Running a Values Based Business – An In-Focus Unfolding

D.C. cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms, pink flowers, pink blooms, spring flowers, cherry blossom season, cherry blossoms photographer, D.C. cherry blossoms photographer, values based business

Welcome to the first informative post in my new series An In-Focus Unfolding. Today I’m sharing how easy it is to run a values based business! Before I started working with a business coach, I never really thought about ‘values’ – in life, much less a values based business! I mean, most of us are probably living according to our values … Read More

An In-Focus Unfolding – A New Series

in-focus unfolding, La Terranea Resort, La Terranea, waterfront view, Pacific Ocean, vacation spots, honeymoon locations, turquoise waters, foreground

Happy Friday! In my last Friday post (here) I explained how I’m going to be sharing something new, something fresh. I’ve been struggling with what to name this series because the truth is the stuff I’m going to share is all a part of a journey that’s still unfolding – an in-focus unfolding if you will. And how do you … Read More

Something Fresh – Final Title Pending

La Terranea, ocean views, waterfront, California coastline, Pacific Ocean, turquoise waters, something fresh

You may be wondering what the heck I’m doing posting on a Friday. I never do that. Well I’ll tell you what the heck I’m doing! I’m starting something fresh – a new blog series! Woot woot! I’ve had this passion project swirling around my head and on my heart in one way or another for some time, and it finally … Read More

D.C. Women’s March – Fun Monday

DC Women's March, Women's March, Washington, DC, photo journalism, January 2018, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall

It’s that day of the week again! The day when I pop in to say hi, wish you a great week, and share a little about how I spent my weekend. The weekend was filled with everything from the D.C. Women’s March to chasing a mouse around my house! Quite the rollercoaster! So, I have a mouse in my house. … Read More

Alexandria Christmas Parade

Alexandria Christmas parade, Alexandria, Old Town Alexandria, holidays, Christmas, Christmas time, bagpipe player, Santa Claus

I’m so grateful for the busy seasons – for obvious reasons, but even more so because they allow me to fully soak up and appreciate the not-so-busy seasons. I will say, I’m usually kind of grumpy during the holidays; they’re just not my favorite for various reasons. But this year I decided to totally be in the holiday spirit! After … Read More

Scottish Christmas Walk – Fun Monday

Scottish Christmas Walk, black and white, newborn, newborn photography, headband, baby girl

Happy Monday, friends! It’s the first Monday of December and I am SO in the holiday spirit! I think the Scottish Christmas Walk in Alexandria, VA, got me in the Christmas-y mood! I want to do all the things, celebrate with all the people, and bask in the glow of the lights on my lil’ Christmas tree for as long … Read More

D.C. Photo Shoot Spots – Playing Tourist

D.C. photo shoot spots, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., memorial, magic hour, sunset

A super fun part of my job is choosing where to take photos for people. And the best part of that fun is when I get to play tourist like I did this past weekend. Getting to do what I love for a job is certainly not something I take for granted; I’m grateful every single time someone books me … Read More

Location Scouting – Fun Monday

location scouting, Memorial Bridge, Washington, D.C., bride, Potomac River, sunset, magic hour

It’s Monday! I say that every Monday as if it’s a celebration haha But it kind of is a celebration when you’re passionate about your work and excited for what’s in store for the week! I had a pretty great weekend, aside from experiencing the beginning stages of a summer cold. I did some location scouting, celebrated my niece & … Read More

July 4th Weekend – Fun Monday

I usually start off my Fun Monday posts wishing everyone a happy Monday, but something tells me this is a happier Monday than most! It’s the Monday just before a holiday & if you’re like me, you took full advantage of the July 4th weekend & extended it through to today! The 4th may not be until tomorrow but I’ve … Read More

Closing Ceremony – Dance Adventures

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I’m sort of sad to be writing this last post documenting my trip with Dance Adventures to the Dominican Republic earlier this year. It’s been fun reminiscing through photography on the amazing, life changing time we had in the DR jungle. Today I’ll share images from our last lunch, the closing ceremony, and our final morning at the Dominican Tree … Read More