In between the extended rainy spring season and the regular bustle of life I was so lucky to get to photograph one of my oldest friends and her family on a day when the sun was shining. It was a small miracle. The spitfire three year old made this session a complete joy. I always […]

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Thanksgiving eve, 2015. Turns out the weather was perfect. My camera was charged and ready (and let’s face it, ahem, this isn’t an everyday occurrence for pictures of my family). There was only a slight altercation with the three-year old over her choice of outfit.  My grandparents were in town for their annual Thanksgiving visit […]

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  • Kathleen Dreyer Joyce

    Only one word: MAGNIFICENTReplyCancel

  • Lorraine Stephanyshyn

    Your family is soooooo adorable!! Love all of these!!!ReplyCancel

  • Julie Crouch Brock


Last month I was driving to meet up with a new client family, and this stretch of time always finds me a mess of nerves and self criticism. Usually I notice my mind racing, listing the reasons why I am most surely inadequate. You know what just occurred to me? This list is the exact same list that has […]

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  • Casey

    Beautiful family session – the weather looks like it was PERFECT!ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Corrine Perry

    I love these! So real and so beautiful. Posed pictures sure are pretty but candids are my super favorite!ReplyCancel

  • As photographers, we put so much of ourselves into our work that it is hard not to criticize ourselves or feel inadequate sometimes. These family portraits are beautiful and I’m sure your new clients are thrilled that they chose you to document their family :)ReplyCancel

  • I’ve been through what you’re describing. It’s a very odd place to be. And, I’d love to say that once the lightbulb goes off that “You are valuable”, that it’ll always remain that way, but the fact is that in the photography industry, we have to just keep reminding ourselves over and over. Your families come to you for a reason. You are worth it. :) Beautiful on these. :)ReplyCancel

  • You should definitely have confidence in your abilities! These family portraits are beautiful! Those boys are darling, and you captured all the love this family has.ReplyCancel

  • It’s always nice to remember why you started your job. This family’s session turned out great! I think fear keeps us humble makes not get too big headed and thankful for what we have earned.ReplyCancel

  • This is a very sweet family session in Woodbridge VA, and I am loving still seeing photos with fall colours on the trees. You have an important job capturing these memories for people!ReplyCancel

  • Gorgeous family photography! I love the lifestyle feel to these, and the location in Woodbridge VA is just stunning.ReplyCancel

  • I love how warm and vibrant these family portrait photography images are. This Woodbridge VA family must be so stoked about these images. I’m sure they will be treasured for years to come!ReplyCancel