the journal

Stories From Behind The Lens

Jenny officially has a masters degree in Education! This was a fun session for me. Jenny and I attended Notre Dame of Maryland University together, she was a year or two behind me. Jenny has always been the sweetest soul and oh so smart. I loved having her in my classes because she brought such […]

September 16, 2021

The Rawilngs Conservatory is one of those amazing hidden gems of Baltimore that many people forget exists. It’s timeliness, romantic, and impressive- so perfect for engagement sessions. Inside are different ecosystems for different plants. This also allows us to get really unique and different styles of photography. This is something Ashley and Sean know really […]

September 12, 2021

When we arrived at Kristen’s parent’s home, the mood was relaxed and calm. The girls were finishing up their hair and makeup. Kristen’s maid of honor shows me to the master bedroom. Laid out on the best in a neat row are all of Kristen’s details. Invitation, shoes, 2 ring boxes, picked to coordinate, her […]

September 11, 2021

Everyone asks “How do you handle rain on a wedding day”. This is how…. First you should know, Matt cared a lot about this day- he has a great eye for detail and a vision of what the day should look like. I know some called it groom-zilla tendencies but I would not agree. He […]

August 27, 2021

Kristen and Brett are a very well loved couple- it was a theme that felt ever present during their Lodge at Little Seneca Creek wedding. At every point, their friends and family would throw their arms around them (yay for vaccinated weddings!) and squeeze them. Many times as they broke away, there would be happy […]

August 25, 2021

Have you seen all my posts (and every other vendor’s posts) about how nuts this season is? HOW NUTS IS IT? I’ll tell you. I’ve been dying to share this STUNNING double graduation session since May! In fact, in order to keep up with the number of sessions/weddings, the editing, gallery delivery and all the […]

August 20, 2021

Malik, his girlfriend and their mothers came around the corner and you could practically feel the energy radiating off of him. He later confessed he was so nervous he reached into his pocket while walking to meet me, that he was just holding the ring in his hand. Luckily, Malik is a big guy- football […]

August 7, 2021

I know that this is the absolute last piece of advice any couples wants right now but that might be why it’s the advice worth giving. As of writing this (early August) DC has recently reinstated their mask mandate. Anne Arundel county has reinstated it for government buildings. Other counties are debating currently. As of […]

August 4, 2021

Alex and Logans wedding put all vendor relationships to the test. In fact they are practically the case study of why it is so important to trust the people you hire. The forecast for the day included the dreaded R word- rain. However it called for off an on showers. No biggie. I got the […]

July 1, 2021

My friend Alexandra sent me a message asking if I had an August date open for a wedding. Her friends Laura and Phil were returning to Maryland to get married and needed a photographer. She promised “You’re going to like them. They are really cool and sweet.” That was probably the most accurate description of […]

June 29, 2021

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