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For the Love of Film: Wedding

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Love of FIlm: Engagement

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Professional Mom Life Hacks

I smiled writing this title because after three kids, I’m juuuuust starting to figure this professional mom “thing” out. Some people seem to have being a professional mom down. I’m asked all time by new professional moms for mentorships or coffee to “pick my brain” about how I “do it all.” Sheesh! I don’t, am […]

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How to select your Washington DC Wedding Venue with a Photographer’s Eye

Every wonder, “How to select your Washington DC wedding venue?” This post is to help you review your venue or potential venue with a photographer’s eye. Scroll through the information below to see how the venue will affect your photography and download a worksheet to evaluate your wedding venue. Several of you reached out after […]

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Getting the best wedding photography starts in the bridal suite.

Getting the best wedding photography starts in the bridal suite.  Amazing photography is a little about having a great photographer and a lot about setting your photographer up for success.  Have you heard the term, “You can put lipstick on a pig, but its still a pig.”  #Truth  Here are some of the tips and […]

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What to do after an wedding expo? Manage the chaos.

If you’re anything like me, after attending my first expo, I was exhausted. The great vendors merged with the good ones, and then even with the horrible ones.  I went from excited to plan my day to feeling stalked and saled—if there were such a word. The next day I looked at my bag of […]

Maternity

Washington DC Maternity Photos | Phoebe

Washington DC maternity photos encompass a special time and place in my couples’ lives.  Who knows how long they will live in this area, so whether its capturing the monuments in DC or the more rural areas in Virginia and Maryland, Washington DC maternity photos are a permit way to stop time, remember the place, […]

Bluemont Vineyard Wedding Photos

Bluemont Vineyards Wedding | Meg and Kyle

Meg and Kyle held the MOST BEAUTIFUL Bluemont Vineyards wedding.  The day was crisp and clear, the coffee perfectly paired with the naked cake, and the family embraced with bear hugs and smiles. For more Bluemont Vineyards weddings, please see here. Meg and Kyle were married at St. Theresa’s in Ashburn.  For more on their […]

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