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I just landed in DC a few hours ago for what is sure to be a whirlwind trip. 2 weddings and 5 engagement sessions is going to be plenty of fodder for the blog. But before I get to any of that, I'm going to continue to play catch up. This year I've had a wonderful new family come into my life and I have already done 2 portrait sessions with them since early March. Hilary and James and their delightful 6 year-old daughter Astrid asked me to come over to photograph them while James' family was in town for a visit...which also coincided with Astrid's birthday. Here are a few faves from the session. This is my favorite from the whole shoot...such joy! And how quickly that joy turned to utter despair when she realized that her favorite stuffed animal was missing. I wish I looked so beautiful when I'm miserable...I usually

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My mother is in town visiting this week so after dragging her to a couple of wild (actually one rather sedate, one wild) Hollywood parties last night, we spent the afternoon prepping for The Modern Portrait workshop which we teach together. It's going to be held at the new loft studio I just got with my good friend Ellen Petty from Identity Kitchen. I'll post some pictures of the space soon as it starts to come together. As promised though, here is the next engagement session on the list. Carin and Perry are a wonderful couple who found me despite the lack of any actual wedding marketing efforts out here in LA. But I was so glad that they found me because we are very much on the same page and their wedding is to take place at a venue that I have been eyeing for a couple of years now,

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