Category Archives: Personal

Easter in Northern Virginia

You see a lot of my professional images and work life on the blog, but I’d like to begin sharing more of my personal home life photos here too!  For one, it’ll help you understand the person behind the business a little more (that’d be me 🙋🏻‍♀️) and two, it’s a way for me to...

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    Farmhouse Table | Westmont Woodworking

    I had been eyeing these DIY farmhouse tables on Pinterest for a few years now.  Brandon is handy with tools and construction so we had talked about building one, but ultimately we decided it would make more sense to purchase since we didn’t have the time.  I exhausted my search for the perfect little table...

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      Pizza Bingo Raffle at CAES | Win a Free Portrait Session!

      Carrollton Elementary School is having their annual Pizza Bingo event to help raise money for the school on Friday, April 20th.  Doors open at 6pm.  Thanks to my friend Jeannine Guzman for doing so much work behind the scenes to acquire some incredible sponsorships!  A few of the raffle prizes this year include Pampered Chef,...

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        Merry Christmas!

        This will be a short post as I am preparing to wrap up (literally) the things on my to do list before Christmas arrives in SIX DAYS!!!  Printed photos are always a favorite for easy gift ideas so I’m feeling all nostalgic as I’m going through old photos of my babies.  They are only 6 and...

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          RAW vs. Jpeg – PLUS My Tip for Getting your RAW Image to Look Like the Back of Your Camera

          If you’re a photographer still shooting in jpeg, you should consider making the leap to shooting in RAW.  There are numerous sources out there explaining the benefits of shooting in RAW, so I’ll just give a quick overview of my personal experience and why it works for me.  For years I shot in jpeg because...

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            I'm Alanna and welcome to my blog!  I'm a portrait, wedding, and real estate photographer located in Hampton Roads, VA.  Feel free to look around and be sure to shoot me a message!  I'd love to hear from you!

            Hampton Roads, VA
            USA