fine art photography

Kelly Hornberger

weddings . portraits
families . personal


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Julie & Ted The clouds and rain rolled in on Sunday but Julie & Ted were total rockstars and wanted to face the rain anyway…And I’m so glad we did.  The rain stopped just in time and we had the most beautiful cloud coverage to really bring out all the beautiful fall colors that the […]

Washington DC engagement session


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“Is it true that you’re never supposed to wear patterns for photos?” “How many outfits should we bring?” “What kinds of accessories photograph best?” Engagement session outfit choices is something I get asked about all the time. It totally makes sense because every bride wants to look and feel beautiful in all of your photos, […]

Engagement Sessions Series Part 3: What to Wear!

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Some of the most important parts of your engagement session happen before the session itself! I want nothing less than stunning photos that capture your relationship as perfectly as possible, and that means that time and location matter! Logistics: What You Need to Know -We mostly photograph engagement sessions on weekday evenings so the weekends […]

Engagement Sessions Series Part 2: Logistics


engagement photo

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We’re kind of obsessed with fun engagement sessions around here! Not only are they our first chance to really get to know each other as couple & photographer, but they’re also more laid-back and slower-paced than the wedding day. I love to include engagement sessions in The Wedding Experience because I truly believe that they […]

Engagement Sessions Series Part 1: Helpful Prep Tips

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You may have already gotten a hint of this… but I LOVE what I do! Documenting wedding days is such an honor!! Since you spend a LOT of time with your photographer on your big day, I want to make sure you really feel like you know me! So here are some basics… How I […]

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WHAT do I wear for my photos?