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A Time for Change

This post is not an easy one to write.As you know, last year I transitioned to be a Glamour Portrait photographer only. I gave up my weddings and most of my lifestyle portraits too. As the year

Hellloooooooo Tuesday!

February 12 2013 Blog from Anna Bruce on Vimeo. What? TWO Blogs in one day!? Yes! It’s me! On Camera! Eeeek! Please make sure you check out Marcia and Jermaine’s amazing wedding

Working on New Things: Right Brain Business Plan

Ok, I messed up and didn’t blog last week because I was a bit overwhelmed trying to complete some projects. I also didn’t really feel like shooting anything so I just said to myself

Dalende Author or (Mom :D) and a Giveaway

Normally, parents are the ones who say they are so proud of their kids. I know my Mom (and Dad) are proud of both me and my brother but today I want to tell you about how PROUD I am of my Mommy (and

10/11/12: Annual Rock to Stop Diabetes: BE THERE!

I’m giving away a portrait session at the 6th Annual Rock to Stop Diabetes event tomorrow! There will be a ton of other giveaways and auction items so please come out and support us Rock to

Newest Fabulous Arbonne International Gal: Candace

I met Candace at BNI. She is such a sweet, friendly gal and an incredible networker. At the time, she was in BNI with another business. A few months after her departure :'( from BNI she contacted me

Sarah Khan Event Styling: MD Styled Shoot

Sarah recently started her event/wedding planning business, Sarah Khan Event Styling! How exciting! Sarah put together this styled shoot to showcase her unique and creative talents for event and

BNI Awesomeness: Ravensworth Custom Home Improvements + More :)

Back in March I got the pleasure of photographing one of my BNI group member’s work: Ravensworth Custom Home Improvements. I have a funny story about Glenn (good one I promise :D) Glenn

Carly: Real Organized VA :) (Headshots)

Meet Carly, a super awesome, super sweet and super entrepreneurial woman. Carly is the face behind Real Organized VA. She has been organizing belongings for family and friends for as long as she can

Happy Friday!

Last night I went to see Jasmine Star’s The Fix in Washington D.C. and what a fun night it was! Jasmine Star is our (photographer’s) equivalent to Madonna so naturally everyone was super

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you know I love handmade things! just a little ditty is having a Valentine’s Day Sale (details below)! I love me some ditty bags! I have

A Year in the Making

On December 15th 2010 I decided to take a leap of faith and quit my job to become a full time photographer. I started a photography business with a partner called Shuttergize, which turned out to be

Light it, Shoot it, Retouch it!

I was SUPER bummed devastated when I finally made the executive decision to attend Zack Arias’ “One Light Workshop” in DC and found out it was sold out like a month and some change

Thank YOU George Mason University!

When I got the e-mail from my former photography professor asking me to give a presentation on my business I just about fell off my bouncy ball (the exercise ball I use as my office chair). Let me

I am hosting a Head Shot day on December 14th 2011

Are you in need of an executive head shot? Have a colleague or friend who needs an executive head shot? Then look no further! I am hosting an executive head shot day on December 14th in Alexandria,

Arriana is Opening Shop on Etsy Just in Time for the Holidays!

Rachel and I met in college. Rachel is an incredibly talented jewelry maker.  I first bought some beautiful green earrings after seeing photos of her creations on Facebook, last spring.  This past

Sample Wedding Album is in!

I am so pleased with this sample album It is handmade and from the US. The leather is exquisite and the pages gorgeous. What more could I possibly say? Its beautiful <3

300 Fans!

Woohoo! The Anna Bruce Photography Fan Page just hit 300 fans! Thank you for your love and support! Are you a fan?  <3

Standout! with a Standout Print

A standout print is a perfect frame-less option. It’s clean looking, contemporary and hangs directly on the wall with no additional hanging instruments (aside from a nail, hammer and measuring

Euro Design Solutions Showroom Grand Opening- 9/16/2011

I had a lot of fun photographing Euro Design Solutions‘ Showroom on Friday. The details were pretty awesome, I love all the modern touches <3

Little Bags, Lots of Love

On my last website, I wrote a note on these awesome little bags. I am re-visiting the subject because I value anything and everything hand-made. In these bad economic times where many jobs are being

Linen Sample Albums are in!

Check these out! I just received my Linen sample photo albums (Pink 8×8 Linen Album and Red 4×4 Linen Album)! How exciting!