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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 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

This is the second time I have photographed this sweet family’s newborn session. Little Frankie came into the world a week ago and it was such a joy to witness Elliot becoming a big brother. The parents always set the scene for newborn sessions and these two are the best! They were so calm and […]


December 16, 2020

A Christmas Newborn Session -Arlington, VA Newborn Photographer

This little man is simply adorable. He started out a little unsettled at first, but he turned around and did so well during his session. His outfit from Caden Lane is becoming one of my favorite newborn items. It is so easy to photograph, super soft, and just adorable. Thank you Beckett, for making me […]


December 11, 2020

Welcoming Beckett -DC Newborn Photographer

This little man couldn’t have been any sweeter! He was so content during his session. His parents adore him-there’s something so special about photographing first-time parents. I am pretty certain fluffy Fitz thought it was his photo session. 🙂 Enjoy this cozy in-home newborn session in NE DC.


November 30, 2020

Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

This session felt like a dream…the kindest parents, cute toddler, darling newborn and super sweet pup. Oh, and the light. Every fall I am reminded why I love photographing so much during this season. It has a warm glow I don’t see any other time of year. We started out under the branches of a […]


October 23, 2020

A sun-filled newborn session at the Supreme Court

Every newborn is so exciting but when it’s family, I get absolutely thrilled! This was a very busy session with two older siblings but there were so many sweet moments during our time together. The toddler loved on his cat (who made it into a few of the photos), big sister planted a few kisses […]


October 5, 2020

Welcoming Kolton |Chambersburg, PA Newborn Photographer

I drove to lovely Annapolis to meet the Castleberry family. They welcomed little India Wheaton Louise into the world. She was so little and absolutely darling. We took most of their photos on their front porch steps with their French Bull dog watching, wanting in on the fun. Big brother Hayes was very excited about […]


September 21, 2020

Welcoming India |Annapolis Newborn Photographer

I have been really enjoying all the outdoor newborn sessions lately. We are still able to get all the typical poses with the parents and baby but also some of those “posed” images as well. Little Wendy started out a bit unsettled but with some extra soothing time from her parents, she relaxed and did […]


September 14, 2020

Welcoming Wendy |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Every baby is special but when friends have babies…it’s doubly as sweet. I remember the first time I met Whitney. She and a friend came into Union Market to get ice cream. Then one day, she invited Daniel and I to her Christmas dinner. We now live a few blocks from each other, borrow camera […]

Families, Newborn

September 7, 2020

Welcoming Thatcher | Outdoor Newborn Session in DC

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