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Personal: Ceramics work | A little cross-promotion | Alexandria, Virginia

In the past three months, I have made approximately five gazillion mugs. It started off with handles, see. I have been doing ceramics for about two years now, with varying degrees of intensity (mostly depending on the season). This session, I decided I needed to get square with handles. And jeesh, did I ever. In the process, I made these gazillion mugs. And I’ll be selling them! You should come buy some. You know, in case photography isn’t your thing.

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Here’s the details:

My ceramics studio is hosting a Christmas show and sale this weekend. There’s a big party on Friday from 6-9 with free food and drink (if you come early), a live band and lots of other fun stuff. George and I went last year and it was actually really great. In addition, students and associates from the ceramics and jewelry departments of the school will be selling their wares. Come buy from local artisans (and people like me)! It’s at 305 Madison Street, Alexandria, VA. If you can’t make it on Friday, the sale will be going on all weekend.

A & A engagement | Bon Air Park | Arlington, VA

A & A are married and they got kids and they seem to be loving life. But they’re engaged again anyway. Cuz. It’s pretty great. And when you’re engaged, you do engagement photos, obviously. So we did. In Bon Air Park, which still had tons of fall foliage going on.

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These two are so goofy and hilarious. We worked on three movie references during this photo shoot. This is The Notebook. Right?!

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Not pictured: Dirty Dancing, whereby I made them go down to the creek and try to dance on a log. I underestimated the difficulty of that maneuver. You’re also missing the Reservoir Dogs take we did with the fam. I’m probably going to use it for all family sessions from now on. Also, imagine me attempting to explain how to do Reservoir Dogs without using the word “badass” (because of swearing). I always bring the awkward.

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These two are so sweet!! Lots of amazing images to choose from. Well done!

Shiva & Julien | National Mall engagement photos | Washington D.C.

Shiva and Julien are all about compromise. He loves the big city and she wants wide open spaces. So they’re doing two sets of engagement photos – one here in D.C. and another back home. We’re not much for mountains in this area, but we can rock the big city for sure. The three of us strolled the National Mall in search of architecture, glass and urbanity in all its forms. The Mall, as always, did not disappoint.

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We pretended for just a few minutes that it was super nasty cold out.

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The never-disappointing light tunnel of happy sparkliness.

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And some of the art is back at the National Gallery! We did a couple moody weird ones. Weird is good. Who doesn’t like weird?

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Congratulations you guys!