Category Archives: engagement

Washington DC Engagement Photos – Jeannine and Tom

We had a great time, enjoying the gardens and the views of the sunset over the Potomac River, during Jeannine and Tom’s engagement shoot in Washington, DC.  A warmer than normal fall day at the end of October was perfect for enjoying the photography process, just a tad warm for their planned sweaters.  The autumn color […]

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Old Town Alexandria Engagement Photos – Brette and Dan

This was such a fun engagement shoot.  The rain was threatening, but Brette and Dan really had their heart set on photos by the water.  So after spending some time by the Potomac, the sun returned and we were able to get a little color and texture in traditional Old Town Alexandria.  Dan makes Brette […]

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Engagement Shoot Hike – Katie and Tommy

This was not the easiest engagement shoot, but it was one of the most scenic!  We hiked back to the spot of the proposal to capture a location and activity that Katie and Tommy enjoy as a couple, along with their dog, Oscar.   It was certainly an adventure and the pictures are so uniquely them. Props […]

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Old Town Alexandria Engagement Pictures – Sarah and Matt

Had so much fun capturing this great couple’s engagement pictures, along with their beloved dog, Troy.  He was a really good sport in traipsing around Old Town Alexandria.   It’s so heartwarming to be able to see so obviously a couple’s love and respect for each other, and how much they enjoy doing life together. […]

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What makes a finished picture? Behind the scenes look at the process.

Unless you’re a professional photographer, I’m sure it’s a bit of a mystery what happens to pictures – if anything – between the camera and a framed portrait on your wall. Today, a professional photographer is the lab, the retoucher and sometimes the printer too.  Digital photography certainly allows more creative control over each image, […]

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