I just got home from meeting up with a gal pal who is also a business owner and mother. It is so refreshing to chat with someone who faces a lot of the same challenges I face. We chatted for nearly 4 hours, and it felt G O O D. We covered topics from sick […]


October 20, 2020

Do what works for you!

This sweet husband and father gifted his wife a family photo session for her birthday! Isn’t that such a good gift idea?! Not only did we capture fun family photos, but this momma also popped a bottle of confetti to celebrate her special day! 🙂 katymurray@katymurrayphotography.com


October 19, 2020

Rockville, Maryland Family Photo Session

Hilton Head Island is a gorgeous location for a wedding! But before I get ahead of myself, let’s start a little earlier…Philip met Lawnie years back playing fantasy football. We spent many Sundays at Lawnie’s house watching endless football, his family is always so kind and welcoming. Fast forward, he and Marilee met, he couldn’t […]


October 16, 2020

Hilton Head Island Wedding


Both sunrise and sunset are gorgeous at McCrillis Gardens. I LOVE how the light sneaks into different spots through the greenery at McCrillis Gardens. I often do family sessions at this location, too. There is a small open area behind the house, which makes for some fun running/walking photos. It’s fairly covered, but the light […]


October 14, 2020

McGrillis Gardens Engagement Session || Bethesda, Maryland


“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” -Aubrey Hepburn These two didn’t give up on their wedding even during a pandemic. 😍 Their love is beautiful! The emotion around their day was incredible. They were truly surrounded by loved ones, celebrating alongside them in the sweetest of ways. 🤍 Seriously, the […]


October 6, 2020

Brookeville, Maryland Backyard Wedding

Life is getting Sweeter.This family is expecting their second baby! You see Narisa, Mike and Little E around here often, I love capturing their family’s memories. This one is especially sweet, Narisa is pregnant! I couldn’t be more excited for their family. It was such a fun experience working with Narisa to plan and design […]


September 21, 2020

Life is getting Sweeter | Pregnancy Announcement | Lifestyle Family Session

Bringing your dog to your photo session! Here are some tips if you’d like to bring your dog along for family photos, after all, they are a part of the fam bam. Let your dog run off energy before the session. Whether you do this at home or at the location, letting your doggo run […]

Photography, Portraits

September 14, 2020

Bringing your dog to your photo session!

Layers layers layers. I love layers, especially for fall photo sessions as they give depth to the photos. We want you to be the focus on the images so layering up and drawing the viewers eye to you is important! Textures. Knit sweaters, chucky outfits, and more textures! Textures add to the detail of the […]

Photography, Portraits

September 9, 2020

Dressing for your photo session | Fall Edition | Katy Murray Photography, LLC


In celebration of National Read a Book Day, September 6, 2020 I am sharing some of my favorite books and some I hope to read in the near future. Books I’ve enjoyed: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers Bridge to Haven by Francine Rivers The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Lady in the Attic […]

Our Life, Photography

September 6, 2020

National Read a Book Day | September 6, 2020

Watching my husband become a father has been a blast of emotions. This man loves our daughter SO much. I could not have ever imagined it.Often, I’ll be occupied with work, showering, or whatever. I’ll look over at them, watching them smile at one another, listening to their laughs, watching them learn about each other. […]

Our Life

September 2, 2020

Our Life || Our Family

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