I only lived in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia for one year, but during that year, I was beyond overjoyed to move my studio from NYC and continue my work as a family photographer in Alexandria, Virginia to so many families and their children during that time.

While I no longer live in Old Town and now serve families in Fairfield County Connecticut and the surrounding New York area, I still travel in the Fall to Old Town Alexandria to photograph my past clients as well new families and newborns.

Fall Family Photos in Old Town Alexandria and D.C.

This year, I am making my annual Fall trip back to Old Town Alexandria and Washington D.C to document the new memories of my clients (as their families have grown over the last year!) and will be returning to the historic cobblestoned streets of Wales Alley and Prince Street, along with the gorgeous memorial sites in D.C.

2019 DC/Alexandria VA Fall Session Dates

November 2nd

November 3rd

To celebrate my returning back for these weekend Fall sessions, I’m sharing a few favorite images from my last Simplicity Session along Wales Alley in Old Town Alexandria. 

Family cuddling child on Wales Alley in Old Town Alexandria Family with dog cuddling child on Wales Alley in Old Town Alexandria dad smiling holding child on Wales Alley in Old Town Alexandria mother and child walking down cobblestone street mother and child smiling
Family hugging and smiling in front of house in Old Town Alexandria VA family photos smiling laughing in Old Town Alexandria

girl on Wales Alley Old Town Alexandria family photos

Looking for a maternity or family photographer in Old Town Alexandria?

After living in Old Town Alexandria in Virginia, I’ve photographed families and newborns through Old Town’s historic streets and in Washington D.C and frequently travel back in the Fall for family portraits. You can view at more detailed look at my travel schedule HERE. Please inquire for session details and booking information.

Be The First to Get On Our New Calendar Openings!

Just a reminder that our studio’s popular cherry blossom sessions book 6-9 months out.

If you’d like to join the HW studio newsletter  and be the first to get on our family, baby and lifestyle newborn session calendar, click here.  We only share these coveted dates to those on the email list and will share on social media only if there are last minute available slots. 

At most, we send out love notes directly to your email once a month, so don’t worry – we respect your privacy and definitely won’t spam you.


Family Portraits on Wales Alley | Old Town Alexandria Family Photographer

July 10, 2019


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