These images from a recent Washington DC Family Photo Session have me all sorts of happy! While I was editing this gallery, I was swooning over every image. It’s funny, now that I am a mother I look at photos a little differently. I constantly found myself thinking “I’d love this image with my daughter, […]

Photography, Portraits

September 10, 2021

DC Family Photo Session

We met for a morning session in Arlington, Virginia. The sun was shining, birds chirping and a soft breeze in the air. It was such a wonderful morning for a photo session. Avery and Emily have such a joy about them. A peaceful presence and smiles that can warm the city. Fraser Park in Arlington, […]


September 8, 2021

Arlington Virginia Photo Session

Daniel and Chelsea have been dating for years.For Valentine’s day they were gifted a bottle of Pink Veuve Champagne from her dad. Whenever Daniel and Chelsea receive a special gift they save it for a special occasion. I’d say getting engaged at The Inn at Little Washington was the perfect reason to pop the bottle! […]


September 2, 2021

The Inn at Little Washington Sunset Surprise Proposal

You may have seen on social media, I started an art business. It is called Petals and Ink Design. I have loved creating things and it just felt so right! Over the weekend I went to my first sellers market and was blown away with the turn out and sales. I am really excited for […]

Product Photography

August 31, 2021

Petals and Ink Design | stationery & illustrations

This DC Sunrise Engagement Session was worth the early weekend wake up time. Colin and Kelli are too stinkin’ cute! I love how they laugh together, are silly and how their love radiates. And loooook at this ring. Insert all the heart eye emojis here. 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 We chose the Lincoln as our starting point, because […]


August 30, 2021

DC Sunrise Engagement Session

This Lifestyle Newborn Photography in Silver Spring, Maryland is going to make your heart melt. My heart is melting. Not only because this little guy is so adorable, or because of how beautiful this family is. Also because it reminds me of my own journey as a mother. I was and am still awe struck […]

Couples, Photography

August 13, 2021

Lifestyle Newborn Photography in Silver Spring, Maryland

From their wedding in 2017, to their second maternity session, I’ve enjoyed photographing this wonderful couple and their growing family. I can’t wait to meet Baby N this week for his newborn photos! Heather, Bryan and Little A were so fun! I love how the sunshine showed up, and their outfits popped among the background! […]


July 19, 2021

Bethesda Maternity Photos

The last few months have been full. I hesitate to use the word “busy” because it so often has a negative vibe. While, we have been busy, we have had moments of slow, gentle times, too. Sometimes it feels like I am always going, always moving, always thinking… The last few months have felt this […]

Our Life

May 31, 2021

Life is a blur…

I love doing Rockville Family Photos.  This family reached out to me a few days before they wanted to book the session. Their daughter had her first loose tooth! They wanted to get the photos schedule ASAP before the tooth fell out. Thankfully we were able to schedule their Rockville Family Photos for that weekend […]


April 16, 2021

Rockville Family Photos

Sunrise Photo Session in Arlington, Virginia. Sunrise in Arlington, Virginia is a gorgeous sight. Throw in this beautiful couple and I am in heaven! Spring vibes are in full swing and I am all for it. Matthew and Ashley relocated from Texas and I am thankful to have met them. They are both kind, genuine […]


April 15, 2021

Sunrise Photo Session in Arlington, Virginia


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