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Part of being a contemporary portrait photographer means having the privilege of learning the stories behind the women we photograph. Some of the stories we hear give us pause, make us think, and inspire us. Some command our attention and demand to be heard. Nancy’s is all of the above. Her story is as sweeping […]

I’m going through a lot of changes in my life right now. I just passed a very traumatic kind of phase in my life, and I felt like this was a good moment to have a new chapter and a new outlook. I was a bit hesitant at the beginning when Melody suggested the shoot. […]

As a portrait artist, my eyes are trained to find the beauty in anyone in front of my lens. But as woman, I understand how difficult it can be to recognize that beauty in ourselves. Women are so often made to feel insecure. We’re constantly compared, scrutinized, and surrounded by unrealistic media depictions. We’re bombarded […]

Andrea came in with a few ideas in mind for her Contemporary Portrait Session. In additional to a career in the legal field, she runs Souls & Feet, a reflexology business in Fairfax, VA. And on top of all that, she’s about to start a new venture, a business in another field entirely! So we […]

As we get settled into our new studio on historic Church Street in Vienna, Virginia, all I want to do is show it off! The beautiful floors, high ceilings, perfect light, all of it. So instead of telling you about it, I’ll cut to the chase and show you. The Studio Our large studio is […]

T first came to me to celebrate a milestone in her life. It was an upcoming birthday, and she wanted to document this moment, who she was now, and the place she had worked hard to come to in life, as a PhD and postdoc, a scientist, a leader, a woman, and a mentor. We […]

Things look different around here! We are still under construction, thank you for being patient as the dust settles and we get everything set up and live.

It’s been a nice break – I’ve been spending lots and lots of time cuddled up with one very adorable little baby.  Now that I’m back shooting, it’s time to schedule Spring Minis!  As always, dibs goes to the email list first.  You can sign up at the SUBSCRIBE link above, or click –here–.  Spaces […]

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