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This newborn session was so dreamy! I photographed this sweet new family in Fairfax a couple months ago as they welcomed their beautiful baby girl. We had the best time chatting and just enjoying the morning together. In-home newborn sessions can be so peaceful and relaxed. You don’t need to worry about leaving the house, […]

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This Virginia House family session fulfilled all of my Jane Austen dreams! Set on a picturesque property in Richmond, the Virginia House included a gorgeous estate and lush gardens. I photographed my dear friend Kara on a warm November day, and we enjoyed wandering and playing in the gardens. Virginia House is the perfect location […]

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These Bishop’s Garden photos of this beautiful family are the definition of romantic nostalgia! This was the second time I photographed Margaret’s family and the first time we got to see her sweet baby girl! Margaret knew she wanted a garden session, and Bishop’s Garden served as the perfect backdrop to achieve the romance we […]

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This family session featured Maryland cherry blossoms at Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring. Brookside is one of my favorite photoshoot locations in Maryland and for good reason! It is so beautiful from spring through fall, and in spring there are a few cherry blossom trees that show off. Brookside Gardens has a couple different varieties […]

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As a Bethesda photographer specializing in romantic family and motherhood portraits, this session was so dreamy! This was this family’s third session in their membership, meaning I photographed their newborn session, 6 month session, and now their one year session. Wow, babies grow SO much over the course of a year! We met at the […]

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The DC magnolias are simply stunning! The Tidal Basin cherry blossoms get a lot of hype and attention, but in my opinion, the magnolias are even more romantic (and much less crowded to enjoy!). The magnolias bloom about 1-2 weeks before the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms in early to mid-March, so although it’s often a […]

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This post highlights the best DC playgrounds in DC, as well as Maryland and Northern Virginia. I have three young kids and my husband Zach is a teacher, so we spend almost all summer at playgrounds in the DMV. I’ve made this list of my top 3 favorite playgrounds in the DMV – one in […]

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As a mother AND newborn photographer, I understand the excitement and anticipation that comes with welcoming a new member into your family. Capturing those precious moments with your newborn is a treasure that lasts a lifetime. However, for parents with a toddler in tow, the thought of managing both a newborn and an active little […]

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This blog posts highlights four highly-rated Maryland doulas. Welcoming a new life into the world is a profound experience, and having the right support can make all the difference. In Maryland, there are many highly rated doulas who provide exceptional care, guidance, and support to expecting parents. I had a doula with my third child, […]

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This post is all about how to look and feel your best for newborn photos. Pregnancy and postpartum significantly impact our bodies, so we sometimes don’t always feel like ourselves. I’m going to share my best tips so you look and feel amazing when it comes time to take your newborn photos! True story – […]

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