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8 Holiday Season Photography Tips to Try Out

The holiday season is a magical time for everyone. Finding the best ways to practice holiday season photography can be a little less so. Especially when you want to participate in the festivities, and be present for your family...
Flattering Portrait Poses

Flattering Portrait Poses

Sometimes, you just gotta strike a pose. Whether you go for fun, or sophisticated, this is especially true when taking family portraits. Finding the most flattering portrait poses is often determined by the number of people being photographed. Family shots are...

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Jensen Family Mother-Daughter Photos

Jensen Family Mother-Daughter Photos

Sometimes, timing is everything. Jenny Jensen gave birth to her daughter, Blair, in late June and wanted some mother-daughter photos. At the same time, I was launching my Limited Edition Mother & Child Mini-Sessions, in honor of World Breastfeeding Week. Thanks to...

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The Best Time of Day for Fall Photos in DC

The Best Time of Day for Fall Photos in DC

The beautiful fall foliage often peaks in mid-October in Washington DC. By this time of the year, daylight is certainly waning. I’m sure you’re noticing it already. People everywhere are rushing their families to fit in their fall photos before it’s too late. Finding...

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6 Beautiful Props for Your Newborn Photoshoot

6 Beautiful Props for Your Newborn Photoshoot

Getting ready for a newborn photoshoot can be a challenge for new parents. With all the new changes a baby brings to the family—not to mention the lack of sleep—it’s not at all surprising when parents aren’t sure what to include for their photoshoot. Of course, the...

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Headshots for Ledio Cakaj

Headshots for Ledio Cakaj

Business professionals need headshots taken of them for various reasons. In Ledio Cakaj’s case, our session was planned for his exciting upcoming publishing venture. (More on that to come. Keep reading.) How we met I originally met Ledio through my son’s school. Ledio...

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3 Elements Every New Photographer Needs to Master

3 Elements Every New Photographer Needs to Master

Delving into the world of photography can be as surface or as deep as you want it to be. As a new photographer, there’s a ton of information to absorb. It can be intimidating at first. Through the years, I’ve discovered there are three areas new photographers should...

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10 Tips for Excellent Holiday Card Photos

10 Tips for Excellent Holiday Card Photos

Excellence is often in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to holiday card photos, it seems those with a more adventurous spirit are the ones we tend to admire most. This may be because we secretly admire those who get creative and even take a bit of risk. Our...

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Mother & Child Mini-Session for “B” Family

Mother & Child Mini-Session for “B” Family

Mother & Child Mini-Session Alert! In early August, I had the privilege of taking part in the Breastfeeding Center’s Nourish, Flourish, Connect Fundraiser. It was a celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, as well as a way to raise money for the Breastfeeding...

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What NOT to Wear to Your Family Photo Shoot

What NOT to Wear to Your Family Photo Shoot

What to wear… I get asked all the time what a family should or should not to wear to a family photo shoot. It’s no surprise, either. Figuring out what outfits will work best for your family can be difficult. Sometimes it works best to explain what not to wear, so it...

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Announcing Holiday Mini-Sessions

Announcing Holiday Mini-Sessions

Mark your calendars, folks! For the dates of October 15 & 16, 2016, I have 3 Holiday Mini-Session Collections for you to consider. Depending on what you need, I'll have morning spaces open on Saturday and late afternoon sessions on Sunday. So pick a timeframe that...

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8 Reasons to Have Your Holiday Photos Taken Early

8 Reasons to Have Your Holiday Photos Taken Early

It may only be August, but it's the perfect time to think about having your holiday photos taken early. You might be saying to yourself, “I still have five months!” You’d be surprised how quickly time passes from now to the holiday season. On top of that, fall...

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Choose the Right Family Photographer in 5 Steps

Choose the Right Family Photographer in 5 Steps

Finding a quality photographer for your family photos can feel like a long, confusing, search in the dark. You’ll have to wade through dozens of websites and photo portfolios. Sometimes, it's a struggle to communicate what you’re looking for. Identifying...

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Special Photo Announcement from the “H” Family

Special Photo Announcement from the “H” Family

The “H” family and I had this session on the books as part of little Abby’s First Year Package. This was her 2nd session of three—her 6-month-old milestone session. Her adorable newborn session can be seen here. We had planned the session to be a bit beyond 6 months...

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Mini-Sessions

Mini-Sessions

Limited Edition Mother & Child Mini-Session Fundraiser to Support the Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington In honor of Nourish, Flourish, Connect, a celebration of World Breastfeeding Week at the Breastfeeding Center, Julie Kubal Photography is hosting...

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Newborn Photos for the Pomerance Berl Family

Newborn Photos for the Pomerance Berl Family

Newborn photos are some of my favorites. Especially when I have the opportunity to photograph a family before the new little one arrives, as I did for the parents Rachel and David. It always reminds me of the power in each moment and how it can change your life in an...

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Babywearing Photo Ideas for Barlev Mom & Son

Babywearing Photo Ideas for Barlev Mom & Son

I originally met Jen Barlev and her husband Gili, along with baby Samuel, when they were attending a baby massage class. I happened to be there to photograph the class for the Breastfeeding Center, and I’m so glad I was called in. Jen and Gili loved the images I took...

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Photographing Multiples with the Kirchue Family Session

Photographing Multiples with the Kirchue Family Session

I absolutely love photographing multiples! First time clients, the Kirchue family, came to me thanks to my lovely client, Margot Price. Danielle Kirchue (Mom) became acquainted with Margot through the Well Dressed Wolf Facebook group they belong to together. These...

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Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday, America!

240 years ago today, the United States was born – and today, we celebrate with July 4th photo opportunities! There’s so much to do and so many wonderful memories worth capturing on film to remember. Here in DC, there’s really an endless stream of opportunities to...

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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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