The Value of Photo Editing and Retouching

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Rebecca Danzenbaker gives before and after examples of the retouching she does to her newborn, maternity, baby and family photography during the editing process.

How I Protect Your Family’s Images

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Rebecca Danzenbaker shares her system for protecting the portraits she takes of your family.

The Most Underrated Season for Family Photos | Ashburn VA Family Photographer

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I'm going to start this post by dropping a bit of "bad" news.  I'm fully booked for fall photo sessions.  It's true.  I have nothing available from September through mid-November, but I'm not going to apologize or chastise you for waiting too long to schedule your family's photo shoot because I have a little secret that you… Continue reading The Most Underrated Season for Family Photos | Ashburn VA Family Photographer

I leaned in – My journey into a photography career | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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This is a very personal blog post for me, and I hope it doesn't offend any of you.  It is meant to tell my story only, not to pass judgement on anyone for their career and family choices. As long as I can remember, I've loved photography and wanted to be a photographer.  Ask my high-school… Continue reading I leaned in – My journey into a photography career | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Virtual Tour of my Newborn & Baby Photography Studio | Loudoun County Newborn Photographer

Hi all!  I made some changes and additions to my in-home newborn and baby portrait studio last year, and I wanted to share them with you! As you enter the double doors of the newborn photography studio, this is the first thing you'll see! This is my collection of neutral-colored blankets and props.  I can… Continue reading Virtual Tour of my Newborn & Baby Photography Studio | Loudoun County Newborn Photographer

A little photo session with my daughter | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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Hi all!  I recently rediscovered these photos that I took of my daughter last summer and am already feeling nostalgic.  Why do they have to grow so fast? I was inspired for this photo session when my in-laws brought back a beautiful pink masquerade mask from their visit to Italy last year, and I thought it would… Continue reading A little photo session with my daughter | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Summertime Family Photography | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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All of my kids' snow days and the bitter cold have me lately daydreaming for summer!  I haven't blogged in a while and as I'm archiving a lot of 2014's photos now, I pulled out this early-September photo session to share.  Oooh, can't you just feel the warm sun!? I often encourage families to allow their… Continue reading Summertime Family Photography | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

The Signature Album | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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One of my recent family photography session clients asked for more information on the albums I offer, so I thought it was just as easy to prepare a quick blog post to share with everyone! 🙂 Here's a photo of my sample album: The albums are 10" x 10" and  include 10 spreads on 20… Continue reading The Signature Album | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer