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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. 

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 […]

Photography Business

January 1, 2021

Photographers -How to Prep for a New Year

I wanted to give you several simple tips on how to design your photo albums. I believe photos should come off the digital screen and become a beautiful print or album for you and your family to enjoy everyday. Sure, you probably won’t look at your photo album every day but the moments when you […]

Photography Business

September 23, 2020

How to Design a Photo Album

Outfit ideas always seem to be the most stressful in planning a photo session. It truly doesn’t have to be complicated. I have a few tried and true rules to live by that will make it quit simple. Choose one piece and go from there. I would suggest choosing the mother’s outfit/dress first and then […]

Photography Business

September 16, 2020

Fall Outfit Ideas for Your Photo Session

As a newwborn photographer, I am always looking for beautiful swaddles to take along with me to my newborn photo sessions. They also make lovely client gifts as well. You can buy just any swaddle either, they need to be a soft fabric for the baby’s skin and also stretch well for wrapping. My sister-in-law […]

Newborn, Photography Business

July 1, 2020

K&K Designs | Newborn Swaddles and Accessories

Photographers…What have you been doing over this time to serve your clients? I know, it’s hard to think about serving when we can’t see our clients face to face. But there are a host of other ways you can serve them and even turn a potential client into a raving fan without actually hiring you…yet. […]

Photography Business

May 27, 2020

Ways to Support your Clients over this time

This year I started to read at least one book a month. I try to mix them up a bit but I tend to grab business books right now. Focusing on how to best serve my clients, marketing and creating good habits and routine. Here is a list of books I have recently read: How […]

Photography Business

April 29, 2020

5 Business Books Review

I can feel hard to stay motivated during a time when your small business may be shut down or in a slow season. But now is the time to work on the back end of your business. You can prep blog posts for then next few months, post content to Pinterest to drive traffic, or […]

Photography Business

April 20, 2020

4 Ways to Stay Motivated

In a time when our schedules have shifted and we are trying our best to be flexible, I found it so encouraging to have a heart to heart chat with Angie. She is a mother of 3, newborn and family photographer, and she also has the best home decor style. She encourages us to give […]

Photography Business

April 15, 2020

Small Business Interview |Angelique Kauffman

The SEO– this is one of my biggest reasons for switching over to a Showit site. The SEO (search engine optimization) is so much better and makes it easier for clients to find you. The easy photo uploads– what a game changer! If you size your photos correctly for the web, all you have to […]

Photography Business

April 1, 2020

5 Reasons I Switched to Showit

I’m sure many of you already know this but I just found out! Did you know you can change your Instagram highlight photo without having to upload it to your stories? I know, I didn’t either! Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to change your highlights without overwhelming your followers. Tap Highlight Click “More” […]

Photography Business

March 18, 2020

How to Change your Highlight Photo on Instagram

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