Bookin’ in Falls Church, VA

OK, lets do this quick! Wanna get together on Saturday, November 2nd at Cherry Hill Park for a 30 minutes session that is your crew 100%?  I’m running a family picture event there and still have availability for late morning and early sessions afternoon. Pets are welcome, props are welcome: you do you, I’ve got…

Flower Girls

I’ve been dying to check out Fields of Flowers and was thrilled when these two were game to go!  Its a super laid back pick your own flower farm.  As you enter the barn you find an honor system cash jar, pairs of clippers and vitamin rich water to fill your collection cup.  Patty, who…

Hashtag Goals

Mornings and new years have a lot in common.  You start over, not from scratch but with more energy and insight.  You stretch your arms high, yawn, shake off the past and set yourself up for the adventures that lie ahead. With a new year comes new goals, new methods and even new language.  I’m…

Love Conquers All

Ask a newly inducted older sibling ages 1-5 y/o to hold the baby and the response could be anything.  Mostly, its enthusiastic.  Occasionally its absolute revulsion.  Almost always, its short lived as one party or another is going to have “enough” quick! These two were so into it, though, they couldn’t even look up at…

FPD at Three Lakes

I’ve wanted to do an FPD on the James River for as long as I can imagine.  The problem?  Both accessibility and safety… the prettier spots along Pony Pasture and River Road can take effort to get to with small children in tow and the rapids pose dangers that I don’t worry about during a…

Picture her more

None of these women are me and none of these children are mine.  I’m tucked away safely behind the lens but I know their moment. If I’m not taking the picture I’m ducking out of the frame when I suspect the lens might be trained on me.  I know I’m not the only one.  …

Family Picture Day: The Spring Fling

I finally took action this year and put a Family Picture Day on my spring calendar.  Family Picture Day is a way to group mini sessions into a single place and time, which means I get to drive less and charge less too… double win!  It has become a popular option in the fall when…