Category Archives: Portrait Photography

Elena’s Washington DC Jefferson Memorial Maternity Session

January 16th, 2014

I always jump at the opportunity to head to some of my favorite spots in DC and the Jefferson Memorial is definitely one of them.  Elena wanted a classic DC backdrop to document the anticipation of their first baby.  The Jefferson Memorial’s giant columns and back-drop of the Tidal Basin provided the perfect setting for this maternity session.

Stephanie and Tyler are Getting Hitched

July 26th, 2013

A quick little post before I head out the virtual door for the weekend to see these two wonderful people tie the knot. Stephanie and Tyler’s wedding weekend is here and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate.  I am heading out to Westminster, MD, home of my alma mater and I am looking forward to the scenic drive and fresh air. Congratulations you two and see you soon!

Also, don’t forget to sign up for holiday minis if you haven’t already! xoxo

Christmas in July!

July 25th, 2013

Let’s be honest, if you live in the DC/MD area, you are probably thinking about snowfall.  These 90 degree days are begging for some relief.  So what’s better than a little Christmas in July (It is the 25th after all!)

In an efforts, to cool off we have set our minds on the season  Sessions are 30 minutes long and include 10-12 digital images.  They are $175 for returning clients and $225 for new clients. Couples and families are welcome! These have sold out the past two years so spaces are limited!

And in the spirit of the holidays, a little gift for you….Book your session by August 3rd and receive our special rate of $150 for returning and $200 for new clients as well as a complimentary 8×10 art print.

Contact here to book your session.

The fine print.  Payment in full is due at the time of booking.  Dates will be in October. If you are out of town, a make-up day will be selected based on client need.  For families larger than 4, please add $25 for each individual person.


“Don’t forget about me!!”

July 24th, 2013

Oh sweet boy.  How could we forget about you and those blue eyes? Sweet Cole joined in for the latter part of yesterday’s generation shoot.  He didn’t want to miss out and we didn’t want him to either.

Four Generations

July 23rd, 2013

This is a shoot I had in my head for awhile.  Ever since I met Nicolle a few years back, we had talked about getting a generation shoot on the calendar when her sweet Grandmother was in town.  Nicolle’s business, Libby Lane Press, is named after her grace-filled, sweet, soft spoken grandmother.  Nicolle often refers to her as the “real” Libby and it was an honor to meet her.  With Nicolle’s daughter Sophia turning 5, and the “real” Libby in town, we decided it was time to make it happen.  We packed, four strong women in front of the camera and the tender photos that evolved say it all.  I know these photos will be passed on to other generations and my heart is so full to have been given the privalage of documenting this.

The Details

July 15th, 2013


I am working away at editing the crazy beautiful weddings I have had in the past few weeks.  I keep finding myself loving the little details my brides included. I don’t think lots of details are absolutely necessary for a big day, but the ones that make you feel beautiful are especially important to capture.  I am so excited about these images above being included in a beautiful album. They are the tiny but parts that are representative of the larger love story I was able to witness.

I hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday.  xoxo


June 13th, 2013

I don’t remember becoming a sister, I was only 1 year and 3 weeks to the day. (How on earth my mom did that I don’t know!) I have a spot in my heart when I have clients become big sisters.

These two came into the studio and you might say that big sis stole the show.  Sean and I have dreams of a big family and I secretly hope that Adalynn get’s at least one sister in there;)

I instagrammed a few prints from this session a few days ago.  I can’t stress how much I love when prints are in peoples hands…including my own.  I am making it more of a priority for my own work and especially for my own families photos.  Prints are so much more rewarding than digital!!

Congratulations to this sweet family and cheers to a lifetime of memories.

Tanya’s Georgetown Maternity Session

April 17th, 2013

I really love photographing growing families.  Especially when they are calling me to photograph number two.  You might remember this sweet family from before.  Gorgeous Tanya and sweet little Joshua and of course Daddy too.  I joined them in their new house in Georgetown for a maternity session before #2’s arrival. Congratulations Tanya and family.


Noah and Family

April 11th, 2013


Noah was welcomed this past month into this sweet little family. They just moved here from Japan and I was so honored to be able to capture this special time for them. I absolutely adore his big sister Nadja and his momma couldn’t be more gorgeous on the inside and out. Welcome to the world Noah and congratulations to your sweet family!

Weekend To Do: See the season with a child’s eyes

December 21st, 2012

A few weeks ago, our pastor gave a sermon on seeing the Christmas season with a child’s eyes.  We hear the sentiment of “through a child’s eyes” often, but with a child’s eyes is a new challenge.  It challenges us to take a step back and enjoy the season for exactly what is is…us…the parents and adults.  Not to wait to see the awe of a child, but to do it ourselves…irregardless of circumstance.

So for this weekend…let their little faces inspire you to see this Christmas season with a child’s eyes.  Enjoy the sparkle, love with open arms, smile from ear to ear and believe that anything is possible.

I will be back on blogging after the holiday season so until then Merry Christmas and happy holidays.