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4 Reasons to Order Holiday Cards from your Photographer

Halloween is behind us and Thanksgiving just a few weeks away. That means the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. Along with your usual, everyday responsibilities—holiday cards need to go out! If your like me,...
Tommy

Tommy

  I just sent out my quarterly newsletter highlighting one of my recent Washington DC newborn photo sessions. I have a bit more space here on the blog to share more of the photos from the session. Tommy's parents found this great dresser at Room & Board...

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Return to Bishop’s Garden

Return to Bishop’s Garden

One of the most popular and picturesque spots to take photos in all of Washington, DC is Bishop's Garden at Washington National Cathedral. Many hobbyists and professional photographers alike go there for family photo sessions, engagement sessions, wedding shoots, or...

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Tenley

Tenley

Reaching back into the archives to share this family photo session of Tenley with the sparkle in her eyes and her parents. She kept me on my toes to good effect. Playful and feisty and it shows in the final images! 😉  

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Twice as cute

Twice as cute

Just a few more posts from the holiday season... I hadn't seen these two since I photographed them as newborns over two years ago. Such a treat to see them walking and talking and being totally cute together!

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New Year Catch up

New Year Catch up

With the busy holiday season behind us, I'm sharing some of my favorites from the end of the year that I didn't get a chance to post in 2012. This is one of my favorite families and I just LOVE the stunning, bold dress that mom Margot is wearing. It totally added WOW...

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Andrew, again!

Andrew, again!

Another little boy who I haven't seen for almost two years since I photographed him as a newborn. It was so cool to see the toddler version of himself. I know this is a minor detail, but I love how his sweater matches the fall foliage. Go mom!  

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Tyler 2012

Tyler 2012

I've photographed Tyler and his parents several times over the last few years. I really look forward to out sessions together - we're like old friends meeting up for periodic reunions, getting together for fun outings in beautiful spots around the city. In...

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Welcome Baby Wesley

Welcome Baby Wesley

I met baby Wesley when he was just about two weeks old. He was already super alert and was awake most of the time I was photographing him. His wide-open eyes made for some great expressions that I can't normally capture with newborns. But the HAIR! His impressive...

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The Brothers C

The Brothers C

Anyone remember Sleepy Tommy? It's been a couple of years since I last saw these two adorable brothers, Tommy and Charlie (scroll down to the 3rd photo in the link) . Look how big they've gotten!

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Next holiday preview

Next holiday preview

Next up, another Rock Creek Park session with family who I last photographed in 2009. I've had the pleasure to see them on a regular basis now that our kids are all in the same school.

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Holiday Sessions Part 1

Holiday Sessions Part 1

October was a busy month full of fun fall photo sessions (how's that for an alliteration). Here are the first ones from Rock Creek Park. It's always great to be reunited with families from past sessions and see little ones growing up and families expanding.

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Care for Kids

Care for Kids

Friends! I'm happy to announce that I'm once again taking part in the Care for Kids fundraiser to benefit Children's Hospital. Buy your Care for Kids Card and get 20% off at over 200 area restaurants and retailers (including Julie Kubal Photography) during Care for...

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Brother from another mother

Brother from another mother

Took these photos on the sly a while back when we were away on vacation with our dear friends Dan and El as I surprise for El's birthday. We've been through a lot of life's milestones together: our husbands were college roomies and best men at each other's weddings;...

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Elsie

Elsie

I had an interesting newborn session recently with baby "Elsie" and family who were back in the US on leave from an assignment abroad. Even though the session couldn't be done at home, we made the most of the setting, which at least had fantastic huge window light....

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Little Brother Nicky

Little Brother Nicky

One of the best parts of my job is getting to see and photograph the same kids year after year as they grow and changes. Last time I photographed the H family, mom was still pregnant with baby number two. This time around, new baby brother Nicky was already six months...

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Newest Music Maker

Newest Music Maker

Many parents in the area know of the fantastic Miss Amy's Music Makers Music Together classes held in Dupont Circle and Columbia Heights. I went to Amy's classes with my own son for about two years and photographed her and some of her young students for her website...

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Iver

Iver

I loved so many images from this photo session that it was tough to choose what to post here. They all make me smile. 🙂

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Newest Fan

Newest Fan

Photos from my latest newborn session. I especially love the first one, not only because it's adorable, but because it incorporates something really personal to mom and dad, including the handmade blanket. Not hard to guess what team this family roots for! And it's...

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Lovely Sisters

Lovely Sisters

The winning bidder of my photo session at my son's preschool auction was a friend and neighbor whose daughter is in my son's class. It was really nice photographing kids who know me and are comfortable right from the get go. Love both girls' gorgeous, intense eyes....

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Decorating with Custom Photography

Decorating with Custom Photography

It's been several months since I photographed this lovely family. Afterwards, I worked closely with mom to create a gallery of canvas wraps to decorate the master bedroom. We measured the space and played around with different sizes and arrangements finally settling...

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Julie is simply an amazing photographer. Not only are her photos works of art, she’s great at capturing her small subjects’ personalities. A mother herself, Julie also is very patient in working with babies and children and their schedules. If you want gorgeous pictures, hire Julie. Melissa W., Washington, DC

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