Journal

  1. Creating your 365 Project book | Fairfax, VA Family and Senior Photography

    23 Feb 2021
    So you’ve completed a year of taking photos every day - your 365 Project. As you may know I just completed a second year of my 365 Project. Whether it’s your first year or third year, it’s a huge accomplishment! Be proud of all the work you put into the…

  2. Spring locations during COVID-19 | Alexandria, VA Family and Senior Photographer

    17 Feb 2021
    Spring is right around the corner, friends! I noticed my daffodils coming out of the ground yesterday and the birds are extra chatty. With outdoor COVID mask restrictions in place, I thought it would be helpful to lay out some location options that are workable this Spring. I will list…

  3. My first (wonderful!) experience at The Family Narrative (TFN) Retreat | Virginia Family and Senior Photographer

    12 Feb 2021
    I just finished a week full of inspiring photographers, motivating keynote speakers, and meeting so many new faces. My heart is happy and my head is spinning with all the ideas I have. But above all of this, I feel like my mind is in a new and exciting space…

  4. A snowy afternoon couple’s session | Burke, VA Family and Senior Photography

    02 Feb 2021
    Warning: I am biased about how I feel when I see these photos. Because you guys…this is my brother!! And he just got engaged! We love her to pieces and are so excited for them! So naturally, now that she’s part of the family, I asked if I could take…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

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