Oh where to begin? For those of you who don’t know what Creative at Heart is, it’s a three-day conference for creatives hosted by Kat Schmoyer of Dear Sweetheart Events. Kat works tirelessly to provide a safe space for growth and encouragement from the moment you arrive to the moment you step through the doors […]

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My Experience at Creative @ Heart Round 9 | Winmock at Kinderton

Carmela and James and I met at one of my favorite coffee shops, Republik Coffee Bar, for a photography consult with their wedding planner and parted ways confirmed in the books! Elizabeth is a fabulous wedding planner and we bonded over our mutual obsession for office supplies and notebooks while Carmela and James arrived. Carmela and […]

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Engagement Session

Carmela and James Jefferson Memorial Engagement Session

I met up with Marilou and George for their sunrise engagement session at the Jefferson Memorial shortly after the sun rose up over the gorgeous blooms. Crowds were already appearing, but I was confident we’d find some picture-perfect spots free of tourists and fellow portrait-takers! The blooms and trees screamed spring, but let me tell […]

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Engagement Session

Marilou and George Cherry Blossom Engagement Session

Last week I shared some highlights from Lucy and TJ’s historic Accokeek Maryland wedding day, and this week I’m excited to share the portraits I took of them on my Pentax film camera! There’s just something about film that makes portraits look more romantic and I love it!! All the heart eyes emojis for these […]

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Wedding Wednesday

Lucy & TJ | Accokeek, MD Wedding on Film

On June 29, 2019, Lucy and TJ tied the knot in a beautiful historic chapel in the heart of Accokeek farmland. Christ Church Accokeek holds maybe around 150 people maximum between the main floor and the tiny upper balcony, and has no air conditioning system! Instead, rows of stunning windows along the sides of the […]

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Lucy & TJ Historic Accokeek Maryland Wedding

In today’s digital and social environment, smartphones are becoming increasingly necessary for communicating, documenting, and sharing life’s greatest moments. To keep up with this societal change, smartphone cameras have vastly improved and are now incorporating features found on professional cameras. Articles are popping up on the web and in print about how we can now […]

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Wedding

Why Your Friend Cannot Replace a Professional Photographer

On April 13, 2019 I joined Jasmine and Thad at the beautiful Piedmont Club in Haymarket, VA for their wedding! Jasmine and Thad celebrated with an American ceremony and an Indian reception, and all of the details came together so perfectly for such a joyous day! Thad and his groomsmen immediately made us feel at […]

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Wedding Wednesday

Jasmine & Thad Piedmont Country Club Wedding Day

On a brisk early spring day, Lucy and TJ and I met up for their engagement session in historic old town Clifton. I had been looking forward to this engagement session since we started planning it because my very own engagement session with Andrew was here in historic Clifton! It was so interesting being on […]

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Engagement Session

Lucy & TJ Historic Clifton Virginia Engagement Session

Alyssa and Luke had a joyful and tearful ceremony at Tudor Place Historic House and Garden in Georgetown, Washington D.C. Tudor Place is nestled in the hills of Georgetown up by Book Hill Park (an engagement session location favorite) and the luxurious homes Georgetown is known for. It has this old-school charm to it, and […]

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Wedding Wednesday

Alyssa & Luke Classic and Timeless Tudor Place Wedding

Alyssa and Luke are getting married TOMORROW! I cannot wait to see their beautiful ceremony at Tudor Place in Washington D.C., but for now I am reliving their incredibly sweet engagement session from the National Gallery of Art! The National Gallery of Art is a special place for these two: their first date was in […]

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Engagement Session

Alyssa & Luke National Gallery of Art Engagement Session