They’re still kids

“They’re only little once.” I heard that a lot when Fiver was small, sometimes applied like a balm to a hard day of parenthood, sometimes as a push for a fun family trip or splurge. It’s a hard statement to argue with. Small is mostly what I get to know as a photographer: as the…

A the Art Director

Newborn sessions in the COVID era are brief but beautiful and so immensely worth doing. And it forces us to flow with toddler art direction, which is honestly better than what I had planned. “Do you you want to hold baby brother?” “No.” “Do you want to hold the cat?” “YES!” M’k, then let’s try…

Time travel

This shoot convinced me – time travel is for real. Susan is the sister of one of my close friends growing up so we’ve known each other most of our lives.  We grew up in the same small town right outside the city.  Its the kind of place with sidewalks, playgrounds, churches, a community center,…

Blossoms, Part 1

The Maryland neighborhood of Kenwood is almost as popular a tourist attraction as the Tidal Basin during DC’s brief cherry blossom season.  Vehicle traffic is closed and parking restricted during peak weekends, permitting waves of people to walk along cherry blossom lined streets and parks.  Neighborhood children set up  lemonade stands outside their houses and…