Detoxed – Fun Monday

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It’s that day of the week! The fun one! Fun Monday! This Fun Monday is all about how I’m now good and detoxed, haha! I took some time off last week to do a little detox – for the benefit of work, my liver, my brain, and my eye balls. Keep reading to figure out what the heck I’m talking … 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

Photography Website Launch – Rachel E.H. Photography

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I know it’s early in the day, but pop the prosecco! I’m ready to celebrate! Today is an exciting day because it’s my photography website launch day!! Sometimes you just need a little refresh, a smidge of an update, and that’s what I’ve done to Rachel E.H. Photography’s home on the interwebs! To kick off my photography website launch, I … 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

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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

Staycation Over – Fun Monday

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Oh man, this Monday is rougher than most, not even gonna try to sugar coat it! I’m coming off of a 12 day semi-staycation / no office days for the ol’ day job, and being back to my usual routine is rough y’all! Staycation over! To get over the hump, I’m focusing on how grateful I am to have had … Read More

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Family Photos

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I think I’ve said this before, and I may be biased (OK, I’m totally biased), but giving the gift of photography is such a sweet thing to do. You’re pretty much golden with whomever you’re giving the photography session to! Joe won some major brownie points, I’m sure, when he gave his wife, Natalie, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens family photos for … Read More