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Family photographers in DC are so lucky to have the opportunity to photograph at such classic monuments. There are so many perfect options to choose from – the Lincoln, Jefferson, DC War Memorial, etc. The U.S. Capitol Building serves as a timeless backdrop for your DC family photos. I met this family on an early […]

Washington, D.C. Family Session at the U.S. Capitol

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Springtime is the most exciting time as a family photographer DC. Everyone knows about the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin, but the cherry blossoms at the National Arboretum are one of DC’s best-kept secrets! There are over 30 varieties of cherry blossom trees in the arboretum. That means that even if you missed the […]

Family photographer DC | Family stands together at the cherry blossoms at the National Arboretum

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As a baby photographer in DC, I can assure you every parent has tremendous high’s and tremendous low’s (often in the same day!). Consider this your Friday pep talk. You CAN do this thing called motherhood, and you CAN do it gracefully and beautifully. That doesn’t mean it won’t be messy or you won’t have […]

DC Baby Photographer | Marie Elizabeth Photography

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A Washington, D.C. Family Photographer knows that cherry blossom season is equally the busiest but most beautiful time of the year. The timing of the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin can be so tricky. You need to meticulously follow the peak bloom forecast, and even that can change multiple times! This family decided to […]

Washington, D.C. Family Photographer | National Arboretum Cherry Blossom Session

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As a family photographer in DC, I often hear the same questions from clients as we prepare for their session. I wanted to gather the responses here in one place to best meet your needs. It is a true honor for me to document this precious time you have with your family, whether you are […]

Family photographer in DC

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This Brookside Gardens photo session was an ethereal dream as a Maryland Family Photographer. I love golden light, but there is something to be said for an overcast, foggy morning. The fog helped create a magical feel throughout Brookside Gardens during this family photo session. We even found some lingering cherry blossoms to add some […]

Maryland Family Photographer | Mother holds baby near cherry tree in Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring.

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DC Film Photographers are frequently asked many questions about film, so I wanted to compile the most common questions and their responses in one place for you! Film is a medium that some photographers choose to photograph with over or alongside digital. I would estimate that the vast majority of photographers photograph using digital alone […]

Golden light and bouquet maternity session

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As a Maryland Family Photographer, I had such a fun time photographing this session. This sweet family got up early on a Saturday morning and met me at Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring. It had rained the day before, and although the forecast for Saturday was clear, there were overcast skies with fog. I love […]

Maryland Family Photographer | Family Photo Session at Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring

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Many DC Moms’ Groups provide resources and ideas on how to help a new mother in those early days. Seasoned mothers know exactly what was helpful to them in their postpartum period, but new mothers and friends of new moms may not know the best ways to support their friends. Despite the best of intentions, […]

DC Moms Groups - How to Help a New Mom

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As a maternity photographer Washington, D.C., this session was the epitome of elegance. After sharing the preview, I couldn’t wait to share the full session below. I believe that motherhood should be photographed as beautifully as wedding photography. After all, motherhood is a continuation after the wedding day for many, and it should be photographed […]

Great Marsh Estate maternity session

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