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Traveling with a toddler is an adventure. Although we are prepared for our fair share of meltdowns, we also know that there is so much sweetness to be documented. I wrote an entire post on traveling with a baby when we traveled to Italy and Ireland with Perry when he was only 8 months old. […]

DC Area Family Photographers

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Being a Northern VA and DC family photographer, I know many mothers have their favorite mom hack. It may last through all of the early years or gradually change as our needs change. In the past, I have shared a few easy tips on how to get your child to smile for photos and how […]

Bethesda Baby Photographer - My favorite mom hack

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Being a family photographer is the BEST job. After all, I get to play with little ones while documenting their relationship with their parents! Over the years, I have had many parents express worry about their children during sessions. They are worried their kids will be grumpy, they won’t listen, etc. As a mother to […]

Family session at DC War Memorial

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I have the fondest memories of my babymoon in Ireland. Zach and I packed our bags when I was 20 weeks pregnant with Perry and traveled across Ireland, Scotland, and England over the course of two weeks. We immediately fell in love with everything about Ireland – the people, the lush green landscapes, the castles, […]

What to Pack for a Babymoon - Babymoon in Ireland

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Supporting DC small businesses has always been important to me, but even more so since the pandemic commenced. Small businesses have been hit particularly hard since COVID, forcing many to close their doors. Putting money in the hands of people who live in our community is one of many reasons to help local businesses. I […]

DC Small Businesses - Three Littles DC

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All mothers know there is a certain point where you see the transition from baby to toddler. My darling Rosalie, or “Rosie,” has finally made the transition, and my heart just melted. Rosie’s first twelve months flew by because she was only born two months before COVID began. This time at home has blurred together. […]

DC Baby Photographers - Marie Elizabeth Photography

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As a newborn photographer here in the DMV, I help all my clients prepare for their session so they can approach and leave their session feeling comfortable and confident. The vast majority of the work associated with photo sessions is done before the session, not the session itself. As part of the Marie Elizabeth Photography […]

DMV Photographer - baby toes on a bed during a DMV newborn session

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As a DC Newborn Photographer, I desire to connect with my clients so I can photograph their authentic narrative. It is a joy to listen to the families I photograph and hear their stories. One of my favorite aspects of newborn sessions is simply listening to mothers share their pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences. I […]

DC Newborn Photographer - Marie Elizabeth Photography

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I chose to be a DC Film Photographer over the course of the pandemic. It’s crazy to believe that the pandemic birthed such a valuable part of my business. However, I was able to experiment and practice photographing film over the course of an entire year! I knew I loved the look and film aesthetic, […]

DC Film Photographer shoot at DC War Memorial

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Did you know that photographs boost self-esteem in children? When deciding to offer customized artwork for my clients this year, I learned that there was a body of research dedicated to this idea. It makes perfect sense when you think about it. When children see themselves in their homes, they feel validated and a sense […]

Photographs Boost Self-Esteem in Children

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