A Joyful Approach to  Family Photography

Family, Newborn and Maternity Photography in Maryland and DC  

Relaxed Outdoor and In-Home Photography for the Lighthearted

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studio newborn photographer in Baltimore

It’s way past the time I sit down to write this post because I keep mentioning my back story throughout other blog posts. For over 10 years, I was a studio newborn photographer in Baltimore. I had multiple studios throughout Baltimore, Howard and Carroll County, but started slowly moving into lifestyle photography in 2016, and […]

Studio Newborn Photographer in Baltimore – Why I love Lifestyle


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lifestyle newborn photographer maryland

What is a Lifestyle Newborn Session and what exactly can you expect? Coming from someone who was a posed and stylized newborn photographer for many many years, I can’t even begin to tell you how much I love being a lifestyle newborn photographer. I could write for days on why, but for now, I’m sure […]

What is a Lifestyle Newborn Session?


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maternity shoots at home

5 Tips for Maternity Sessions at Home You’ve finally. booked your maternity photographer, or maybe you’re still on the fence about maternity sessions at home to begin with. You can either take some photos yourself or you can hire a professional photographer. If you’re here, hopefully that means you’re debating hiring a Baltimore area maternity […]

5 Tips for Maternity Sessions at Home


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frederick newborn photographer

If you’re an expecting mom looking for a Frederick Md newborn photographer, there’s a lot to consider. First, do you want a more stylized session with props and poses? Or do you enjoy lifestyle photography that is more laid back and relaxed. Hopefully it’s the latter because I’d love to work with you! I have […]

Frederick Newborn Photographer – Fun In-Home Session with the Brady Family


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in home family session

In Home Family Session with an Ellicott City Baby Photographer Oh that wonderful age of the sitter milestone! Photographing an in home family session with a  6-9 month old is definitely one of my favorite things! They are so wide eyed and curious about the world, but stranger anxiety typically hasn’t crept in so we […]

5 Reasons to Love Your In Home Family Session – Ellicott City Baby Photos

In Home

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baltimore pregnancy photographer

I spent a good portion of my career as a Baltimore pregnancy photographer working with moms in my studios or outdoors. I always loved what I was capturing for families, but I really wanted to get more creative and personal with expecting moms. You spend a good amount of  your pregnancy in your home, daydreaming […]

Baltimore Pregnancy Photographer – Relaxed In Home Maternity Session


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family photos in baltimore

Choosing the best time of day to schedule spring family photos in Baltimore can be challenging, especially if you have small kids. Trust me, as a mom of five, I totally get it. I talk about this a lot with my clients so decided it was time to make a post about how to choose […]

The Best Time of Day to Take Spring Family Photos in Baltimore | Maryland Family Photographer


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baltimore family photographer

We have to see this from another perspective and remember why us moms need to exist in photos too. As a Baltimore family photographer, I have worked with thousands of moms and during our time spent together, we talk. We get personal. I know your fears and the insecurities because I have felt them too. […]

5 Reasons Why Mom’s Need to Exist in Photos – Baltimore Family Photographer


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I started my business focusing on mainly in home family photography as the concept of owning a studio seemed so far out of reach. I admit, it was a lot of fun and really helped me learn lighting. It wasn’t until 4 years into my career that I opened my first studio and then several […]

3 Reasons Why I Love In Home Family Photography


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in home newborn photographer baltimore city

Baltimore City Newborn Photographer Lifestyle Newborn Photos in a Light Filled Apartment One of my favorite things about lifestyle newborn photography is that there are no limitations on what any session will be like. Each one is so unique. Because we aren’t using the same props, poses and backdrops, it leaves me so much more […]

Beautiful Baby Sofia with Her 2 Fur Siblings


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