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Shahla's Pregnancy Session | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

March 09, 2019 - A SPECIAL MOTHERS' DAY GIFT - A ROGER HAMMONS PHOTOGRAPHY PORTRAIT SESSION! I first met Shahla and Tom when they schedu...
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Author NoNieqa Ramos | Northern Virginia Headshot Photographer

May 26, 2018 - WRITER OF YOUNG ADULT FICTION. NoNieqa Ramos is the author of The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary published in February 201...
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House of Cards Actor George Melik | Northern Virginia Headshot Photographer

May 25, 2018 - PLAYING MY CARDS RIGHT! In May, I was fortunate to work again with actor George Melik, who has appeared in the highly r...
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Toddler's Pajama Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

March 30, 2018 - PJ JAX! Jax is three years old, and one of his favorite TV shows is P.J. Masks. For his children's portrait session, I...
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Loudoun County Music Teacher | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

March 27, 2018 - CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY. I was happy to create this classical contemporary portrait for Sara, an elementary school music...
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Workshop "Splotch-Light" Challenge | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 28, 2017 - SPLOTCH-LIGHT / SPOTLIGHT. On Friday, Michael Dunphy and I finished co-teaching our "Fall Environmental Portraits with...
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At Night with a Bloody Knife Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 28, 2017 - SUSAN -- CAUGHT ON CAMERA -- ON THE PLAZA, WITH A KNIFE, AT NIGHT. (It's called abetting when you help set it all up!)...
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Kiss of Flash Portraiture Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 18, 2017 - A "MRS P" WORKSHOP: FALL ENVIRONMENTAL PORTRAITS WITH A KISS OF FLASH by Roger Hammons, Ph.D., M.Photog., CPP and Mich...
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More Portraiture Workshop Fun | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

October 12, 2017 - WHAT THE ATTENDEES SAID: "Excellent class. Learned a lot in one day." -- Cybil L. "The workshop was wonderful! Both Ro...
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October Portraiture Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

September 26, 2017 - WHAT A DIFFERENCE A FLASH MAKES! Today Michael and I finished our preparations for a new class on outdoor studio portra...
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Rain Man | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

September 21, 2017 - POUR IT ON. Recently, my friend Philip Brasch invited me to help teach a night-time portraiture class for the Northern...
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DMV Bagpiper | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

September 18, 2017 - THIS MAN SKIRLS! For our "One Light Wonderful" studio portraiture workshop sponsored by Blue World Media, co-instructor...
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DMV Troubadour | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

September 15, 2017 - GUITAR PLAYING MAN. On Thursday, as part of my "One Light Wonderful" studio portraiture workshop (sponsored by Blue Wor...
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Portrait of the Benin Ambassador | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

September 02, 2017 - DISTINGUISHED PRESENCE. It was my great honor to start September with a portrait session for Ambassador Hector Posset,...
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Quirky Vintage Tricycle for Children's Portraits | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

August 27, 2017 - A HUMDINGER OF A THREE WHEELER. This quirky vintage tricycle really amuses me! I found it recently at an antique store...
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Award-Winning Portraits | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

July 27, 2017 - MARYLAND PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATION (MDPPA) IMAGE COMPETITION Yesterday, the MDPPA held its most recent qua...
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Creative Portrait Workshop Fun | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

July 20, 2017 - WHO KNEW A BARE STUDIO COULD BE SO MUCH FUN? "The workshop was really helpful for me as I have always had difficulties...
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New Studio Portraiture Workshop in July | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 30, 2017 - HEAR YE, HERE YE! I am super excited to announce that my friend Michael and I will be offering our next workshop July 1...
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Dressed-in-Blue Teen Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 26, 2017 - PRETTY IN BLUE. As part of a recent joint project with Gallery252 and Blue World Media Network, I photographed two teen...
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First Anniversary Family Portrait | Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer

June 23, 2017 - NEW FAMILY, NEW FRIEND. If I photograph your wedding, you become part of the Roger Hammons Photography family! And your...
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Joys of PPA International Photography Competition | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 23, 2017 - WORKING HARD! Yesterday was the deadline to enter images into the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) 2017 Inte...
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Teen Model Lydia in Street Clothes | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 12, 2017 - QUIET PRESENCE. This is the first portrait I took of 15-year-old Lydia as part of my joint project with Gallery252 and...
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Teen Model Amina in Fur | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 06, 2017 - IMPOSING PRINCESS. On Sunday, I photographed two teenage sisters, Lydia and Amina, as part of a joint project with Gall...
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Beautiful Lydia in Hijab | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

June 05, 2017 - A LOVELY PRESENCE. This past Sunday, I photographed two teenage sisters, Lydia and Amina, as part of a joint project wi...
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New Portrait Lighting Tricks | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

May 30, 2017 - SOMETHING OLD | NEW | BORROWED | BLUE Invention is rare in portraiture. As photographers, we're constantly observing an...
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Existing Light Portraiture Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

May 22, 2017 - ANOTHER EXCITING DAY OF TEACHING! My friend Philip and I just completed teaching a fun workshop on existing light portr...
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Emily's Super 1-Day Umbrella Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

May 10, 2017 - SHE'S GOT YOU COVERED! Wow, what a fabulous "PPA Super 1-Day" workshop my friend Michael and I just taught at my Loudou...
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Ashburn Portrait Photography Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

April 25, 2017 - KUDOS FROM OUR PRIOR PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINARS "Roger and Michael hit it out of the park as they demonstrated how to take pr...
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Studio Portraiture Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

April 10, 2017 - HANDS-ON INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO PORTRAITURE. On Tuesday, May 9, my friend Michael and I will be teaching an all-day wor...
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Hailey's One Year Baby Portrait | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

April 01, 2017 - A SHY ONE. What a fun "One Year Old" portrait session we had with Hailey! First we did a series of portraits of Hailey...
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Mr. Handsome, Toddler Portrait | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

December 31, 2016 - "I'M FANCY!" When sister Hailey had her 9-month milestone portrait session, her brother Gavin wanted to have his portra...
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Baby's Nine-Month Portrait Session | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

December 29, 2016 - ON HER WAY TO INDEPENDENCE! At 9 months old, Hailey is a little doll, secure in her parents' love but a little apprehen...
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Child Portrait Mini-Sessions | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

November 16, 2016 - THREE LITTLE SNOW BEARS. The snow bears are now gone, but the November mini-sessions were great fun while they were her...
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Krish 15-Months Old | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

November 07, 2016 - KRISH HAD JUST STARTED WALKING. To prepare for Krish's 15-month portrait session, I asked his mother Ami to tell me a l...
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Watch Me Grow! "Happy Faces" Art Panel

August 22, 2016 - GROW HAPPY! In my "Watch Me Grow!" Baby Portrait Series, the four-month-old session is devoted to baby's happy, funny,...
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"Curious Baby" Portraits | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

August 19, 2016 - CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER! “Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she qui...
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Renaissance Baby Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

August 13, 2016 - SWEET DREAMS For Hailey's 4-month session, I wanted to create a sleeping baby portrait with a languid, Renaissance feel...
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International Award-Winning Portrait | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

August 08, 2016 - "Big Bad John" by Roger Hammons Merit Award, 2016 International Photographic Competition I knew Oliver's handsome ru...
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Sugar and Spice Baby Portrait | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

June 02, 2016 - SUGAR AND SPICE... AND EVERYTHING'S NICE! Emilia's six-month session was my first baby session since attending Sandy Pu...
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ABC Blocks for Baby Portraits | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

June 02, 2016 - PLAY THE ABC NAME GAME CHALLENGE! For Emilia's 6-month Watch Me Grow! portrait session, I wanted to create some photogr...
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Honing Skills at a Children Photography Workshop | Northern Virginia Portrait Photographer

May 09, 2016 - LEARNING IS FUN! As a PPA certified professional photographer, I regularly attend professional workshops to improve cra...
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Newborn Baby Portrait | Northern Virginia Family Photographer

April 18, 2016 - HELLO WORLD! The best time to capture portraits of a newborn baby is within two weeks of birth -- when the baby still l...
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Virginia Father and Daughter Studio Portrait

March 25, 2016 - FAMILY RELATIONSHIP PORTRAITURE I met Laura, Oliver, and their teenage daughter Caelin at a recent trade show, where I...
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Two-Year-Old Baby Studio Portrait

March 23, 2016 - TWO'S A HOOT! What a difference a year makes! One-year-olds are still babies; but, it's almost unfair to call a two-yea...
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One Year Old Baby Portrait

March 20, 2016 - RESISTANCE IS FUTILE! A portrait session with a one-year-old is always an adventure. You might have a plan. You might h...
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End-of-Year Baby Portrait

December 30, 2015 - A BABY PORTRAIT TO WELCOME THE NEW YEAR Life is an ever changing adventure for our littlest ones. This little fellow,...
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Little Cupid

May 08, 2015 - THREE-MONTH BABY PORTRAITS Before you know it, your newborn baby is three months old! Everyone marvels at how much big...
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Lynette & Kamil | Northern Virginia Wedding Photographer

August 13, 2014 - HANDFASTING ENGAGEMENT CEREMONY It is a Polish tradition! I love to tell love stories with my photography, and every l...
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