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Today I have the pleasure of sharing something very exciting! Over the weekend, the portrait of Chip Paucek that I shot for SmartCEO magazine, was featured on the Nasdaq tower in Time Square NYC! Check it out: The image was originally created for the cover of SmartCEO’s Washington DC Nov./Dec. issue, which you can find here. The night […]

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  • November 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm

    Christa Rae - WOW! Rachel this is so cool! I do not know you personally, but I am so happy for you, being a Towson U photo grad as well. :) What an awesome shoot and I can’t imagine seeing your photo on a tower in Time Square!ReplyCancel

  • November 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm

    Anna Arpasi - AHHH!!! SO freaking awesome rachel!! You go!! And looks like you got to capture a really awesome company! Now the question is, did you get to see it in Time Square yourself??ReplyCancel

    • November 24, 2015 - 12:10 am

      Rachel - I wish I could have seen it in person, but I couldn’t make the trip to NYC this weekend. Still, so glad Nasdaq could get a photo and share that with me : )ReplyCancel

  • November 24, 2015 - 12:01 am

    Albert Smith - I’m not surprised. She’s been doing amazing things since the first day I saw her.


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  • November 24, 2015 - 12:49 am

    Brea - This is amazing!!! Congratulations Rachel.ReplyCancel

  • November 24, 2015 - 2:40 am

    Melissa - WOW Rachel! Seriously so cool and what an amazing life accomplishment! Well done. Don’t know you personally but would totally give you a huge congrats hug! :)ReplyCancel


Today’s post is a #tbt…one of many, many throwback posts to come : )  For the past 90 days I’ve been in non-stop shooting mode and a total blog slacker. I have really missed sharing all the incredible sessions and weddings. So at last, here is Erin and Andrew’s wedding. As the fall leaves make […]

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  • November 12, 2015 - 5:02 pm

    Alicia Wiley - Love LOVE love her earring and ring. These are so bright and colorful. Beautiful wedding!ReplyCancel


It’s time to bust out the boots and flannel! Here’s a little fall engagement inspiration to get you in the mood for fire pit weather and snuggles under a blanket. Alexis and Colin were married this past September, but before I post their wedding extravaganza, I wanted to take one last look back and their […]

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  • October 12, 2015 - 1:13 pm

    Brea - This session is stunning, Rachel!! I just LOVE the tones in the first few shots. Perfect.ReplyCancel

  • October 12, 2015 - 1:15 pm

    Christa Rae - Ahh! These are beautiful! Alexis and I were the best of friends in our high school years. You captured her and Collin perfectly. Such a perfect fall engagement session at Kinder Farm Park!ReplyCancel

  • October 12, 2015 - 5:01 pm

    Emily - Holy moly that gorgeous light and all the pretty colors! You definitely knocked this one out of the park – I had to go back and look at these a second time.ReplyCancel


Here’s a little throw back post from a beautiful September wedding last year. Theresa and Ron were married in the beautiful Holy Rosary church and celebrated their wedding day on the Waterfront at Tabrizi’s in Baltimore. More about their story following the photos. Baltimore Waterfront Wedding- After a fun morning of getting ready photos at the Marriott […]

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  • October 13, 2015 - 2:02 pm

    Christa Rae - Rachel! These are amazing! The church is gorgeous and I love her details! The night shot with the Domino Sugar sign is perfection.ReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2015 - 2:24 pm

    Brea - That night shot out at Tabrizi’s with the Domino’s sign is my favorite. Amazing! This is such a stunning wedding from start to finish and I love that you got a shot of them in the convertible! For some reason it doesn’t surprise me that you drive with your camera within reach just in case 😛ReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2015 - 2:32 pm

    Emily - You always capture such awesome moments! This wedding looks like an absolute blast, and I love how happy everyone is.ReplyCancel

  • October 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm

    ashton - What a gorgeous Baltimore wedding. LOVE all the blue!!ReplyCancel

  • October 14, 2015 - 12:42 am

    Melissa - I love all the little, but super awesome moments you captured!ReplyCancel


Sometimes the light hits just right and bam, it’s like a dream! It was as if the love Andrea and Luke share for one another magically became visible in the light and setting around them. More about their wedding story after the photos. Enjoy! Andrea and Luke were married in August at the Turf Valley […]

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  • September 29, 2015 - 7:41 pm

    Renee - These are amazing!!!! The flower girl’s eyes… wow, so pretty!ReplyCancel


It’s a mystery to us all where life will take us and which encounters will be but a fleeting moment, and which will become so much more. A simple encounter with a new person can go from just being strangers, to the moment a friendship or lifetime love began. Jim and Marissa’s wedding was filled will friendly and familiar faces […]

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  • September 1, 2015 - 1:15 pm

    Alicia Wiley - Absolutely gorgeous wedding!ReplyCancel

  • September 1, 2015 - 1:34 pm

    Natalie - You know that I love those dockside portraits! Beautiful images!ReplyCancel

  • September 1, 2015 - 2:48 pm

    Emily - Wow, way to rock a huge bridal party! I love how you always seem to capture those beautiful in-between moments.ReplyCancel

  • September 1, 2015 - 2:49 pm

    tPoz - beautiful moments you captured!! what was the story with the ring!? Looks like he is putting it on during portraits?! Love that you were surrounded by 3 RSP couples!!ReplyCancel

    • September 1, 2015 - 4:11 pm

      Rachel - Good call Teri, Jim surprised Marissa with a second wedding band!ReplyCancel

  • September 1, 2015 - 3:03 pm

    Brea - That pier is so pretty and I love the bridal party portraits! The glitter crab details are super cute :) Awesome wedding!ReplyCancel

  • September 2, 2015 - 6:14 am

    Renee - What a good looking wedding party! SO pretty!ReplyCancel