Summer Annapolis Engagement Session

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 […]

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Kogod Courtyard National Portrait Gallery Engagement Session

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 […]


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The Checklist You NEED to Prepare for Your Engagement Session

Pop the champagne! You’re engaged, and planning your dream wedding. There are so many fun celebrations leading up to the big day, one of which being your engagement photos. If you haven’t prepared for your engagement session yet, don’t sweat it. I created an engagement session checklist so you can come as prepared as possible […]

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Moody & Dramatic Lincoln Memorial Engagement

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 […]



Washington National Cathedral Engagement | Reagan & Travis

I’ve been dying to shoot a Washington National Cathedral engagement for months, so I was very excited when these two reached out wanting to do their engagement shoot there. Not only because it’s beautiful, but also because it holds a special meaning to them (Reagan’s parents got married at a small church right next to […]

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Old Town Alexandria Engagement | Kea & Tony

There’s a million and one places to do your engagement photos, but some of my favorite sessions of all time, like this Old Town Alexandria engagement, are ones where the location isn’t over thought out or high-effort, but simply someplace that feels authentic to them as a couple. Because when all is said and done, […]



Tips for Amazing Engagement Photos with your Dog

I LOVE when my clients bring their dogs along for their engagement sessions. Mainly because if I was engaged now, I can guarantee you James and I would have our dog join us! If you can’t imagine doing engagement photos with your dog, and are planning on incorporating them in your session, here are my […]

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What to Expect as a HBP Wedding Couple

If you’re reading this you might be a current HBP wedding couple, or hoping to be one in the future – and if so, YAY I’m so glad you’re here! For most of you it’s the first time you’ve booked a wedding photographer, and there may be questions in your mind as to how it […]

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Rainy Great Falls Engagement

Proof that even an unexpected downpour can’t ruin your engagement session if you don’t let it. There was a clear forecast this day and for Hannah and Max’s fall engagement session at Great Falls Park, yet mid-session their day became a rainy Great falls engagement! Naturally I immediately felt bad that my sweet couple was […]

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Engagement Session Outfits for Fall

Planning engagement session outfits for fall and not sure where to start with picking what to wear? You’re in the right spot! Here are my top tips when it comes to selecting outfits for fall that will photograph well and be cozy. Tip #1: wear something that you love and feel comfortable in! When you […]




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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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