Yearly Archives: 2016

November Monthly Goals “Hi! How are you doing?” — It’s such a common question that we often respond with automatic phrases, without thinking about the words coming out of our mouths. I do my best to answer as honestly as possible when asked this question, even if the person asking meant it as a greeting. My […]

Reflections on 10 Years in the Photography Industry Ten years ago today I became a photographer. You know, it’s really strange to write that. Especially after reading back through my journal entries from the weeks surrounding this significant shift in my life’s trajectory. I’m a planner by nature (I’ve written 5-year plans for myself since I […]

Goodness gracious, how on earth has it been six months already?!? It seems like just yesterday we found out we were pregnant, and now our little ray of sunshine has been with us for more than half a year already!! Time flies, people. All the more reason to value photography— it’s one (small, but significant) way to hold […]

September was a rough month. Buck started up work travel again (two weeks in Uganda this time) right at the same time that my busy work season started. I grossly underestimated the impact that his absence would have on my work, my emotions, and my ability to even care for myself. I had assumed that, since Buck is […]

National Zoo and Georgetown Engagement These two sweethearts are getting married tomorrow!! We had so much fun on their engagement session— starting with a ride on the carousel at the National Zoo, and ended at Thomas Sweet in Georgetown— and I’m sure their wedding day will be just as memorable.