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This mama and me session with two kids was so special because it was my sweet friend Jess of Jessica Palmer Photography. It is always an honor to photograph a friend, especially when this friend is a photographer! Aside from the fact that Jess is a dear friend of mine, I absolutely loved photographing this […]

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You will love this motherhood session with toddler! I know a lot of moms worry about whether or not their toddler will “behave” for photos. Even I have had this worry! I can assure you that regardless of how your little ones acts, we will get beautiful, timeless images. Having three little ones myself, I […]

Mother smiles at her son while holding him

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This studio motherhood session was the perfect way to close out my season before entering maternity leave. Hilary and her daughter Therese are good friends of our family, and it is always a joy to be able to photograph these kinds of sessions for those close to us! Hilary actually made the backdrop I currently […]

Studio motherhood session with mother and little girl outside of Bethesda MD

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Here is a little preview of this beautiful mother and daughter session photographed in the petite garden studio. Hilary is a good friend of mine, so it was an honor to photograph her and her sweet little girl. Hilary also created the gorgeous backdrop I have in studio. It was so lovely to be able […]

A mother and daughter hold one another during their studio motherhood session by DC Motherhood Photographer Marie Elizabeth Photography

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Rosalie, “Rosie,” has added such a joy to our lives. She was born two months before COVID hit, so she was a light during many dark days (along with her silly brother!). Rosie was always our girl name, so when we found out she was a girl, we knew she would be Rosie. We weren’t […]

DC Family Photographer - field of roses

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As a DC Motherhood Photographer, there are so many rewarding aspects to the job. I adore documenting the connection between parents and their little ones, and it is not lost on me how fleeting this time is. We can often get caught up in the day-to-day mundane elements of parenthood. This can feel draining, exhausting, […]

DC Motherhood Photographer

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It can be confusing and overwhelming knowing how to help a new mom. Seasoned mothers know exactly what was helpful to them in their postpartum period, but new mothers and friends of new moms may not know the best ways to support their friends. Despite the best of intentions, it is easy to overlook simple […]

Why You Should Have a Newborn Session - How to Help a New Mom

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You are a great mother. The sole fact that you are reading this post shows you are. You care about your little ones and cherish the time you have together. The crying, whining, yelling, etc. do not define you in your role as a parent. By intentionally creating time to have your family photos taken […]

You are a great mother

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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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This Brookside Gardens family photo session was simply lovely. I enjoy photographing all around the DC area. I have had the opportunity to explore so many lovely locations over the years. This winter family session was photographed in Brookside Gardens in Montgomery County, one of my favorite locations to photograph during the spring. The gardens […]

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