National Cathedral Family Session | Dedons

John and I LOVED the time we got to spend with this special family at the National Cathedral. We hit it off and had the best time! They are so darn photogenic and we feel lucky to be a part of capturing their story! They so sweet and we look forward to more sessions to […]

August 25, 2019


Family Photoshoot at Bishop's Garden by DC based photographer Bethany Brasfield Kofmehl

Capitol Family Session | Kofmehls

With family visiting from Southeast Asia, we updated our family photos at (our favorite spot) the Supreme Court Garden and Capitol. The kids are incredibly photogenic and we continue to be grateful that they are such willing models! My photography has grown with our nieces and nephews! I can’t believe I am lucky enough to […]


August 21, 2019

Aunt and Uncle Portraits in Washington DC

Mural Dedication on Friday, 8/9, Washington, DC | Pathways2Power

I am happy to get to share photos and tell you about our friends with Pathways2Power! Our dear friend Karen and her students from Thurgood Marshall Academy are amazing! While we typically don’t do senior sessions, this one was extra special and we had so much fun doing it! As our friend Katrina posted this […]

August 8, 2019


Senior Photos at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, by Kofmehl Photography

A Real Friend in Anacostia, Washington, DC | TJ the Undertaker

We live East of the Anacostia River and we love our neighborhood and neighbors! We were especially close to our friend TJ/the Undertaker! He was known for picking up trash every morning. As he said, 365 days a year, even on Christmas! It makes such a difference to have a street free of litter. TJ […]


August 8, 2019

Washington DC based Kofmehl Photography and neighbors

Family in Town Visiting, Washington, DC | Talia and Kate

We had the absolute best week with Talia and Kate (and their parents!!) visiting! We miss them so very much, but we tried to pack in as much fun into the week as we could! With my chronic health issues, John and I feel fortunate that family came to visit us here this summer! We […]

August 6, 2019


Washington DC Photographer Kofmehl Photography Birthday Session

Beach Trip, Ocean City, MD | With Bethany’s Parents!

With my complicated allergies and chronic illnesses, it is difficult to travel. We are so incredibly grateful that a friend with similar health issues and allergies lets us use their fantastic beach house! There isn’t cross contamination with my food allergies and most of the the cleaning products, soaps, detergents, etc. are what we use […]


June 15, 2019

Family Portraits on the beach by Washington, DC Photographer Bethany Brasfield Kofmehl

Newborn Session Washington, DC | Daniel

We are so happy for our dear friends, Carolyn and Justin! We made the cutting cake at their wedding, Justin officiated our wedding and Carolyn was the day-of director! We were honored to do a newborn session to celebrate Daniel’s arrival! We were thrilled to get to meet and snuggle him so soon at the […]

April 30, 2019


Newborn Session in Washington DC by Kofmehl Photography

Jefferson Memorial Family Session, Washington, DC | Jack is Three!

One of our favorite traditions is birthday sessions with our nieces and nephews! The kids look forward to number balloon and confetti balloons and we love capturing the age, year after year. This year we did a shoot at the Jefferson Memorial to celebrate Jack’s third birthday!! John and I had wedding portraits taken there, […]


April 12, 2019

Old Town Family Session, Alexandria, Virginia | Lucases

We had so much fun meeting up with our dear friends, the Lucas family in Old Town Alexandria! After postponing sessions twice for rain, we lucked out with perfect weather! It finally wasn’t raining and it wasn’t too hot or humid! We enjoyed catching up with our friends and had the best time with the […]

August 5, 2018


Family Photography in Alexandria, VA by Washington DC Photographer Bethany Kofmehl

Family in Washington, DC | Talia and Kate

We were thrilled to have our nieces and their parents visiting this week from Southeast Asia. They moved last year and, boy, have we missed them! When I met John, he was living with his brother, sister-in-law, and, at the time, his only niece Talia.┬áIn fact, the very first time we met was at their […]


July 25, 2018

Children's Portraits in Washington, DC by Kofmehl Photography

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