new year, new photographer | part 1

So we recently moved to the Washington DC area from Florida and got to experience our first #snowzilla , which brought about lots of excitement for the first two days. But after what seemed like the 100th snow day in a row, we needed to discover some new activities to do inside since the snow was getting a little old. So I pulled out the camera and we decided to have a "photo shoot". Only this time, my children weren't the subjects, I was. It started with them taking pictures of mommy's growing belly and after looking at a few of them, I realized that I'm REALLY bad at pulling off "the natural look" in front of the camera. I was super uncomfortable, I didn't know what to do with my hands, my posture sucked, I didn't know where to look, do I smile or no smile? Gosh, it's tough being the subject, especially when it was just me. I didn't have my kids with me to help hit my insecurity. And then it hit me, how do my clients know what to do if I don't help give them direction? And how can I … [Read more...]

danielle & kevin | maternity

This beautiful maternity session what shot by my second shooter, Kathleen. She did an amazing job capturing the love and beauty of this gorgeous couple. Can't wait to see their beautiful baby girl in a few short weeks!    … [Read more...]

beach baby bump | maternity

I finally got to do a photo session on the beach and it couldn't have been with a cuter family. I'm so excited to share these images with my fans because they are just too beautiful to keep to myself! I'm looking forward to many more...hopefully one with my baby bump perhaps ;-)   … [Read more...]

heather | maternity

We recently traveled up north to Indiana for a family wedding and while we were there, I was lucky enough to capture some beautiful images of this lovely lady and her little boy who just turned two! It made me miss the midwest seeing these rolling hills of corn and grass! … [Read more...]

the farr family | families

I spent the last 2 weeks in Michigan and I've been waiting for a fresh coat of snow to do a shoot in...luckily my last client made my wish come true! I love how these turned out and it wasn't just because of the snow, it was the smile on this little boy's face! … [Read more...]

jenny & geoff | maternity

Since I was home for my cousin's wedding, I was able to squeeze in a few photoshoots! I had an absolute blast taking Jenny and Geoff's photos. I can't wait to see if its a boy or girl! … [Read more...]

the whitney family | families

You wouldn't know it by looking at Theresa that she's expecting baby number two, she looks radiant! Thank you to her husband for loaning me his sweet lens for this family shoot!   … [Read more...]

the brusies | maternity

This beautiful mama is my cousin's wife. She is also the mother of two beautiful girls (soon to be three), a labor and delivery nurse, the author of the blog, Tiny Blue Lines and also the brains behind the writing for my website. At 38 weeks pregnant, I wanted to post these before baby Brusie decided to join the world!       … [Read more...]

the zehrs | maternity

It was a beautiful morning for this beautiful family... … [Read more...]

lauren & steve | maternity

I'm happy to call this adorable couple family. They can hardly wait for September to get here! Will it be a boy or a girl?   … [Read more...]