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

Sunrise National Mall Portraits

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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 D.C. Rachael and Kelly are … Read More

National Arboretum Surprise Proposal

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Susan and Blake are engaged! Blake popped THE question this weekend during his National Arboretum surprise proposal, to which Susan of course responded with a resounding YES! The plan… Blake put so much thought into creating a special experience for Susan at their National Arboretum surprise proposal and it was so much fun to photograph! Blake currently lives in Florida … Read More

Bon Air Rose Garden Maternity Photos

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After meeting this sweet couple at their Bon Air Rose Garden maternity photos session, I could just tell they are born to be parents! Nick and Amanda are so loving towards each other, it’s going to be beautiful when they get to share that love with their new baby next month. Last minute success! I met up with Amanda and … Read More

Cherry Blossoms Maternity Photos

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Still  going strong with the cherry blossoms blog posts y’all! There’s just so much goodness from those two weeks to share! Ashley and Kevin’s cherry blossoms maternity photos are special for lots of reasons, and I’m excited to share them with you today! I love when I talk to people and they aren’t set from the beginning on their location, and … Read More

Alexandria Branding Session Photos

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I’m excited to share with you these Alexandria branding session photos today! This session is so special because the woman in them is fantastic, but also because of what she did to prepare for the session. She took all of my advice on how to prepare before her Alexandria branding session photos – from having her hair and makeup done … Read More

Seven Oaks Lavender Farm Photos

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I’m so excited to share these Seven Oaks Lavender Farm photos with you today! And I’ll admit it: when I see photos of people touring France, taking gorgeous photos in lavender fields, I get jealous. And I believe jealousy points us towards what we want (did Elizabeth Gilbert say that?). So apparently I really wanted to take photos in a … Read More

Photo Shoot Outfit Planning in Five Steps

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Welcome to the last post in my series on photo shoot outfit ideas. I’m sharing my favorite all encompassing tip today, and that’s to use Pinterest for your photo shoot outfit planning! I know that’s not exactly a mind-blowing, shocker of a tip, but I do have some great ideas for how to use Pinterest for photo shoot outfit planning. … Read More

Get Really Dressed Up – Photo Shoot Outfit Ideas

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Happy Tuesday! And welcome to the third post in my series on photo shoot outfit ideas. So far I’ve shared two great overall ideas for putting together outfits for your next photo session: here and here. Today I’m talking about my favorite tip – my suggestion to get really dressed up! Photography is always an investment, so I love the … Read More

Photo Shoot Style Ideas – Rent Your Wardrobe

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Last week you got to read all (OK, some) of the nerdy fashion things I did when I was younger. But more importantly you got some great photo shoot outfit ideas for when you want to buy something new to wear to your shoot. This week I’m bringing more photo shoot style ideas and giving you tips on where you … Read More