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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!

Hi! I'm Emily

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In October 2018, my brother Jack passed away unexpectedly. He went to sleep one night and never woke up. Months later we learned he’d suffered a cardiac event that couldn’t have been anticipated or prevented. My strong, healthy, smart, loving brother, the person my entire family looked up to even though he was technically the […]

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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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I know that taking pictures can be an intimidating experience. Most of us are not professional models and it’s weird to think of someone you hardly know snapping away as you are supposed to “look natural!”

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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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