My Heart Behind the Rebrand

On the surface it may look like my rebrand is just a fresh new look: a new logo and website to match my brand. But with it comes lots of exciting changes to my workflow, my services and most importantly, the way I connect with my couples! It all started last spring. I was working […]

February 13, 2019

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Website Launch Day!!

Welcome to the New Website! Thank you so much for celebrating with me! Seeing my vision come to life through Magnolia Creative Studio has been a dream, and now it’s even better knowing I can share it with all of you! Plus, keeping such a big project under wraps is no easy task. It was so […]

February 11, 2019

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New York City | Central Park Film Scans

My Journey Into Film Photography Last fall I had the opportunity to travel to New York City for engagement sessions, and I decided it was the perfect time to venture into film photography. The last time I shot film was nearly a decade ago, so it has been a while! On one of our first […]

February 1, 2019

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How to Back-Up Your Wedding Photos

How to Back-Up Wedding Photos Congratulations!! You’re officially married, and you’re having a blast re-living your wedding through your gallery. The next step is to make sure you store your wedding photos properly so you can enjoy them for decades to come! 1. Download Your Full Gallery First of all, make sure you download your […]

January 16, 2019

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Classic Washington, DC Anniversary Photos: Rachel & Grant

Supreme Court & Library of Congress Portraits Right before the holidays I met up with Rachel and Grant for a sunrise session in one of the prettiest places in DC. We stopped by three iconic locations for photos, all within steps of each other: the Supreme Court, the Capitol Building and the Library of Congress. […]

January 13, 2019

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5 Tips for Choosing Your Getting Ready Suite

Today I’m talking all about the getting ready suite. This space could be at your wedding venue, at a hotel, at your parent’s house – or even your own place! As you plan for your wedding day, think about the key moments that will happen here. Finishing hair and makeup, getting into your dress and spending time with […]

January 11, 2019

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Best of 2018: Engagement Sessions

Favorite Engagement Moments of the Year Earlier this week I shared my best-of wedding moments, so now I’d like to share some of my favorite engagement photos! 2018 was an exciting year for me. From cherry blossoms to NYC skylines, it was one of my favorite ones yet. I’ve decided to keep this post super […]

January 9, 2019

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Elegant Old Town Alexandria Engagement Photos: Sarah & Andrew

 Old Town Alexandria Winter Engagement Photos First of all, I can’t fully express how excited I am to share today’s blog post!! Sarah and Andrew are an amazing couple, and I’m beyond thrilled with how their engagement photos turned out. You see, when we went to plan the session, the world didn’t fully cooperate with […]

January 8, 2019

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Best of 2018: Weddings

My Favorite Moments of the Year At the end of each wedding season, I like to go back through all the photos and reflect on the year. I have to say: 2018 was quite the adventure! I witnessed 20 amazing couples promise forever to each other, traveled to my first international destination wedding and married the […]

January 7, 2019

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Old Town Alexandria Holiday Portraits: Edmundo & Gaviota

Old Town Alexandria Holiday Portraits I can’t believe we’re only a few days away from Christmas!! To celebrate, I’m sharing Edmundo and Gaviota’s portrait session in Old Town Alexandria. You may remember them from their gorgeous Thomas Jefferson cherry blossom engagement photos last spring! Every time I work with them, they show up looking incredibly […]

December 22, 2018

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