senior leans against blue window frame in Ellicott City

I first met Emma at her aunt’s wedding that I photographed in the summer of 2020. Emma was elegant and wise beyond her years — helpful and kind and cheerful as she ran errands and helped family while prepping for Elizabeth’s wedding day. Ellicott City Senior Portraits A couple of months later, Emma’s mom reached […]

Senior pics

January 11, 2021

Emma in Ellicott: A Senior Photo Session in Downtown Ellicott City with Wendy Zook

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Details for giveaway with Gina Marie Beauty and Frederick senior portrait photographer Wendy Zook

Wendy is going to team up with Gina Marie Beauty to offer makeup and pampering AND a photo session with Wendy to one lucky winner. We’re looking for bright spots and good news stories and tales of people who have spread joy and deserve joy. Giveaway with Gina Marie Beauty This year, we especially want […]

Senior pics

December 14, 2020

Giveaway with Gina Marie Beauty

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fall senior photos in Frederick County

Duncan’s mom wanted his senior year to be captured, even though it’s been a topsy-turvy one filled with pandemics, quarantines and a really unconventional school experience. So, we planned an outdoor Frederick County Senior photo session to celebrate Duncan and his achievements! Frederick County Senior Photo Session We wanted to capture Duncan comfortably and authentically […]

Senior pics

December 10, 2020

Outdoors & Authentic: A Frederick County Senior Photo Session

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I feel so lucky when clients are friends before clients. I first met Jami when she volunteered at an adaptive learn-to-bike camp that my son attended last summer. She helped Zachary learn confidence in a joyous childhood activity and she helped him with joy and patience and encouragement. Zach and Jami even earned a spot […]

Senior pics

August 19, 2019

Jami: A Frederick County Senior Session Featuring Pets

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Yesterday, I shared some of my favorite images of the details of our boho-themed bridal shower styled shoot — the food, candles, table set-up and all of the fun decorations and favors. Today, it’s all about the models! This part of the shoot is where I am most in my comfort zone and at my […]

Couples, Engagements, Favorites, Outdoors, Senior pics, Special Events, Styled Shoot, Styled Shoots, Teenagers

June 13, 2015

Boho Bridal Shower {Styled Shoot} — Part Two

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While family was out visiting our home the other day, I picked up my Nikon and grabbed my niece and we disappeared for a few minutes taking photos and having Girl Talk. Like most teenagers, my niece’s Instagram account is covered in selfies and, again like most teenagers, she looks in the mirror and picks […]

Behind the Scenes, Family, Outdoors, Senior pics, Teenagers

January 22, 2015

Ashley is beautiful (glamour/senior portraits)

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If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.And the lovely, lively Hope Taylor of Fredericksburg, Va., is one of the best in the future of photography. Her use of style and keen fashion sense plus a consistent beautiful golden light in all of her photos is going to take […]

Couples, Engagements, Favorites, Outdoors, Photos, Senior pics, Special Events, Trainings, Weddings

January 12, 2015

Mentoring with Hope Taylor

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My camera has spied several handsome boys lately! While I love the lace and pigtails of a shoot with a couple of girls, there is something to be said for the soft, serious side of boys of all ages. Last week, I photographed two little brothers, Owen and his ‘Baby Alex.’ They were so cooperative […]

Children, Photos, Senior pics, Specials

August 12, 2014

Handsome boys

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