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Maryland Golf & Country Club : Amanda & Steve

The Creative Crews that made this day possible: Wedding Planner/Designer: Kathy Pettus Ceremony & Reception Venue: Maryland Golf & Country Club Officiant: Have Love Weddings Photographer: Maria Linz Photography by Maria Linz & Helen Macaulay Hair Stylist: Kendall...

George Peabody Library : Katlin & Chasse

Gahh! I am so excited to share one of my favorite weddings this season with you. Katlin and Chasse tied the knot on one of the most gorgeous days this summer. From the beautiful, pure light in Katlin's bridesmaids' Harbor East apartment, to the golden vibes radiating...

Johns Hopkins University Portrait Dedication : Dr John Lewin

I recently had the honor of photographing the portrait dedication for Dr. John Lewin for Johns Hopkins University at The Engineer's Club in Baltimore. It was an awesome evening celebrating the achievements and dedication of an accomplished man. Congratulations Dr....

The Loft

Check out this awesome new space for The loft, brow & lash. I was so excited to hear that Natalie had moved her spa to a new location in Canton, located in the old Garment Factory. If you need any spa services like a hyrdofacial or lash extensions, this is the place...

Campus Cabana

Last year we moved to Timonium. It was a big switch for my husband who had been working in DC, but we were ready for our forever house and I really wanted to get back to the area I grew up. Once it was final that we were coming back this side of 695, the first thing I...

Baltimore Lifestyle Newborn : Mia

Sweet Mia, you were a dream to photograph. I was so excited when Mia's mom contacted me for her newborn session. Trisha and I went to elementary school together and it was so amazing catching up. Trisha- you have a gorgeous family and I am so happy I was able to...

Ladew Gardens Engagement : Hannah & Patrick

It was such a special treat to photograph at Ladew Gardens for Hannah & Patrick's engagement session. It was a great time to get to know the gorgeous grounds at Ladew for their September wedding... and I am so excited for their wedding. Ladew is an amazing venue for a...

White Hall Family Photography : Dean Family

Evalyn, you are the cutest. What a great way to start off your first year but a photo shoot in your new house. I knew Alli & Dean back when we were living in the city and was honored to take their maternity photos, and here is Miss Evalyn all grown up. Their new house...

Fort McHenry Engagement : Kristi & Jim

A quiet walk on a Sunday morning is a wonderful way for a couple to spend time together. So I joined Kristi and Jim at one of their favorite locations for their engagement session, Fort McHenry. A little stroll by the water, a glimpse at the past, talking about the...

Cromwell Valley Park Engagement : Max & Paige

These two are getting married in September and I am so excited. We met up at Cromwell Valley Park for their engagement session on a Wednesday morning and tried our best to avoid the school field trips (but got to a rare shot in the barn)! After spending the morning...

Maryvale Preparatory : Class of 2018: Julia

I am not sure if I mentioned this before, but last year I accepted the job of Head Coach for the Varisty Swim Team at Maryvale Preparatory. I went to highschool at Maryvale and am so excited they are finally starting a swimming program, and I couldn't be more excited...

Sherwood Tulip Garden : Wilson Family

This adorable family was one of my spring mini sessions but they were so cute they deserved their own blog post. It was a meaningful session, because Dad was getting deployed a week after the session. I took lots of photos of Dad and his little girl, so there are...

Torrent Night Club : Maria’s Sweet 16

I was excited to photograph a Sweet 16, but this birthday party took it to a whole new level. One- she has a great name. Two - Maria, her family and most of her friends are Greek, so one of the most important parts of the nights to photograph was the Greek dancing. I...

Gertrude’s Resturant : Maggie & Everett

Maggie & Everett's wedding was perfectly timed for the weather. Cloudy skies during photos and the heavens opened as guests settled into the reception at Gertrude's. It was a perfect day because it did not matter what the weather was... these two giddy lovebirds got...

Irvine Nature Center Wedding : Cherish & Kari

The four elements of nature are: Earth, Air, Fire & Water.  Leave it to two scientists to incorporate all four on their wedding day. While I am not entirely sure that the water (rain) was part of their original plan, the Irvine Nature Center provided earth and air...

Sherwood Tulip Gardens : Spring Mini Sessions

Here are a few favorites from my spring mini sessions at Sherwood Gardens.. and I am happy to say I was the wedding photographer for all of these wonderful couples and I absolutley love being able to watch and capture their growing families. Jimmy & LindsayClaire &...

Westminster Newborn Photographer : Emma

Meet Emma. The highly anticiapted little lady for her parents, Kris & Carrie. I photographed Kris & Carrie's wedding a few years ago and was so excited to hear about their baby on their way! Check out some highlights from both their maternity & newborn...

Bridal Portraits: Sam

Spring is a beautiful time for photos... so why not get back in your dress for some more photos! Loved this little session with Sam who took another spin in her gorgeous wedding...

Aldo’s Resturant : Cheryl & Steve Engagement

I participated in the Belvedere's first bridal show over the winter, and one lucky couple won a free engagement session... and in come Cheryl & Steve. Man, was I bummed when I found out I was already booked for this awesome couple's wedding date, but that did not stop...

Sherwood Gardens Engagement : Amanda & Steve

I met up with Amanda and Steve only a month before their big day. Engagement sessions are useful even if for no other reason than to get to know your photographer. They did not choose to do a photo save the date and didn't need the images for any specific reason, so...

Towson Golf & Country : Laura & Ryan Part I

Laura & Ryan had a private wedding ceremony and dinner with just their immediate families with a party at Pier 5 Hotel the following day. I put together a slideshow of their ceremony so that their guests could view it at the reception! Laura goes down in the books as...

The Belvedere Wedding : Clara & John

The love between Clara & John was all the heat we had on their blustery wedding day! It didn't matter though, with his awesome couple and gorgeous wedding party. I love, love, love Belvedere & Co and this wedding highlighted the gorgeousness of their venue. When...

Four Seasons Baltimore : Jenn & Brad : The Proposal

Proposals are the most fun and also the scariest, even more than a wedding! I think I was just as nervous as Brad was as we waiting for Jenn to arrive at the Four Seasons. Jenn is in real estate so she thought she was coming to tour the Four Season Residences with her...

Bethesda Backyard Wedding : Megan & Tom

If you can imagine a low maintenance couple, times it by 2 and you have Megan & Tom. I had strict instructions to treat Tom more like 'the bride' than Megan. I was able to sneak a few photos of Megan getting ready but then it was off to the game room to photograph Tom...

Greyrock Mansion : Angela & Dave

A little throwback to Angela & Dave's wedding day from last fall. It still amazes me that Dave was standing, since he had the flu! He was amazing and held it together throughout the whole day, I could hardly tell he didn't feel good. Angela wore her grandmother's veil...

Elkridge Furnance Inn : Julia & Eliot

Two world travelers who have circled the globe found their way to the Elkridge Furnace Inn. Their journeys brought them together, and finally they are "home." Rain drops mingled with tears of joy on Julia & Eliot's wedding day and mixed with the smiles and...

Baltimore Maternity : Rachael & Rob

Take me back to this gorgeous winter morning where I met up with Rachael and Rob for their maternity session at Hampton Mansion. That dress- oye! I love working with Rachael, the best makeup artist in Baltimore and I was tickled when she asked me to photograph this...

Intimate Baltimore Wedding : Meredith & Kaleb

I can't think of a better wedding to start off the craziness of my 2017 wedding season, than with the wedding of Meredith & Kaleb. It was the perfect no-stress day that Meredith envisioned except that it was 90 degrees on her mid-April wedding day. Surrounded by their...

Hampton Mansion Engagement : Maggie & Everett

Maggie & Everett were all giggles for their engagement session at the Hampton Mansion. They also have the most adorable story of how they met. The minute we chatted on the phone, I knew I was going to love them. Can't wait for their wedding later this...

Gables at Chadds Ford : Heather & Dan

This wedding is major heart eyes. Heather, my brother-in-law's sister, and Dan are oh-so near to my heart! From the beginning, Heather knew she wanted someone close to her to shoot her big day. I was honored to capture her love story through my lens! Gables at Chadds...

Hyatt Regency Wedding : Shari & Evan

Shari and Evan were one the most caring, loving & fun couples I had the pleasure to photograph this year. Their sentimental, traditional ceremony paired with their lively reception at Hyatt Regency, made for an evening as spectacular as the couple themselves. Shari...

Mountain Branch Golf Club : Kim & Tom

Tom and Kim celebrated their love at Mountain Branch Golf Club, one of Maryland's most photogenic wedding venues. From the time Kim took her first step down the aisle, to when the last song ended at their reception, she and Tom were an amazing combination of tears and...

Quiet Waters Engagement : Krista & Doug

Shooting at a new location is like candy to my photographer heart. The new, fresh, and creative possibilities are endless. My first shoot at Quiet Waters was an incredible session and the location was as stunning as Krista and Doug. Though we braved a cold, waterside...

Jenn & Brian : Horse Farm Engagement

One of the most important philosophies of my work is to incorporate as much of my subjects personal unique personalities into each frame as possible. With Jenn and Brian, shooting their engagement session where Jenn boards her horse, Indi, was a natural choice. Jenn,...

Raven Annapolis : Leah & Ted

Ted & Leah have spent their lives on the water. So it seems only fitting that they would tie the knot on a boat and sail off into the evening to celebrate with family and friends.  The couple exchanged vows on the deck as the sun set over the water. Dinner and dancing...

Katie & Mark : Eagles Nest Country Club Wedding

It is not common for couples to get married at their place of employment. But for Katie & Mark, it was the most natural thing to do! Having met at the Church of the Redeemer as co-workers, they chose to start their life together there. Surrounded by their church...

Baltimore Museum of Industry : Nicole & Sean

Quick! What's your worst fear on your wedding day? For most brides and grooms, it might be rain. But fear not future Mr. and Mrs., this wedding is proof that sometimes you'll be asking for a drizzle on your special day! Between perfectly coordinated umbrellas for the...

Stacy & Cory : Turf Valley Wedding

Despite the cloudy skies, the day was full of of bright love. Just the way Stacey & Cory looked at each other, you could tell they were truly captivated with one another. Surrounded by 120 of their closet family and friends, Stacey and Cory rang the wedding bells at...

Hayfields Country Club : Olivia & Pete

Calling all Blue Hens! These love birds met at University of Delaware and tied the knot at the stunning Hayfields Country Club, and boy, what a beautiful day it was! When I first met Olivia and Pete, they knew sunset shots was what made them swoon the most. We planned...

Mur Mur Farm: Amanda & Kevin

Rustic met marvelous under the train of Amanda's black wedding dress. Handpicked at JC Bridal, Amanda looked flawlessly unique and noteworthy.  Under Kevin's hand-made trellis, the couple said their vows at Mur Mur Farm, a thoroughbred horse farm owned and operated by...

The Comus Inn : Autumn & Brent

In the shadow of the Sugarloaf Mountain range, you will find St. Mary's Church in Barnesville and the Comus Inn. And on September 17th, you would have found an epic party! Autumn and Brent danced the night away, celebrating with their family and friends. It was a...

Tabrizi’s Baltimore : Allie & Brett

One of the best things about Baltimore is the pride people take in this city! From crab-themed guest favors to Maryland socks hidden under suits, you can tell these two love their city. Allie and Brett celebrated their nuptials atop Baltimore's famous Federal Hill...

Baltimore Country Club : Cait & Grant

Part of what makes shooting weddings so wonderful is the happiness and love I get to experience first hand every weekend. Cait & Grant, along with their families and closest friends, came together on an absolutely PERFECT day in celebration of a new beginning full of...

Springfield Manor Winery : Susie & Matt

What do you get when you pair a delicate lace back wedding gown with bridesmaids dresses as unique as each girl & a couple that's so natural in front of the camera lens it makes taking breathtaking shots a breeze? A wedding for the books, of course! I celebrated this...

Jenna & Matt: The Four Seasons Baltimore

If I could go back and do my wedding over again... it might look a little like Jenna & Matt's. It was small, simple, classy and elegant. Jenna was flawless and I could have taken photos of her all day long. Jenna and Matt had a destination wedding here in Baltimore...

Tabrizi’s Resturant : Jen & Dan

Jen and Dan are the epitome of a Baltimore couple. They live in Federal Hill, are die hard Orioles fans and are pretty cool cats. On top of that, had the most delicious cake I have ever had and some pretty spectacular speeches.. overall it was a pretty baller...

After the Cake: A Checklist for Newlywed’s

So you’ve picked your flowers, crafted your centerpieces and scheduled your final fitting for that gorgeous gown. You’ve spent months scrolling through linen swatches, building timelines and you’re pretty sure you know your planner’s email and phone number by heart...

Hayfields Country Club : Jenna & Kyle

I cannot tell you the excitement I had to photograph this couple... and it didn't come easy with the weather they were dealt but magically they were married in the break of two ridiculously massive rainstorms. The break was just long enough for us to get all of the...

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