RECENT WORK AND MUSINGS
I had the honor of capturing Alexis and Jeff’s modern monochrome wedding at the stunning District Winery in Washington, DC. From living in DC to LA to NYC, the couple’s modern, fashion-forward style effortlessly came through the whole day. They opted for an almost monochrome color palette, filled with lots of all white details, white […]
Photographers- I’ve got a wedding day tip for you! On a wedding day, do you ever find yourself fumbling around in your bag looking for the paper timeline or tapping around your phone to double check the timing of something? Me too. Or at least I used to! This little wedding day tip helps keep […]
I was overjoyed to get to capture Mari and Frank’s engagement session at one of my favorite session locations, the Washington National Cathedral! The stunning backdrop of the cathedral’s architecture provided the picturesque, chic, and romantic setting we were going for with the shoot. We started off the evening in Bishops Garden with their adorable […]
Sporting a unique wedding reception style is something that has become increasingly common over the past few years in the wedding world and we have loved to see it! It can be a great way to switch up your look and add an element of surprise to your special day. Here are a few reasons […]
Samantha and Justin feel at home by the water and love hanging in Annapolis, so when they proposed the idea of shooting their engagement session there, it couldn’t have been more perfect! The quaint and colorful homes, classic boats, and stunning views of the water made for the perfect summer Annapolis engagement session. While there […]
If you’re new around here, welcome! I have a Wedding 101 series on my blog where I write helpful blogs for engaged couples at all stages of the journey. For this week’s blog, I wanted to compile a roundup of my Wedding 101 content, easily categorized for wherever you are in the process! Did you […]
While I don’t take on too many weddings outside of the DMV anymore, I just couldn’t help it when Emma & Alex inquired about their wedding day at Woodstock Inn in Vermont. They are two of the kindest people and they have a way of making everyone feel so special and loved. It felt like […]
With the new year just around the corner, there’s naturally a lot of reflection on the year past and the year to come. For me as a full time wedding photographer, this winter season is my slow season. However I’ve learned throughout the many years of running my business, this slower season is just as […]
Rain storms rolled in over Washington DC this Saturday, but truly nothing could put a damper on this day for Elena and Kevin. They chose to do an intimate first look with each other in the rain, and exchanged vows surrounded by their closest family and friend before heading to St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church […]
Courtney and Taylor love hallmark Christmas movies, so a December wedding at Thorpewood was just perfect for their vision! They tied the knot outside in the pine woods and danced the night in the lodge under a 20 foot Christmas tree amidst a crackling fireplace. Courtney went from her gingham Christmas pajamas into her champagne […]
BEHIND THE LENS
Ever-focused on light and the thrilling art of creation; found in the perfectly, imperfect moments of real life.
My goal every time I pick up my camera is to create an atmosphere that invites my subjects to show up as their honest and truest selves allowing me to capture the feeling of this irreplaceable moment in time. Storytelling is at the heart of it all, and being entrusted to capture that for my couples will forever be one of the greatest honors.
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