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,  Ph.D., M.Photog.Cr, CPP


Roger Hammons Photography Reviews

Colorful Street Scenes | Northern Virginia Fine Art Photographer

December 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
BOLDLY GO! On vacation, walking with my wife Michele through different Canadian cities, there is not much time to linger photographically. So I capture quickly what captures my eye. Most images created in this way are tourist postcards: reminders that we were there. Some (hopefully) come closer to art. These three images below were among my favor...
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Night Wedding at Stone Tower Winery | Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer

November 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
OH WHAT A NIGHT! On a chilly November night, Debi and Sam were married in a lovely ceremony outside the beautiful barn at Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg, Virginia. Originally, their ceremony was going to be held inside, but their wedding day turned out to be warmer than the past November days have been. So the bride and groom opted to go for an ou...
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Gala Event Photography with Judicial VIPs | Northern Virginia Photographer

November 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
BLACK TIE GALA. This month I was pleased to help photograph a black-tie gala in Washington DC, which was attended by many prominent lawyers, judges, and other noteworthy VIPs. The above candid photograph shows Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito responding to introductory remarks preceding the elegant dinner. In the background, lead photographer M...
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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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