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Winter Northern VA Newborn Photo Session


This winter Northern VA newborn photo session was blissful! I find photographing newborns during the winter makes for cozy and comfortable sessions. You don’t need to leave the house, and you can even choose to have Lori Nansi, my preferred hair and make-up artist, come right to your door.

It was the week before Christmas when I arrived at the home of baby Max. He was so dear and slept the entire session. I could have been a fly on the wall during this session, just witnessing the organic connection between mom Christina and baby Max. It was so serene…until we played with big brother Miles!

Miles and Max were the sweetest duo to photograph. I adore photographing older siblings during newborn shoots. We always play games, and I will even have them be “my assistant” by clicking the shutter of my camera. I know how challenging it can be to introduce new baby to toddler, so I always make sure to make the toddler feel important. As a mother of two toddlers myself (hard to believe I have TWO), I am the first to understand a toddler’s flow. We can take breaks, play games, and/or create a quiet, calm environment as needed.

It was a joy to be a part of this Northern VA newborn photo session.

Northern VA Newborn Photo Session

Mother holds her infant son during her Northern VA newborn photo session
Newborn session in Northern VA.
Mother and father holding their baby during their Northern VA newborn photo session.

I just adore how peaceful this scene is! Baby Max slept the entire time, so we were able to get those typical “sleepy newborn photos.”

Mother kisses baby's head during her Arlington newborn photography session

Some of my favorite images to get during newborn photo sessions are of mama and baby snuggling. I find these newborn snuggles are what moms miss the most…

Father holds baby during Arlington newborn session.
Big brother caresses baby's head in their Washington DC newborn photos.

Big brother is so excited to welcome his newborn baby brother! They’re going to be the best of friends. I love documenting this early relationship.

Mother kisses newborn's head during Northern Virginia newborn session.
Mother holds infant during Arlington baby session.
A lifestyle newborn photo session in Northern VA.
Big brother fun during a Virginia newborn session.
Mother kisses her son during Arlington newborn session.
What an adorable big brother and mama moment!
Mama holding newborn
Big brother kisses his daddy during baby newborn session.
A mother looks adoringly at her baby during her newborn photos in Northern VA.

I hope you enjoyed this Northern VA newborn photo session!

Marie Elizabeth Photography | Northern Virginia Newborn Photography

Marie Elizabeth Photography specializes in fine art Maternity, Newborn, and Family Photography based out of Washington, D.C. She also serves the areas of Arlington, Alexandria, McLean, Falls Church, Vienna, Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Kensington, Silver Spring, College Park, and Riverdale Park. 

It is always an honor to serve as your DC Newborn Photographer. I provide a custom, luxurious experience to lead you every step of the way, beginning with a planning guide to make you feel confident and prepared, a consultation to achieve your portrait goals, a client wardrobe, hair and make-up artists, and finally, artwork to adorn your walls and preserve your memories forever. Let me be a part of your story today.

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