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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August 5, 2016

If the playfulness in these are any indication as to what the wedding day is going to be like…I.CANNOT.WAIT!  Kate and Jon’s autumn engagement session with sunset views of the Chesapeake Bay bridge was as vibrant as it was fun.  Wait until you see the photos from the wedding.  That dress!!!

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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 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 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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May 7, 2014

  I’ve been holding onto these until Bekah returned from her semester in Africa not knowing they would serve as pre-engagement photos!  Brandon proposed the moment she landed!  We’re so over joyed for them.  These images were shot on what was probably the coldest day of the longest winter.  We were frozen through. Popsicles were […]

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May 4, 2014

Everything. Absolutely everything was perfect for Kelly & Chris’s wedding day at Sunset Crest Manor in Chantilly, VA.  I can’t wait to share more.  It’s been so wonderful watching their love bloom since meeting at the Trinity Forum Academy and an honor to be there to capture the celebration with their closest family and friends.

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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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November 12, 2013

This family…oh how I love them.  Dear friends with so many wonderful attributes, I don’t know where to begin.  The smile on Sarah’s face when greeting you, makes a person feel like the most cherished friend in her world.  Grady with his calming presence, is a real champion of truth.  Their boys will steal your […]

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