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A photographer in Washington DC explains golden hour

A couple poses in front of the Washington Monument

As a photographer in Washington DC, I like to schedule my engagement and portrait sessions for the early morning. And by early, I mean early: sunrise. In the warmer months we aim for a 6:15 a.m. or earlier start time. I am actually not a morning person and don’t schedule these early weekend wakeups for […]

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Becoming a professional photographer

One year ago today I became a professional photographer! That’s not actually the best description of what happened. It wasn’t that simple; nothing is ever that simple. One year ago I registered as an LLC with Virginia because I was making a bit of money from photography and thought I should act like an adult […]

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Why I shoot Sony mirrorless cameras

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may make a commission at no extra cost to you should you click through and make a purchase For the most part, clients do not care what kind of camera their photographer is using, but as part of a small (but rapidly growing!) segment of portrait and […]

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