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nadiaa & nasir - dc pre-wedding portraits

a week ahead of the cherry blossoms, and on a rainy day in a city clogged with traffic, it seemed like it would be hard to get the photos we wanted on the day of nadiaa and nasir's nikah (islamic wedding vows). nadiaa was so incredibly patient working with me to schedule this session months ahead, knowing my schedule was tight on a school day. but honestly...

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fall family portraits

one of my favorite family sessions from 2013! safiya invited me to her family's house to do some backyard portraits with her little boy, faiz, her husband and her two sisters; i got there with just enough time left in the day to catch the tail end of some pretty magical autumn evening light…

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family portraits - brookside gardens

the lovely sana was still expecting her second child when i first met her early in 2012 while photographing her younger sister's wedding (the first wedding i shot after my own second child was born!), so it was both an honor and a pleasure when she contacted me last summer…

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maria & irfan - duke gardens anniversary portraits

so back in september of 2012 when i shot my BFF maria's wedding, it was a super rainy day and the bridal portrait session we'd reserved at duke gardens had to be postponed. by their policy we had to return to shoot there within the year or we'd forfeit our permit, so…

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