Photo Session in Lake Linganore with Wendy Zookeeper's

About a week after my Photo Session in Lake Linganore with Meredith and her family, I passed her on a walking trail in her neighborhood while photographing another family. “I LOVE the photos so much,” she yelled! These are the moments I love as a photographer. Family Photo Session in Lake Linganore This was my […]


October 26, 2020

Outdoor Adventuring: An Outdoor Family Photo Session in Lake Linganore

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mom and dad pose with toddlers

This was such a special session capturing fall family photos on the beach! We had glamorous parents, excited siblings, a lazy puppy and beautiful weather all in one. Christy’s three children each have unique personalities and a lot of spunk. To start, a handsome guy in suspenders who listened so well. Plus a middle sister […]


October 22, 2020

Fall Family Photos on a Beautiful Neighborhood Beach with Frederick Family Photographer Wendy Zook

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parents walk through pathway by lake

Photo sessions in the Fall are quite possibly my favorites. Here in Maryland at least, the season of Autumn can carry with it any temperature between 40 and 80 degrees and can be a complete lush greenery background or the most vibrant and bold of colors. And, all of that allows a lot of flexibility […]


October 19, 2020

Great Outfit Ideas for Fall Photo Sessions

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family of four poses in Frederick MD session

Anais is a new client of mine and I hope she is a forever client. I loved planning the session with her — she has a great eye for beauty and knows the importance of family photos and memories.  Anais is a lawyer, certified health coach and an incredible mom. They traveled more than 45 […]


October 15, 2020

Lakefront Love: An Outdoor Family Photos Session for a Family of Four

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sunset Lake Linganore Photo Session

Rachel gifts me with the privilege of photographing her family of five each year. It’s always a session filled with laughter and silliness, running, twirling and exploring. Her oldest daughter and my daughter are part of a bestie pirate crew and I love capturing her kiddos during their Lake Linganore Photo Session. Annual Lake Linganore […]


October 12, 2020

Growth Along the Lake: A Family’s Plan for Yearly Lake Linganore Photo Sessions

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A lot of people assume that my house must be filled with tons of bright corners and clean spots for photos. In actuality, my home is small, dark and cluttered with lots of important things. I love our home and I think it’s super-cozy and “us” — but it’s definitely not the most ideal place […]


October 8, 2020

Cute Corners & Sunny Spots: How to Find the Best Places in a Home for Photos

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This was an incredibly special photo session for a few reasons.First of all, Lauren and Sean were one of my last wedding clients I photographed in New York. I actually went back there six months after moving to Maryland to capture their wedding. Their day was so much fun — and eventful, with a little […]


October 5, 2020

Baby Greer: Capturing a Newborn Photo Session in Washington, DC

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family portraits at Rocky Point Creamery

I LOVE being a part of surprises for other people. And when that surprise involves capturing joy and memories for an incredible family near me in Frederick County, Maryland? A total win! Not to mention, SUNFLOWERS! Diany is one of my closest friends. We co-founded our nonprofit Friendship by LIliZach together and love helping other […]


October 1, 2020

Sunflowers & Joy: A Surprise Sunflower Photo Session for Mom with her Family

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engaged couple walks down pier in New York

In our family, we know her affectionately as “Miss Amanda.” When we lived in Rochester, NY, she was our family’s babysitter, but above all that, she told us when we were overdue for a date night and gave me hours of uninterrupted time to take care of my growing photography business.And now she’s getting married! […]


September 28, 2020

Sunset and Sunrise: Two Outdoor Adventure Engagement Sessions with Wendy Zook

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Wendy Zook, Frederick MD family photographer + advocate shares about what inspired her new branding + website designed by Bouyant Marketing

When you have new dreams, you’ve got to dress them up a bit and give them a big moment to explode into the world. Honestly, that’s kind of how it felt to talk about the future of my business (and of me) with Emilie of Buoyant Marketing this year as we prepared to create a […]

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September 24, 2020

A new look for an exciting future: My New Website and Branding from Buoyant Marketing

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