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Family Tradition Photos with the Wick Family

For the past five years, I’ve had the incredible gift of being a part of family tradition photos for the Wick family. How We Met We first started getting together when their daughter, Sophia, turned one. Then again two years...
Hanging Out with the Gray Siblings

Hanging Out with the Gray Siblings

I love it when I’m gifted the opportunity get to know a family through multiple sessions in a year. Not only is it a joy for me to be a witness to the many transformations the children go through in a year, but it allows the kids to get to know me, too. When kids are...

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Sibling Photos for the Wisniewski Family

Sibling Photos for the Wisniewski Family

Parents always want to capture fun-loving photos of siblings together and it’s meant with the best intentions at heart. Jessica (Mom) attended my Snap Happy class in September at the Breastfeeding Center and wanted to capture some great shots of her kids. She’d had...

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Multigenerational Photos for the Fargis Family

Multigenerational Photos for the Fargis Family

Multigenerational photos can be a wonderful way to embrace the overflowing love in a family. The Fargis family session was a joy to capture on film because of all the unique characters who participated and their differing personalities and style.   We got...

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10 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Photography

10 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Photography

Getting kids involved with photography isn’t as hard as you might think. Children from a very young age innately love to show off the world around them in new and creative ways. There are so many fun ways to start your budding photographer off in the right direction....

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Best-Bellemore Family Session

Best-Bellemore Family Session

Working with the Best-Bellemore’s is always a pleasure. I was first introduced to this beautiful family by another client, Meg Poole, a couple of years ago. Meg and Myra work together and naturally, their kids are buddies, too. Thank you, Meg! We last did a holiday...

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Happy Toddler Photos for Franklin, Mari, and Beldon

Happy Toddler Photos for Franklin, Mari, and Beldon

Toddlers have so much energy and enthusiasm, and that certainly was the case with little Beldon when his family came in for their first photo session with me last fall. Franklin (Dad) and Mari (Mom) wanted to capture some family photos with lots of warmth and...

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Perseverance Prevails with Magder Family Photo Session

Perseverance Prevails with Magder Family Photo Session

If at first you don’t succeed, try a couple more times. At least, that was our motto when trying to rally the troops of the Magder family for their photos session. The Magders had won a session with me in the spring 2014 at the Jewish Primary Day School auction. As it...

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Erikson Family Photo Shoot

Erikson Family Photo Shoot

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Erikson family has the adorable style to set the tone for celebration. Twins Sonia and Eve are always dressed in bright, fun clothing and this photo shoot was no exception. I’ve been photographing this beautiful family...

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Ed and Nancy Celebrate 20 Years Together

Ed and Nancy Celebrate 20 Years Together

Over the course of a typical family photo session, I sometimes have the opportunity to take a few photographs of mom and dad alone without the kids, but it's rare that I get to spend an entire photo session focusing on an adult couple. The shoot with this wonderful...

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Coming Soon: Snap Happy Photography Workshop on Feb 13!

Coming Soon: Snap Happy Photography Workshop on Feb 13!

Become YOUR Family’s photographer With a 90-minute Snap Happy Photography Workshop Blaming your digital camera for sub-par pictures? Sick of settling for blurry, dim, unflattering images that make you cringe? Know you need to read your camera’s manual but can’t make...

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The “H” Family Welcomes Abby

The “H” Family Welcomes Abby

I recently met with Matt and Elizabeth and their newborn daughter Abby for the first time, thanks to a friend’s referral. Elizabeth discovered my work through her friend Caroline Bonaviri when I photographed her newborn son Reed in September. Matt and Elizabeth chose...

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The Kelly Family Says Goodbye to Dupont Circle

The Kelly Family Says Goodbye to Dupont Circle

Hello, Everyone! I'm so excited to be back, sharing photos and great tips with you this year. You may have noticed my absence these past few months, but it was for good reason. This last holiday season was my absolute busiest on record since I started in 2008. Which...

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Music Together with Silvia Ferro

Music Together with Silvia Ferro

When my son Sasha was a toddler, I took him to Amy Despres's Miss Amy’s Music Makers classes in Washington D.C. Sasha loved those classes, and the memories I have of the two of us there together are so special. A while back Amy heard I was a child and family...

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5 Ideas for Using Your Newborn Photographs

5 Ideas for Using Your Newborn Photographs

I often speak about my gratitude for being able to work as a newborn photographer. Capturing the earliest stage of a little human’s life is a special and unique circumstance, and I am always grateful to the families I work with that I am able to share in that fleeting...

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Bonaviri Newborn Photography

Bonaviri Newborn Photography

At the end of September Caroline and Micah introduced me to their brand new son, Reed Alexander, born less than a week before our photo session. The Bonaviri’s had selected a First Year Series package, and this shoot is the first of three different sessions we will...

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The Best Fall Photoshoot Locations in Washington D.C.

The Best Fall Photoshoot Locations in Washington D.C.

As a family photographer, one of my favorite aspects of the job is being able to bring my client’s special moments and meaningful relationships to life. While smiles, energy, and the openness of a family is what makes great pictures happen, the background...

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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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