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Bethesda MD maternity photographer

Bethesda MD maternity photographer
This sweet Bethesda MD couple is expecting their first, and it's twin girls!  We met up on a gorgeous late spring evening at the Glenview Mansion and the beautiful golden hour sun was shining on us. Mama was feeling good and looking great at 29 weeks pregnant for her maternity portrait session. Wishing this family a happy and busy summer ahead with their two sweet bab[...]

Gaithersburg MD family photographer

Gaithersburg MD family photographer
This adorable family session took place on a beautiful 80 degree day in late April at Swain's Lock in Potomac, MD. Photographing families at this location near the Potomac River allows the use of various gorgeous undisturbed natural backdrops. It's usually quiet here on a weekday evening, which is always nice when I need to photograph young children in various poses a[...]

rockville md studio newborn photographer

rockville md studio newborn photographer
This sweet new baby girl came to visit my Maryland photography studio on her one week birthday. Mom brought a few newborn headbands that she wanted to include, and we played around with lots of different fabrics, colors and textures from my huge prop closet. If you are thinking of purchasing a few items to make your newborn session a little unique, I recommend EcoStre[...]

Fresh 48 – rockville md newborn photographer

Fresh 48 - rockville md newborn photographer
Fresh 48 photography is a special session done at the hospital for new families who want the first few hours of their newborn's life captured. These lifestyle sessions are typically held within the first 24-48 hours, and are perfect for remembering those first moments together as a family forever. This beautiful baby girl was a highly anticipated baby, arriving at [...]

Germantown MD newborn photographer

Germantown MD newborn photographer
Most newborns I photograph are under two weeks old, as they tend to be sleepier and easier to pose when they are fresh to the outside world. This guy came to visit my home studio in North Potomac at 5 weeks old, so I knew it would take some extra work to get him to shut those gorgeous soulful baby eyes. After his mama and I worked hard swaddling, nursing and rocking t[...]

Mommy & Me Mini Sessions!

Mommy & Me Mini Sessions!
Still looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift? Book a Mommy & Me Mini Session! Mommy & Me Mini Sessions will be held on one day only - Saturday, 6/3/17 in Poolesville, MD. In the case of inclement weather, these will be held at the Helen Don photography studio  in North Potomac. The cost is $175 for the session fee which includes a 15 minute session and one[...]

Kentlands MD first birthday cake smash portrait session

Kentlands MD first birthday cake smash portrait session
First birthday cake smash sessions can be super fun and ridiculously messy! This guy knew exactly what to do with his baseball cake, and boy did he love it! Some babies need to be persuaded to try their cake and some refuse to even touch it! So please be warned, not all babies destroy their first birthday cake like this dude did! This boy's sweet mama planned an ep[...]

Gaithersburg Twins Newborn Session

Gaithersburg Twins Newborn Session
This sweet Gaithersburg MD family came to my studio for their newborn twin session when the little ones were just 6 days old! The babies slept beautifully because I keep it at a balmy 80 degrees in my studio and play white noise during the whole session. We captured gorgeous portraits of the newborns together as well as separately and with mom and dad. These twins wer[...]

Kensington MD family maternity session

Kensington MD family maternity session
This early spring maternity session took place at McCrillis Gardens on a warm evening in late March. The sweet family is expecting their second beautiful baby girl, and I'm looking forward to continuing the tradition of photographing this growing family! Their 18 month old daughter was about as cooperative as I could have hoped for and gave mom's belly countless kisse[...]

Newborn Photographer North Potomac Maryland

Newborn Photographer North Potomac Maryland
Having a sweet newborn in my studio is always such a treat! I love being among the first to meet the brand new tiny human that joined a family, and taking a family's very first portrait is such an honor. This mom and dad came to my studio for their maternity portraits when she was already 37 weeks pregnant, which was cutting it close! Luckily, their little guy stayed [...]