Rashmi Pappu » Photographer


Photographing families since 2006, I have really grown to understand how each family is unique. Each family has its own little quirks and my aim in family sessions is to get to that heart, to get to those kisses and cuddles and hugs, to see with my camera what makes your family unique.


I have been photographing these sisters for several years now. It is a nice familiarity to be able to enter their homeView full post »

Jess and crew

A couple of summers ago, on the way to Miami to celebrate my sister’s 40th birthday, I stopped for a night inView full post »


Sweet Sadie and her wonderful parents on a warm evening in early October. xo, Rashmi \View full post »

Antara & Amartya

There is a song from a Hindi movie called ‘Aap Ki Khatir’ (1977) called ‘Bombay Se Aaya MeraView full post »

Three Sisters | Arlington, VA Family Photographer

These three girls and their parents. Always such a delight to see them and chat with them and photograph theirView 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,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 someView full post »

The Hettingas Family

Ada emailed me to say they were moving to Belgium and she wanted some photos of her sweet boy with her parents, whoView full post »

The Hicks Family

Sweet little Annabeth with her parents at the Carlyle House gardens. xo, RashmiView full post »

Henry & Baby Sam

I have so many words I want to write about this session, this wonderful family and how it helped me change the courseView full post »

PRIYA & KAVI | Washington DC photographer

It has been over 5 years since I last saw Priya and her sister Kavi. We made some photographs of them on Saturday andView full post »

The Molloy Family | Alexandria, Virginia Family Photographer

Do you sometimes meet people for the first time and feel like you have known them for years? Meet the Molloys. So fullView full post »

RAY OF SUNSHINE | Alexandria, VA baby photographer

This little one was a ray of sunshine. We spent about an hour making some portraits outside the studio in Old TownView full post »

Greewood Family | Alexandria, VA family photographer

I spent a beautiful spring evening with the Greenwood family, making some photographs around first in the studio andView full post »

Ibrahim & Family | McLean, VA family photographer

First there was Junnah, then there was Jibrael and now comes Ibrahim. Ibrahim is nine months old and as cute as can be.View full post »

Super Maeve | Alexandria, VA family photographer

This is Maeve. She is two years old and has a contagious smile and big brown eyes. Maeve is a special girl and that isView full post »

Cain Family and the cherry blossoms | Washington DC family photographer

We got to the cherry blossoms in DC in the morning for William’s photos this year.  Every year we go and see theView full post »

Corea Family | Alexandria, Virginia Family Photographer

Beautiful twin girls and their parents on a warm-cold-warm early spring day in Old Town Alexandria. xo, RashmiView full post »