Journal

  1. 365 Project 2020: The Year of Quarantine | Springfield, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    15 Jan 2021
    I did it! I completed my second year of a 365 Project. For those of you who don’t know what a 365 Project is, let me simply explain: you take a photo every day. For me, I must use my “big” camera and the subject matter can vary although it’s…

  2. 2020 Client Superlatives | Burke, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    05 Jan 2021
    The winners of the Kyle the Girl Photography 2020 Client Superlatives are here! These were SO fun to come up with and I can’t wait to share. Starting out with some classic superlative awards and then ending with some of my favorites in select categories.  Chillest Mom AwardThis momma…

  3. Why I love photographing YOUR parents at an extended family session | Springfield, VA Family Photographer

    31 Dec 2020
    I love extended family sessions. This one in particular was extra special as this couple was celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. As a family photographer I get a good amount of extended family sessions but this one was a rarity! Because of COVID this photoshoot was the main highlight of…

  4. Recap of my 2020 | Northern Virginia Family and Senior Photographer

    28 Dec 2020
    Much like many of your 2020 calendars, mine started off normal, hopeful, and excited for what the year would bring. In March all of that plummeted, quickly and obviously unexpectedly, like many of your calendars as well. There was a lot of stress with all of the unknowns which again…

  5. Photo display ideas for family pictures | Springfield, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    11 Dec 2020
    The email you have been waiting for has arrived: “Your gallery from Kyle the Girl Photography is ready!”. Jump for joy, open the gallery, and slowly click through and savor each image on the large screen of your computer (this is how I imagine it to be, don’t inform me…

  6. How to make a GIF with your photos | Gainesville, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    18 Nov 2020
    Are you a photographer? Or are you a client? This blog is for both of you! If you ever have a series of images you want to turn into an animated GIF then let me show you how in 3 easy steps. You can use images from your family or…

  7. A perfect gift for Grandma | Alexandria, VA Extended Family Photographer

    12 Oct 2020
    Are you looking for a perfect gift for Grandma? Maybe for her birthday, Mothers Day, or Christmas? Or maybe your family is gathering together and you want to capture that time for all of you to enjoy. In the session below, the two sisters went in together for an extended…

  8. Showing your personality in your Senior session | Northern Virginia Senior Photographer

    06 Oct 2020
    The essence of Senior pictures is capturing their personality. Bottle up everything that defines who they are and treasure it forever. Show every side of their character, their talents, and their identity during this special time in their lives. This Senior girl represents all of this and more.  We met…

  9. Our visit to Hidden Gems Farm | Manassas, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    30 Sep 2020
    On a perfectly Fall day our homeschool group met at Hidden Gems Farm located in Centreville, VA. It was easy to find the farm and only 5 minutes from Manassas National Battlefield Park and the Winery at Bull Run. I called the week prior and set up a goat play…

  10. Old Town Alexandria family session | Alexandria, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    04 Sep 2020
    You guys, this was my first ever Old Town session. I know, I know, I can’t believe it either. I just never had a request for it and I never made it happen. Well, I am kicking myself now for not making it happen! Trying something new - location, lens…

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