It was my great pleasure to photograph a gorgeous spring family portrait session at Chevy Chase Country Club for my fabulous, and oh-so-fun neighbors, the Sagarese Family! Fifteen years ago, Mark and Sally were married and had their wedding reception right here at the Chevy Chase Country Club.
The Sagareses and I have been neighbors for 10 years now, and over that decade it’s been amazing to watch their kids grow into the little adults they are becoming. Sally and Mark are dream neighbors in more ways than one, but the bottom line is: they are there when you need them! From fun moments like swapping plants for our gardens, to an anxious moment when they had to call 911 for me, Mark and Sally are just amazing folks and I feel very lucky and blessed to have such kind hearted neighbors!
In addition to being a great neighbor, Sally is also a fellow artist! It was almost a year ago that she did my makeup for my wedding day, and I always recommend her to ALL of my clients. To be on the receiving end of her artistry for my big day…well, it put me at ease and made me feel so taken care of. So being able to repay her with a family portrait session on her and Mark’s 15th wedding anniversary weekend was the least I could do!
We lucked out with a gorgeous day at Chevy Chase Country Club where we frolicked among the Adirondack chairs and in the sumptuous rose garden! Both kids were extremely comfortable in front of the camera, which was so fun that I found I just kept shooting frame after frame after frame. It was hard to narrow it down to just a few! There was also no shortage of silliness with these guys, which is definitely part of what made our time together such fun! I love that they just crack each other up!
But when it came right down to it, these guys could all make one good looking photograph. What a great afternoon getting to hang out with this tight knit family. I love seeing them together and I love that I had the chance to document this time in their lives. Thank you Sagarese Family for always being such great neighbors and friends!
See some of my favorites from our portrait session.