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Washington DC family photographer

I have enjoyed photographing the Pennington family over many years. The kids are so much fun and always full of energy! Check out some of my favorite photos from their session!

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DC family photos at Constitution Gardens

I’ve been photographing the Pike family for many years, and each time is even better than the last! This year, they chose Constitution Gardens as their location. Sunrise at the gardens allows us to capture them in beautiful light! Take a look at some of my favorites!  

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Family photos at Army Navy Country Club

The Army Navy Country Club is a great location for family portraits! They decorate the inside and out for each of the holidays which is always a plus. Members are able to use the grounds for their family portraits, and the Tynan family did just that! Enjoy some of my favorite photos from their session: […]

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Family photographer in Washington, DC & San Antonio, TX

Family portraits mean seeing little ones grow year after year. I’ve photographed the Rollins family now for two years and it was exciting seeing them once again. This time, their session was at the National Arboretum–a perfect place for our door photos with lots of greenery and history.  

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Washington, DC family photographer

When family portraits involve young kids, sometimes an at-home session is preferred. Having kids in environments they’re used to makes them feel more at ease in front of the camera. The Salgado family has had me twice at their home for portraits. Their newborn was photographed in the nursery and as she got older, in […]

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Multicultural family photographer

Wintertime brings holiday excitement and cold air! If an outdoor family portrait isn’t ideal, an at-home one is a great alternative. It’s oftentimes cozy and a little more personal. I really liked the Hollinger’s photos. They had their holiday decor ready and chose a central location in their home. They even included their furry family […]

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Washington DC family photography

One of the biggest question is, “What do we wear?” Here are three things to consider when looking through your closet: Compliment – Think of complimenting colors or groups of colors that go well together. Avoiding fully matching. Layer – Consider layering your outfit. This could mean wearing (or bringing) vests, blazers, cardigans, scarves, etc. […]

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Prepping for your family photo session is important to ensure the best outcome. Below are three tips to implement: Make it a special occasion – Photography sessions are fun when we’re reminded that it’s a special treat! Talk to all family members about expectations before the session and remind kids that this exciting moment only […]

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Diverse family photographer

Over a year ago, I photographed the Rollins family as they were getting ready to welcome a little one into their family.  That little one is now walking! They chose the National Museum of African American History and Culture for their portraits and I think the photos turned out great!  

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