Wedding Registries. Supposedly millennials are killing them but they aren’t dead yet. Maybe you’re on the fence about making a registry and you really just want to ask for contributions to your honeymoon fund, and I can’t blame you! But I’m here to tell you, registry or not, people are still going to buy you […]

The Registry Checklist for the Not-Cook

Jun 23, 2020

The most frantic emails that ever arrive in my inbox are from couples trying to make their lists for family formal portraits. Nobody knows where to start, what is “normal”, and how long they should plan for them to take. And the truth is that nothing is really “normal” when it comes to family portrait […]

The Only Family Portrait Checklist You Need

Apr 20, 2020

Each year D.C. welcomes spring with the blossoming of 3000+ cherry trees around the Tidal Basin and subsequently welcomes the 1.5 million tourists that flood the Basin (pun intended) to soak in the glory of the blooms. As you can imagine, thousands of blooming trees are every photographer’s dream!!!! The light pink, fluffy blossoms are […]

Rachel and Marc: A Cherry Blossom Engagement

May 14, 2019

I recently dropped a load of money on ordering sample albums, and I didn’t feel bad about it for 1 second. Why? Because it’s one of my favorite parts of my job and honestly feels like a necessary capstone on every wedding, engagement, and portrait session I photograph. For me, a wedding album is the […]

Your Photo Heirlooms: Why You NEED To Print Your Photos

Apr 25, 2019

Now, this is just my own opinion but I firmly believe that one of the hardest parts of wedding planning is choosing a team of vendors who you can 100% depend on. The last thing you want to worry about on your wedding day is the catering or the flowers or your videographers, so it’s […]

How To Book The Best Team Of Wedding Vendors

Mar 6, 2019

One of my favorite bloggers to follow is Mackenzie Horan and her blog Design Darling. In fact, I am sure that since starting to religiously follow her blog the amount of navy blue striped clothing I own has doubled (I already had too much to start if you ask Daniel). One of my favorite things […]

101 In 1001!

Feb 22, 2019

On February 1st last year I woke up and poured myself a glass of milk and felt like I needed to puke like I’ve never puked before. Like, I was sure I was gonna hurl my guts out but by some miracle I didn’t and I went on with my day. Later I was joking […]

A Story of Loss

Feb 5, 2019

A mountain of mashed potatoes is usually the highlight of my Thanksgiving, but this year Nicole and Johnny’s black Friday wedding definitely took the cake as the best part of Thanksgiving week. I have been excited for Nicole and Johnny’s wedding since the day I got Nicole’s first email. Nicole and I actually go wayyyy […]

Nicole and Johnny

Dec 12, 2018

It is gallery delivery day for Ashleigh and Chase, and I am so excited to get to share their blog post! Three weeks ago Ashleigh and Chase celebrated their wedding at the Frontier Culture Museum on the most perfect fall day. I could tell right away when I arrived that Ashleigh was already having the […]

Ashleigh and Chase: Married

Nov 9, 2018

I’m pretty sure that one of the best parts of growing up is getting to see your friends find their person. I could barely contain my excitement when Katie asked if she and Justin could come visit Baltimore for the weekend to celebrate Justin’s birthday, especially since it was going to be a surprise for […]

Katie and Justin: Fleet Week Sweethearts

Oct 15, 2018