jess + will :: married! washington, dc.
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sunshine + smiles at the arboretum.
one very happy little boy at the national arboretum in washington, dc.
i love the national arboretum. it’s an incredible gem in the middle of the city — a vast expanse of refreshing greenery and abundance of shade, it’s the ideal place to spend a summer afternoon! i was very excited to meet dhillon and his family at the arboretum a few weeks ago for a fun family session, grandparents and all! dhillon and his daddy are too cute for words and this little man completely stole my heart with his dapper outfit and *amazing* smile!
meg, a child life specialist at children’s hospital, provides support to patients.
children’s national medical center never ceases to amaze me — their stellar team provides exceptional care and service for countless brave little patients that are need medical treatment. along with some of the best doctors in the world, children’s has amazing support staff and specialists that aid in child care. on an average day, 60-80 children have surgical procedures at children’s national medical center. child life specialists are available to provide psychological preparation and emotional support before, during and after procedures. the specialists are outstanding + compassionate people, trained to help children and their families understand and cope with illness, treatment and hospitalization. additionally, child life specialists employ fun therapeutic play with patients that help to de-mystify surgery and make “playing doctor” a true learning experience. watching meg with the patients and their families in the moments leading up to surgery was inspiring — bravo to her and all the amazing people who devote their lives to improving care for sick children!
summer love & secret gardens.
adel + max are engaged! i am *so* happy they asked me to photograph them in and around their neighborhood in dc! we met at meridian hill park (a favorite of mine for its striking architecture!) and i fell in love with both of them immediately. they are so cute and so happy and so absolutely perfect together! i loved getting to know them and learning about their relationship and wedding plans! technically we already met at a wedding i shot last may — they are good friends with one of my all-time favorite couples kathleen + jerry — so fun!
i had a great time with them wandering down random alleys and shooting at some of their fave spots along U street, but by far the coolest part was visiting the temple community garden where adel has a gorgeous plot! she grows flowers and vegetables alongside other dc residents behind the scottish rite temple — an absolute hidden gem! such a neat idea, and an amazing spot to shoot! love!
adel + max — you rock!
celebrating a decade of love.
i absolutely *love* that amy + mark decided to commemorate their 10-year wedding anniversary with a photo shoot! i’ve worked with mark in conjunction with children’s national medical center events, and was thrilled when he contacted me to set up an anniversary session! mark, being the fabulous + creative romantic that he is, wanted the afternoon to be a stroll down memory lane — visiting all of their favorite haunts in the neighborhood where they started dating over a decade ago. even though adams morgan has changed a lot in the last few years, the unique architecture, murals, and classic bars are still there. we walked up + down 18th street, and then hit u street, stopping for cocktails at chi-cha lounge, hanging out on the rooftop at local 16, and finished up at meridian hill park. i had such a great time getting to know amy + mark and wish them them many more decades of love + happiness!
max + adel :: engaged! meridian hill park – washington, dc.