Alexandria VA Photography

Tips for Photos With Toddlers

I love working with 2-3 year olds!! This session was so awesome from the time I met up with this family to the time I finished culling and editing their photos. Here are my five top tips for a successful photo session with toddlers: Plan where you are going to take the photos beforehand and …

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Alexandria, VA Portrait Session

I’ve been collecting vintage fabric for a few years now… lace tablecloths, crochet, any lace or pattern I picked up has been in the top of my closet. I finally decided to do something with a few of my favorite pieces so I designed a dress and one of my neighbors made it for me! …

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Virginia Waterfall Session

The muted background of the rocks and water at this location really allows for the focus to be on this beautiful mom and her three boys. You have to be QUICK when taking photos of little boys because they want to be on the move and don’t have a lot of patience for sitting in …

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Modern Day Fairytale at Vaughan Greenhouse

One of my best memories of childhood is my mom reading fairytales to us – we had a big blue hardback book called The Fairytale Treasury¬†(which I still own) and I heard every single story many, many times. Most of them are Grimm’s fairy tales and looking back they are actually terrifying! But, I still …

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Dusk in Prince William Forest

This is a gorgeous spot in Prince William Forest Park – sun streaming through the trees, a beautiful creek, rocks, moss, and sooo many ferns. In just a couple of months there will be brilliant fall colors here but for now I’m soaking up as much summer as I can and taking advantage of the …

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Sunset Maternity

I haven’t posted much at all lately – my last photography session was 2/29, before we had any idea how this pandemic would affect everyone’s lives. I am so grateful that I got do it though because it was a maternity session with my cousin Paige and her husband Brian. They drove up from Tennessee …

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