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It is always extra special when a fellow photographer asks me to take their family photos. That’s why I was honored when Sami asked me to take their annual portraits this year. There is always a little extra pressure too! Sami, Shawn, and their two boys could not be cuter. Yes, these two definitely have […]

October 29, 2020

The Proctors | A Howard County Family

Families, Portraits

I got to hang out with the Kempers for their anniversary session last night at Lake Elkhorn in Columbia! Daniel and I met them three years ago at a newlywed luncheon at our church. We have all been friends ever since! Jonathan and Daniel play music together all the time at church and you may […]

October 28, 2020

The Kempers | An Anniversary Session in Columbia

Portraits

It feels like last month that I was photographing the Nelson family for Evelyn’s newborn session, but somehow she is already a year old! I met them for the first time exactly one year ago today. Little Evelyn stole my heart with her big baby blues one year ago, and let me tell you, she still […]

October 23, 2020

The Nelsons | A Towson Family

Families, Portraits

It has been almost a year and a half since I got to photograph the Laiakis family! After their session last spring, I starting counting down until I could see them again. Once you see their little girl, Athena’s, smile you will see why. She is just too cute! And I am happy to report […]

October 22, 2020

The Laiakises | A Fall Howard County Family

Families, Portraits

Well I think it’s safe to say that Jeremy and Bri are complete naturals in front of the camera. AND they did it after driving 5 hours from Rochester, NY. These two are absolutely stunning, and more importantly, are completely in love! Jeremy and Bri met at Bri’s cousin’s wedding, and it was love at […]

October 19, 2020

Jeremy + Bri | A Destination Princeton University Engagement

Engagements

This is the perfect year to treat yourself a little bit, especially when it comes to your senior photos! That is exactly what Lindsey thought. Yes, her senior year of high school looks way different than she expected. But no, she has not let it mess with her spirits! Lindsey is probably the sweetest girl […]

October 16, 2020

Lindsey | A Reservoir High School Senior

Portraits, Seniors

Meeting the Alveys for their family photos was extra special for me last night. Their eldest daughter, Courtney, was on one of my bridesmaids! We met in college and immediately became friends. Now she is getting ready to graduate nursing school and save some lives! Her little sister, Kaylee, is killing the 10th grade while […]

October 15, 2020

The Alveys | A Southern Maryland Family in Alexandria Virginia

Families, Portraits

Have you ever met two people and immediately felt relaxed? That’s how Chelsea and Reed are. They make everyone feel comfortable and like their best friends within seconds. I loved getting to celebrate with them! Reed is the perfect combination of a total goofball and a complete teddy bear. Chelsea has the poise of a […]

October 14, 2020

Reed + Chelsea | An October Wedding at Dulany’s Overlook

Weddings

Saturday was the definition of a perfect autumn wedding! James and Alex became husband and wife with their closest family and friends cheering them on. This celebration was originally planned to happen at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, but due to COVID they called an audible! Honestly, it worked out so well. They were able […]

October 12, 2020

James + Alexandra | A Timeless Baltimore Area Wedding

Weddings

Who knew that the halls of an Accenture office in DC would be the location of a meet cute? Chip and Jaclyn met through work, which made the beginning of their love story a little tricky. They didn’t want people to know they were dating, but very quickly Chip knew that this girl was special. […]

October 5, 2020

Chip + Jaclyn | An Elegant Backyard Elopement

Weddings

I always joke that all good love stories start at church, because that’s where Daniel and I met. However, this is true for Jamie and Emily as well! Emily’s sister was Jamie’s boss at their church’s summer camp. One day Emily came to visit and everyone said they would make the perfect couple! Jamie decided […]

October 8, 2020

Jamie + Emily | An Autumn Engagement

Engagements