Baby Maggie and the Gift of Family

Diwali has passed, Hanukkah is in full swing, Christmas is coming (fast)!  Festivals of light amidst the cold and the dark send the universal reminder to come home and gather. Most of the time I take photos of immediately families, parents and their children.  We make memories around fall or spring, around births, around babies…

A DC area promise

Every year there’s a warm snap late in February here in DC.  All the moms are on the playground, the kids who aren’t ordinarily wearing shorts year round are wearing shorts and an airy buzz about the cusp of spring is jumping off everyone’s tongue. I raise my face to the warm sun, take it…

XOXO

So the goal of the shoot was to get images for Anna and Ella’s birth announcement, my first photo shoot with twins!  I was terribly excited the day before the shoot and poured through Google for ideas, is there a “right” way to approach cuteness times two?  Could this double dose of adorable cause a…

relation/ships

Over the summer my family boarded a ship, DC’s own Odyssey to be exact, for a belated celebration of Pop Pop’s birthday.  We gathered at the bow for a family photo op and while we did get a couple of the obligatory “line everyone up like milk bottles” poses courtesy of a fellow tourist, the…

Last glance at summer

The insects are still performing “Summer’s Greatest Hits!” from the tall grass outside our sliding door but the pool is covered and school has started and the days grow shorter.  I need one last look at the green, summer grass before it is silenced by a thick coat of autumn leaves. I’m also enjoying the…