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There’s no question that the holidays hold so much magic! Whether you’re young or old, there are magical moments around just about every corner. I was delighted when this family asked me to come capture some candid, joyful, holiday memories for them in their home. I’ve been photographing this family before little Zoë arrived, and Virginie […]

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It’s a pretty intimate thing to invite a photographer into your home. It’s where your whole heart resides, the places where you argue and make up, and laugh and learn and play, cook, read, and parent…it can be hard to ask a stranger to step into your world. I try to make every family I […]

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Fall offers an especially beautiful time to do family photos, especially in nearby Takoma Park. Many of my families seek me out around this time to do portraits for their holiday cards, and they are often filled with a blending of posed and candid shots. Michelle and Rob, along with sons Hayden and Bennett, were […]

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No matter the kind of session a family wants, I try to shoot with the same heart and style. Yes, some families desire a traditional feel, with coordinated outfits and a few poses….others desire a documentary-inspired, lifestyle session without a rigid schedule. Neither is “better”, and each holds potential to bring my client’s dreams to […]

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Remember the darling ice cream shop session from a few months ago? I loved every minute of that special shoot, capturing the time before their trio turned into a sweet quartet. Mom Jessica and Dad Geoff were preparing to welcome their second baby boy, and little James was about to have his world rocked 😉 […]

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