candid family

Heyyy, I’m Dara and I’m thrilled you’ve stopped by!

There are a few things you should know about me as your candid photographer and a few you may want to know (like if we love the same books or shows). Firstly, I am all about my family, whether it be my husband and kids or my parents and sisters. If I could spend time with anyone it would be some assortment of them. Secondly, my love for photography has been growing since I was just 14 years old. I started out working with film and my love has only grown from there. And last but certainly not least, you and your family are just as important to me as my own! I will pick the most beautiful locations, help you pick stunning outfits, and just make sure you have an amazing time. I can’t wait to hear more about you!

Some of my favorite things:

Travel – any where, any time

Farm animals (especially pigs!)

Iced coffee with hazelnut creamer

Friends, Grey’s Anatomy, and way too many romantic comedies

DIY and crafting

I am looking for those natural, candid, raw family moments between people that love each other. Usually, I will have a time where I just want you to be yourselves, do what you would do on a walk or a hike and just explore. We will have some posed photos (gotta get those pics for grandma, right?) but the raw, intimate moments between families come out when they’re completely unscripted.

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