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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,...
Revisiting the Fargis Family for Birthday Photos

Revisiting the Fargis Family for Birthday Photos

Having the opportunity to revisit a family is one of the greatest gifts. This is especially true when I get to capture birthday photos. The last time I saw the Fargis family, little MaryGrace was just a couple of months old. I can hardly believe it, but this latest...

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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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How to Capture Your Kids in Action

How to Capture Your Kids in Action

Don’t let another candid portrait slip away when you use these simple photography tips from one of the Pros Posed portraits are beautiful keepsakes, but there's something truly special about candid child photography. They capture the essence of childhood in a way...

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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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6 Photography Myths to Forget

6 Photography Myths to Forget

There are really hundreds of photography myths out there. You’d be surprised how much emphasis people put on them, too. This is particularly true for new photographers, as they start out on their photography learning adventure. Being a photographer has its ups and...

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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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5 Tips to Rock Back to School Photos

5 Tips to Rock Back to School Photos

We're already talking school photos? Where did the time go? I swear, it was a few days ago when school was letting out and we had the whole summer ahead of us. It’s flown by so fast. Can you believe we’re now a few short weeks away from the first day of school?...

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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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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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