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We are done having babies… but editing session honestly made me reconsider that decision for a minute ?? We spent just about an hour in Manassas, just before sunset. It’s easy to have a sunset session when your baby has just entered thew world and doesn’t have a bedtime yet ? Baby Olivia ate and […]

A Pandemic-Induced Outdoor Newborn Session | Manassas, VA

Families, Newborns

June 25, 2020

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My little fam headed down to Virginia Beach last week for our OWN family photos before Sean heads out of town for work. I was SO excited to sneak in a mommy and me session with these two GORGEOUS redheads. I honestly wasn’t even thinking about how absolutely glowy this session was going to be; […]

A Marsh Motherhood Session | Virginia Beach, VA

Families

June 13, 2020

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To spare you of the absolutely mundane, technical details… I have a new website, with a new blog. My old blogs were not able to transfer, but I couldn’t care less. There weren’t many anyways (I think I blogged maybe 5 out of 120 sessions in 2019, whoops)! SOOO here we are… welcome! My name […]

A New Virtual Beginning for Dana Graham Photography | Manassas Battlefield Family Self Portraits

Families, Personal

May 18, 2020

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Marley and her mama came in to help me try on some of the new studio dresses for my client closet, and to take some photographs of the updated studio! Boy they did not disappoint! The dress, bow, and wrap are all in the client closet, and this is one of the studio set ups […]

An Ethereal 3 Month Milestone Session | DGP Studio, Falls Church, Virginia

Milestones

January 29, 2020

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You go with the kids’ flow. It’s just a very basic rule that I’ve learned as a photographer. If you want to keep the kiddos happy, don’t force the photo. Just get them to trust and like you by playing with them and paying attention to them, and they’ll do whatever you ask! This family […]

A Winter Waterfront Family Session | Virginia Beach, Virginia

Families

December 6, 2019

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I mean how in the world did I get lucky enough to get to photograph this couple?! What a gorgeous family, in a gorgeous location choice of Old Town Alexandria. We hit some of the cobblestone streets as well as the waterfront. It is such a great choice for a fall maternity session, especially with […]

An Old Town, Fall Maternity Session | Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Maternity

November 18, 2019

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This little boy smiled in EVERY. SINGLE. PHOTO. How is that even possible?! He was so, so cute and I just was blown away by what a happy guy he was. We spent the session letting him run around and love on his mama and daddy, and I honestly would have stayed there all night […]

Changing Leaves and a Changing Family Session | Washington, DC

Families

November 17, 2019

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The happiest, stick loving, dancing little boy captured my HEART at this family session! How adorable is this little man?! All three of them are actually the cutest little fam, and we all had so much fun at our session. We went down to Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria, Virginia to capture some updated photos […]

A Fall Family Session On The Marsh | Alexandria, Virginia

Families

November 3, 2019

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Fun fact: This family was fully outfitted by Target. And I love every minute of it! These babies are also almost identical to my babies in age and it made me literally go home and book a session of my own that evening haha. We spent the evening at the Rust Nature Sanctuary and had […]

A Fall Family Field Session | Leesburg, Virginia

Families

October 20, 2019

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This sweet family took front porch pictures before they were cool! While this family felt they missed the window for “newborn” photos, we still wanted to do something special for their growing family for mom’s birthday! We spent the morning taking photos on their porch and in their house, and I just love how they […]

A Spring In Home Family Session

Families

June 15, 2019

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