Styling a newborn session | Loudoun County newborn photographer

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One of the things I love most about newborn photography is that I get to let my creative side out!  With a collection of over 200 newborn hats, 4 dozen tiebacks, and hundreds more wraps, blankets and props, I'm able to make every session unique. Before your newborn session, we'll talk about your color and… Continue reading Styling a newborn session | Loudoun County newborn photographer

The Truth Behind Before & After Photos | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

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Please don't be fooled by before & after photos! As your friendly neighborhood photographer, I feel it's my responsibility to educate you on the power of good lighting!  These two photos were taken seconds apart (with my iPhone in the bathroom) - the only difference - I took two steps back into more flattering light.… Continue reading The Truth Behind Before & After Photos | Ashburn, VA Family Photographer

Terrible Twos (yeah, not so much) | Ashburn, VA Family Photography

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I don't know about you guys, but when my children were two years old, they weren't exactly what I would call "easy to work with."  😉  As a family photographer, I love working with children of all ages, but two-year-olds have to be one of the hardest ages to photograph.  They're usually pretty willful and aren't typically… Continue reading Terrible Twos (yeah, not so much) | Ashburn, VA Family Photography

Adding older siblings into newborn photos | Ashburn, VA newborn photographer

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Add siblings into your newborn's portraits with some tried and true techniques.

I photographed a celebrity! (Leesburg, VA newborn photographer)

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OMG, you guys!!  So you know how pretty much every industry has its own celebrities?  Like, Warren Buffet is a business-world celebrity, and Gordon Ramsay is a celebrity chef?   Well, the photography world has its own celebrities, too!  And on December 31st, one of them, Rachel Brenke, reached out to me asking for information for… Continue reading I photographed a celebrity! (Leesburg, VA newborn photographer)

Sabrina’s newborn photos | Brambleton VA newborn photographer

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I had little Miss Sabrina in my newborn photography studio a few weeks ago. She was such a great sleeper!  I spend a lot of time during each newborn photo session just working on posing the newborn's hands. If the babies are dreaming and not in a deep sleep, they'll move their hands quite a… Continue reading Sabrina’s newborn photos | Brambleton VA newborn photographer

A Willowsford, VA Family Photography Session

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When my husband and I first drove into Willowsford over two years ago, at the recommendation of some friends who knew we were house-hunting, we were both immediately smitten. Moving from Arlington to Ashburn, Virginia was a big change for our family (what do you mean there aren't 3 Target stores within a 5 mile… Continue reading A Willowsford, VA Family Photography Session

Anatomy of a Newborn Photo Session | Loudoun County, VA Newborn Photographer

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Hi all! Now that I've been photographing newborns for several years, I've found that I've really gotten into a flow with my newborn sessions. It helps so much to start out with a plan for all of the poses and props I'm going to use, and I have everything set up before my little clients… Continue reading Anatomy of a Newborn Photo Session | Loudoun County, VA Newborn Photographer

It all works out for the best | Loudoun County Family Photographer

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I can't tell you how many times this has happened. A child gets sick for their photography session, or the weather becomes horrible, or a baby is born earlier or later than planned, and we need to reschedule the photo session.  Seems like it would be pretty frustrating...  The strange thing is, that in each of… Continue reading It all works out for the best | Loudoun County Family Photographer

Celebrating life | Ashburn VA Newborn Photography

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I went to the funeral of one of my former bosses last week. He was such a kind man with a joyful heart.  He left this world much too soon. Though the funeral brought tears, it was also quite the celebration of his life and accomplishments, and the long drive to and from gave me… Continue reading Celebrating life | Ashburn VA Newborn Photography