Thanks for taking a moment to visit Veralana Photography’s blog. I am a portrait and commercial photographer located in Northern Virginia. Here on the blog I share sneak peeks from my portrait sessions, modeling work, and nature photography. Check out my website for more samples of my portfolio. To receive new posts by email, subscribe to this blog.  If you want to share one of my posts with your friends on Facebook, click on the little Facebook icon below each post.

Brothers and the Photobomb

October 20, 2014

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I have been doing family portraits for this family since they were just a family of three, and seeing them year after year has made my job so easy that in our mini-session this morning we managed to get a full sessions worth of pictures!   There was even time for some zombie poses and a little mid-session dance party.   Here’s a little look back at their family…




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Evening in the Park



It was a brisk evening, and we managed to get our session done in record time.  It was so nice to have the chance to photograph these sweet little girls again.   The younger daughter was full of giggles and energy and big sis was a willing model for us.  Aren’t they an adorable pair?


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Red Sparkles

October 19, 2014

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This impeccably-dressed  family returned to update their family portraits with their newest addition: a sweet baby girl.   It was nice to have the chance to work with them again, and see how much their son had grown since I last took his portraits.   Here’s a look back to his baby session:




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Fall Flowers

October 9, 2014

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My how this little one has grown since I last saw her at her newborn session!  It has been fun seeing her and her sister grow up, and today we did moved outdoors for a family and 1st birthday session.  The girls were a little more interested in exploring the park than posing for photos, but that’s par for the course for this age.   I was amazed at all of the flowers still in bloom in October–the garden was still so pretty we had to include it in some of the photos.


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Pink Boots/Purple Boots

October 7, 2014




Two little girls, all pretty in pink (with a touch of purple).  They had the greatest yard for us to work with for photos–like their own personal park.   We had a fun jumping off stumps and tossing leaves and managed to fit in our session before the rain came in.  It was so nice working with this family again and seeing the girls growing up.  Here’s a look back at their first session:



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Anyone want an apple?

September 25, 2014



I photographed this baby girl last winter as a newborn and now she was back and full of smiles.   Look how much she has grown (but still hanging out with her pal, Eeyore!)



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