Welcome! I'm a DC-based photographer, wife, and mom to a sweet baby boy we call John-John.

I've started blogging to share the ideas, products, and discoveries that have made my life easier and more intentional in hopes they will do the same for you!

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It can be hard to know where to start when putting together cohesive family photo outfits. These are my best tips to easily create looks that your whole family looks and feels great in!

Washington DC Jefferson Memorial Elopement Emily Belson Photography

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Even though Rachel + Miguel are already technically husband and wife, we still did an “engagement” session because it is so much fun and it is invaluable time for my couples to get to know me and for me to know them!

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Baby Mateo arrived early this year to his adoring parents Maria and Matt. It was so special to capture this new chapter in their beautiful, peaceful home on a sunny morning just like the day I photographed their maternity session. Little Mateo was a wonderful subject, only squeaking in the way newborns do when he […]

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Cozy in-home session with brand new baby Grace.

- kathleen

"Emily made us feel (and look!) like true supermodels! With her humor, guidance, and enthusiasm our wedding photos are more than we could have hoped for."

- catherine

"She made us feel comfortable and like our best selves throughout. We couldn't have asked for anything more! Emily is poised, professional, super friendly, and you'll probably be best friends by the time the shoot is over. "

- alexis

"Her style is the perfect mix between documentary and fine art: she captured the real candid moments while also directing us into picture-perfect poses with an eye for the details. Plus, she is so sweet!"

- jessica M.

"She clearly has an intuitive talent that is rare in any field. Nothing compares to the professionalism, warmth, care, and instinct that Emily possesses. Her photos are gorgeous no matter what!"

- jessica S.

"She captured our happiness and gave us priceless memories from a day where we have so few! She is creative, super fun, and a joy to work with."

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