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  • Choosing your Wedding Venue with Lighting in Mind

    You’re Engaged!  You’ve taken selfies with your ring and posted it on Instagram!  Your fingers are sore from texting and emailing friends and family.  All those dreams about your Wedding Day are starting to come to life.  Now you’re ready to start looking at Venues and Setting the Date!

    How to See the Venue through the…

  • Loudoun Valley HS | Purcellville, VA | Aaron’s Senior Portraits

    Since moving to Purcellville last summer I had been looking forward to meeting some Seniors from Loudoun Valley since our neighborhood backs up to the school.  Often we can hear the announcer or the band during half-time in the Fall.  So I was thrilled when Aaron’s Mom contacted me and wanted to incorporate the school…

  • Photography 101 | Aperture

    Aperture is often referred to as an F-stop and written as f2.8.   The smaller the number the more light is being allowed onto you the sensor; the larger the number the less light enters.  This also affects the depth of field in your images.  Higher aperture numbers will have a greater depth of field and…

  • My Highlights from 2017 | Lifestyle

    Lifestyle photography is something that I practice with my own family.  I love catching them doing what they enjoy doing and getting real moments.  Each year I compile all of my favorites into a Family Yearbook and they love to flip through them and laugh and remember.

    Here are my favorites from 2017.  I’ve already ordered…

  • Photography 101 | ISO

    As mentioned in my previous Camera Basics post, ISO is one of the sides to the Exposure Triangle.  ISO stands for International Standards Organization, which is a bit arbitrary to how you actually think about it. ISO makes the sensor in your camera more or less sensitive to the available light.  It can be 50-100 on…