Kristen Thomas Photography » Northern Virginia Portrait & Wedding Photographer

In January 2011, I was honored to assist Jen & Clay’s wedding photographer, Dave, during their big day.  I had never met them, but I walked away from their wedding feeling so blessed!   The incredible ceremony was officiated by Clay’s dad which made it so sentimental.  Everything was beautiful, inspiring, God honoring, and I remember feeling very silly that I was tearing up and didn’t know them!  And the reception was so much fun, it made me wish I was there as a guest so I could be out on the dance floor with them!

About a year later, I had the chance to meet them again, and they’ve been friends of mine ever since!  So fun that I got to be a part of their day and now know them as their sweet family is growing.

We decided the best place to have their photo session would be at WhiteHall Manor, where their wedding reception was held.  Gorgeous sunlight, beautiful family and precious little boy makes for a perfect session!


I had the privilege of photographing Thomas and Isaac for their newborn session and I can’t believe a year has already flown by!  I was thrilled when they asked for an updated session to celebrate the boys turning one.  They are so adorable with their own sweet personalities – Isaac was a little more shy while Thomas was a complete flirt!  Lots of smiles and giggles, they are a beautiful family and such a joy to be around!




The last session with the Clarke family was about a year after their sweet boys came home from Uganda.  We had so much fun being silly, chasing bubbles and watching them pick flowers for Mama.  Little did we know that there was a little stowaway at that session!  Megan was pregnant didn’t even know it!  So a few months later, a third little dude joined their clan.  So I was absolutely thrilled when they wanted some new family photos!

Even with the cold weather the boys did awesome.  Huddled together in the wagon, racing around with a soccer ball, hanging from trees, playing in the leaves – and looking so handsome!