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





There is a running joke that Maryland could have all 4 seasons in a week, but it is SO true. In one week, we could see rain, snow, extreme heat, windy days, and storms… as well as gorgeous blue sky sunny days. But, as a Maryland family photographer, the weather definitely has an impact on […]

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How We Handle the Weather and Your Photo Session | Maryland Lifestyle Photographer

parents sit with two daughters on lawn in Howard County


When planning your family photo session, there’s so much to think about. From locations, to the perfect outfits, to what time of day and who’s going to be taking your photos, a lot is already happening in the planning process. As a family photographer, I’ve also learned that the stress of family photos doesn’t end […]

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Do’s & Don’ts for Your Family Photo Session from DC and Northern Virginia Family Photographer 

Do's & Don’ts for Your Family Photo Session from DC and Northern Virginia Family Photographer Christina Tundo Photography


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!


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 […]

Client Education, Family

How to Convince Your Family To Take Professional Photos 

family hugs on front porch during family photos in Maryland


One of the common questions I get from families who are inquiring about a family portrait session is “what if I don’t want my images shared on social media?”. So, I thought I’d share some of my thoughts and the options you and your family have when it comes to your privacy related to your […]

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Privacy Options for Christina Tundo Photography Families | DMV Family Photographer

Christina Tundo Photography, DMV family photographer, discusses privacy options for your portraits


Maternity portraits are such a special type of session for me to photograph. Parents are excited, overjoyed, and sometimes even anxious about their little one’s arrival – all of which is totally normal! I have the incredible job of documenting those last few weeks of pregnancy during their maternity session. I love being able to […]

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How to Prepare for Your Maternity Session with DMV Maternity Photographer

expecting mother holds baby bump during DMV maternity session


When clients ask me what to wear for their family or maternity portraits, one of my first suggestions is always a flowy dress for mom. Dresses with flowy skirts and fabrics photograph really well – and everyone looks amazing in them! These dresses are comfortable and help almost all women feel great. Today, I wanted […]

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Favorite Brands for Flowy Dresses | Inspiration for Family and Maternity Portrait Outfits

kids run around parents while they laugh during spring photos


In a few of my recent posts, you might have seen my reference to my “client closet.” Today, I thought it would be fun to really explore what my client closet is, what’s included, and why I absolutely love it (and my clients do, too!).  So… what is a client closet?  It’s a curated collection […]

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What is a Client Closet? | DMV Family Photographer

What is a Client Closet? DMV Family Photographer Christina Tundo Photography shares about her client closet for families


As the spring quickly approaches, it’s common to see family photographers advertising their spring calendar. You might see announcements of “spring minis” as well as photographers talking about a regular, full session. If you’re wondering which is the right fit for your family, today’s blog post is for you! We’re going to talk about how […]

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How to Decide Between Full vs. Mini Sessions with DMV Family Photographer

family holds hands walking in Ellicott City


I love it when my families and clients bring their fur babies to their family portrait sessions with me. I think it’s so much fun to capture them because they truly are part of your family. I know that while it’s fun to bring them, it can also feel a bit stressful because not all […]

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5 Tips for Fur Babies During Family Sessions from Maryland Family Photographer

5 Tips for Fur Babies During Family Sessions from Maryland 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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