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Back when the mayhem started in mid-March, I was sure that this would all have blown over by now. Oh how naive I was – and still am – praying that things can go back to normal sooner than later. Because the state of Maryland is still in upheaval, I thought it best to put […]

My Response to Covid-19

May 11, 2020

Newborn

my response to Covid-19 means no newborns at this time

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It’s a pretty perfect day, I gotta be honest. After a loooong, rainy April in a spring characterized by the Covid-19 quarantine and stay-at-home orders across the land, May has come in exactly how I prayed it would. I’m sitting on my bed with my laptop, windows wide open with my sheer curtains billowing in […]

A Perfect Day | Maryland Photographer

May 4, 2020

Newborn

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Being a motherhood photographer, I document all things pregnancy, newborn and baby. Oftentimes, families will inquire about maternity and newborn photos but many people still don’t know that I offer newborn photos in the hospital, also known as Fresh 48 photos. It’s crazy how quickly newborns transition from that teeny, tiny just born babe in […]

Newborn Photos in the Hospital | Fresh 48

April 29, 2020

Fresh 48

newborn details, newborn photos in the hospital

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*** Edited to Add: This blog post was published before being deemed a nonessential business. Once Governor Hogan closed nonessential businesses and mandated social distancing, all my photo sessions were rescheduled or canceled. My heart has been broken for all the mommas who had to let go of their dreams for their maternity session or […]

Social Distancing and Newborn Photography

March 8, 2020

Fresh 48

social distancing macro shot of fresh 48 session

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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

dad and baby hands

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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

sister puts pacifier in baby brother's mouth

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Along with my new association with local labor and postpartum doula Brittney Riddick of Destination Baby, comes a new offering from Liz Viernes Photography: Fresh 48 sessions! A fresh 48 session is a different type of newborn photography done in the hospital within the first two days of a baby’s arrival! Using natural window light and […]

Fresh 48 Newborn Session | Olney, MD

March 11, 2019

Fresh 48