RECENT WORK AND MUSINGS
Don’t want to venture into Washington DC for your session and deal with potential traffic or crowds? Northern Virginia is a beautiful area with many great engagement session locations to choose from, not far from DC. I’ve lived in NoVA my whole life and I feel like I am always still discovering new spots! Here […]
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 […]
I had been eagerly awaiting meeting Alexis and Jeff ever since our first phone call when they were inquiring with me for their wedding day! With them living in NYC, we finally found a date that would work to shoot their Kogod Courtyard engagement in DC when they were in town. But when mother nature […]
Lauren wanted all the drama for their all-black engagement session at the Lincoln Memorial so we brought the drama! It was almost like the weather knew, because we had such an overcast, moody morning that made for the perfect backdrop. The Lincoln Memorial is such a popular location for engagement photos and definitely my favorite […]
I had the best morning with Julie & Michael for their Georgetown engagement session! We took photos along the canal and I just loved their relaxed fun vibe, and how all the early fall colors all came together. I think many people often think of Georgetown as a more formal spot for photos, but this […]
When it comes to picking a spot for your engagement session, I always encourage my couples to think of places that mean something to them or places that feel like a fun date night. Trisha and Leif took my advice and made this such a unique and fun session to photograph! The whole evening for […]
When Supriya first reached out and described her vision for their engagement shoot, that included chic white suits, an urban landscape in D.C., and dreamy light, I was so excited! There’s something so fun about getting to collaborate with my couples and make the vision they already have come to life in photos. For the […]
During the summer months, there’s nothing better than being by the water with your love. Living in the DMV, I’ve found it can definitely be a bit more tricky to find pretty locales with a coastal vibe for photos, but over the years I’ve found some gems! Here are a few of my favorite DMV […]
Sunrise Cherry Blossom Engagement Session at the Tidal Basin + Jefferson Memorial + Georgetown, D.C.
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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