Photograph of the Day 10/365 Magical Light | Child Photographer Frederick MD

The light in downtown Frederick, MD at Baker Park was the perfect, magical, backdrop to photograph my daughter against.  The blossoms were amazing, and the light just simply beautiful.  There were children playing on the playground close by and, even though she was wearing her beautiful dress, my daughter is a normal child and was itching to run and play.  This made for a super fast set of portrait photographs, her pulling her dress off right in front of the bell tower, putting her shirt and on and running like a mad child to play with the other children on the playground before the sunset.      


Photograph of the Day 8/365 | Photographer Frederick MD

This portrait is of my daughter and our elderly dog, Muffin who is a samoyed and will be 14 this year.  Muffin is a trooper and is still patrolling our farm, we are lucky that my husband is a veterinarian over at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital, and hope that he can keep her going forever.  

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Click Pro / CM Pro Acceptance Announcement | Frederick Maryland Photographer

My accepted submission for Click Pro/Cm Pro. The 150 images are sorted by season and colour. They are a mix of client high school senior portraits, child portraits, photographs of my daughter and son, pictures of our trips to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, England, France and Spain. The vast majority of pictures were taken in Frederick, Maryland, with a few taken in Washington DC and Northern Virginia.

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Middletown MD Beagles and Hunt Club | Frederick MD Photographer

Photographs taken over in beautiful Middletown, MD. 

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National Puppy Day! | Frederick Maryland Pet Photographer

Happy national puppy day!!  It's national puppy day - celebrate the cuteness!!!!!   This also seems like the perfect day to announce that I am going to start accepting clients for pet portraiture!  I focus my photography on the things that I love, and I'm not quite sure why I haven't accepted clients specifically for pet photography before ... I've been doing it on a more personal basis with my pets and include pets as part of my child and senior portrait photography experiences. 



If you are looking for a new furry family member, consider adopting from a local animal shelter or rescue!!!  If you have a puppy or dog and are looking for a veterinarian, my husband is Dr. Brooks Ahalt over at Jefferson Veterinary Hospital and, not that I'm biased or anything, I think that he's pretty great!!!  

Downtown Frederick MD | Maryland Photographer

Late last summer, I took my daughter's photographs in downtown Frederick Maryland.  There is so much to see and do down there, the downtown area is really thriving and listed as one of the top ten downtown areas in the country.   We settled on outside the Weinberg as the location and took a few portraits of my daughter and our new puppy.  We then walked over to Brewer's Alley, just across the road on Market Street and grabbed something to eat afterwards.  I love that they have seating for dogs on the terrace. 


Snowy Day in March { Washington DC Photographer }

For the past week, Washington DC has had a teaser of spring.  That was all it was, as this morning the DC metropolitan area was blanketed by a cover of white snow.  Somehow, I managed to get my daughter up in time to photograph her portrait on my farm in Frederick, Maryland.   Nine times out of ten my photographs are bombed by an animal of some description and this time was no exception.  All the unexpected snow here in Maryland led my cat to run over to us from his house and lean up against my daughter in her portrait.   She loves her cats, so leant over to fuss him and I managed to get the perfect portrait of my child and her cat together!      

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