I’ve been a professional photographer for a number of years, and I recently found myself going through the motions. People often experience this in their job, but when you work in a creative industry, especially as an entrepreneur you don’t think you’ll fall victim to this! Today I will discuss what this looks like and […]

Photography, Tips & Tricks For Your Business

January 13, 2021

Going through the Motions

Bethesda Maryland Family Photos At this point I’ve had two cups of coffee (one with a splash of cinnamon) and I’m ready to take on the night! As a mother, I’ve become more of a morning person than a night owl, but every so often I want to push it into the late hours of […]


December 1, 2020

Bethesda, Maryland Family Photos

I met Rachel earlier this year at her sister’s wedding. I love it when families return to me for their photography needs. It is always such an honor to capture special memories, like weddings, and when a bride refers me to their friends and family it is the biggest compliment! I am excited to be […]

Photography, Portraits, Weddings

November 9, 2020

Engagement Session at Alexandria Waterfront

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

Your health and safety and the health and safety of your family should be your number one priority. They are mine, too. I have proactively followed the State of Maryland orders and guidelines, including closing down for an extended period of time to help flatten the curve of COVID19. As the fall approaches and we […]


September 1, 2020

What does a family photo session look like during the pandemic?


Have you scrolled through my website since I refreshed it? The vision behind my old website was Simplistic. I wanted something simple to showcase the images I captured… But I realized it didn’t share my personality or brand with the more simplistic style. So, I revamped this bad boy and I am in LOVE. Ya […]


August 27, 2020

Katy Murray Photography, LLC Website Refresh

5 Tips for Working from Home Working from home can be a blessing and a curse. We romanticize the idea of being in the comfort of our home, cuddled on the couch with a blanket, our laptop, and a cup of coffee at arm’s reach ready to take on the day… then reality sets in. […]

Photography, Tips & Tricks For Your Business

August 12, 2020

5 Tips for Working from Home

This family is expecting their second little boy in a few short weeks and I am so happy for them! This momma is looking so good, I don’t know how she is managing during these hot months but she’s rocking her baby bump! Little Leo is going to be a great big brother, showing his […]

Couples, Maternity, Photography

July 2, 2020

Silver Spring, Maryland Maternity Session

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