Well, it’s 10:56 on Christmas Eve, and I’m typing a blog post while sipping a glass of pinor noir and binge watching episodes of The Walking Dead with Matt. And I finally turned on my Out-of-Office responder! Life is good, my friends. Life is good. Except for the whole… blogging-late-on-Christmas-Eve-when-I-should-be-dreaming-of-sugar-plums-and-stuff. But since I comPLETEly forgot […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2014


This is about the time of year that you’ll start seeing the “year end wrap-up” posts on photographers’ blogs, and I am no exception to that! This particular post is one that’s been a long time coming- I dubbed 2014 the “year of disorganization” early on, and it didn’t get much better as the year […]

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2014: Best [and Worst] Practices

December 23, 2014

Sirius the German Shepherd mix rescue pup


Happy Monday! Today’s a very special kind of mash-up, because today, I’d like to introduce you to our newest addition to the family- Sirius! We found Sirius at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter and I fell in love with his cock-eyed ears! The shelter wasn’t able to tell us anything about his previous owners except […]

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Monday Mash-Up

December 22, 2014

Virginia Anniversary Experience photographer


I know I say this a lot, but the couples I have the fortune of photographing are the best in the world. When I first met Vinnie and Maria, it was three years ago in a Starbucks in Sterling- they were newly engaged, she was finishing up her senior year at JMU, and he was […]

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Vinnie & Maria- an Anniversary Experience session at Christmas

December 19, 2014

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