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After lots of planning, and replanning (welcome to 2020!), Jessie and Jim got married on Saturday in Harpers Ferry surrounded by their loved ones, plus some horses! The Barns at Maple Valley provided the perfect backdrop for their nuptials and helped make Jessie’s summer wedding dreams come true. There are a lot of reasons that […]

July 26, 2020

Jessie + Jim | A Summer Wedding in Harpers Ferry at The Barns at Maple Valley Farm


My day started off the Aschenbach family! While I was in the Nashville airport two days ago, Beth from Palm Beach Lately (go check out her cute blog!!) messaged me asking if I could squeeze in a family session for them this week while the whole gang was together! It can be so hard to get […]

July 23, 2020

The Aschenbachs | A Morning Family Session at Sugarloaf Mountain

Families, Portraits

Are you guys ready to hear the craziest small world story? I met the Fox family last night and as we were walking to the first location I asked Annemarie and her husband, Mike, how they met. “We met in high school!” “Oh that’s so cute. Did you grow up around here?” “Yes we went […]

July 15, 2020

The Foxes | An Alexandria Family at Green Spring Gardens

Families, Portraits

Sometimes, certain people make you feel instantly welcomed. Like you’ve known them for decades and they are happy to see you every time! Gloria (Cam-vien), Brandon, and their families make people feel that way. I loved getting to meet the people who shaped Gloria and Brandon into the wonderful people they are today. Gloria and […]

July 13, 2020

Gloria + Brandon | An Elegant Springfield Golf and Country Club Wedding


It. Has. Been. A. Week. And it’s not over yet! But I know I love my job because the more I work, the more energy I have. Usually during a session I can feel the magic being made and have to resist the urge to speed home to look at the images, but that feeling […]

July 10, 2020

Karen | A Nursing School Graduation

Portraits, Seniors

It is a very busy week y’all and I wouldn’t have it any other way!! After months and months of postponing everything, it feel so good to be back behind the lens…this time with a little helper in my belly! I went back to DC this morning for another sunrise engagement session on the National […]

July 9, 2020

Andrew + Abbie | A Sunrise Enagement in Washington DC


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


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


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