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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 adore photographing newborns, but photographing best friend’s babies…it makes me almost cry. I was so honored when Krista asked if I could photograph sweet Eliana. She was so calm during her session and her older siblings couldn’t be prouder. We started out with family photos in the sunroom but had to move upstairs for […]


April 12, 2021

Welcoming Eliana -A Sunny Newborn Session at Home

This little man was a delight to photograph. Due to Covid precautions, we did most of his session outside. His Mother was amazing though and had everything organized. We started with just Rory’s portraits and then his big brothers arrive later for family photos. I love the green tones that go with his winter newborn […]


March 8, 2021

An outdoor winter newborn session -Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Babies are still being born. Memories are still being made. And families are still choosing to document this time in their lives. But…as photographers we are having to work extra hard to make that happen, and we are honored to do so. Many families are opting to take their photos outside as extra precautions but […]

Newborn, Photography Business, Places to visit in and near DC

March 3, 2021

Outdoor Locations in DC for Photo Sessions -during the pandemic

Sweet Lily! This little girl was the easiest baby and so laid back. Her mother put her in the softest outfit and had a lovely floral headbands she found on Etsy. Their home was lovely with lots of old character. They had an heirloom quilt on the bed that would have been Lily’s Great-Grandma’s. When […]


February 19, 2021

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

This family was the sweetest! Fox is the best big brother and little Yasmina was darling. It always amazes me where were end up shooting at in the different homes I get into. This session all took place under the skylight in their hallway. I always tell my clients: “Your home doesn’t need to look […]


February 15, 2021

A Casual Newborn Session at Home |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

I have photographed the Vuong family for several years now. It was so fun to think back to Kai’s newborn photos and now years later, he’s a big brother. We took them in their home and it was the perfect combination of wonder and fun. The children loved taking special photos with their little brother […]


February 8, 2021

A Lifestyle Newborn Session at Home -Washington, DC

You don’t have to travel. This one seems obvious but it truly is the biggest perk. When you are low on sleep and adjusting to a new human in your home, it can feel big to pack up the car and travel. Comfort of your home. There’s no place you are more comfortable at then […]


February 5, 2021

7 Reasons to have Newborn Photos at Home

For years I struggled with knowing what to gift my newborn clients. So many times they have baby showers and have everything they really need. I found several items that make wonderful gifts from photographers. Silicon Bib -these are food-grade bibs and come in so handy when your child starts the fun world of food. […]

Newborn, Photography Business

January 27, 2021

Newborn Gifts from Photographers

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

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