Clifton Family Session | The Smouhas

A few months ago, I was introduced to Naomi through a giveaway on Dulles Moms — I couldn’t have gotten luckier because I finally had the chance to shoot their family session this past weekend and they were incredibly sweet and kind. Our timing also worked out perfect; July went easy on us and gave Continue Reading

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Embrey Mill Pool Palooza | Events

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try out something new for me, event photography. A new community in Stafford, VA — Embrey Mill by Newland Communities — was hosting a grand opening event, Pool Palooza.  This, however, wasn’t your average pool party! The pool itself was like a mini theme park, featuring Continue Reading

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Brownie Trifles | What’s Cooking Wednesday

I can’t believe that I’ve been doing this series for over a month and have yet to post anything I’ve baked. I definitely like cooking, but I love baking. It is a huge stress reliever for me — not something that I am required/needed to do, like cook dinner, but instead something special that provides Continue Reading

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Leesburg Family Session | The Adomanis’

The largest family session I have done to date was four people… so when Madelein e-mailed me asking about a session for 11, I was a little nervous, but mostly excited! I love trying out new things and this session was no exception. We got a super hot, humid June day, which is hard enough for adults, Continue Reading

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Strawberry Summer Salad | What’s Cooking Wednesday

I know a lot of people’s method to grocery shopping is to make a couple trips to the store each week, getting what they need for that night’s dinner after settling on a recipe earlier that morning. While the idea of it sounds alluring (the freshest ingredients!), the thought of doing that literally gives me anxiety. I think Continue Reading

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