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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. 

I enjoy winter newborn sessions so much! It feels extra cozy with a newborn and for this session we even had Christmas lights. Little Charlotte was so relaxed and sleepy for her entire session. I loved the relaxed feel the parents wanted- a few images in their mater bedroom and then a few downstairs next […]

Newborn

December 29, 2021

At-home Winter Newborn Session |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Sweet little Eleanor couldn’t have been more perfect. She was such an easy baby and slept through her entire session. Her mother did so well with keeping colors bright and neutral. She reached out to me the night before asking if I could come over the next day. I was so happy my day was […]

Newborn

December 22, 2021

Lifestyle Newborn Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

I’v been photographing newborns for over ten years. I’ve learnt so much over that time and it’s super helpful to know these basic safety tips when you are a few photographer or a parent looking to hire a photographer yourself. CPR training -Does your photographer know CPR? I took a newborn CPR class several years […]

Newborn

December 3, 2021

Newborn Safety |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Meet sweet baby Henry. He started out the session very hungry and just wouldn’t settle. I never want to rush a session so we sat down and chatted while Henry drank and entire bottle. Sometimes when babies are in a new environment with a new person and hear new voices they need a bit of […]

Families, Newborn

November 29, 2021

A Winter Outdoor Newborn Session |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

“Small and White, Clean and Bright. You look happy to meet me.” Little Haisley’s nursery was full of sweet sentiment from her parents. Her aunt painted a custom art piece for her wall with the map of Austria behind arches. There were subtle nods to the Sound of Music -her mother’s favorite film. Bloom and […]

Newborn

November 10, 2021

A Newborn Sessin in Alexandria, VA |Bloom and Grow Nursery

One of my favorite things during a newborn session is watching the older siblings welcome a baby into their family. Little Jones was so sweet with baby Blakely and gave him countless kisses. Four years old is a tough age to keep a child’s attention so we needed to grab a few graham crackers to […]

Newborn

September 22, 2021

A Relaxed Newborn Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

We were delighted to hear the news from our neighbors that they we expecting a little girl. I knew instantly that she would be loved and cherished with every fiber of her being because her parents are incredible. Here is the meaning of her name: Maia meanings from what we have found- In Maori it […]

Newborn

September 20, 2021

A Cozy At-home Newborn Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

This newborn session has all the joys of a new baby and summertime wrapped up together. Sweet Grace was adorable in her knitted blush outfit. We started her portraits on the master bed like I typically do then moved to their front porch for a few photos with the black-eyed susan’s. It was the perfect […]

Newborn, Uncategorized

September 1, 2021

A Summer Newborn Session |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Meet Rosemary Gertrude. She was the sweetest little person. I photographed her big brother 5 years ago and it’s always the biggest honor to be asked again to document a family’s special moments. I love the peaceful sleeping poses but when a baby looks up at you with big bright eyes….it’s my favorite. Rosemary had […]

Newborn

August 16, 2021

A Heartfelt At-home Newborn Session | Falls Church, VA Newborn Photographer

Meet sweet baby James. He was so alert during his entire newborn session. I love when babies are awake to capture their portraits. Sometimes I feel like they are staring into my soul. There is something about photographing first-time parents. They are just in awe of their little one. New life is an incredible miracle!

Newborn

August 2, 2021

A Baby Boy Newborn Session |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

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