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For the Love of Film: Wedding

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Love of FIlm: Engagement

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Cherry Blossom Engagement Photos

National Mall Engagement Photos | Jenna and James

Jenna and James met me to shoot their National Mall engagement photos in April, and sadly, I just getting around to blogging!  Now green-leafed trees rim the Tidal Basin.  So, let’s take a look back at when the pretty pink flowers filled the Washington, DC air, and I met up with this adorable couple who […]

Old Town Alexandria Engagement

Old Town Alexandria Engagement Photos | Michelle & Eric

I am SO excited to shoot Michelle and Eric’s wedding this fall and equally excited to shoot the pair’s Old Town Alexandria engagement photos. These two met in HIGH SCHOOL.  That’s right; Eric asked Bob who asked Jane who asked Michelle out. He. Was. Smitten. Michelle agreed, and they made googly eyes at each other […]

National Mall

National Mall Engagement Photos | Kerry and Jason

Kerry and Jason are getting married in Florida, but they decided to shoot National Mall engagement photos.  I’m so lucky they did because… what cuties, right?! Kerry sent me an email a few months ago because she wanted to shoot on the Mall.  Kerry and Jason are from New York, via Florida.  It surprised me […]

The Estate Engagement Photos

Washington, DC Rustic Engagement Photos

About a year and a half ago, my husband and I bought a historic estate just outside of Washington, DC.  The property includes 7 acres, a barn, fallen trees, a 300 year old farmhouse, and a 300 year old “summer kitchen,” and fronts elegant rolling corn fields.  Before purchasing the estate, it was logistically difficult […]

National Mall

National Mall Cherry Blossom Engagement Photos | Washington, DC |Rina and Osamu

In the Washington, DC area, October is without a doubt the busiest month for wedding photographers- everyone loves to get married as the weather cools and the leaves begin to change!  Many Washington, DC couples choose to do their engagement photos in the spring to give a seasonal balance to the photos they have together. […]


Matt & Eric Engaged | Washington, D.C. Wedding Photographer

As I get older, I feel I am a better photographer because of my increasing understanding myself.  I understand my romance, my elegance, my strength, my fragility, my grace, my confidence, my femininity. I’m able to see and draw that essence out in women in front of my camera because I understand it myself. And […]

and when you appear all the rivers sound in my body, bells shake the sky, and a hymn fills the world.