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December 10, 2018

Shaw’s Tavern Engagement Photos When I first talked with Janice on the phone, I immediately knew we were going to be friends. To be fair, I had already heard a lot about her from B since they became friends at the gym. I knew she baked delicious brownies (and B shared a couple with me […]

December 4, 2018

Happy holidays! This season is always a busy one, but it’s so important to make some time for the two of you. Here are a few of my favorite ways to enjoy one the most wonderful time of the year! 10 Date Night Ideas for This Holiday Season 1. Get in the holiday spirit by […]

November 20, 2018

The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards It took a couple tries to get to Chris and Marlo’s engagement session, but it was completely worth it! On the first scheduled day, we woke up to rainstorms that would not let up. So we decided to push it out a week, hoping some of the pretty fall […]

November 13, 2018

Meridian House Wedding Photos Haley and Carter tied the knot on a beautiful fall day at Meridian House in Washington, DC. They got just the right amount of greenery and fall leaves, and the sun added a golden touch to everything. I’ve been dying to shoot at this classic DC wedding venue, so I was […]

November 12, 2018

Maryland Countryside Engagement Photos It’s safe to say the fall colors in Maryland’s countryside were showing off for us last week! The leaves all popped just a couple days before Allison and Ben’s engagement session, and I was thrilled about the timing. Fall is one of my favorite seasons, and it’s the best when the […]

November 9, 2018

Gantry Park NYC Engagement Photos During the second half of my trip to New York City, I got to work with another one of my amazing couples. Katie and Michael recently moved to the city from the DC area, so they’ve been having a great time exploring their new neighborhood. It was so convenient that Gantry […]

November 7, 2018

New York City Engagement Photos Traveling and documenting sweet moments is one of my favorite combinations. So when Louis and Kelsea mentioned they wanted to do their session in NYC and their building had rooftop access with views of the Empire State Building, I was beyond excited!! Our first day in the city was full […]

November 6, 2018

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Engagement Photos When we started planning their engagement session, Karen and Justin said they wanted to find someplace magical. Well, it’s safe to say we found it at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens! Not only did they get the perfect light, but it had the perfect mix of greenery and the beginnings of fall. […]

November 4, 2018

Thomas Jefferson Fall Engagement Photos The Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC, is always an iconic choice for engagement photos. It provides a classic background, has plenty of gorgeous greenery and the white marble is an elegant touch. Add in the fact that Brian proposed to Rikki here, and it was the perfect choice for their […]

November 2, 2018

Fall Old Town Engagement Photos Sessions with friends are always the best! I first met Long and Rena through B – he works with Long, and soon we all ended up hanging out. So when they reached out asking about scheduling an engagement session with me, I was thrilled! Although they’re getting married in New York […]


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