“At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.” – Willa Cather These early mornings at the DC National Cathedral and Bishops Garden for engagement sessions have quickly become a favorite for so many reasons! I love when a location offers such a wide variety of background options, and when […]

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“daughter of mine— for your smiles, for your tears, for your skinned knees, and your broken hearts, for the love you give, and the love you find. For whatever you become, or don’t, it is far too late, I love you already, long before we ever meet.” – atticus This new family of 3 came […]

“oh I can see the future you and me we last forever. In the rising tide no fear or fight that we can’t face together. Darling, you and me, we can take the world.” – Johnny Swim Their sweet pup Ollie joined us for the first few minutes, look at that cute face! Love a […]

What: One mini portrait session lasting up to 20 minutes, resulting in 15 high resolution edited files available for downloading with a print release- perfect for holiday cards and gifts! Option One: Fall Mini Portrait Session on Saturday October 28, 2023 between 7:40-9:00am in Ashburn VA, and 2:20-5:20pm in Leesburg VA  (rain date is Sunday October […]

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“This is a holy moment Now something of heaven touches earth Voices of angels all resound We join their song.” – Matt Redman This sweet baby boy was the next little one to come visit me at my house for his newborn session! I have LOVED being able to have clients here, these two rooms […]

“So when I lose my way, find me when I loose loves chains, bind me at the end of all my faith, til the end of all my days when I forget my name, remind me.” – Andrew Peterson The National Cathedral in DC has quickly become one of my very favorite locations for portraits, […]

“So when I lose my way, find me
when I loose loves chains, bind me
at the end of all my faith, til the end of all my days
when I forget my name, remind me.”
– Andrew Peterson

The National Cathedral in DC has quickly become one of my very favorite locations for portraits, especially engagement/anniversary sessions! It is the most charming, elegant spot that feels like you’ve been instantly transported to a European castle! Between the gorgeous gardens and the stunning architecture, it really is a photographers dream! These two just celebrated their first anniversary, and we marked the occasion with an extra special early morning session. I have WAY too many favorites from my morning with them, and I’m so excited to share! Joey and Sarah, thank you for making all of my photography dreams come true! I adore you both more than you’ll ever know! Xo!

CS Farmstead created the most stunning spring bouquet for us to use, and it was the perfect pop of color!

We took that photo on the right and Sarah quickly said “oh my gosh I feel like Harry and Meghan! They took this exact same photo!” I had to look it up after, and turns out she’s exactly right! :)

Both of Sarah’s dresses are from Lulus! You can find the white one here and the blue one here! Thank you both again for a beautiful morning!

“ and the sound of your sweet voice
it’s better than all my dreams
oh everything
you mean everything
everything to me.”
– Ben Harper

“I think it’s beautiful
the way you sparkle
when you talk about
the things you love.”
– Atticus

Brittany and I have been instagram buds for quite a while now, and when we realized we’d both be at WDW at the same time for less than 24 hours, we knew we needed to meet up! We squeezed in a few rides, a yummy snack, and a quick unofficial session during golden hour to get them a few portraits in one of their happy places!

So glad everything lined up for us between the light, the timing, and even a split second break in the crowd for a couple castle photos! Gotta love when you get that sprinkle of pixie dust for some extra Disney magic :)

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“She’s got a baby inside
And holds her belly tight
All through the night
Just so she knows
She’s sleeping so
Safely to keep
her growing
And oh when she’ll open her eyes
There’ll be no surprise
That she’ll grow to be
So beautifully
Just like her mother
That’s carrying.”
– Colbie Caillat

I first met these two back in January for some special family and baby announcement photos at WDW, and to say I was honored when they reached out for maternity portraits a couple months later is an understatement! See they live in MICHIGAN, and I live in VA… so needless to say, there’s no shortage of photographers to choose from in between. They intentionally planned their baby moon so it would line up with one of my Florida trips, and we met up in the absolutely stunning Historic St. Augustine for their maternity portraits one beautiful evening.

We started in the historic district, and finished by the beach, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect evening. Thank you both so much for trusting me with such a special time for your family! Can’t wait to meet that sweet girl of yours next time!!

As soon as I saw this pink wall I knew we needed to work it into their session! Goooorgeous!


“From the moment I first saw you
the second that you were born
I knew that you were the love of my life
Simply the love of my life.”
-Carly Simon

This angel baby is the perfect addition to their family, and can you tell that big brother is already smitten with her?! :) The sweetest!