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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. 

The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most iconic locations in DC. For good reason, it’s lovely. I met Devin and Mackenzie early in the morning so we would miss all the people that visit in the day. They were both so relaxed and comfortable. We started down by the reflecting pool and then walked […]

Couples, Families

July 23, 2021

A Sunrise Engagement Session at the Lincoln Memorial

Kathy and I “met” on Instagram. We both share a love for DC and strong family ties. She reached out about a family session and I was delighted when she agreed to write for the Motherhood series. Enjoy a peek into her life here in Dc and meet her sweet little girl Kenley.  1. How […]

Children, Couples, Families, Stories of Motherhood

December 1, 2017

Kathy -Story of Motherhood |Washington, DC

Photographing the Hudgins family is always a treat. They are super sweet and relaxed parents, which in turn make the children relax and let’s us have fun during the session. Lilly was  smiling the whole time and Banks had a lot of fun with the “snow” at the end. Enjoy their holiday session.

Couples, Families

December 19, 2016

The Hudgins Family -Lincoln Park, Dc

All my clients mean the world to me but when they are family, it’s extra special. Plus they drove all the way from Pennsylvania in Dc traffic for me to photograph their engagements. I felt so honored! We walked along the canal in Georgetown. I know that Katie has a love for Paris so we […]

Couples, engagement

October 10, 2016

Ian and Katie -Georgetown Waterfront Engagement

It was just a year ago I have the privilege of photographing Josh and Rachel’s wedding. It’s wonderful watching a couple’s love grow and mature just over one year. I can’t wait to see what God has planned for you in the next. Happy Anniversary! 


June 8, 2015

Josh and Rachel-first Anniversary

My parents  celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary yesterday! They have taught me so much in Life but one of the most important is: Marriage is Forever. no matter what storms come…love, no matter how hurt you get…love, when you loved all you think you can…love more.

Couples, Personal

August 13, 2013

My Parents

Clint and Rhonda have been married for a few years and wanted to get some pictures together.  We started at Norlo Park in Chambersburg PA and ended up at their house to get some pictures with their cute dog.  Here are some of my favorite pictures of our time together!  


August 24, 2012

Clint & Rhonda

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