Almost a Knock Out….

I ran a marathon this weekend. In circles. Around really cute kids. Our mini sessions on Saturday were held at Cabin John Park, in MD, and on Sunday at Van Ness’ Turtle Park, in DC.Both locations provided a lot of challenges and opportunities. Just my kind of shoot. For a minute there I questioned my sanity, it was Jungle Gym: 1 Photographer: 0 for…

Mt. P welcomes Past Tense Studio

Emma Saal – Yoga Teacher, Past Tense A new yoga studio is opening in Mt. Pleasant on July 13. Past Tense yoga studio is founded by freelance writer, Kelly Dinardo, and I’ll be contributing what I can as teacher, mentor, and resident photographer. Particularly of interest to those reading this post, the studio will also serve as a real, honest to goodness, photography studio…

Family Tree….

I work with a yoga student who is a really successful businessman, by anyone’s standard is the envy of the town. He’s achieved the material and creative success that every 21 year old artist sitting on their couch can only dream of. As portrayed by the local papers, blogs, and magazines, he is living the great life. the dream. But from his perspective, he…

Whew….

What a month it has been! I was holding out hope that I could do full posts on each of these fun shoots that I have had the blessing of doing…but it ain’t happening! From triathletes, to engagements, to babies and yogis, I have been all over the place. But one picture in particular prompted me to stop for a second and post. There…

Buzzing Through the First Day of Summer!

What happened to spring? I’m boiling over here…it feels like August! But I’m not complaining, we had a great day over at the fantastic Buzz Bakery for our springtime mini session. These are some of my favs from the first few families: Sam (he is such a good kid!) And Molly…who is just precious… And our great and spirited brothers, Graham and Kieren: And…

Buzz Bakery and National Zoo Mini Sessions!

This weekend, join us at Buzz Bakery (Saturday) or the National Zoo (Sunday) for a springtime mini session! Just a few slots remain, so if you’re still looking for a great mother’s day gift, this might just be for you… The details:Price: $35Dates: Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th 7:30am – 10:30amRain Dates: Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd Buzz (check out…

Cooper’s Rock, WV

For this year’s birthday celebration, I wanted to get out of the city and get into the woods. Juan, my husband, and I have always loved to rock climb – well, i love it, he’s obsessed with it – and hike. So we headed out to West Virginia with a friend to explore, shoot and hike around. Although we were in the woods with…

Ringing in the Holiday’s

The beauty of the holidays…(besides the obvious) is that I have time to work on some creative and no-pressure projects (i.e. no one is paying me or taking a once in a lifetime step – so i don’t have to worry about screwing it up!). Today I brought over two gorgeous friends of mine, Beth and Erin, and set em loose in front of…

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

A few last shots from our recent stay on Lake Atitlan. The light was terrible, gray and flat all week long – so I lit these flowers with a gelled SB 800. I was amazed at how gentle i could get the light to dance on the delicate petals.