DC Newborn Photographer

Soft natural light, simplistic posing, and those perfect little details.

I've really come to value the unscripted, genuine moments that unfold as families enjoy this special time together.

I am so happy to eliminate the extra time and planning that packing up and driving into a studio can bring. By traveling throughout Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia for newborn sessions, I'm able to allow families to remain in the comfort of their home.  

What you can expect from your newborn photography session: 

• A pre-session consultation to help me learn your preferences for how your family is portrayed, and your goals for our time together at your newborn session. 

• Guidance on a wardrobe that is flattering + photographs beautifully, complete with a curated style guide, so you're never left wondering what to wear.
• A relaxed presence at your newborn session, with posing and prompts that will generate natural portraits full of love and emotion.

• Timely delivery of your viewing gallery, with careful hand retouching on each of the very best images. 

• A streamlined design appointment where you can select from a collection of industry leading professional heirloom products and custom framing.

After being a Maryland and DC Newborn Photographer since 2014:

When photographing newborns, I adore natural posing, with the comfort of baby always being the top priority. My approach to styling is simplistic and delicate; utilizing neutrals, softer color tones, and minimal accessories. 

I always welcome parents and siblings (or furry friends!) to join in the newborn photography session with baby. Watching the joyful smiles unfold as you snuggle your brand new little love is heart warming!

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easton, maryland

She was absolutely wonderful. The pictures turned out amazing, and she is the sweetest person to work with and wonderful with newborns. I can’t say enough good things about her.


You've thoroughly reviewed my website and offerings, and are ready to reserve your Maryland or DC Newborn Photographer. The next step is setting up a time to chat to make sure we're the perfect fit for one another.   

let's chat!

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Once your date is officially reserved, we'll get started planning! My portrait questionnaire will guide you through several questions to help me get to know your family and portrait preferences. I travel throughout Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia for sessions, so families can remain in the comfort of their home, or we can work together to select a beautiful outdoor location.

date booked

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I strive for Maryland and DC newborn photography sessions that are relaxed and fun for everyone. I will guide you through simple posing and prompts to create natural newborn photographs that best capture your family and brand new little one.

the session

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In the week following your newborn session I will retouch and perfect your gallery of images. You will then receive an email with instructions on gallery viewing and the heirloom ordering process. 

gallery reveal

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After viewing your gallery we will revisit your preferences for preserving your images. We will work together to custom design the heirloom products that will best fit your family. 

heirloom design

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Within 4-6 weeks of your ordering appointment you can expect your heirlooms to be ready. We will hand deliver your keepsakes if you are local, or carefully package them for the mail if you are of further distance. 

delivery day

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Framed wall art, albums, matted prints and keepsake boxes. There are so many wonderful ways to enjoy your photographs in your home.

Albums are an incredible way to save a large number of your favorite images in one place, and one of my very favorite heirloom items. They not only style beautifully on shelves or a coffee table, but being able to grab them and flip through the pages with your family is so joyful. 

The floppy disk, the CD and now the USB drive - technology is forever changing, and we have no way of knowing how long we'll be able to view our photos on these devices. Ensuring your memories are safe and tangible is so important to me.

As your Maryland and DC newborn photographer, I am here to ensure your memories are safe, tangible and enjoyed in your home daily


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easton, maryland

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



trappe, maryland

"We highly recommend Jess and look forward to using her in the future!"



easton, maryland

"Jess is awesome! My son wasn't in the mood for pictures, yet Jess was able to take some really great pictures. She's patient and very good with kids. Thanks again!!!"



dallas, texas

"Jess takes the most incredible pictures and makes it look easy!" 

Beyond amazing. Jess has taken pictures of our family twice now and somehow manages to capture the best pictures of us all! Even with an ornery toddler and unpredictable newborn, Jess takes the most incredible pictures and makes it look easy!" 


denton, maryland

“She became more than just our photographer but also a dear friend.”

One thing we NEVER stressed about was our photographer. Besides taking phenomenal pictures she was so easy going, friendly and thoughtful. Often times checking in with me just to see how we were doing and how things were coming along. She became more than just our photographer but also a dear friend.

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Pre-­session consultation, wardrobe styling/planning for your family, session in Client’s home or outdoor location and design/ordering appointment.

**Digital files, prints, and products are purchased separately, with our most popular a la carte offerings ranging from $699-$1495**

For more details on newborn collections, please contact us. 

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session fee $250

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