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As a Potomac family photographer, it is such a gift to capture every stage of your family milestones. Every new addition, every birthday, even every year. This was my third session with this beautiful family! I have loved watching their family grow over the years and we had so much fun during this mini session […]

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Feb 19, 2024

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As a DC cake smash photographer, these sessions hold a special place in my heart. Nothing is more special to me that photos of my own babies, and capturing similar milestones for other parents is such an honor. I wish that I had cake smash photos with my first baby, but I had just started […]

virginia cake smash

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Feb 12, 2024

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Washington DC cherry blossoms are an absolute must-see. The DC area is famous for its stunning cherry blossoms, which usually bloom in late March to early April. The majority of cherry blossoms in the area are Yoshino cherries that have the classic pale pink to white blossoms. These are the most prevalent type around the […]

cherry blossom

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Jan 30, 2024

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As a Maryland family photographer, I pride myself in curating each session for the vision that each individual client has. Whether it is light spring photos or bold fall photos, my style remains consistent while we adapt locations and wardrobe to fit your vision. This holiday-inspired family session took place at the exact perfect time! […]

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Jan 29, 2024

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As a portrait photographer that specializes in maternity, baby, and family photography, I pride myself in curating your session down to ensure your vision comes to life. Elements from wardrobe and session timing to glam and location can all be critical pieces that elevate your session and experience. Importantly, while wardrobe is by far the […]

tulip farm

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Jan 25, 2024

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I have a confession to make. In all my time as a Maryland maternity photographer, I had never had a session on as dark of a day as that of Lorena and Mikey’s maternity session at Monocacy National Battlefield in Frederick, Maryland. I was a little nervous, but as soon as we started shooting and […]

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Dec 29, 2022

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Those lips. Ten perfect, tiny fingers and toes. A beaming, beautiful mama. A family filled with joy. You could feel the love as soon as you walked into the room. This was one very, very loved baby. Baby Brooks is such a calm little guy, totally at peace with his first modeling experience and posed […]

Newborn baby sleeping in hospital

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Jul 17, 2018

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Oh, this family! They are the absolute sweetest! Both mom and dad were BEAMING at their beautiful baby girl! And the photos of a very proud dad with his little girl… swoon! These photos don’t just capture the love these new parents have for their little one, but also the incredible bond between them as a […]

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Jun 24, 2018

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