Journal

  1. What I Look for When I Location Scout | Springfield, VA Family Photographer

    10 Sep 2019
    I location scout all the time. I’m not joking. Wherever we are going for the day I always have my eyes peeled. We adventure to new parks and historic sites all the time and you never know when you’ll drive past a perfect spot. When my little one is napping…

  2. How to Edit Your iPhone Pictures in Your Phone | Lorton, VA Family Photographer

    05 Sep 2019
    After reading my previous blog on taking better iPhone photos, now let’s get into editing them. The editing tools in your phone are quite powerful if you know how to use them. Even with the better-photo-taking skills you have, you may just need a little boost from the edit button…

  3. How to Take Better iPhone Pictures | Burke, VA Family Photographer

    29 Aug 2019
    Let’s face it - about 98% of the pictures you take are probably with your phone. Yes, your family photographer just said that because it’s true. Since I started my 365 Project, my iPhone camera usage has gone down. Before that I was always whipping out my phone and snapping…

  4. What I’ve Learned From My 365 Project | Lorton, VA Family Photographer

    27 Aug 2019
    I’m halfway through my 365 project this year. Yes, it’s August. I started late, but I do what I want. With every family session I do, I grow more and more in my photography. That being said, I still learned more in creating my 365 photos. Sound crazy? First, let…

  5. How to Prepare for Your Fall Session | Fairfax, VA Family Photography

    23 Aug 2019
    Fall is right around the corner. With school back in sessions and pool closed for the season, the feelings of Fall start to set in. After all this heat and humidity I am excited for the change. I love living in Northern Virginia where we truly experience all 4 seasons…

  6. I still pose my families | Fairfax, VA Family Photographer

    13 Aug 2019
    If you take a look at my gallery page you may think any of the following thoughts 1. These look so candid and like everyone is having fun. 2. My family can’t look that effortless in front of the camera. 3. How does she get these families to pose so…

  7. Green Spring Photo session | Alexandria, VA Family Photographer

    06 Aug 2019
    This family session reminded me over and over why I love what I do. I met this family at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria and we literally laughed the entire session. Momma and I had already began to know each other via email, Instagram, and my family questionnaire. So when…

  8. Happy One Year to Me | Springfield, VA Family Photography

    30 Jul 2019
    Wow. What a year. I can’t believe 365 days have passed since I officially started this little family photography business I get to call my own. I would now like to do a Grammy-style thank you to a million people. Kidding. Kind of. I have so many people to thank…

  9. Early Morning Session | Fairfax, VA Family Photography

    05 Jul 2019
    Did your photographer suggest a sunrise or early morning session? Does the thought of waking up early for a family session make you cringe? Here are some reasons you should choose a sunrise session 1. Hands down I love sunrise or early morning sessions during the summer months. It’s cooler…

  10. Extended Family Session | Alexandria, VA Family Photography

    04 Jul 2019
    How often does your family get together? And when it happens, how often do you get everyone in a picture? This family is all relatively local, but capturing all members together is still a rarity. Together they were 3 family units and one set of grandparents. The 5 kids included…

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