in-home family portraits

April 7, 2014 | Filed Under baby, family portraits, portraits | 10 Comments 

last summer this beautiful family invited me into their home to take some photos of their newborn daughter and their growing family. we started with their less-than-two-week-old baby girl, then brought in her adorable big sister, before taking some photos with the whole family.



fall family portraits

February 3, 2014 | Filed Under family portraits, portraits | 11 Comments 

one of my favorite family sessions from 2013! safiya invited me to her family’s house to do some backyard portraits with her little boy, faiz, her husband and her two sisters; i got there with just enough time left in the day to catch the tail end of some pretty magical autumn evening light. even as the sun was sinking, though, faiz’s smiles were enough to light up the whole party! here are a few of my favorites from the evening…



family portraits – brookside gardens

January 11, 2014 | Filed Under family portraits, portraits | 6 Comments 

the lovely sana was still expecting her second child when i first met her early in 2012 while photographing her younger sister’s wedding (the first wedding i shot after my own second child was born!), so it was both an honor and a pleasure when she contacted me last summer to take portraits of their beautiful family of four. we met up at one of my favorite portrait spots, brookside gardens in wheaton, md., where the kids had such a blast, they were soaked with fountain water before we were done. my favorite kind of family session :) thank you so much, sana!