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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.

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 […]

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 […]

A while back I did a poll on Instagram to find out what type of blog posts people were interested in reading. Many people said they wanted to see behind the scenes posts. So here we are! Today I’ll be sharing lots of behind the scenes info about my black and white photos. I love […]

It’s been really fun walking you through some of the behind the scenes details of wedding photography. Today I’m continuing on that trend and sharing about what I call finishing touches photos. What Are ‘Finishing Touches Photos’? When I’m helping my couples with their wedding day timeline, I include ‘finishing touches photos’ for a portion […]

Ooh this is a fun post to write! Today I’m going to talk about new wedding traditions! Across many cultures, there are classic wedding traditions we are all familiar with. Some of those include: The couple not seeing each other at all on the day of their wedding before the ceremony Getting ready for the […]

Welcome to the second post in a two part series about the difference between venue coordinators and wedding coordinators. Today I’m going to answer this question: why hire a wedding coordinator? This is a really long one, chock full of info, so buckle in! Before getting started, I’m going to be super up front about […]

Today I’m kicking off a two part series on a topic I’ve been dying to share about: venue coordinators and wedding coordinators. We’ll start today with answering – what is a venue coordinator? The Disconnect This is the scenario I see every single time I work with a couple who has counted on their venue […]

This post has been a long time coming and I’m so excited to have finally made time for it! Today I’m going to tell you why to wear makeup for photos. And it’s a long one, so buckle in! To Wear Makeup or Not to Wear Makeup – That is the Question Over the years […]

If you’ve been with me for a while, you know how much I love elopements! Literally the first wedding I photographed after starting my business was an elopement at a local courthouse. Elopements and micro-weddings have a special place in my heart. That’s why I’m excited to share these 3 tips to up-level you elopement! […]

I’m excited to share my tips for getting a picture perfect wedding bouquet for your light and bright wedding photography! You might think I’m getting super specific here – and that’s OK! haha I take my job seriously and I’m always trying to think of ways I can help people really make their wedding photos […]