I'm Claire, thanks for visiting my website. I'm a photographer living in Alexandria, Virginia.
I've been a lover of all things photography for as long as I can remember, probably since one of my big brothers gave me my first camera more than 30 years ago. I used to roam the streets of Paris shooting doors and pigeons, bridges and sunsets, friends and random tourists. After that I worked as a newspaper reporter and photographer. Now an ocean away and five children later, the love story perdures.
I aim to capture special moments, moments that you will cherish forever. I love to seize a fleeting smile, a loving glance. Children grow so fast, photographs capture an instant that is gone forever. I work on location, with natural light when possible. If not, I'll bring studio lights and assistant. We like you to forget we're even here though, allowing us to document you or your children's play and joy au naturel. Most importantly, we don't take ourselves too seriously and want to make sure all are at ease and enjoying the hour or more we'll be spending together, building treasured memories.
I also take pictures for your blog, including food blogs, on location both in natural light and studio. Checkout my galleries and look at the samples.
Finally I'll retouch and edit photographs you've taken as needed. Sample work available, ask away!
I will travel pretty much anywhere as needed.
Please feel free to contact me via the contact page.
“You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”
― Ansel Adams