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Fall 2019 Photo Bootcamp

Education, For Photographers

Virginia Photographers Workshop | The Photo Bootcamp Sitting here in a coffee shop trying to holdback the joyful Hans tears (if you know, you know) reflecting on a day that will be added to my collection of ‘most special ones’. This was our FOURTH Photo Bootcamp hosted (someone tell me HOW) that has brought so […]

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Cherry Blossom Engagement Session | DC wedding photographer

Education, Engagement Session, For Photographers

They got into town the evening before our shoot from Athens Greece (read: landed mere hours before our early morning wake up call) just in time for me to photograph their sunrise engagement session with the cherry blossoms! I mean, if that isn’t a testimony to how dang loyal + carefree my #hspcouples are, I don’t […]

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Spring 2019 Photo Bootcamp

Education, For Photographers

I feel like I am *always* pondering “where do I even start!?” with these type of blog posts from days that just pull so deeply on the heart strings. I don’t want to sound like a broken record, I also don’t want to just share the highlights, but the richness of these days only leave […]

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3 photo locations you never would have thought of!

Education, For Photographers, Sweetheart Session

Let’s chat underrated shooting locations shall weeee? I’ve realized there are a number of locations that we just don’t talk about and they quickly slide under the radar that I want to shine light on. I know a fraction of my client’s have a specific spot in mind for their session (which I love!!) but […]

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Kiss Your Pre-Shoot Jitters Goodbye

Education, For Photographers

  I remember being in my first years of business and feeling so nervous on the way to shoots. I would go from being totally excited to thinking “what if they feel awkward? what if I run out of ideas?  what if this session is a complete failure???” and so on and so forth. As […]

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Yearbook

For Photographers, Personal

I’m a journaling gal. <– like the type who has a bookshelf full of journals that have grown with her through the years and believes reading through them + remembering the colorful memories filling those pages is one of life’s greatest treasures. Call me the nostalgia queen. I am just downright sappy for this stuff.  […]

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