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

This sweet couple brought their dog to their engagement session! Look at her eyes, aren’t they stunning?! I couldn’t get over how beautiful this pup is! Side bar: Whenever talking about a dog, I am inclined to say “Pup” first, but realize not all dogs are puppies! My second inclination is to say “Doggo”, but […]

Couples, Photography, Portraits

March 3, 2021

Winter Engagement Session, Rockville, Maryland

These two are getting married!!! Karla and Danny are starting the next chapter of their beautiful story and I couldn’t be more excited for them. We’ve had lots of dates nights (pre-covid), game nights and loads of fun together. I’ve enjoyed watching their relationship grow. They are so good for each other! Love is a […]

Photography, Portraits, Weddings

February 15, 2021

Sunset Engagement Session, Bethesda, Maryland

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

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! 🙂


October 19, 2020

Rockville, Maryland Family Photo 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


Emaline turned Three! I can’t believe she is already three. I remember when Narisa was pregnant with her, and it feels like yesterday. This sweet family have been in front of my camera a billion times. I love documenting their special memories and milestones. Narisa always goes all out for the outfits & parties! 🙂 […]


July 28, 2020

Gaithersburg Family Photo Session

If you know my husband, Philip, then you likely know he loves music. Not just “Rocking out to a good jam”, but the history of music, especially specific bands and time frames. Philip helps me enjoy and learn about Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, The Beach Boys, 38 Special and many […]

Our Life, Portraits

June 19, 2020

Bethesda Family Photos || Our Family Photos


As the days get longer it’s the perfect time for family photos. I love when the sun shows up to a photo session – the golden light is so elegant and cheerful. This sweet family is expecting their second child later this year, and I am so excited for them. Little J is going to […]

Photography, Portraits

June 11, 2020

Falls Church, Virginia Family Photos

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