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

This momma did it again! Narisa is amazing at throwing a party. I am thankful to have photographed her daughter’s birthday party over the years. This year she turned 3! The theme is mini mouse, and Narisa did the best job bringing it together in a cute, chic way. I don’t know how she does […]


June 25, 2020

Mini Mouse 3rd Birthday Party || Clarksburg, Maryland

A couple years ago Philip and I went to a Brother’s Osborne concert in DC. Whenever we go to concerts we go super early to get in the front of the line to get in first so we can stand in the front row. At this concert we met a Mother & Daughter who were […]

Design, Photography

June 17, 2020

Interior Design Photography Dartmoor Apartments


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