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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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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!

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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’s Myth: I will never get around to printing my digital photos.

Washington DC Lifestyle Family Photography

Myth Busting Mondays: Printing Your Photos

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Today’s Myth: Your house is not clean / pretty / white / big enough for an in-home family portrait session.

Example of an in-home newborn session.

Myth Busting Mondays: In-Home Sessions

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Today’s Myth: You need to be, look and feel perfect to take family photos.

Candid photo of laughing family

Myth Busting Mondays: Perfection

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Today’s Myth: Your kids will only last the length of a mini session. Let’s bust it!

Myth Busting Mondays: Attention Spans