Deeply seen, deeply felt, deeply remembered.


We are a boutique Northern Virginia photography studio located in Ashburn, Virginia, specializing in wedding photography, portrait photography, and fine art photography.

We love to photograph Maryland weddings, Virginia weddings, and DC weddings of all traditions!  Whether yours is an opposite-sex marriage or a same-sex marriage, we'd love to get to know you and your unique love story.  And, however you and your family decide to celebrate two lives passionately shared -- religious or secular, traditional or avant garde, western or non-western -- we would be honored to capture those memories in wedding photographs that are deeply seen, deeply felt, and deeply remembered.

We provide commercial and lifestyle portrait sessions in our Loudoun County, Virginia studio or on-location within the greater Washington DC metropolitan area, including Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

We provide engagement photography sessions for MD VA DC wedding couples, whether we do the wedding photography or not.  These unique sessions are great fun, especially when the location and theme are tailored to the couple's love story.

Please enjoy my wedding photography, portrait photography, and fine art photography blog!  I hope you find the eclectic diversity of images -- as well as my thoughts on their design and creation -- both entertaining and educational.  


Roger Hammons Photography Reviews

Workshop "Splotch-Light" Challenge | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
SPLOTCH-LIGHT / SPOTLIGHT. On Friday, Michael Dunphy and I finished co-teaching our "Fall Environmental Portraits with a Kiss of Flash" workshop. And what a gorgeous sun-drenched day it was! The trees were more bare than expected, so it was hard to avoid the sun -- the perfect challenge for a workshop exploring the use of off-camera flash to shap...
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At Night with a Bloody Knife Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 28, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
SUSAN -- CAUGHT ON CAMERA -- ON THE PLAZA, WITH A KNIFE, AT NIGHT. (It's called abetting when you help set it all up!) Susan is a master pastry chef, just starting up a new sweet-treat catering company she calls SweetFreakz. She was one of the models who participated in the madcap PPA Super 1 Day workshop, " Lifestyle Photography and the Art of N...
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Kiss of Flash Portraiture Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
A "MRS P" WORKSHOP: FALL ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAITS WITH A KISS OF FLASH by Roger Hammons, Ph.D., M.Photog., CPP and Michael Dunphy, CPP Working at a picturesque lakeside setting, the focus of the class will be on identifying portrait locations based on available light and scenery. Within the constraints of the selected locations, we'll practice...
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Vermont Fall Color Diptych | Northern Virginia Fine Art Photographer

October 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
" THE INTROVERT VERSUS THE EXTRAVERT FALL DIPTYCH" by Roger Hammons Chasing the Fall color in northeastern USA and Canada was great fun, even though the trip turned out to be a bit premature for peak color. I love this capture, an abstract image of colorful leaves reflected impressionistically in the rippling waters of a Vermont woodland pond....
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More Portraiture Workshop Fun | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
WHAT THE ATTENDEES SAID: "Excellent class. Learned a lot in one day." -- Cybil L. "The workshop was wonderful! Both Roger and Michael were prepared but also provided opportunities to experiment. Just so many learning opportunities were given. The hands-on piece was super helpful to me. Great model too." -- Grace K. BACK-TO-BACK FUN! Late Tu...
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