Another year is coming to an end at Christina Tundo Photography. Every year, I sit down to do this wrap up blog and it’s such a special time. Honestly, it sounds super dorky but this is like my own end of year holiday party. Join in the celebrations as I recap how 2023 went for […]


End of the Year Christina Tundo Photography 2023 Wrap-Up

End of the Year Christina Tundo Photography 2023 Wrap-Up for Maryland and DMV family photographer





One of my favorite kinds of emails to open are the ones where someone is booking a photography session as a gift for someone they love. In this case, Dad wanted to surprise his wife with a session! It was important to them to capture this time in their life with their super sweet 18 […]


Lifestyle Family Photos in Bethesda with Maryland Family Photographer

parents hug toddler daughter during lifestyle family photos in Bethesda MD





Christina Tundo Photography is SIX!!! It has been an amazing journey and every day I am SO thankful for the families that trust me with their memories year after year as their favorite Maryland family photographer! This business exists because of all of you – and I can’t say how special that feeling is, even […]


Maryland Family Photographer Christina Tundo Photography Turns Six! 

Maryland Family Photographer Christina Tundo Photography Turns 6! Celebrate with us by looking back on six business changing photo sessions





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 […]

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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!


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 […]

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How to Get Light and Airy Photos | DMV Family Photographer 

couple holds baby between them under cherry blossoms


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 […]

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

best locations for family and maternity portraits in NOVA


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 […]

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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


Planning and executing family sessions can feel overwhelming for families if they aren’t prepared or don’t know what to expect. As a Maryland family photographer, there are some common things that I see during family sessions that can make our time together trickier. Today, I wanted to share these common mistakes for family sessions so […]

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Common Mistakes for Family Sessions | Annapolis MD Family Photographer 

Common mistakes for family sessions: how to avoid these 5 common errors for a stress-free photo session with Christina Tundo Photography


I’m just going to say it: family photos aren’t everyone’s cup of tea (and that’s okay!). As a family photographer and mom myself, I know that getting everyone on board for your family photos isn’t always easy. However, I’m also the first to tell you that once the session happens, it’s so worth all of […]

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How to Convince Your Family To Take Professional Photos 

family hugs on front porch during family photos in Maryland


“Lifestyle” photography has become a bit of a buzzword in the photography community. But, what is lifestyle photography? What does it really mean? Today, I want to break down my definition of lifestyle photography – and what it means for your family. I also want to touch on how you can find a lifestyle photographer […]

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What Is Lifestyle Photography? | DMV Family Photographer

family sits on bed with kids and go during lifestyle family photos


You may have noticed that many newborn sessions feature little ones with a white onesie. It’s not a coincidence that a lot of photographers recommend these simple outfits for their clients’ newborn sessions. I, along with many other newborn photographers, want to create a simplified experience for our families that really allows your final images […]

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My Favorite Outfit for Baby for Lifestyle Newborn Photos | DC Newborn Photographer 

baby stretches in white onesie on bed


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 […]

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


After being a Maryland family photographer for several years now, I’ve got some tips to help make your child more comfortable for family portraits. Oftentimes, parents are worried about how their kids or toddlers will handle being in front of the camera. I get it – it can be a lot to have a stranger […]

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How to Make Your Child More Comfortable for Family Portraits | Tips from Maryland Family Photographer 

How to Make Your Child More Comfortable for Family Portraits: tips from DMV family photographer Christina Tundo Photography


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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