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 […]

Family

October 26, 2020

Outdoor Adventuring: An Outdoor Family Photo Session in Lake Linganore

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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 […]

Family

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 […]

Family

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 […]

Family

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 […]

Family

October 8, 2020

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

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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 […]

Family

October 1, 2020

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

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Maryland family portraits on front porch with Wendy Zook

I first met Christa and her family through the non-profit organization I co-founded — Friendship by LiliZach. Friendship is an effort to improve the first few hours,days, weeks, months of families who have received a diagnosis of Down syndrome in and around Frederick County, Maryland. My co-founder and dear friend, Diany, and I both experienced […]

Family

September 22, 2020

Memories & Milestones in Frederick County: Capturing a Family of Four in a Birthday Portrait Session

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again — repeat clients make my heart so happy. It means they trust me; it affirms that my work is what they need in their world and on their walls; it makes it feel like a friendship. I get to watch their kiddos grow up and change and it builds a really beautiful comfort level between us during photo sessions.

Family

July 10, 2020

Joy on Repeat: Capturing a Frederick County Brother-and-Sister Duo for the Third Time

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One of the questions I receive most from family and childrens’ session clients is along the lines of “Should I bring props to my photo session?”

Family

June 19, 2020

To Use Props or Not to Use Props: Pros and Cons of Each with Outdoor Lifestyle Photo Sessions

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Sarah and Mike are new(ish) to the neighborhood and bring with them a total of three kiddos. The five of them feel more like extended family most days — Sarah and Mike are so fun to be around and their kiddos are frequent visitors to our backyard.

Family

June 17, 2020

Celebrating a Blended Family in a New Neighborhood: Family Photos in Lake Linganore

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