Behind the Lens

meet the photographer


About Sanya


Ever since I can remember, I have LOVED taking pictures. When I got my first camera it went everywhere with me. By the end of high school I had accumulated over 30,000 photos -- so many memories to look back on. 


I want to capture those memories for you! 

I grew up in eastern Pennsylvania and moved to northern Virginia seven years ago to follow my passion for teaching and technology. I spend my days working at a school as a technology specialist and spend as much free time as possible behind the lens of my camera. 


Finn is the main love of my life. He's an eight year old shih tzu who has snuggled his way into my heart (and bed!) since 2013. He was and still is my favorite subject to photograph!

In the three years that I have been pursuing photography as a serious hobby, the relationships that I have built with each one of my amazing clients, have been the biggest reward. I feel incredibly grateful to be welcomed into my clients lives and share in their special memories. 

I specialize in portrait photography and shoot in a light and airy style.

Sanya C Photography


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