Little Miss Clara is the little sister to Everett (an adorable tiny one whose newborn photos were never blogged because there was some blog down time -- but you can see the it in my portfolio). I was super excited to be able to spend a some time with the now family of four. Clara is an adorable, cuddly, little girl who pretty much rocked her first photo op, that is, before she christened mom and dad's bed with a little puddle of her own.
This is Connor. Connor spent 98% of his newborn session asleep. Like, very very asleep. I should note that said 98% of the time was from the second I walked in the door till I was just about to walk out. And finally, only then did he grace us with a little bit of awake/snuggle time. I wish Connor luck in deciding if he likes Notre Dame (Mom's alma mater) or UVA (Dad's Alma Mater) more...also, I hope for his sake he never switches baseball team allegiances from the Red Sox to the Nationals, because his parents might not be so okay with that. (Go, Nats!) :)
I love engagement sessions. I especially love the ones that involve people who are part of the dance family! Megan and I met when we did a show together and I was so thrilled when she got engaged (I was also extra excited to be taking their engagement photos). It was a shockingly rainless day in May as we started at the Spanish Steps (where Jeff proposed) and ended at the Kennedy Center, where it was a tad blustery. It was so fun to be able to hang out and make them twirl around and laugh at me.
I love the wee ones who cling to their favorite toy or blanket during family photo sessions. So, imagine my glee when I had a little one who decided to cling to a Horizon milk box. I, myself, might have picked a Horizon chocolate milk...but you know, healthy living and all. It was a delight to spend some time at the tidal basin this family and a box of milk.
No matter the weekend (or weekday), you can find totally crazy events in D.C.. Every now and again, I get the great fun of both attending and photographing. Ramen World was just one of those events. There was the yumminess of all the ramens, fancy cocktails from True Syrups and Shrub District. Also, there was the perk of supporting two of my favorite D.C. chefs (and besties), Jonny and Luke ...oh, and the eating, so much eating.