Welcome! I'm a photographer, wife, mom to a sweet baby boy we call John-John, and am expecting another little boy in June.

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Frederick Engagement Session: Kathleen + Mike



These two.. where to begin 🙂 Kathleen + Mike are getting married this fall after dating for a DECADE! Yes, I know they look way too young to have been together for 10 years, but they started dating when she was a sophomore and he was a senior in high school. He was a teacher’s assistant for one of her classes and luckily the teacher never found out, but everyone else knew. As you could say, the rest is history!

Their long history went from high school to colleges and many, many years of a long distance relationship as Mike played and now coaches golf at various colleges. Kathleen went to Towson University where she and my sister Carla met and became best friends. With the third member of their trio, Alexis, Carla and Kathleen have been through the ups and downs of young adulthood together. Luckily, Carla and I are close (very close) and therefore I poach her awesome friends to be my friends, too. Spending time with Kathleen + Mike over weekends at the lake, tacos at my parents’ house, and New Years Eve get-togethers have made some wonderful memories over the past few years.

I am honored they asked me to capture their engagement and soon to be wedding! As a couple, they have withstood a defining decade of life together and are obviously all the better for it. These two have basically grown up together and with that comes a foundation of love and friendship that I know will take them far in the decades to come.


If you're looking for photography that is so much more than just gorgeous images, it's an experience that allows you to be fully present with the ones you love, you're in the right place.

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