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Your story deserves more than just a photograph. It deserves a luxurious experience that captures your essence and transcends fleeting moments. We create timeless portraits that become cherished heirlooms, a legacy for generations to come.

This isn't just about capturing a smile, it's about capturing a feeling. We'll handle all the details, ensuring a stress-free journey from the initial consultation to the final delivery of your exquisite portraits. Let us focus on the art, while you focus on creating beautiful memories.


Choose your experience

  • Perfect for headshots or a quick family update
  • 25-minute session at a select locations only
  • 10 high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy image selection and sharing
  • Available on weekdays only (+$50 for weekend)


Family Portraits

the essentials session

$450

Perfect for couples, maternity, and immediate families. Contact me for extended family pricing.

  • Ideal for families, couples, & maternity
  • 60-minute session at a location of your choice
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy download and sharing

The Signature Session

$650

  • Our most comprehensive package, featuring the iconic backdrop of Washington, D.C. 
  • Permit fee for National Mall included
  • Up to 90-minute session
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy download and sharing


dc monument sessions

most popular collection

$850

All session pricing subject to VA 6% state sales & use tax. Session pricing is subject to change at any time. A $150 non-refundable deposit and contract is required to reserve a session. Additional images may be available for purchase for "the essentials" session. Travel fees apply for sessions 30 minutes outside of Alexandria, VA. Please inquire for more details.

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newborns & children

Your precious bundle, beautifully preserved

  • Up to 60-minute session in-hospital session
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy image selection and sharing
  • Available at hospitals within 30 minutes of Alexandria, VA


Fresh 48 sessions

$650

  • Full studio session, up to 3 hours
  • Parent/sibling images included
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • All props, wraps, etc. included
  • Online gallery for easy download and sharing

Studio Newborn Session

$950

  • Up to 90-minute session in the comfort of your own home
  • Use of wraps/headbands available
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy download and sharing


in-home newborn lifestyle

most popular collection

$750

  • 60-minute studio or outdoor session
  • Simple 6 inch round cake included
  • Simple props available for use
  • 25+ high-resolution, digitally edited images
  • Online gallery for easy download and sharing

cake smash
milestone session

$650

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  • Perfect for short promotion/retirement ceremonies, reenlistments, or airport homecomings
  • 1.5 hours of photo coverage of event
  • Full gallery of  high-resolution, digitally edited images (50+)
  • Online gallery for easy image selection and sharing


Military
Events

The Basic Honor

$500

Document your important career milestones with care. Available for promotions, retirements, and homecomings

  • Great for longer promotion/retirement ceremonies, homecomings or change of commands
  • 3 hours of photo coverage of event
  • Full gallery of high-resolution, digitally edited images (50+)
  • Online gallery for easy image selection and sharing


The premium VAlor

$750

Booking in advance is highly recommended to guarantee your date. Additional hour of coverage after Premium Valor package is $100. All permits for D.C. Monuments/special locations must be obtained to allow photography and are an additional fee. Please inquire for more information.

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