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Gloria and Brandon could not have been more happy and positive this morning, despite being engaged and planning their wedding through a global pandemic! I met them in DC for some gorgeous sunrise photos on the National Mall, where they proved to me that they are natural models. Brandon lived in Texas, so he just […]

July 8, 2020

Gloria + Brandon | A Sunrise Washington DC Engagement

Engagements

After lots and lots of rescheduling, I finally got Dani and Rob in front of my camera this morning! Perks of a sunrise session? There is a chance you can be on the blog the very same day! Plus, it was as cool as it could be for July in Maryland. Even though I had […]

July 2, 2020

Dani + Rob | A Howard County Engagement

Engagements

Sessions with returning clients are some of my absolute favorites because it is like I am just catching up with old friends!! You may recognize the McGlade family from last spring when they got their first family portraits done for mama’s birthday in Old Ellicott City. Well, now they have moved down to Alexandria, their […]

July 1, 2020

The McGlades | An Alexandria Family at Green Spring Gardens

Families, Portraits

Love is in the air!! On Saturday I got to photograph Kyle surprise his girlfriend as he popped the question. Spoiler alert: she said YES!! I met up with Kyle on Friday for a little planning time where he showed me exactly where he wanted to propose. He had been wanting to ask her to […]

June 29, 2020

Kyle + Emily | A Baltimore Proposal at Fort McHenry

Engagements, Portraits

It can seem daunting to pick where you will have your portrait session, but it really doesn’t have to be! I know that you may be worried because you don’t know what will ‘look the best,’ but it’s my job to worry about that. It’s your job to have fun, relax, and feel like the […]

June 23, 2020

How to Select Your Session Location

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

The news is out!! We are expecting our first child this December! Woot woot! Thank you all for celebrating with us as we shared our secret with y’all this week. It has been truly wonderful to feel our friends and family rally around us. And it has been so hard to keep this a secret […]

June 4, 2020

Baby Medina: First Trimester Update

The Medinas

I honestly thought with COVID-19 I would not do a single senior or grad session this year, and it broke my heart. My business began in College Park at the University of Maryland taking grad photos for my fellow Terps. Every year, I look forward to these sessions! I was so sad because I genuinely […]

June 3, 2020

Dena | A University of Maryland Graduation

Portraits, Seniors

It feels soooooo good to be back on the blog with a new engagement session!!! After over two months of not being able to do any kind of photography, I was able to get back behind the lens last night for Kelly and Jaryn’s e-sesh! We had to reschedule their session a few times because […]

June 1, 2020

Kelly + Jaryn | A Lakefront Howard County Engagement

Engagements

Happy April! March was full of twists and turns, so I am hoping that April brings a little normalcy into all our lives. My April is full of engagement sessions, like usual, so I wanted to take this month to help all the brides out there as they prepare! For all my #MarieMedinaCouples, I give […]

April 1, 2020

Inspiration for Your Engagement Session Outfit

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

Well, the news is out! THEY ARE ENGAGED!!!!!!!! 💍 A few weeks ago, I got a text from a random guy named Trevor who told me he was proposing to his girlfriend!! He asked me if I would be willing to photograph it and obviously my answer was ABSOLUTELY YAASSS! We immediately started picking a date […]

March 27, 2020

Trevor + Nicole | A Downtown Sykesville Proposal

Engagements

Nothing is going to stop me from my favorite time of the year to be a photographer! When the cherry blossoms are in their full bloom, nothing can compare to their beauty. I have never seen such stunning, fluffy, blooming flowers anything like them! When couples want me to go to one of my favorite […]

March 21, 2020

Jayna + Noble | Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Engagement Session

Engagements