wedding day … Read More

How to Prepare for Engagement Photos

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Failing to plan is planning to fail, I always say! Just kidding, I don’t ‘always’ say that, but it does make sense when thinking of how to prepare for engagement photos. I’m excited to share some of my top tips and tricks to help you show up feeling prepared and excited for your engagement photos! People of course want me … Read More

Tips for How to Include Dogs at Photo Shoots

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I am so excited to share my top tips for how to include dogs at photo shoots!! As a dog mom, I understand how important it is to include family pets in your photo session. Pets are part of the family and they deserve to be included. Always. Each year I include Milli in my headshots session and they always … 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

5 Ways Wedding Photographers Shape Your Day

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One of the best ways I can serve my clients is acting as a consultant. I love to help by shining a light on details people may never think of! I’ve had lots of behind-the-scenes opportunities to observe how much a couple is enjoying their wedding day, and if they’re not, how much of that is because of their wedding … Read More