Author Archives: Rashmi Pappu

Rashmi Pappu is a portrait & editorial photographer in Alexandria, VA.

On the corner of Cameron and Washington

The intersection of Cameron and Washington. Remembering a special little boy and all that is really important in life.View full post »

Letter to my Daughters | March 25th 2014

March madness – of basketball championship games lost, lacrosse games played for the first time and jobs that we know nothing about.View full post »

Letter to my Daughters | February 25th 2014

Bits and bytes. My struggle with letting my young daughters dabble with technology and social media.View full post »


A letter to my younger daughter, a comedienne and an artist, on her 8th birthday.View full post »

Letter to my Daughters | December 30th 2013

An end of the year letter and an attempt to answer that big question : What is the meaning of Life?View full post »

Letter to my Daughters | November 25th 2013

On dreams crazy dreams, recalibrating them every so often and moving forward.View full post »

Alexandria Stylebook

Do you follow Alexandria Stylebook? You should! Stylebook is a collaboration between five local, Alexandria small business stores : ShoeView full post »

One of the best mistakes I have ever made.

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ― Albert Einstein I have written about mistakes and failure manyView full post »

Nose to the grindstone

I have been working working working. My hope is to wrap up for the year by Thanksgiving so I can enjoy my family, friends and home and notView full post »

Letter to my Daughters | October 25th 2013

A birthday letter to my ten year old daughter.View full post »

My friend Sandy’s family

I first met Sandy in the fall of 2008. She was pregnant with baby #1 at the time, living in Alexandria and I made some maternityView full post »

A storm is coming..

A storm is coming. I dropped the kids off at school and headed to the studio. Most mornings I take a detour to enjoy the fresh air beforeView full post »