A mom to three beautiful girls, Karena is the visionary and creative force behind Karena Dixon Photography. An extrovert and people person, Karena is intrigued by the nuances of expression and movement that frames human relationships. Her love of travel and architecture inspires her unique vision of every setting and wedding day detail. 


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May 27, 2015

It’s graduation season on the Eastern Shore and we celebrated Mackenzie’s send off to high school on a gorgeous spring night.  Farewell middle school.  Onward to the years of varsity sports, AP classes and college applications.

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January 14, 2015

Highlight of the Christmas card season.  The adorable Mr. H on a vintage vespa?  Oh yes, please! His parents are pretty cute, too. grpaher,

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November 5, 2014

Ben is graduating!  So glad we had the chance to capture this milestone.

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June 26, 2014

Studio head shots are nice, but you really can’t beat the natural light and lush surroundings of the Talbot Historical Society gardens.  I loved working with Karen on these for her upcoming, acting auditions.  She’s a natural beauty and nails it every.single.frame!  So talented.

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June 3, 2014

This beautiful, bright, sweet girl graduates today.  I was under Caroline’s spell 2 minutes into our shoot.  She has a quiet charm and thoughtful look in her eye that immediately puts you at ease and makes you want to gather her up in your arms with a great big hug.  I’m so thankful I had this opportunity to document […]

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June 2, 2014

I love working with dads and their kids for the women in their life.  I especially love it when they’re as cool and fun as these three.  If you’ve ever had the chance to visit Rise Up Coffee, you’ve no doubt seen Noah at the roaster making everything within a block smell like heaven.  Since […]

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May 23, 2014

Pretty in pink.  A favorite movie of this 80’s child but also what kept running through my head when Katelyn stepped out in her senior prom dress for her session at The River House.  We grabbed a few casual photos before hand that showed off her softer side.  Then on to a golden, sunlit field  where we […]

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April 29, 2014

A 1700’s country estate for the backdrop, a son home from boarding school, Grandmother visiting from Virginia, sunset on a beautiful day, lots of good ole belly laughs and love filled smiles.  It was the perfect way to kick off the spring portrait season.  A big hug to the Spurry family for being so wonderful to work […]

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March 31, 2014

This weekend we celebrated the 40th birthday of our friend, Brooke.  A ladies only, and fun dinner at Level in Annapolis on Saturday then her husband surprised her with a spa day at The Inn At Perry Cabin.  I wish I had  taken a couple of photos, because you’d never know this gorgeous and always […]

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March 3, 2014

So many wonderful things and people to blog about from the photography conference in Santa Barbara last week.  Sunrise, vineyard shoots with wedding models.  Sunset yacht shoots with senior and engagement models.  Finding friends on the beach at sunrise.  Palm trees, mountains.  Salty sea air.  This time away learning and connecting was good for my […]

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