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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I had the pleasure of meeting beautiful Esperanza in Costa Rica earlier this year. My first impression of her was how warm and welcoming she was to be around. She was so radiant! Little did I know, she was also going through a transformation while on the trip (at the same time I was realizing my dream was to take my photography business full time sooner rather than later) and came back to her home in San Francisco with plans to start her own counseling business.

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Who would have thought I would find myself combining two of my greatest passions in life through this business?! I have been so fortunate over the past few months to discover an unexpected type of photography in my business– yoga photography!A little backstory: I’ve been a yogi since my freshman year of college and I found the practice like I believe many do when I needed a mental outlet.

- 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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