Visit to the Zoo | Washington D.C. Family Photographer

Went to the National Zoo today with my Aunt Nor and cousins, Taylor and Baley. It turned out to be a great day of warm weather and lots of walking. 15,000 steps to be exact (thanks to Taylor for the hourly pedometer updates!) Here are some favorites from the day!

Deciding where to start…
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I overheard the zoo lady ask some kids, “Did you know pandas eat for 60 hours straight?!” I shared the fun fact with my aunt who said, “How is that even possible?” “I don’t know,” I replied, “but it must be true because the zoo lady said so and that panda bear is sure going to town on that bamboo.” Then she said it again. 16 hours straight. Still a lot, but not nearly as impressive as when I thought it was 60 ;)

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It’s a red panda in a tree! These guys are so cool!

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Do you see it? I see it! Where? Over there! No, that’s a rock. Hehe. Sometimes I think they just make empty exhibits to trick us into staring at it for hours convincing ourselves we see something ;)

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Taylor and Baley.
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And this is how I felt by the time I got home….
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But not Baley, he was still ready to go!
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Finally home from Afghanistan! | Washington D.C. Family Photographer

This post is definitely overdue, but I’m still very excited to share! Mike spent a year in Afghanistan and his family was so excited to see him finally return home safe and sound! Here are some of my favorites :)

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Other friends and coworkers came to welcome him back too, including this little cutie who made this adorable welcome home sign!

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Mike’s wife and son were decked out in red, white, and blue, and had flags to wave and “Daddy Dolls” to carry!

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How cute is this! He saw him and just started running!

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And this is just epic….

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Family Portraits at The Bishop’s Garden | Washington D.C. Family Photographer

Last Sunday I met up with this beautiful family for some spring family portraits. We originally were going to head down to the Tidal Basin to get some of the cherry blossoms and memorials in the background, but unfortunately all of the roads were closed due to the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. And of course we didn’t discover this until we were already on the road….So with a last minute change of plans we ended up at The Bishop ‘s Garden at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. What a gorgeous location! We were actually thankful for the unexpected detour because the grounds were stunning, not to mention crowd free! Here are some of my favorites.

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A Wedding Photoshoot at the National Building Museum | Washington D.C. Wedding Photographer

For the final project in our Weddings Module taught by Moshe Zusman at Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts, we photographed a bride and groom (Paul and Kim) in their wedding attire and got a little extra help from … Continue reading

Washington D.C. Engagement Session with Molly and Brandon | Washington D.C. Wedding Photographer

If I didn’t tell you that these images were from the first day that Molly and Brandon ever met, you probably would have never guessed. But, it’s true. This was a mock engagement session that was done as part of the Professional Photography Program at Boston University’s Center for Digital Imaging Arts (D.C. Campus) with Moshe Zusman as the instructor. Molly and Brandon were our incredible models who did an amazing job pretending to be a happily engaged couple. Some of my favorites are below. See some of the behind the scenes with my classmates here.

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