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Category Archives: Portraits

Zac & Kylie- wedding portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

One of the first things Kylie told me that day was “we’re both really, really awkward in front of the camera.” I love it when my couples say that kind of thing at the beginning of a session- my response is always “challenge ACCEPTED.” Because honestly, looking through their images, have you ever seen any […]

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Daniel, Ann & Ruthie- one family’s story of adoption

The longer I’ve been in business, the more I’ve come to realize that it’s not necessarily what I’m photographing, but the stories behind who and what I’m pointing my camera at that often determine how connected I am. For anyone who’s ever asked me about family sessions, my standard answer is that I don’t photograph them. Like EVER. I […]

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A Practical Wedding Workshop recap!

Monday’s workshop was, to be quite simple, perfect. After all of the worrying and unnecessary anxiety, it couldn’t have gone more smoothly! I was SO excited to host these 10 amazing photographers in our new home- part of why we chose the home we did was because it had more room to fill with people! […]

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Hope- a sunrise fashion portrait shoot in Reston

We met on the first day of the spring semester in a digital photography + communication class. I can’t remember what was said, just that I liked her hair and her sharp personality. Hope is a firecracker, a go-getter, charismatic to the core, one of those people that make you wonder how you hadn’t met […]

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