Winter Extended Family Session

I love getting to meet new clients because often we immediately connect as more than client and photographer, but as sisters, daughters, wives, and humans. Allyson (above left) reached out to me last fall because she had something really special in mind. As a gift to her parents for their 65th birthdays, she wanted to coordinate a photo session for their entire crew while on vacation.

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Fall Winery Anniversary: Carla + Max

You may recognize these cute faces. They are my sister Carla and her boyfriend Max. They have been together for nearly eight (!!!) years and for fun, we snapped a few images while visiting one of our favorite local spots, Black Ankle Winery. We had a great time sipping wine, listening to the live music, and taking these (see Max’s face in the last image for the level of seriousness).

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Pink Floral Cake Smash: Sofia

Sweet baby Sofia. This little lady turned one recently and her adorable family came over to celebrate with a cake smash session. Sofia’s mom, Maria, wanted to keep things clean and simple for the theme. This is why I always allow families to bring their own props and cake! There are so many styles and I want the images to match your vision, not a set of props I could pick out and provide.

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One Year Cake Smash: Teddy

Baby Teddy! Oh my gosh do I love doing these cake smash sessions. Kevin and Amanda received a photo session with me for Teddy’s first birthday from a family member. I shared with them that we could do a lifestyle session at a location of their choice or a cake smash and I was delighted that they chose the cake!

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DC Wharf Fall Engagement: Brent + Corbin

We have been lucky enough to know Brent and Corbin since Patrick began teaching. Brent was a source of guidance for Patrick in the early days when he felt overwhelmed in his role. With a smile and a joke, Brent always knew how to help Pat with his classroom challenges. I was lucky enough to spend time with him outside of the school setting at lots of social gatherings.

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