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Hello, there. These past six months have simply been a whirlwind – Rosie was born in January, and the pandemic began shortly after. Over the course of the quarantine, I, like many others, began picking up new habits and skills to occupy the time. For me, this manifested in photographing my little ones and home […]

Quarantine on film

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Fall photo season is finally upon us as many families gather to get that perfect shot for Christmas cards or new portrait hanging on the wall. I love photographing families in the fall for many reasons, from the gorgeous colors and scenery to the animated little ones. 

How to Prepare for your Family Photo Session

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Marie Elizabeth Photography specializes in fine art Maternity, Newborn, and Family Photography based out of Washington, D.C. and serves the areas of Arlington, Alexandria, McLean, Falls Church, Vienna, Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Kensington, Silver Spring, College Park, and Riverdale Park. It is always an honor to serve as your Maryland Family Photographer. I provide a […]

Timeless Maryland Family Session

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Welcome to Part 3, the final post, in my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! In Part One, I talk all about the importance of taking photos in good light, and in Part Two I delve into composition and action in photography. You do NOT need a fancy DSLR to take great photos, so check out Part One and Part Two if you haven’t already!

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This Maryland family photo session was so special. “Being a mother is getting to experience the world again every day. I have to make a conscious effort to slow down and remember that. It is all new for them.” These wise words from my dear friend Laura ring true to all mothers. Children often remind […]

A Maryland Family Session - Maryland Family Photographer

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Alright, everyone! Welcome back to Part Two of my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! If you missed Part One, alllll about finding good light, you can read it here!  I am passionate about capturing Perry’s childhood, so I am so happy to be sharing my tips and tricks with you!

Photographs Boost Self Esteem - US Capitol Family Session

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Welcome to Part One of my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! As most parents can probably relate, my phone is full of pictures of my son. I am wayyyy better with taking pictures of Perry with my phone than on my actual camera. We are so fortunate now that we constantly carry around a camera 24/7. I often think about how today’s infants are going to have thousands of photos and videos of them as children when they grow up. It’s crazy to think about. As I child, I remember flipping through photo albums and remembering and knowing each picture. Today’s children will just have so many to go through! With technology ever evolving, I do think it’s important to print photos and have them available in a tangible way, but that’s a whole other blog post…

A little boy kisses his baby sister in a field at sunset

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