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Session Spotlight: Mademoiselle Madeline – Northern VA newborn photography session

Session Spotlight: Mademoiselle Madeline – Northern VA newborn photography session

I always love a session where I can try something new! Baby girl Madeline’s middle name is Iris, which was also her grandmother’s name. Madeline’s mom reached out to me prior to the session and asked if we could incorporate her husband’s back tattoo of an iris into a portrait with Madeline. After some research, I chose the pose that I thought would show off both the baby and the tattoo well. Dad was actually surprised to find out when they arrived that he would be doing a shirtless photo for this session, but he was a good sport.

It took longer than expected to pose Iris on his shoulder and his muscles are so big (LOL) that his hand could just barely reach her, but mom held his arm up at the elbow while we got her in position and then she spotted only a few inches away while we took the photos. I’m excited how it turned out!

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Session Spotlight: Arlo, Naturally Posed Studio lifestyle

Session Spotlight: Arlo, Naturally Posed Studio lifestyle

When it comes to taking photos of a baby with their family, I am a stronger believer in less is more. No need for props, beanbags, special outfits. All that is needed, is gorgeous light and baby in the arms of family that love him. Without the pressure of ‘being posed’ and allowed to be themselves, children are naturally giving, they want to interact with the baby and they want to be a part of getting their photo taken. I loved this session because it it all of this and more.

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Session Spotlight: In Hospital Maternity Session- A Mama on Bedrest

Session Spotlight: In Hospital Maternity Session- A Mama on Bedrest

I did this session as a creative project, a way to connect with mothers who are on bedrest. To show them that even though you are on bedrest, whether at the hospital or in your home, you can have that dream maternity session that you always hoped for. Images that will tell your unique story. and one day will be so special to you. I am passionate about documenting these days that I know one day you will be so happy to have and look back on. For this session I had a vision, I knew I wanted to show what it was like to be on bedrest in the hospital. I never wanted to hide any aspect of it. IV,s monitors, hospital bed and all.

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Christmas Season 2017

Christmas Season 2017

With the festive season upon us, photographers everywhere are working hard providing Christmas themed photos to their clients.  It's the most popular time of year to update family photos and to get those hard to capture sibling portraits, which means many...

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Session Spotlight: Golden Hour Nursing Session

Session Spotlight: Golden Hour Nursing Session

This amazing session was this beautiful mom’s idea. I love when clients push me out of the box!!
This session was rescheduled 4 times because of weather! What a wet summer we had.
It was totally worth the wait.
From the beautiful fresh floral crowns to the epic light, this session will always be one of my favourites and on that I feel very proud of.
I am a STRONG supporter of breastfeeding and this session filled my heart and soul.

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