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Hi friend! My name is Jessica, I am a newborn and family photographer based in Washington Dc. I find it an absolute honor to photograph you with your little ones. I adore baby toes and that unforgettable newborn smell. 

It’s no secret I love the fall season. The light changes into this golden hue. The humidity disappears-and when you live in DC, that’s a mercy. And it’s time to see all my fall clients again. The S family is always a treat and I adore spending an evening together. We met at the Basilica […]

Families

November 2, 2022

A Fall Family Session at Catholic University | Black and Green Family Pictures

I had a friend ask me once to describe infertility so she would better understand it. Honesty, one of the kindest gifts you can offer…understanding. I told her the best description I can come up with is “it’s like a baseball game.” You and your friends line up to play a game and everyone gets […]

Infertility Journey

November 1, 2022

Infertility is like a Baseball Game

This little one was awake for her entire session. I love when we can capture bright eyes of a newborn. Her big sister was the sweetest and loved on her new baby. We snuggled on the bed and read stories together. Then we stepped outside for a few photos because the day was just lovely! […]

Newborn

October 31, 2022

A Bright and White Newborn Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

This family was ever so sweet! They were in love with their little girl, the light of there life. We walked around Bishop’s Garden on a beautiful fall morning. The sun was shining through the trees and they had just started to turn colorful. At the end the grandparents joined us which always delights me. […]

Families

October 28, 2022

An Autumnal Family Session | Black and Orange Family Session

I felt such a connection with this mother over our email exchange while planning her session. They arrived and were so prepared for our time tougher. It’s always a compliment when you know your clients reads your style guide. Half way during their session the mother realized she lost her bracelet. It had sentimental value […]

Families

October 26, 2022

A Fall Family Session in Bishop’s Garden

The gorgeous light that fall brings us! I’m always amazed at how warm it looks in October. I met the sweet family for the second time and it’s so fun seeing a child each year. They grow so much each year at the toddler phase. We walked around Bishop’s Garden and then walked to the […]

Families

October 24, 2022

A Fall Family Session at the National Cathedral

This little family is the sweetest! They are ready to welcome their third baby into the world very soon. The girlies are sweet as can be and their parents are incredibly kind humans. We walked around Bishop’s Garden in the beautiful fall afternoon. I loved the burgundy and navy colors agains the autumnal backdrop.

Families

October 21, 2022

Fall Family Session with Navy and Burgundy Color Scheme

As I was pondering my lift this morning I was overwhelmed with gratitude. I have family, friends and neighbors who pour into my life everyday. I own a business I love and am supported by a wonderful church family. There are aspects of life I wish were different but they pale in comparison to the […]

Personal, Photography Business

October 19, 2022

Celebrating 36 years today.

I love big families! There are so many personalities to capture and I know we are going to have a fun time. This one is even more special with a set of twin boys. We took a few photos in the side gardens at the Supreme Court and as the light faded into dusk we […]

Families

October 17, 2022

A Family Session at the U.S. Capitol

The biggest honor for me is growing with families. This sweet family has been with me for the past 3 years. I’ve photographed each of their babies as newborns. It was a delight seeing the two brothers welcome little Peter in their family. This session had everything I adore about in-home newborn sessions: family connection, […]

Newborn

October 12, 2022

A Baby Boy Newborn Session at Home | Arlington, VA Newborn Photographer

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