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Last night I met the Thomas family at the Carlyle House in downtown Alexandria for their annual family portraits! You may recognize them from a session I did a few weeks ago, but this time we had a whole hour to dedicate to just their family. I loved getting to see them again! It felt […]

September 17, 2020

The Thomases | A Downtown Alexandria Family

Families, Portraits

Yesterday I had the privilege to photograph my first backyard wedding! Drew and Britney had to postpone their wedding celebration almost a year and a half, but they wanted to be husband and wife earlier than that. The solution? An intimate wedding at Drew’s parents’ house in Howard County Maryland. This house holds a special […]

September 13, 2020

Drew + Britney | An Intimate Backyard Wedding

Weddings

Well, it’s time for another trimester update! I cannot believe that we are 2/3 of the way to meeting our little girl. Just like I mentioned in my First Trimester Update, this post is as much for me as it is for you guys. I want to answer your questions and potentially help any other […]

September 9, 2020

Baby Medina: Second Trimester Update

The Medinas

When the whole family gets together, it’s the perfect time for some updated family photos! Especially if you’ve added a new grandbaby to the group this year! Melanie and Tom know that it gets rarer and rarer to have all three of their daughters home together, so they decided to take advantage of this holiday […]

September 5, 2020

The Thorntons | A Waterfront Family on the Severn River

Families, Portraits

Eric and Erica’s love story started three years ago with a game of chess. Erica didn’t know how to play and in true rom-com fashion, their first date consisted of Eric teaching her. They have been together ever since! And for the last three years the tables turned and Erica has taught Eric a lot…mostly […]

September 2, 2020

Eric + Erica | A Dreamy Beach Engagement in Stevensville Maryland

Engagements

Last night I had the privilege of spending some time with the Schmucker family for their annual family photos! They moved to the area about a year ago and since then have welcomed two new children into their family. David and Eliana were adopted from Costa Rica back in January. All of the kids seem […]

August 26, 2020

The Schmuckers | A Playful In Home Family Session

Families, Portraits

I absolutely love to be back behind the lens photographing gorgeous couples in love on their wedding day! Back in April I was really worried that I wouldn’t photograph a single wedding this year. Now each day that I get up and go to work that ends with a big party feels like such a […]

August 24, 2020

Danielle + Robert | A Light Blue and Navy Wedding at Wyndridge Farm

Weddings

Since traveling to France wasn’t possible this summer due to COVID, we decided to bring France to Maryland with this Parisian inspired wedding at the Liriodendron Mansion! If you know me, you know this wedding has all my favorite elements of a wedding day: fluffy peonies, shades of dusty blue, a giggling couple, and a […]

August 16, 2020

A Parisian Inspired Summer Garden Wedding at the Liriodendron Mansion

Weddings

What an honor it was to photograph Kelly and Jaryn’s intimate wedding on Saturday at Grace Community Church in Howard County. It was a day completely centered on the Lord, which is the perfect way to start a marriage! Their original plans for this day looked a little different, but these two (and their families) […]

August 4, 2020

Jaryn + Kelly | An Intimate Wedding in Howard County Maryland

Weddings

Nothing gives off summer wedding vibes quite like shades of pink, an elegant strappy gown, and lots of cuddly giggles!  This styled wedding designed by Colorfully Yours Events is the perfect example of what happens when modern and romance meet. It is full of beautiful summer color paired with a hopelessly in love couple and […]

August 3, 2020

A Glamorous Summer Pink Peony Inspired Styled Wedding

Weddings