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One of the questions I get asked the most is “Can you help me figure out what to wear for my photos??” And the answer is YES! I love weighing in on styling questions because I know what looks amazing behind the camera and what looks only so-so. I will totally help you choose outfits […]

Outfits for Spring and Summer Photos | MD Photographer

February 14, 2020


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Something that makes my heart sing as a newborn photographer is the opportunity to document the beautiful nursery decor that parents work so hard on in the months prior to welcoming their sweet new baby. Often decorating the nursery is a way to bond with the incoming family member and it’s such a fun way […]

Beautiful Nursery Decor | Maryland Newborn Photographer

February 25, 2020


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If you’ve visited the details page of my website recently, you’ll see that one of the package offerings is something called the First Year Membership, otherwise known as birth to first year photos. This is a photography package that follows your baby’s first year milestones, from those tiny, precious newborn days, to the sitter stage […]

Birth to First Year Photos | Maryland Newborn Photographer

February 11, 2020


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I admit it. I am totally bummed at how long it’s taking for our home renovation to be completed. We started in mid-September and our contractor told us it would be finished mid-December. Welp, that came and went and here we are on January 9th – as close as we can be to finished – […]

Maryland Newborn Photography Studio | Burtonsville

January 10, 2020

Posed Newborn

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This is going to make me sound ancient but I don’t even think Fresh 48 photography – also known as newborn photos right after birth – was a thing when I was having my babies. And already I’m backtracking because, now that I think about it, there absolutely was a service where a photographer went […]

Newborn Photos Right After Birth | Maryland Photographer

January 5, 2020

Fresh 48

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This morning I had a talk with my kiddos on the drive to their Friday tutorial program. See, I had some things to say to my son and I figured it was a message that my girls could benefit from as well. It all spurred from a concern Tanner brought to my attention last night. […]

It’s Not That Bad | Maryland Photographer

December 6, 2019

Maryland family

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What an exciting time! You’re welcoming a brand new person into your family and you already know that you want to capture all those teeny tiny details before they grow and change right in front of your eyes. My first nine years in nursing were on the maternity and newborn floor at Howard County General […]

How to Prepare for Your Fresh 48 Session | Columbia, MD

November 19, 2019

Fresh 48

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I talk allllll the time about my photography bucket list. I’m wondering if those around me are starting to get sick of it but here comes one more! I have been longing to do a Bishop’s Garden Engagement Session. The National Cathedral in DC is one of those majestic places that takes your breath away […]

Bishop’s Garden Engagement Session | Washington, DC

October 11, 2019


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A big trend these days is the one year cake smash photo session. Picture this: you’ve spent all year making decisions about the best way to teach your baby about food. The first six months were all about milk: whether you breast or bottle fed, the goal was to nourish your baby enough so that […]

One Year Cake Smash Photos | Renley

October 9, 2019

Cake Smash

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Some of you know me and many of you don’t. Those of you who do know me probably know that homeschooling is something that caught my interest early on in my motherhood journey. It was always a topic that intrigued me but very definitely was not anything I ever had aspirations to do. I know […]

Homeschooling and Life Changes | Maryland Family

October 8, 2019