MANALI PHOTOGRAPHY

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Helena’s Nautical Preppy Senior Shoot | Old Town Alexandria, Virginia | Senior Portrait Photography

Helena and I planned out her shoot for a summer evening by the docks in Old Town Alexandria! I was super excited to meet her after talking to her over email to plan out her navy and white nautical themed senior shoot!

June 29, 2017

Portraits, Seniors

June 29, 2017

Friday Fun | Take 2

Man this past week just flew by! If you’re new to Friday Fun on the blog, check out Take 1 first! This week’s memorable moments include a graduation party, going to a food festival TWICE, an unwanted creature, photo things and A PINEAPPLE!

June 23, 2017

Personal, Portraits, Seniors

June 23, 2017

Remembering UVA Class of 2017’s Graduation Weekend | Personal, Charlottesville VA

Graduation weekend at UVA really is a once in a lifetime thing :’) It’s an emotional rollercoaster throughout the entire weekend but you end up for the better on the other side! I have NEVER seen so many balloons, celebrations, hugs, and overall JOY before in one place, it was the craziest & happiest thing to witness. You try to soak it all in, take pictures, write a blog post and remember it for a lifetime!

June 21, 2017

Personal, Seniors, UVA

June 21, 2017

2017 UVA Senior Portraits – Part Two!

PART TWO IS HERE!! If you missed Part One of all my 2017 UVA Seniors, hop on over to this blog post here! Here are nine more seniors that I photographed at UVA during graduation season! If you look closely, one fabulous person happens to show up twice ๐Ÿ™‚

June 15, 2017

Portraits, Seniors, UVA

June 15, 2017

Rupali’s Chic Downtown Georgetown Senior Shoot

I met up with Rupali for her senior photos at the metro station last Friday and we rode in together to Georgetown to take her senior photos! I got to catch up with her and hear about her summer plans and about CMU where she’ll be going in the fall while we took pictures in the cobblestreets, canals of Georgetown waterfront!

June 6, 2017

Portraits, Seniors

June 6, 2017

2017 Senior Portraits – Part One!

This year I was grateful enough to be asked to photograph 24 fellow fourth year Hoos of the graduating Class of 2017!!! While we were all wrapping up assignments, final projects, exams, capstones and theses, we were able to slow down and spend some time on the Lawn getting pictures taken! Here’s some of my favorites from the first group of seniors from UVA’s Class of 2017!!!

June 1, 2017

Portraits, Seniors, UVA

June 1, 2017

Riya’s Graduation Portraits | University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

You know the kind of people that are always fun to be around and just being near them makes your day better? That’s Riya!!! I am SO incredibly grateful I got to know her through through our dance team over the past couple of years and got to take her pictures!

May 7, 2017

Personal, Portraits, Seniors, Uncategorized, UVA

May 7, 2017

Lakshmi’s Graduation Portraits | Rice Hall, The Amphitheater, The Lawn & Rotunda

Where to even start??!!! How do you scribe down a friendship of four years into a couple hundred words? I met Lakshmi within my first year and by our third and fourth year, we became apartment mates and one of my closest friends at UVA. I am so honored that I got to take your pictures! 

April 25, 2017

Personal, Portraits, Seniors, UVA

April 25, 2017

Jillian’s Graduation Portraits | University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Welcome to a blog post about one of my favorite humans at the University of Virginia!!! I met Jillian four years ago as a first year through a friend and she’s been a part of my main group of friends ever since! From hours spent in Wilsdorf and in Nau, to fun dumpling dates on the Lawn, wine nights, and everything in between, I can’t imagine my four years at UVA without having Jillian as a part of them.

April 3, 2017

Personal, Portraits, Seniors, UVA

April 3, 2017

My Favorite Graduation Photos of 2016! | Senior Portraits, Charlottesville VA

Take a look at some of my favorite cap & gown pictures from 2016! I can’t believe that this will finally be me in the spring! Only one semester left!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€

December 20, 2016

Personal, Portraits, Seniors, UVA

December 20, 2016