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Sometimes you have to lean into the humidity and wildfire smoke and just have FUN. Thank you to the T family for the opportunity to shoot in this drop-dead-gorgeous location! Don’t sleep on the beach sessions folks, I promise you they are worth the hike.

A Golden Hour Session on the Patuxent River

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This family and I, we made magic at the creek this summer…

Sweet + Simple Lifestyle Maternity Session / Arlington, VA

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Today I’m sharing my top five tips to have an incredible family portrait session this fall!

Family among fall leaves and trees at National Arboretum in Washington, DC

How to Make the Most Out of Your Fall Family Portrait Session! 

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If you’re looking for the best spots for family’s summer portrait session, look no further!

The Best Locations in the DMV for Family Photos This Summer

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Get ready to feel like you’ve crossed the Atlantic and landed in the English countryside with this collection of family portraits!

A Dreamy Bishop’s Garden Family Session

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Here’s how you can channel your inner Taylor Swift at your next family portrait session! 

How to Channel Your Inner Taylor Swift at Your Next Family Portrait Session

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Here are some of my top picks for the most fabulous and fun family portrait session spots in DC!

6 Quintessential DC Locations for Family Portraits

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Today on the blog: Newborn FAQs!

Photo of Baby on Bed at Lifestyle Newborn Session in Washington DC

Newborn Session FAQs!

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I’ve decided to start a new tradition for Mary Catherine Photography with some end-of-the-year stats!

Mary Catherine at her desk in Alexandria, Virginia

Mary Catherine Photography: 2022 Recap!

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You might be surprised to know that in-home family sessions are my favorite! This is why…

In-home sessions are my favorite. Here’s why…

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I *KNOW* that putting together outfits for a photo session can be super daunting. And you might not even know where to start…I can help!

In-Home Northern Virginia Family Photos

Complimentary Styling Service for the Whole Family!