A Willowsford, VA Family Photography Session

Willowsford Family Photography

When my husband and I first drove into Willowsford over two years ago, at the recommendation of some friends who knew we were house-hunting, we were both immediately smitten. Moving from Arlington to Ashburn, Virginia was a big change for our family (what do you mean there aren't 3 Target stores within a 5 mile… Continue reading A Willowsford, VA Family Photography Session

It all works out for the best | Loudoun County Family Photographer

Loudoun County photographer

I can't tell you how many times this has happened. A child gets sick for their photography session, or the weather becomes horrible, or a baby is born earlier or later than planned, and we need to reschedule the photo session.  Seems like it would be pretty frustrating...  The strange thing is, that in each of… Continue reading It all works out for the best | Loudoun County Family Photographer

The Signature Album | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Albums family photography ashburn va

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

Late 2012 in Review – Family Photos

Photo of two boys sitting on pumpkins at a farm in Northern Virginia

I apologize in advance for the incredible number of photos in this gallery!  If you made me choose between doing newborn photography and family photography, I'm sure I couldn't!  I just love them both so much! When I moved out to Ashburn this fall, I quickly scouted out new locations for my photos, so many… Continue reading Late 2012 in Review – Family Photos

I reserve the right to thank you for your business | Ashburn, VA photographer

Last night, I stopped by the dry cleaners in my new home town of Ashburn, VA (we moved here from Arlington in November).  I'm still getting to know the town and figuring out where to go for things like dentist appointments and swim lessons for the kids. Mark and I are serial dry cleaners.  We… Continue reading I reserve the right to thank you for your business | Ashburn, VA photographer

What You Waiting For? | National Arboretum Family Photography

I've been reading a lot of articles lately about slowing down and enjoying life, how people are complaining too much about being "super busy" and "crazy busy."  We're losing focus and losing touch.  We're trying to do everything and for what purpose? I totally agree with those articles, and the idea of "slowing down" sounds… Continue reading What You Waiting For? | National Arboretum Family Photography

Saturday in the Park | Arlington, VA Family Photographer

There's no better compliment than having a past client ask me to take their family photos again!   So excited to work with the Gates family again!  Beautiful, happy children and super fun parents to go with them!  We had a blast (again!)!! I took this photo about three minutes into the session.  I turned… Continue reading Saturday in the Park | Arlington, VA Family Photographer

Flight of the Bumblebee

Those of you who read my blog often know that I've become a bit of a broken record (yes, that's a pun) about how busy I've been.  So busy that, though I've been taking lots and lots of personal photos, I haven't spent any time actually going through them.  So I spent Friday night doing… Continue reading Flight of the Bumblebee


My devoted fans, I'm sorry to have kept you waiting so long for this post!  It has been a wild ride over the past few weeks, but I can see the light at the end of the tunnel now!  (No jokes about trains, please!) As you remember, I attended Photoshop World two weekends ago, and… Continue reading Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo

When I See You Smile

Meet Gwyn!  She's only one year old, but this girl has a lotta spark!  We met on, literally, the coldest day of March, but she could have cared less. She totally worked the camera and soaked up all of the attention.  Loved her! I love how she threw up her arms right when the goose did! I… Continue reading When I See You Smile