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Gary R

I love having people back in the studio for new portraits. Gary was in need of a new head shot for his website and I was happy to do it. He has transitioned from Hip-Hop into DJ’ing and more

Northern Virginia Glamour Session: Lelia

I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo excited to finally start sharing these Glamour Sessions with you! Glamour is my new thing. I discovered it last year when I watched Sue Bryce’s Creative Live

Newborn Session: Jude

Back in November I blogged Sharon and Jeff’s pregnancy session where you kind of got to meet Jude LOL. Well, I am back with part 2 and it includes Jude’s Newbie session. What a fun day!

2012: You’ve been soooo good to me! Holla! A year in review :D

The “year in review” post didn’t even come onto my radar until I started seeing a few “end of year” posts pop up on my Google Reader. I debated… meh I don’t

Old Town Alexandria, VA Portrait Session: Casey

I needed some help big time when I realized that I would need new photos of myself for my new up and coming website (be excited! 2013 baby!). I wanted something that was very “me”, plus I

Northern Virginia Pregnancy Session: Sharon & Jeff + 1

I just couldn’t wait to blog these! I was going to do another England post but as I was editing Sharon and Jeff’s Pregnancy and Newborn session and I just had to blog these first! (I was

Guitarist and Hip-Hop Artist: Gary Rodriguez

Gary came to me shortly after Christine’s portrait session. He told me he loved the work I did for his girlfriend and asked me if I was available to do something similar for him How fun! Gary

RAWRRRR… It is almost hump day…

So Adam learned one thing about me last night that he didn’t know… mind you we have been together for 7 years but that’s just to say… don’t ever stop paying

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

Flower Tattoo: Cady

THIS is why I love what I do! By far one of my favorite sessions from this year All sessions I have done are near and dear to my heart because I love my clients and I love what I do. This session, I

The Midnight Proposal in Washington D.C. | Natalie + Tim

Imagine getting a call that says “Hey! I have a client who wants me to shoot him proposing to his girlfriend… at midnight, on Friday in Washington D.C. Are you free and do you want to

Amazing Voice: Christine Padua

I just want to say that I am so grateful to the people I know and most importantly to the people I knew years ago who have come back into my life to let me photograph them. I truly love that I am

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

DC SMUG: All About Lights :)

I love being a part of the DC photography community. I know we are all in the business to stay in business and many business folks would not encourage hanging out and bonding with the


I had planned this really long insightful post about this day but now the words and inspiration escapes me… go figure…  Instead I am going to show you some of the amazing people I met. I

Friends and Family

Que linda amistad (What a beautiful friendship).  Gigi and I have known each other since we were about her daughter’s age (around 3). We met at L.E.A.P School in Caracas, Venezuela and would


Life, where one person’s ends another begins. Isn’t that the truth? I am feeling rather spiritual these days. Baby Gabriel arrived on this planet just three days after this session.

Happy Day of Love!

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about a significant other (no matter how much the big companies advertise). When I was in high school I was the single girl who despised

Happy “hump” day :)

It’s Wednesday and this photo is cute

A Place Called Home

A place called home is probably not what you think of when you see this photo… or maybe it is? Well, it is for me. A place called home for me, aside from the warmth of family, really means

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

Have you met Kristen?

She’s full of spunk and is an aspiring Hot Topic model! When Kristen came over, I could have sworn that she was moving in. Instead, she opened her suitcase full of outfits! From Batman to her

True Friendships Never End

Hello! I want you to meet Carol and… Carol The similarities don’t end there so read on! This is the story about two friends who met when they were little (Carol I and Carol S).

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,

Fun with Kristen (preview)

Here is a little preview from my shoot today with Kristen. <3  

Roller Derby Gal: Battery Operated, # 2AA

All I can say is that I love all these photos! Battery Operated is her Roller Derby name. When Suzie contacted me for a photo session I was so thrilled! I had never taken photos for a Roller Derby

Happy Friday!

Preview from last weekend’s wedding with Liz Maryann Photography. <3

In Black and White

I love Black and White and I really love this Black and White photo of Battery Operated. Happy Wednesday.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is Here!

As a “Subie Girl” and as a Gal in general, Breast Cancer Awareness is a very important topic to me. I am helping Scoobies for Boobies (’s Breast Cancer Awareness

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

Amanda and Brent were Married July 23rd :)

Here is another beautiful wedding that I got to assist Heather Bee Photography in Despite the incredibly hot weather, we got some amazing photos and everything turned out

Amanda & Brendt

Here is a little preview from another wonderful wedding I got to shoot with the amazing Heather Bee. My full blog will be posted sometime next week. For now, happy Friday <3  

Stacy and Russ, Engaged!!

What a fun engagement session! I am so happy the weather cooperated Check out all the fun we had at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens! Congratulations you two <3 I was lucky enough to catch

Love is in the air…

Preview from yesterday’s engagement session <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