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Yesterday morning I got up early and met my dear friend Marion at UMD for her graduation session. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, but sunrise sessions are my FAV! And yesterday morning just kept proving it. Marion and I are actually friends from college which made this even more special. We […]

April 30, 2019

Marion’s University of Maryland Graduation Session

Seniors

This a post I have wanted to write for a while because everything I do with this business comes back to my ‘why.’ Why am I a photographer? Why did I choose wedding photography? Why do I LOVE my job? I realized that every little thing I do comes back to the answers to these […]

April 26, 2019

My ‘Why’

The Medinas

Last night I got meet the sweetest little family and capture their first ever family portraits! It was a combo family/engagement session because even though Stacey and Dimitris are married, they are having another ceremony in Greece with their full families this summer and they wanted tons of pictures of the two of them. And […]

April 18, 2019

The Korologos Family | A Blossoming Spring Family Session

Engagements, Families

It’s springtime in Charlotte!!! Yesterday I flew down to Charlotte, North Carolina to photograph my little cousin’s high school senior session and y’all…she isn’t so little anymore! She is a gorgeous young lady and I cannot wait to watch her kill it in college the same way she killed her session. She lives in Lancaster […]

April 12, 2019

Devon | A Destination Senior Session in Downtown Charlotte

Seniors

Last night, I got together with Tess and Johnny for their engagement session at Rock Creek Park and it was soooo fun to have them back in front of my camera. After their proposal back in January, I knew they were going to be pros last night and they totally were. Tess has one of the […]

April 9, 2019

Tess and Johnny’s Rock Creek Park Engagement

Engagements

I knew the Crowsons were my kind of people when Hannah texted me, “it’s supposed to rain on Friday! We’ll embrace it…” AND. WE. DID. AND. IT. WAS. MAGIC. These two got up at 4am, got all dolled up, and drove to downtown DC this morning with me for their session with the cherry blossoms. […]

April 5, 2019

The Crowsons | DC Cherry Blossoms in Potomac Park

Portraits

Yesterday Kat and I took advantage of the one day of gorgeous weather we are having and had some fun around UMD’s campus! She’s graduating in about two weeks and it was so obvious that she is going to conquer the world. She radiates joy and is an incredibly kind young woman. I could see […]

May 7, 2019

Kat’s University of Maryland Graduation Session

Seniors

Yesterday morning I met up with our friends, the Hall family, down in Washington DC to get some updated family photos in the cherry blossoms! It was a gorgeous morning, but oh so cold!! They braved freezing temperatures (with very aggressive wind) and DC rush hour traffic, so I’m not sure how much more motivated […]

April 2, 2019

The Halls | A Family Session with the DC Cherry Blossoms

Families

Normally, I take the day after weddings off and you all can expect to see Saturday’s wedding on the blog on Tuesday…but NOT THIS TIME! I got so excited about Courtney and Matt’s wedding yesterday that I just couldn’t stay away from my computer today. Plus, with cherry blossoms in full bloom, I don’t have […]

March 31, 2019

Courtney and Matt | A Rustic Baltimore Wedding

Weddings

Let’s talk money. I know this is a tough subject and generally taboo, but your wedding is a huge investment. The average wedding in 2018 cost $44,ooo. That’s a solid full year’s income! Maryland is the 8th most expensive state to get married in, with our weddings costing around $35,000 each.  My home state of […]

March 27, 2019

Budgeting for the Big Day

For Brides