Aimee & Matt

Aimee & Matt

Maybe we we don't all party till dawn like Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald or Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak. But once in a while, what if we could? Do you know how beautiful Washington DC is at dawn? Take a stroll through the city in the early morning hours, as the sun...

Single Ladies

Single Ladies

I photograph a fair number of weddings each year. I love the happiness of the day. Everyone's smiling, everyone's dressed beautifully, it's a party. And at some point during the day, I'm inevitably looking at two people though my camera, telling them to pretend I'm...

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Building Community

Building Community

By pure luck, I've met so many amazing women this past weekend! It makes me want to share their stories with you, and of course, photograph all of them! I met a woman who recently found herself a single woman again after raising 3 children. She has a whole new life...

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Pretty Pictures

Pretty Pictures

Choosing prints is always the fun part of portrait sessions. I love the excitement of watching a woman have too many beautiful pictures of herself to decide on just one. It's when I know I've done my job well. So I have something new for you all that I think solves...

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Sylvia & Jonathan

Sylvia & Jonathan

ylvia and Jonathan live in Paris, France (what fun that must be!) but were traveling and decided to take advantage of the beautiful summer light for a few photographs. Lucky for me I was there to capture them. Isn't she just beautiful?! As a short girl myself, I...

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Pura Vida

Pura Vida

One of my (reluctantly made) New Year's Resolutions was to visit three countries this year. Which is really kind of cheating, because visiting foreign countries is always on my list! My annual birthday weekend covered one of those. And then a friend, someone I had...

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Remembering Warriors

Remembering Warriors

"Uncle" Bill was never really an uncle. But the Peberdy boys (as my grandmother always called them, despite their retired statuses) were the closest thing my mother and her three fatherless sisters had to brothers. The boys next door. The boys they raced bicycles...

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Turkish Delights

Turkish Delights

The idea started two years ago, when, on a Somewhat Significant Birthday, I wished to meet any friends who would make the trip in Paris, and throw a marvelous birthday bash in a back room of some wonderful little auberge. Circumstances being what they were at the...

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

I am so happy to be able to announce and show off: the all new website and blog!  It took some doing, and was sometimes agonizing (is it so hard for everyone else to write about themselves too?!), but it's here, and I'm thrilled to share it with you all!  Stay a...

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Beauty & Light

Beauty & Light

To love Beauty Is to see Light. Victor Hugo A well-known, award-winning wedding photographer said to his students, "Find good light and put people in it."  Perhaps easier said than done for some of us, but I do try!  But the grounds of Pennsylvania State University...

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Linda & Christopher

Linda & Christopher

Naturally, I met Linda & Chris before their wedding. To go over a few details. Get a sense of what they were looking for. And naturally, I found them to be a lovely, fun couple. But it wasn't until I heard them speak the vows they wrote for each other under a...

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