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  • About me

    I am Monique Dolbin and I have a passion for capturing beautiful, natural images for my clients. I enjoy working with everyone from young professionals, couples, families, to children. I am located in the DC area (Arlington VA to be exact), but I also spend a great deal of time in Central Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, York, and New Cumberland). If the images in my blog and my shooting style resonate with you, I hope that we'll be able to work together soon!

Gabe and Becca Maternity Photos – DC lifestyle photographer

There is no higher compliment to a photographer than having a couple return for the next major life milestone. Gabe and Becca will likely look familiar from their engagement session, which you can see here.

I couldn’t have been more excited to hear the news that Gabe and Becca are expecting a little boy, whom they will name Logan John. I have always said that I loved weddings because it was one of the happiest times in people’s lives, but I’d have to say that Gabe and Becca were glowing so much than their engagement session. I have no doubt there will be far more love surrounding them when Logan arrives than they ever knew possible and I look forward to capturing that love with my camera.

We spent some time walking around Meridian Hill Park during an unseasonably warm day in January. I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I did taking and editing them! If so, please like or comment below.

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Meet Lucy – DC family photographer

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart” – A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh)

I was so excited when I got the call to do the “T” family photographs. Baby Lucy is so sweet and I can’t wait to watch her grow! She loved playing with her feet and laughing at her silly parents. We had a fun time walking around exploring the National Building Museum and creating some of these awesome photos.

If you enjoy the photos, please leave a comment below!:)

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December 22, 2015 - 5:21 pm

Ted Dolbin - Very nice pictures! You have a great eye and capture the essence of your subjects

Anna and Randy’s Gettysburg Barn Wedding

While every wedding that I’m honored to photograph is special, Anna and Randy’s wedding will hold an especially important part of my heart. Anna and her family are like my second family and so I consider her more like a sister than a friend.

I’ve enjoyed every year of watching Anna and Randy growing closer together as a couple. Their wedding was a beautiful expression of their commitment to spend their lives together. The ceremony was held at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament in Harrisburg, PA. Their two brothers each stood by their side in front of the congregation gathered to support Anna and Randy’s next step in their journey together.

The reception took place in a beautiful and rustic barn at the Battlefield B&B in Gettysburg, PA. The bride and groom requested that everyone come in their casual clothes so they could be comfortable and truly enjoy and celebrate. You can see from all the smiles and laughter that everyone managed to have a great time.

Massive thank you to Austin for second shooting and for capturing some of the gems below. I’ll let the photos do the rest of the talking but if you enjoy them be sure to ‘like’ or comment on the post below!

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November 15, 2015 - 1:44 am

Karen Sinkovitz - Fabulous pictures to remember an awsome event.

November 16, 2015 - 11:26 am

Nancy Gallucci - Beautiful Pictures.

November 18, 2015 - 6:00 am

Craig Buono - One of 2 best weddings I been too awesome time cousin

Brianna’s Senior Photos – Central PA Photographer

Brianna is a member of the class of 2016. On a beautiful summer day I had the pleasure of meeting her, getting to know her, and capturing these beautiful images of her. During our time together she smiled, laughed, twirled, and even sang! Brianna has the most beautiful voice I’ve heard in a very long time and I got chills when she sang a song for us! Brianna is just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. After our time together, I’m confident that life will take her far, regardless of which college she ends up selecting for the next chapter in her life!

I hope you enjoy Brianna’s senior photos! If you do, please like and comment below!:)

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Webb Family Photos – Central PA Family Photographer

For those who follow the blog, the Webb family are certainly regulars. The beautiful part is that you can see the family grow right before your eyes. It means the world that they continue to trust me to capture such magical moments month after month, year after year. I adore this family so much and we always have a blast at Lititz Springs Park in PA. It was a beautiful day and I think these photos show just how much love the three of them share! Enjoy!

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October 21, 2015 - 5:01 pm

BettyAnn Spinella Lauria - Astounding work!

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