A creative writing/art workshop, are you ready to bust up those roadblocks?

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I am once again excited to be able to share/announce another creative minded workshop that I will be hosting on 4/25/2015 at the WeWork location in Dupont Circle!  

We’d love to have you join us for a day of creative writing and art practice! What does creative writing & art practice have to do with your startup, non-prof, or tech company you may ask… well a lot actually. Creative art practice isn’t just for artists, is for everyone who is needing to find a creative solution to a road block that you may be facing when envisioning the next steps for your company/business! 

And this workshop can do just that by helping you to creatively focus your energy, whether you’re trying to figure out a financial problem, or a conflict, or a business plan — creative writing and art play can help to get your brain moving and push you into different directions and come up with creative solutions that you might not have otherwise. Plus, it’s also a just a lot of fun! When was the last time you allowed yourself to think beyond the box, to color outside the lines, to envision something so crazy and outlandish, that is just might work?! 

Join us and get your creative ticket today! 
And for more information on the actual workshop hosted by the amazingly talented Lauren Rutten of Milkhouse Arts, click here!

 

I’m hosting a creative workshop…

This is a workshop for creatives and artists of all types! No experience is needed, just come and join us for a day to pamper your creative self!

You can find any and all information that you could want by clicking HERE, and if it sounds like just the something you’ve been looking for, then why sign up today and join our creative community?!

Headshot Mini Sessions | March 15th Washington DC | Sign up TODAY!

      Book Your Headshot Mini Sessions Today! 

Date: 3/15/2015

Location: WeWork Dupont Circle

What’s included:  20 minute environmental mini session with Sarah Hodzic  – Up to two outfit changes – Online proofing gallery – 2 high & low resolution digital files of your choice, delivered via Dropbox

As an added bonus, extremely talented hair and makeup artist Cameron Tull will be on location to help you look your very best. She will be offering a special Blink DC rate for both hair and makeup. I highly recommend taking advantage of this amazing opportunity! This is your chance to get a great image of yourself for your website, linkedin profile, facebook business page, or any manner of printed or online media where you need a killer image. I can personally guarantee it will be quick and painless… hell, I’ll go so far as to say you will actually enjoy yourself!

For pricing and session time(s) sign up, please contact me here. Please make sure you select the headshot box as well as leave a comment as to whether you would like to add pro hair and/or makeup to your session!

On the fence about whether or not you want to add professional hair and makeup services to your head shot session, click here to see before and after photos of my clients with and without professional makeup. As they say, “a picture speaks a thousand words”!

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Head Shots | Corporate Photography | Leigh Evans Art Law

I’m not sure if many of you know, but I do DO corporate photography as well as weddings, portraits, and a plethora of other things. I recently had someone tell me they weren’t able to find samples of my corporate work on my blinkdc.com site. The reason is because I have a whole site dedicated to corporate work! Blink DCC or Blink Corporate can be found at www.blinkdcc.com. If you or someone you know needs a professional studio or environmental headshot, or your company is having a conference, meeting, or gathering of any sort that you would like documented, please let me know!

So without further ado, here is a recent (what I like to call) environmental headshot taken at my home studio in McLean VA of the fantastic Leigh Evans, attorney for Artists. Since Leigh has a very niche specialty — working and supporting artists locally and nationally — she wanted a more relaxed head shot, so we opted for outdoors in the lovely morning light! Leigh is growing her law practice after passing the bar in 2013 and putting all the finishing touches in place. You can find more information about Leigh and her law firm, DemiurgicLaw, at www.demiurgiclaw.com.

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Fall Mini Portrait Session | Craft/Phelps Family | McLean, VA Portrait Photographer


Matt and Sarah!!!! How many ways can I say I love these guys…. well, almost too many, so I won’t take up pages and pages with that! But trust me, Matt and Sarah are two people you want to know. And on top of their ultra awesomeness, they made one adorable and hilarious tiny human: Mason! With his coy smile and contagious giggling, Mason had me in stitches! Getting to photograph Sarah and Matt’s Bluemont vineyard wedding in 2008 was the highlight of my (at that time) budding photography career. So once again, getting this opportunity to hang out with them now as a family,  well, it was just pure joy for me!

Thank you Sarah and Matt for bringing Mason into the world, and to my mini sessions. He is one cool kid!


 

 

Fall Mini Portrait Session | Alvarez Family | McLean, VA Portrait Photographer

 

 Oh these two! I loved getting the opportunity to see my past wedding clients Mike and Christina during my mini session this October. Mike, an H-B Woodlawn alumnus (whoop whoop) planned this shoot as an anniversary gift for Christina. And of course I took our time together as an opportunity to pump Christina about her experiences selling her AMAZING handcrafted woodworking creations at shows around the NOVA/DC area. Christina’s creativity with wood is truly fantastic! If you find yourself in the market for handmade local workworking gift for your special someone, you NEED to check out her etsy shop: www.etsy.com/shop/cgurnham.

It was so awesome to see you guys, and I know that the many exciting adventures you have ahead of you will be truly phenomenal! Thank you for being a part of my mini session this year!

Fall Mini Portrait Session | Adams Family | McLean, VA Portrait Photographer

 

Another awesome mini portrait session! Along with seeing some of my past wedding clients, I was so excited to have a referral from good friend and event coordinator extraordinaire, Sara Bauleke from Bella Notte DC! Sara passed along our info to her good friend Maggie and that led to meeting this most adorable family! Maggie and Trevor’s daughter Hazel is just beautiful, and boy did she and our cat Russell strike up a fast and hilarious friendship!

Thank you so much for heading over the Cottage Maggie, Trevor, and Hazel!  It was awesome to have you all here  for my inaugural mini sessions! I loved meeting you all!

 

 


 

Fall Mini Portrait Session | Chin/Potter Family | McLean, VA Portrait Photographer

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This year I was excited to offer fall mini portrait sessions. This gave me the great opportunity to see some of my past wedding clients, like Amanda and Jeff. Clearly since Amanda and Jeff’s winter wedding in Old Town Alexandria, they’ve had a few life changing events, namely this adorable little one! I was so excited and happy to meet Bryce and see how incredibly happy my clients are. The mini sessions were such a success this year that I can’t wait to offer them again next year!

Thank you Jeff, Amanda, Bryce and Charlotte for being one of my first families for my inaugural mini sessions!

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Della & Kevin | Married @ The Carlyle House | Old Town Alexandria, VA

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Woohoo, Della and Kevin pulled it off! What a tremendous job they did of creating a personalized and memorable wedding day at the Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria. Della and I started the afternoon off at the Hotel Monaco where she was getting all done up, then we walked down to meet Kevin for a first look at the infamous corner of King and Pitt Streets. The first look took us down the side streets of Old Town scoping out nooks and crannies for portraits. Then off  we went, wedding party in tow, to the historic Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria where we crossed paths with a street performer rockin’ out on the banjo… ok, so he was just sitting and picking away, but it was still cool!

With a yummy color palette of deep purples and oranges, the patio of the Carlyle house was transformed into a magical place including board games, I-spy games, and a massive D&D die for guests to roll. Rather than numbers, the die was littered with things for Kevin and Della to do – and as true gamers, they had to follow the rules and play along!

Kevin and Della brought together so many beautiful aspects of their individual personalities—as well as the relationship they’ve been building—to create a special wedding day. Congratulations you two, you did it your way and it was fabulous!!!! It was hard won, as most weddings are… the planning can become a bit overwhelming (I know I’ve been there!) and sometimes we feel like we are losing sight of who we are and what we really want the day to be about. Your wedding was a reminder that a wedding can be whatever you make it, and it was apparent in the vows you wrote to one another that you are deeply committed to always supporting one another in each and every endeavor.

 

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Della & Kevin, I wish you  a long happy life, I know you’ll make it a magical adventure together.

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And a BIG thank you to Jenna Miller and John Mortenson for their excellent work as 2nd shooters and lighting assistants! Couldn’t have done it without you both!!

And another big big shout out to Anne Simpson for making Della and Kevin’s wedding day vision into reality! Wedding coordinator extraordinaire she is!

Della & Kevin | Sneak Peek Wedding | Old Town Alexandria

Sneak peek from a fabulous fall wedding with Kevin and Della at the Carlyle House in Old Town Alexandria!

More of my favorites from the day soon to come, but for now, here are some great ones of these zany adorable newly weds…

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Old town Alexandria wedding photography.