Maryland Family Photographers

Stunning photos that will fill your home and your heart? That’s our specialty. 


"My family loves her, and we appreciate her and how she captures my sons life with photography. Memories that will last forever."

I believe that beautiful moments are created everywhere. From welcoming a new life into the world, to the more simplistic joys in the everyday grins and giggles of our children as they grow; I want you to have these memories to look back on as the years pass by. 

Take it from me: a wife and mama whose wedding photos are stuck on a CD instead of framed in our home, or in an album. Who didn't have newborn portraits taken of my first 2 children. These moments are the most important + treasured possessions, and they deserve to be printed and preserved. 

I know there are many wonderful Maryland Family Photographers, and I am honored that you're here. Ensuring families have beautiful, tangible products to enjoy after their portrait session with me is so important. 

wife, mama, and maryland family photographer serving all definitions of family

I'm Jess

I have the fondest memories of flipping through family albums as a child. I loved looking back on the times that weren't as clear in my memory, and am so thankful I had those images to enjoy. Not only in albums, but framed on our walls to walk past daily. 

This is what I strive to give my children, and what I want for yours, too. Treasured family moments in tangible form that can be passed down generation to generation. Because let's be honest, your grandchildren will want to sit on your lap, holding those photographs in their hands, not scrolling through your social media album.

Guiding you through an effortless portrait process, complete with stunning heirlooms that will fill your heart and home (not your hard drive!) 

If you're looking for Maryland family photographers, and adore images that are real, emotive, and sure to tug at your heart strings, you're in the right place.

I love taking the time to get to know a little about each family that I work with, so that I can best tell the story of this season of their lives. Get ready to fill your walls with photographs that make you smile for years to come.


preston, maryland

"She was the absolute best to work with" 

I can not speak more highly of Jess! She was the absolute best to work with and made my maternity session so enjoyable! I can not wait to use her for all of our future family photos!


easton, maryland

"something that I will cherish forever." 

The stunning family portraits are something that I will cherish forever. They are truly amazing. She captured our love and personalities perfectly. Not to mention she was amazing with our little girl. We are so blessed to have had the opportunity for her to take our pictures.

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We're huge fans of adventuring and the mountains always seem to be calling our name! The peace and serenity those amazing views can bring is our favorite.

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New isn't always better. We're big believers in family heirlooms and bringing your unique story to life through your photographs. Special keepsakes are always welcome!

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I don't know about you, by my family albums are one of my most prized possessions. Not my furniture, not my decor, or any of the other things we tend to invest in. The photographs of our memories are priceless, and they are undoubtably the things I would run for if the house was burning down and I could only take a couple items.

It is so important to me that I provide each family with a custom, full service experience. I am here to take care of every aspect: 

- Wardrobe planning with style guide
- The most beautiful locations
- A relaxed presence at your session with guidance on posing/prompts
- Professional hand retouching of your images
- Custom heirloom product design 

I am passionate about serving you and your family well, without putting any extra to-do list items on your plate. All you're left to do is have fun with your children, and enjoy these memories for years to come.

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Serving families throughout Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia who adore natural, joyful portraits and desire beautiful custom heirloom products for their home. I know how busy life can be, and am thrilled to provide an effortless, full service photography experience. 

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