Searching for a family photographer that meets your style and needs is not always easy. Not only do you want to find a photographer that uses a style you like, but you also want to feel comfortable with them, too. There’s something intimate about having your portrait taken, especially when your family is involved. As […]


Why Hire Christina Tundo Photography | How to Choose Your Family Photographer in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area.





I absolutely love end of the year posts. They’re so much fun to write and I love collecting all the numbers to see how many of you I had the honor of serving. 2021 was a big year for my business (read about it here!) but 2022 was a year of refinement. I kept thinking […]


2022 End of Year Review for Christina Tundo Photography

Christina Tundo Photography, DMV family photographer, reflects on 2022





As a family photographer in the DMV area, I’m always looking for ways to improve my photography, my offerings, and portraits I create for my clients. The memories we capture are important, and I want to do everything I can to develop a stress-free process that is meaningful and exactly what you’re hoping for. This […]


GATHER Workshop with The Kindred Path for Virginia Family Photographer





The H Family is just the sweetest! They’re about to welcome baby #2, so we met for a gorgeous Lake Kittamaqundi maternity photos together to celebrate this big life change. Both mom and dad are nature lovers (and so is their little girl!), so it was important to find somewhere that would speak to their […]


Lake Kittamaqundi Maternity Photos with Howard County MD Photographer

expecting mom stands in pink maternity gown with knit sweater on top at Lake Kittamaqundi


In the DMV, many locations that my clients and I both love require photography permits. While planning a session, it can feel annoying or overwhelming to think about “one more thing” to organize before your session, photography permits really do matter. These locations use them for a variety of reasons. From maintaining the location, supporting […]

Client Education

Why Do We Need Photography Permits? | DC, Maryland, Virginia Family Photography

DMV family photographer shares why photography permits are important when planning your family photos - and what they mean!


I’m not going to lie – one of my favorite messages to receive from a family is: “I have news, we are expecting.” My second most favorite message is: “Will you photograph our family when the baby arrives?” I absolutely love photographing families as they grow – whether it’s a new family to me, or […]

Lifestyle Newborns

Chevy Chase New Life Session | Maryland Family Photographer 

baby toes tucked into mom's pink dress during Chevy Chase new life session


Over the years my style has evolved like any artist. I have noticed a pattern of what my eye gravitates towards and when certain elements bring my photography style to life. I’m now known for my light and airy photos that capture families in action together. While I’m responsible for bringing a lot of that […]

Client Education

How to Get Light and Airy Photos | DMV Family Photographer 

couple holds baby between them under cherry blossoms


This winter, I made sure to practice what I preach, and we planned our own family photo session. We hired the incredible Natasha of NPS Photography to capture a lifestyle session in our home. She’s so talented and an in-home lifestyle guru, if you ask me. So, it was special to have her come and […]

Family, Personal

Lessons Learned from My Family Photos | Tips from DC Family Photographer

family laughs together during Maryland lifestyle family photos


As a mom of two littles who are growing way too fast, mom and me photos are so special to me. When this beautiful mama reached out to me about documenting her 8-month-old, I couldn’t say no to a fun session in the wildflowers. We had about a week to be ready once she booked […]


Whimsical Wildflower Mom & Me Photos at Castlebridge Farm | DC and Maryland Family Photographer

mom in green gown holds baby girl during mom and me photos at Castlebridge Farm


This summer, my family and I spent some time on the beach in Delaware. As our trip (and summer) came to a close, I wanted to capture a few portraits of us on the beach to celebrate. This particular beach has such beautiful sunsets, so I knew that I wanted it to be in the […]


Delaware Beach Family Photos | Inspiration from DMV Family Photographer

parents hug two kids on sands of Delaware Beach


Spring family portrait season is upon us! As sessions get booked, one of the most important questions to ask is WHERE you plan to have your family photos! Northern Virginia, in particular, is full of so many beautiful options – you can’t go wrong with any of them – and most importantly, there’s something for […]

Client Education, Family

The Best Locations in NOVA for Family Photos  | VA Family Photographer

best locations for family and maternity portraits in NOVA


I’ve now had the honor of photographing this family three times this year! Everytime I get to see them is always a wonderful time. You might recognize them from their snowy maternity session! This time, we got together for an extended family session as a gift for Abuela. She has four grandbabies ranging from under […]


Joyful Extended Family Session in Bethesda, Maryland 

grandmother reads to grandchildren


Spring is my favorite time of the year for family photos. I love the colors outside – all of the flowers, pastels, and greens. But I also love the outfits for this time of year because of the soft greens and florals. With spring family photo sessions coming up quickly, I want to share some […]

Client Education

What to Wear for Spring Family Photos | Maryland Family Photographer

spring color palette for family photo outfits with pastel colors - light teal, purple, pink, and gold


Christina did an amazing job with our family photos. From the first time we spoke--she was incredibly thoughtful, organized and detail oriented to ensure the session would be a success.. – Katie A.


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