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Omar and Anika | Couple Contemporary Portraits

These two make such a gorgeous couple. During Anika and Angi’s sisters session I was so happy to also take some portraits of Anika and Omar together. Enjoy some of my faves:)! Makeup and Hair by the talented Suzanne Minskey.

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Twins | Contemporary Portraits

This session was so much fun. One of the reasons is because I got to photograph three people that day for individual shots as well as two groupings.  The second reason is because it was just a lot of fun, period :). You probably remember Angi from a previous post where I was talking about […]

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Angela | Contemporary Portraits

Angi is from Germany and currently lives in Switzerland. She was in the USA visiting her twin sister Anika and in between other things she wanted to see and visit she also wanted to have a session with moi :). I know, I might be bragging a bit, but I was supper happy when Anika […]

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Omar | Contemporary Portraits

I rarely get to photograph guys in the studio, so when Omar’s wife Anika asked me if I could take a few portraits of Omar I was very excited. Needless to say Omar is a very handsome guy and the fact that he let me photograph him while his hair was in its natural state […]

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Katie | Contemporary-Glamour Maternity Session

Katie is one of those people that is so easy to make friends with. She is very fun, personable and super easy going. We met a few years ago while working in the same building and since then we kept in-touch. Katie owns North Star Nanniesin Arlington Vaand I remember being in her office and […]

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Mother and Daughters | Arlington Portrait Photographer

For the longest time I worked with kids and I always LOVED it. For almost five years I worked at JW Tumbles in Arlington VA. I was teaching classes and also managing the place. Everyone there knew me by Miss Mariana and I miss hearing that from my little students. After I got into photography, […]

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Kelly | Contemporary Glamour and Wedding Photographer

I’ve got to be honest and tell you that I write this blog with so much pride. When Kelly first showed interest in me taking her portraits I was ecstatic, honored and humbled, but in the same time super scared. My words were: “really? …wow, I would love to”, but than never followed up with […]

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Tammy – Portraits and Behind the Scene Video

Today I want to share Tammy’s portrait session. It was so much fun photographing her and look at those blue eyes, I mean COME ON :). Tammy you are gorgeous!! Tammy is a teacher and also a photographer, and now a model :)! She did an amazing job posing for me and to be honest […]

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Document your work and Succeed

Meet the gorgeous Weyem!I was only prepared to do her make-up, hair and than take beautiful portraits. We were also working on a very tight schedule of only 2.5 hours for everything, including us talking, and we can talk :). However, somehow I still had the guts to set up my spare camera on a […]

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Sisters and Best Friends

Alyssa and Shaina! Two sisters that have completely different interests and personalities with a strong love for each other that nobody could break. When Shaina first contacted me about them getting a session together I was very excited because I do love having individual sessions and I appreciate the one on one time, but there […]

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