What a Year it Was|2016 was Amazing

First I would like to thank every single one of my clients who trusted me to take photos of their “babies”.   I went to DC and all over Northern Virginia with a few stops in MD.  I got to hold and photograph God’s perfect little miracles – I photographed preemies, babies in utero, Mommas who JUST found out they were pregnant, Squishy wonderfully smelling newborns (someone PLEASE make perfume out of that newborn smell) kids who were adopted by AMAZING parents, children with spunk and personality, kids who had their first taste of cake and children leaving the nest to start their new life in college.  That one scares me – 4 more years and MY baby will be in college…

I so look forward to seeing many return and new clients this year.  I have revamped my pricing so check out my site and look at the Investment page for all of the updates.

And don’t forget, I photograph more than newborn pixies.  Scroll down below see who I got to see last year.

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Fall Sessions|Sneak Peeks|Alexandria and DC

For those in the DC area, I really think that the weekend of November 19th will be peak for the leaves.  It’s usually the last weekend in October, but the weather has been warm.  And because of that I’m a happy photographer.  This first image was taken at Green Springs Garden in Alexandria,  the park was “on fire” I may have to open up two more slots for mini sessions on the 19th and 20th

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These were taken in Oldtown Alexandria.  I puffy heart LOVE the sass from this young lady. And her parents aren’t so bad themselves. 🙂

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And last but not least, this image was taken in my client’s living room in a townhouse on the Hill.  I have a portable studio…

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SNEAKS| In and around Northern VA

No words – just photos 🙂  Well, maybe a few words – this perfect little amazing kid – is OVER 6 weeks old!  Who says you have to photograph a newborn at 14 days old?  Please scroll down to see more cuteness!

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Fall Mini Sneaks| Alexandria and Burke Virginia Photographer

The Fall Mini Session Season is off to a GREAT start.   The leaves are just starting to crisp up and fall off the trees and amaze us with its splendor.  The crunch of the leaves under my feet just makes my heart swoon – soon, it will be cool enough for the fireplace and then the mantle will be adorned by all of these amazing kids that I am blessed to work with.  I still cannot believe that MY eyes get to see such amazing children.  And it’s not their clothes, it is the beauty in their personalities that I feel are brought out with each click of the shutter.

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Maternity|Northern VA Beach|It’s a SHE

Mom called when she was just two weeks from her due date.   (There is always room to squeeze in Maternity and Newborn.)  We made our way to Prince William County and found a beach for her portraits. The temperature was in the 60’s…I cannot stop swooning…

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My Pixie|Photographer’s Kid|In my yard

So often I post sneaks and write blogs about my client’s kids and newborns.  Today I will deviate and post about “baby” Chris –  My son. These images were taken a week before School started and also after his surgery.  He had guided growth plates put in to correct his bowed legs – the plates are out and he’s standing and walking and running (that part scares me).  His surgeon told me to let him determine what he can and cannot do and asked that I NOT be a helicopter mom as it will only hinder the process of him getting stronger and confident with his legs.  So, I had him go outside and pose for me.

I picked the t-shirt cuz the Guns N Roses concert was amazing!  Axl sounded great – I was shocked – anyway – here’s my 13 year old baby…

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