Tag : People

16 May 2014

2014 Growing Hope Picnic

Growing Hope is a local 501(c)(3) charity that “provides supportive, non-medical care to children with cancer and their families.” I have personally seen this organization in action and they are great people who really care. Every year they throw a picnic at Nottoway Park in Vienna, Virginia for pediatric cancer patients, their families, and the staff that takes care of them to enjoy time together outside of the clinical setting. These are just a few images from this year’s picnic. It’s […]

15 May 2014

Damian’s First Birthday!

Took some photos for a few weeks ago at a very special birthday party. Damian is Orlando and Silvia’s firstborn and the party was to celebrate Damian’s first birthday! Lots of friends, family, and love. Damian’s party was held at the Audrey Moore RECenter in Annandale, Virginia. All images were captured with a Canon 5DIII, a Canon 24-105 f/4L IS, and a 580EXII.

14 May 2014

Rebecca as Lara Croft

I met up with Rebecca a few weeks ago to do a cosplay shoot. We found each other on Model Mayhem and agreed that we wanted to update her portfolio with a few new images of her Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) cosplay. We met up to shoot at Lake Fairfax Park in Reston, Virginia. All images were captured with a Canon 5DIII, a Canon 70-200 f/2.8L II with natural light. Rebecca’s stats: Height: 5’7″ / 170 cm Weight: 150 lbs / […]

21 Apr 2014

Awesome Con 2014

I spent this past weekend at Awesome Con, Washington D.C.’s own comic convention. The event is described by its Facebook page as a “celebration of popular culture, Awesome Con features a wide assortment of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay, and more!” Awesome Con was a ton of fun – there were endless rows of incredibly talented artists and vendors, celebrities to meet, and cosplay enthusiasts to meet. Below are some images from the weekend. All images were shot with a […]

13 Mar 2014

Third Annual Skate for Catherine

Three years in a row! The Catherine Elizabeth Blair Memorial Fund is a local non-profit dedicated to raising funds for developing treatments for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. The foundation held its first benefit event – “Skate for Catherine!” – on March 1st, 2012 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia (blog entry here). I covered last year’s event and did the same this past Friday, March 7th for their third year. Over $18,000 was raised this year! You can donate […]

05 Mar 2014

Mother-Daughter Spa Night at Life with Cancer

Last week I had the pleasure of covering a wonderful event. Mother-Daughter Spa Night at the Life with Cancer Building in Fairfax, VA. The night was hosted by the DC Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, a local non-profit. Here is an excerpt from their “About Us” page: DC Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit support group for families with children of cancer in the Washington , DC metropolitan area (including Northern Virginia and Maryland ). We are affiliated with the American […]

31 Jan 2014

Leap of Faith

Oh snap, real talk. I know I’ve been under the radar for the past few months, I’d like to make a small announcement. Today I finished my last full work week at Children’s National. I presented my two week notice last Wednesday and my last day of employment be this coming Wednesday, February 5th. I have worked at Children’s for a touch over five years.   I have decided to take a chance on myself. I am taking the leap […]

09 Aug 2013

These Songs Are For You – Celebrating The Life of Sean Albert Meyers Part II @ Jammin’ Java – July 27th

The last entry I posted covered the first night of a two-day memorial event for Sean Meyers. Sean was the awesome amazing bassist for local band Norman Rockwell, super great open mic host, and all-around good guy. This extra short entry is for night two. Enjoy! Here is the link to the Facebook Gallery (low quality image).

04 Aug 2013

These Songs Are For You – Celebrating The Life of Sean Albert Meyers Part I @ Jammin’ Java – July 26th

This past weekend I had the great opportunity of covering a two-day memorial event at Jammin’ Java. “These Songs For You – Celebrating The Life of Sean Albert Meyers” was a follow up show thought up of by Normal Rockwell drummer (and all around great guy) Nate Read. You may remember that I shot the State Theatre show in Sean’s honor earlier in February. The idea behind this two-part show was to have musicians who knew Sean cover a number of his […]

11 Apr 2013

Aya Lorenz

Aya Lorenz is a new, up-and-coming model based in the DMV area. A student of architecture, she has a passion for her work and also for fashion, product design, and visual arts. We were able to coordinate a no-frills outdoor photoshoot and are already planning our next shoot. Aya’s stats: Height: 5’3″ / 160 cm Weight: 109 lbs / 49.4 kg Bust: 32″ / 81 cm Waist: 24″/ 61 cm Hips: 34″/ 86 cm Dress: 4 – 6 Shoe : 7 […]