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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. 

This was such an incredible session! It was such a mild day for December, and I was so grateful. We first started at the Library of Congress-my favorite location in all of DC-and then walked across the street to the Supreme Court. I love all the white and green tones of the buildings and Pallavi […]


January 18, 2021

A Classic Maternity Session at the Library of Congress

I adore everything about this session! My clients chose a local park that they would frequent and it had sweet memories to them. We walked around the park and then crossed the street to a lovely home on the corner. It was such a relaxed session and everyone had a wonderful time. Ariel was lovely […]


January 15, 2021

A Casual, Fall Family Session at Logan Circle, DC

The last few years I have chosen a word to reflect on and grow in during the coming year. This year I hadn’t planned on doing it but then a word kept coming to me time and time again. G R A C E Extending grace to friends and strangers is something I want to […]


January 13, 2021

Grace in the Coming New Year

I’ve been photographing this sweet family for several years now. It’s crazy how time flies so fast and I’m honored to capture it for so many families here in DC. Little Clair wasn’t happy about standing for photos at first, she wanted to ride her scooter instead. But we gave her some time and she […]


January 11, 2021

The Wise Family |U.S. Senate Building, DC

Friends are such a joy to photograph! It was a surprisingly warm, winter evening when I met Whitney and her family at the Kennedy Center. Whitney is also a photographer and this is one of her favorite locations to take her clients to and now I know why. You have wonderful light with all the […]


January 8, 2021

A Sunny Family Session at the Kennedy Center, DC

This little family was so incredible to photograph. You could sense the parents love for their little boy and how much they treasured him. There is something in life about waiting that makes you so incredibly grateful. He was incredibly content and let me wrap him multiple times. The parent’s bedroom was filled with light-perfect […]


January 6, 2021

A Lifestyle Newborn Session at Christmas | Washington, DC

There are so many babies arriving in January and February this year. I’m so excited to meet every one of them! As a parent, booking your newborn photographer can feel like a big decision, but here are a few helpful tips to make sure you find the photographer that is perfect for your family. Find […]


January 4, 2021

How to Book your Newborn Photographer

As I look back on the past year, I feel so very grateful. It was a hard year in many ways but goodness, I grew a lot. Being shut down for several months really showed me how much I love photographing and even more than that…how much I adore being around people, making new friends […]

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January 1, 2021

Photographers -How to Prep for a New Year

This sweet little session was so fun! We started out with photos in front of the house but the front porch swing was my favorite spot. Their little man was so happy and easy-going. He even wore his Daddy’s Christmas outfit when he was a baby. I do love a family heirloom added to a […]


December 30, 2020

A Front Porch Family Session in Bethesda, MD

It’s always the best thing when you meet a new client through a friend. It was a late afternoon and we started the session at the Supreme Court. Because hardly a soul was out we decided to walk around and get them several classic locations. We walked across the street to the Capitol and finished […]


December 28, 2020

A Classic, DC Family Session at the Library of Congress

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