Vision - Roger Hammons Photography LLC is a boutique studio celebrating love and people in love through memorable images, beautifully presented, and reasonably priced. Our artistic goal is to capture love's moments, in all their emotional nuance in images that are deeply seen, deeply felt, deeply remembered. Our select clientele appreciate fine art photography and treasure the emotional significance of our work.
Biography - A skilled avid photographer since the birth of his first daughter, Roger turned professional in 2005. In 2006, he was recognized by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) as a Certified Professional Photographer. In 2010, Roger was recognized by the PPA as a Master Photographer, its highest honor. In mid 2012, he left a career as a distinguished research mathematician/engineer to pursue photography full-time. At Imaging USA 2018, he received the PPA's Craftsman degree for excellence in teaching professional photography.
His photographic art has won many local and international awards, including several images accepted into the PPA's most prestigious permanent Loan Collection and multiple Kodak Gallery and Fujifilm Masterpiece Awards. His work has appeared in Professional Photographer and Primo magazines as well as corporate communications in the Washington DC area. Roger is a member of the Professional Photographers of America. He is a Fellow of the Maryland Professional Photographers Association (MDPPA) and a past member of its board of the directors.
The studio is proud to be a member company of VisitLoudoun (promoting tourism in Loudoun County) and Hunt Country Celebrations (a premiere organization of top wedding professionals serving Virginia's horse and wine country).
Dedication - To wife Michele and daughters Laura, Lisa, and Sarah, who all came dazzlingly into my life: Your love and encouragement continue to make life sweet.
Recent Work - Recently featured on GayWeddings.com! Beautiful in-home portraits with a few posing tips for brides! A sensitive portrait of a father and his 6-day old son from a newborn portrait session. A portrait of a 3-month old baby boy, whose new skills of smiling and excited arm and leg movements are so endearing. A portrait of a handsome high school senior with captivating eyes. Portraits from a four generations family reunion. Even a Cinderella engagement session photographed at a drive-in movie theatre! It's great fun being a Northern Virginia wedding photographer and Northern Virginia portrait photographer.