Thursday, December 17, 2009

Photographer in Occoquan, Virginia

Well hello there!!
I am wicked behind again in blog posts but thankfully *almost* done with the Christmas rush!
I had the pleasure of photographing these beautiful little sisters plus their mom and dad at the tail end of the Fall foliage. I figure they already sent out their Christmas cards so it's safe to share a few here =)
I hope to post a few more sneak previews before i take a few days off...but if not, enjoy the holidays! Also, i am COMPLETELY BOOKED for December and am now scheduling for 2010.

and one of mom and dad that i think is sweet =)

Saturday, December 5, 2009

The 2010 DSANV Calendar, "The Eyes Are the Mirrors ..."

Hi Everyone!!
Once again i had the amazing opportunity to support a group that is very dear to my heart. In loving memory of a sweet baby girl named Carina Hope i participated along with other local photographers to produce the 2010 Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia Calendar.

The calendars are now on sale and you can purchase your own by clicking on this link:
DSANV CALENDAR each calendar is only 10.00 plus 2.24 for shipping. Your purchase goes to a great cause so please spread the news and order your calendar today =)

Here are a few of the beautiful children that were 'my' models...i had all boys this year lol!




Thank you for your support!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Prince William County, VA Photographer

Hi there!
I keep forgetting that when i post a sneak preview on Facebook that it doesn't show up on the blog! So sorry about that! One of these days i will get it all straight!
So...let me just post a few from some recent sessions while i come up for some air. I know Christmas is still more than a month away, but i am in the depths of the 'Holiday Rush' so the time tends to escape me especially when it comes to blogging and all that other online 'stuff' =).
And while i have your attention November is completely booked as well as December. However there is a waiting list. All you have to do is contact the studio for details. If you already contacted me about a session prior to today, you are all set.
To expectant moms, if you are due between now and January, please contact the studio to check for availability. While i have booked up all the regular time slots i always try to leave room for newborns when possible.
I can't thank all my wonderful clients enough for your support. You continue to make me love what i do!!

Now to some sneak previews...Let's see...we've got all kinds of little cuties so enjoy!

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Fairytale Portrait Photographer in Northern VA

Introducing Little Red Riding Hood!

Isn't she adorable?!

We were able to take advantage of some of the pretty Fall colors before it started to rain, and i have to say this little doll was just the BEST!

Have a spooktacular Halloween everyone!

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Baby Photographer in Northern VA

Little Yadon (aka 'Ya') is one of my favorite young subjects! I have been photographing him since he was taking up residence in his mother's womb ;-)
He is just over a year old now and he's grown into a magnificent little cherub complete with twinkling eyes and deep dimples. I only have one to share for now as my work schedule has been put slightly on hold due to my daughter getting sick. Tis the season i suppose but it makes it much harder to work when you are worried about your little one. The good news is she's on the mend and we hope to have a full recovery in the next few days.
In the meanwhile here's Ya in all his cuteness!

Monday, October 12, 2009

Portrait Photographer in Occoquan VA

When i got the inquiry from this lovely lady, i was really excited. As much as i love photographing babies and children, i also very much enjoy photographing adults. This wonderful married couple was a lot of fun, and i am thankful that i was able to work with them.
You might recognize the handsome gentleman if you've been to the Occoquan Visitor Center and if you haven't met him yet, drop on in and say hello =)

Thanks again for allowing me to capture some special moments for you!

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Northern VA Portrait Photographer

I hope nobody will mind if i post something 'personal', but exactly 7 years ago today at 9:26pm EST i gave birth to my beautiful baby girl. My husband and i were totally over the moon. She's everything we prayed for and more.
She is my Joy.
She is my Inspiration.
She is the Song in my heart and the most loving Heavenly Gift i could have ever received.
I have more love for this Sweet Little Girl than my heart could ever contain.
Today she turned seven and i will never be able to thank God enough for my Kissalicious Girl.
Happy Birthday!
Mommy and Daddy xoxo

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Northern VA Newborn Photographer

This Summer and early Fall seems to be the year of the BOY! I have had the pleasure to photograph some exquisitely adorable little boys recently, including 3 week old Ian.
Welcome to the world!

I also want to post a bit of a PSA. If you contact me via email or phone and you do not hear back from me within 24hrs during the week, and 48hrs on the weekend, please email or phone (or both!) me again and CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER. Please also include your phone number when possible so i am able to reach you if email is acting wonky =)

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Prince William County, VA Photographer

This was a very special session for me. The 'Daddy' was scheduled for deployment a couple days after we met. This is a truly loving and beautiful family. Sending thoughts and prayers out to all our Armed Forces who are fighting for our freedom.

The Big Brother:

Daddy and his little girl:

The Loving Family:

More posts to follow this week as time allows.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Another Adorable Baby Boy! [Photographer in Prince William County, VA]

First some studio news.
The studio will be closed from August 13-20th but i might still be able to access emails during that time...all pending orders/invoicing etc will be finished up when i return. I am hoping to contact everyone by midnight tonight with status updates. Thank you all so much!!

Now for some cuteness! This was our second session together and he was quite a good sport. I want to thank his family for all their dancing, clapping singing and patience. You are the best!

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Adorable Baby Boy!: Northern VA Baby Photographer

I was so excited when i met this baby boy..the golden curls and his beautiful smile stole my heart!
Here is the collage i am working on for his lovely Mommy. This way you can see a bit more of him than just my normal sneak preview!

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!
More to come in the next couple days =)

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Virginia Photography Studio

Yep...been slackin' off again in my blog fact i am *just* sharing my second session with this adorable little girl and her third one is this Saturday!
All this to say a HUGE THANK YOU to each and every person who has supported Lisa Julia Photography these last years.
Now since it's almost 2am, this post will be quick!
Here's Miss Jessica and her trusty friend 'Coda'
I can't wait to see you again on Saturday! (prays the weather holds up!)

Can you believe it's already AUGUST??!!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Newborn Twin Photographer in Northern Virginia

These sweet little girls were an absolute was their big sister!
The adorable little knit hats were custom made. You can purchase them for your own little bundle of joy at Bambini's Boutique, conveniently located right below my studio on Mill Street in Occoquan, VA

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Child Photographer in Northern VA

I am posting a bit out of order but Facebook is giving me some trouble and i want this Mama's friends to be able to see today's 'sneak preview'.
Without further delay, i present 3 adorable siblings who were such a delight!

Big sister =)

Little Brother =)

Baby Brother =)

Stay tuned in the coming days for newborn twins and more babies!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Prince William County, VA Photographer

Well hello there!
I am still behind in blogging and now that school is out, i am trying to juggle being a mommy with being a custom photographer. Luckily things are getting done even though i haven't quite figured out how to be in two places at the same time yet ;-)

Awhile back I shared a 'fairytale fusion' from this session but realized i forgot to come back and share a few more. It is a very special session for me because i was able to capture this beautiful family before they were transferred out of state. I will miss you all! It was a pleasure to be able to do this for you.

Aren't they a beautiful family?!

As always your support means everything to me. Thanks so much!

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Children's Photographer in Occoquan, VA

Hello!! Before i forget, i'd like to thank everyone who came out to the Occoquan Craft Show this past weekend! The weather was great and it was a lot of fun! During the Show, i held a drawing for 3 complimentary "Boutique Petite" mini photo sessions. Yesterday my 6 year old daughter drew the names. I'd like to congratulate the 3 winners, who have all been notified. If for any reason they will not be able to participate, we will draw additional names.

Now on to one of my recent sessions!
This is adorable little boy who stole my heart. When he flashed that smile and those big baby blues i was putty in his hands LOL! Cody is one of the models for the 2010 calendar that will benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia. In the coming months i will keep you posted on how you can help a wonderful cause by purchasing the calendar. I am very honored and proud to help with this wonderful project.
Thanks for looking and sharing your comments. It's always appreciated =)

Friday, June 5, 2009

Occoquan Craft Show THIS WEEKEND!!

My apologies to those who are on my Facebook pages as you will see this twice!

Good morning!
Just a head's up that I will be in the studio all this weekend from 12-6 for the Occoquan Craft Show.
If you are able to stop by, you can put your name in the drawing for a complimentary mini photo session valued at 175.00.
You will have THREE chances to win as I will be drawing 3 names!
I will not be at the Fall Show so this will be the *only* opportunity this year to win.
You do not have to be present when the 3 names are drawn but you do have to be there to put your name in the jar!
I invite you to visit my website and blog (which has my most recent sessions) so you can see samples of my work.
Additionally I will be taking reservations for mini sessions both days and if you book and pay for a regular session at the Show, I will allow you to use the session fee toward the purchase of your prints!
The studio is located at 304 Mill Street #205 (up the stairs above Kelly's Artbox, the lemonade stand and Bambini's Boutique) if I am not up in the studio, just look for me in the 'tent' with Kelly in front of her shop or you can call me at 703-881-1358 to let me know you are there and hopefully my phone will hold it's charge. =)
I look forward to seeing you!
Lisa Julia Photography
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The Blog:
The Etsy Shop for your Fine Art needs:

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Northern VA Maternity Photographer

Oh gosh...the time has escaped me again and alas i am wicked behind in blogging! Not to mention i have been trying to add another gallery to my website and i realized i am running out of server space..ACK!...on top of that i did something really stupid! I picked up a skillet i took out of the oven and burned my hand pretty badly. Though i am 'lefty' i still use my right hand a fact way more than i realized and editing and shooting has been a lot slower and more difficult.
The good news is my hand is much better and i have a couple moments to post a few from a maternity session with the lovely Malissa.
Joining us is aspiring artist Olivia who has been featured on the blog at least a few times that i can remember lol!
I also want to congratulate Malissa and the rest of the family on the recent birth of their new baby girl!!!


Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Occoquan Va Photographer

Before the recent days and days of rain, we actually had some nice weather. While it would have been nice if it were a little warmer, it was still pleasant enough to go to the 'beach'.
I really enjoyed spending time with this lovely and very relaxed family.
Miss Maddie took a shine to a couple of my parasols and frilly pettiskirts so we took advantage and had some fun!

Tender moment with Mommy:

Making a wish:

parasol princess =)

fun on the beach!