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Photography in Washington, DC,
(810) 569-1446

About Us

Hello! My name is Amy and I’m the friendly face behind Paperbird Photography. I live in a little DC home built in the 1930’s with my musician husband, Mandarin-speaking daughter, and two big dogs (a Leonberger named Hagrid who loves my kisses, and a Swissy named Crosby who always turns them down!). In my increasingly-scarce free time, I love tending my front yard garden and riffing on new recipes in the kitchen.

While I’ve always had a fascination with photography, it wasn’t until my daughter was born that I began to photograph in earnest. Of course, parents photographing their children is an old cliché, but in 2008 I decided to get serious and pursue a Bachelor’s of Fine Art Photography at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, thus beginning an exciting period of growth and exploration for me. At the time, Corcoran was one of the few remaining art schools to offer a traditional photography program, training students in the full history of the art form, from dark room to digital and everything in between. I feel lucky to have received such comprehensive training, and it continues to inform my work to this day. Indeed, one of the unique attributes that sets Paperbird apart is this fully matured artistic approach. I don’t just want to document your special day, I want to enhance it and turn it into a stunning work of art that can be enjoyed for generations!



Services Offered
Paperbird Photography’s most popular wedding package includes additional hours, a second shooter and multiple locations to capture your love story in its entirety. Couples will also receive high-resolution, digital files to view final images.Paperbird can photograph your day in a wide variety of photography styles, including contemporary, natural, vintage, film and journalistic styles. They'll also work with you for engagement, trash the dress and wedding portrait sessions. Additional services and items offered include:

  • Liability insurance
  • Willingness to travel
  • One event per day
  • Albums
  • Canvases
  • Flush mount
  • Matted prints
  • Proofs
  • Save-the-date cards
  • Thank you cards
  • Prints

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  • The photos are one of the most important aspects of your wedding and serve as the memories of your big day. My husband and I are so thankful for choosing Paperbird to be part of our wedding. Amy and Caroline were so organized, respectful, creative and fun. We love the photos and our families do too! They added such special touches to everything and we could not be happier with our choice.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Photography

    What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?

    $ 3,200.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price?

    High-Res Images, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Slideshow, Digital Files

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 3,200.00

    Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

    Add'l Hours, Engagement Shoot, High-Res Images, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Slideshow, Albums, Digital Files, Save the Date

    What primary photographic style do you identify with?

    Contemporary, Film, Natural, Photojournalism, Vintage

    What photography services do you offer?

    Additional Hours, Boudoir Shoot, Destination / Travel, Engagement Shoot, High-Res Images, Liability Insurance, Multi. Locations, One Event / Day, Second Shooter, Slideshow, Trash The Dress, Wedding Portraits

    What photography items do you offer?

    Albums, Canvas, Digital Files, Flush Mount, Matted Prints, Prints, Proofs, Save the Date, Thank You Cards



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