Category Archives: Portraits

Why Choose a Portrait Box to Display Your Family Photos

how a portrait box displays family photos

When your session ends, it’s actually just the beginning. While it’s fun to capture all your moments, one of the best parts about my job is helping my clients select the perfect way to display their new family photos. Most clients frame one or a few photos for their walls. And when there are still...

When Should You Take an Heirloom Portrait near Washington DC?

Key Milestone Portrait to Celebrate the First Year | Lisa Maco Photography, LLC, Washington DC Portrait Photographer

This might be a little morbid, but please stay with me. Whenever we lose a loved one, we gather together to remember them at their funeral. At this event, I love seeing all the photographs of the person through the years. Sometimes, there will even be a beautiful time-lapse video montage of portraits from when...

Your Child’s Key Milestones to Document | Washington DC

Key Milestone Portrait for Age 2 | Lisa Maco Photography, LLC, Washington DC Portrait Photographer

Just after your baby was born or perhaps while you were still pregnant, what was the first thing experienced parents told you? I’m willing to bet it was that time flies. Of all the advice I heard, this rings most true. My son, my youngest, recently graduated from college. I’m so proud of him, and...

What Really Lasts: Printed Portraits or Digital Files | DC

What really lasts through the years? Is it professionally printed portraits or digital files? I know it’s hard to imagine the future of image storage. It wasn’t that long ago that my kids and I were making weekly visits to the video store to borrow VHS movies. At the time, I never imagined being able...

Washington DC Children’s Portrait Photography Guide

There’s a special place in my heart for children’s portrait photography. They are young for such a short time, so it is important to capture their sweet faces at each stage while you still can. Childhood is a significant time in life and professional portraits of children are a lasting treasure for parents, grandparents, and...

Your Washington DC Fall Family Portrait Photography Guide

Our nation’s capital is a beautiful city. It has so many elegantly designed buildings and monuments, plus trees and rivers that add to its charm. As a Washington, DC, family photographer and resident, I have the privilege of enjoying the scenery of this beautiful city on a regular basis. Each season in DC brings something...

Why Family Photography is Good for Our Children

Washington DC Mommy & Me Portrait | Lisa Maco Photography Family Photography Washington DC

I want to tell you a story. When I was about ten years old, my seven-year-old brother was doing what every seven-year-old boy does and found some trouble. He was playing with an X-ACTO knife and cut himself pretty badly. My mother found out and had to rush him to the hospital. After he and...

The Power of Printed Family Portrait Artwork

Living Room with Wall Portrait | Lisa Maco Photography, Washington, DC

As a family photographer in Washington, DC, I’m grateful to have worked with many wonderful families over the years. I have noticed that while many families come to me wanting a family portrait taken, not all realize the importance of printing and displaying these treasured portraits in their homes. Printing family portraits is incredibly important,...

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