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

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

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

Hay-Adams Hotel, Washington, DC | John and Bethany are married!

On June 21, 2015, we got married at the Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, DC. The Hay-Adams is known for it’s tremendous views of DC and the White House! It was better than we could have asked for or imaged! We decided to plan a wedding sooner rather than later. In April we signed a contract […]


June 21, 2018

Bethany and John Kofmehl Intimate Wedding

Thank you!