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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. 

Hello friends.   Something I have been pondering recently are the many beautiful moments you share together as a family. It may be saying grace before your dinner, playing games in the front lawn, or walking to the park together. It may even be pizza nights, bath time or the way your toddler hugs onto your […]

Maternity, Photography Business, Uncategorized

June 15, 2022

The Art of Storytelling

Why should you book a summer session? DC’s summers can be unbearably hot but they are also incredibly beautiful for family photos or outdoor newborn sessions. You don’t need to work around school schedules so you can have an early morning or evening session to avoid the heat. This also helps to avoid the crowds […]

Photography Business, Places to visit in and near DC

May 30, 2022

Summer Photo Sessions in Washington, DC

I’m so excited to be photographing families outdoors again! The light is so pretty in the Spring. I met this sweet family at the Library of Congress. Their little boy was so happy and we had such a nice time together. We walked across the street to the Supreme Court and had the area completely […]

Families

April 13, 2022

A Spring Family Session at the Library of Congress | Washington, DC Photographer

When another photographer hires you top document their family, it’s the highest compliment. Adam is an incredibly talented wedding photographer here in DC. Little Alexander was a delight during his session. He was so calm and even gave a few smiles. We took their newborn session photos at home. I love the personal touches home […]

Newborn

April 11, 2022

A Baby Boy Newborn Photo Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Baby Daniel was simply the sweetest. He was so alert during his at-home session. His mother did an amazing job on styling his nursery. It was bright and so welcoming-the perfect place to bring a newborn home.

Newborn

April 4, 2022

A Baby Boy Newborn Session | Rockville MD Newborn Photographer

Baby Elliott had a long NICU stay so it was very exciting when we were able to take his newborn photos. He did great with his bright eyes looking all around. Hi parents made the most beautiful nursery for their baby boy. Enjoy their cozy, at-home newborn session in Arlington, VA.

Newborn

March 14, 2022

A Sweet Newborn Session at Home | Arlington, VA Newborn Photographer

When you have excited new parents, two dogs and an adorable baby boy in one session, you know it’s going to be fun! Little Everett was so sweet. His Scandinavian outfit was made by his Great-grandmother with lots of love-she’s anxiously waiting for a visit to see him. I adore those sentimental touches throughout a […]

Newborn

March 7, 2022

A Cozy Winter Newborn Session | Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

Meet little Josie. I walked into the master bedroom in my clients beautiful home on Capitol Hill. The light was filtering in and you would never have guessed it was winter. The room was full of morning light and the sweetest new family. Her parents are infatuated with her and it’s the cutest thing in […]

Uncategorized

February 21, 2022

A Sunny Newborn Session at Home |Washington, DC Newborn photographer

Meet Madison Joy. She was such a delight to photograph. I went to their home on a cold, winter day but that’s my favorite thing about at-home newborn sessions; they can happen any time of the year. We started downstairs in their living room space which included the whole family; 2 parents, 1 newborn and […]

Uncategorized

February 7, 2022

An At-home Newborn Session | Alexandria, VA Newborn Photographer

When I think of my photography business and what I want my clients to take away from each session…it would be connection. Every time. Anyone can take a self portrait with their iPhone these days. And they are actually really good! But, it’s so hard to capture connection when you are taking the photo yourself. […]

Uncategorized

February 2, 2022

Connection over Perfection |Washington, DC Newborn Photographer

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