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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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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June 20, 2014

A sunrise session couldn’t have been more perfect for the bride who’s smile is warms a room like sunshine and for her groom who’s eyes sparkle like reflected sun when he looks at her. Maya and Joe are a fairytale couple with their charm, grace and charism.  We had an amazing time strolling the sleepy streets of Philly with […]

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June 5, 2014

These two tug at my heart-strings.  They are the sweetest couple and so completely, head over heels in love it.  We spent a perfect, Saturday morning spreading that love around downtown Annapolis.  Sunday is the big day and I cannot wait to capture their commitment, joy and all their family and friends gathered to celebrate. […]

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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 2, 2014

KELLY + CHRIS!  The big day has finally arrived.  Tomorrow, everyone they love and who loves them will gather together to witness their vows for a lifetime of joy and commitment.  To celebrate love and the best that these two wonderful people bring out in each other.  To share in the anticipation and excitement for the […]

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August 16, 2013

This gorgeous dancer and her amazing beau are walking down the aisle tomorrow!  Time flies when you’re planning the most amazing day of your life.  When Laura and I were finalizing her timeline this week, we were in awe at how fast the day approached.   David was a saint as he indulged us on […]

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