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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January 20, 2016

On a cold January day like today, Barb and her sailor, Nick, flew in from Charleston for their engagement session on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  There were Canadian geese, a spectacular sunset and a 19th century manor house that is the Inn at Perry Cabin .  Despite our numb toes and fingers from the cold, St. […]

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November 12, 2014

It’s wedding week for Grace & Taylor!  Cannot wait to see these two say ‘I do”!  We were able to sneak in an engagement shoot just in time.  Throw in some puppy kisses from their adorable blood hound, a glistening sunset, the backdrop of Londonderry’s manor house and we have the perfect Autumn day.

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November 10, 2014

The sweetest couple is getting married this spring and we celebrated with photos just before sunset in St. Michaels.  Congratulations Lauren & Greg! We had to sneak in a few photos of their ADORABLE son Ayden!

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September 1, 2014

A little sneak peek of this weekend’s incredible wedding at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club.  Kimberly told me her wedding party was a good looking group.  What we also found was that they have big hearts, big personalities, incredible talent and so much fun! This photo outs a huge smile on my face every time I […]

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August 29, 2014

It’s hard to believe tomorrow is the day.  Kimberly and Regan are tying the knot at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club with the cutest little ring bearer their guests will ever see!  Kimberly’s son, Alex is sure to steal the show.  I’m so happy for the three of them.  No doubt we’ll need plenty of kleenex […]

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August 10, 2014

It was the most fun wedding filled with beautiful flowers, great dancing, fabulous food and incredible joy!  I was so honored to asked to capture all the details and candid moments for Jill & Tito’s wedding at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, VA.   Jill, you were such a beautiful bride and Tito, the […]

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August 1, 2014

January, record breaking temperatures and unbearable wind chills.  That’s what Becky & Joe braved for their engagement session at the Westin in downtown Annapolis.  Despite the cold, my heart was warmed by witnessing Joe’s inexpressibly sweet tenderness and affection for Becky.  She radiates as a woman who’s “found the one whom her soul loves’.  I cannot wait to see […]

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July 31, 2014

This weekend these two remarkable people are tying the knot and I’m the lucky girl who gets to document the love, joy well wishes of their family and friends.  When Darian emailed to tell me he was engaged, I thought “what a lucky girl”, but after meeting Holly I knew he was the lucky one. […]

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July 9, 2014

She was in Maryland for a vacation with her family.  They had rented a house on the Eastern Shore so Erica called and inquired about a photo shoot.  A day later, I got a call from Andy letting me in on a secret.  The kind of secret we girls gush over.  He was going to propose!  I.WAS.ECSTATIC! […]

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July 6, 2014

I hope everyone had a fun and safe July Fourth weekend.  Ours was pretty quiet this year.  Easton’s fireworks are the day of and we can see the very tips of the show from our pool deck.  Saturday the town of St. Michaels celebrates so we headed down with our friends for dinner and fireworks on the […]

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