Monthly Archives: January 2015

Dear blog: Last week, a friend launched a brand-new website, which is always a happy and exciting for everyone connected, whether in the actual development, or (like me) as a casual observer. I read through her delightful “About Me” section (always my favorite part of any website) and I fell in love with her heart all over again. But […]

We met Brent and Lydia early on a Saturday morning in downtown Middleburg. After a lovely introductory chat, we spent the next hour or so wandering the charming streets, the perfect backdrop for Brent & Lydia’s engagement session. Can’t wait for their April wedding!!

“Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them– that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.”  — Anne of […]

To the amazing couples who trusted me to capture their wedding day in 2014— thank you. My heart overflows with gratitude for you. Your happiness is my happiness, and your love makes my job the best in the world. As I said before, this year exceeded my expectations in every way, and that is entirely because you looked at me and my work, […]

I’m blogging my “Year in Review: Best of Portraits” from the National Portrait Gallery. I love that I live close enough to the Smithsonian to take my laptop and a few notebooks, and take a bit of time to be quiet at the start of this first workweek of the new year. Looking back over […]