I want to reach out and give you a hug, but I can’t. I want to give you a high-five and tell you that you’re doing an amazing job, but I can’t. I want to give you a pat on the back and encourage you to keep on keeping on, but I can’t. So, instead […]
Let’s have some fun. Look in the mirror and on the count of three, say “cheese.” Ready? One … two … three … “cheeeeese.” Does your smile look natural or forced? I’m guessing it looks a big forced. I know that for years upon years, the go to is to encourage people to say the […]
Many might think that I’m all about farms, fences, and open landscapes. While that may be true, I also love a good city setting. So, when the Bonistalli/Brandon family asked for an urban-style family photo session, I immediately said “yes” and started brainstorming options. Having lived in D.C. for quite some time before moving to […]
“A daughter is a miracle that never ceases to be miraculous.” — anonymous There’s nothing like a first birthday. There are so many milestones that come and go throughout a baby’s first year. From seeing your baby for the first time to watching your baby learn the world around her, from enjoying snuggle time to […]
Stand there. Say cheese. No, don’t smile that big. Wait, smile bigger. Don’t goof around. Just look at the camera. OK, now don’t move. Why aren’t you looking at the camera? Now, look right here and smile. Have you ever said any of those phrases while trying to take a photo of your child? Here’s […]
The temperate was dropping, the wind was blowing, and the rain was sprinkling, but all of that didn’t stop this family from having a memorable family photo session. We kept a close eye on the weather during the days leading up to the photo session. On the morning of the photo session, we both agreed […]
I'm Jen, a Maryland-based family and lifestyle portrait photographer who loves capturing snuggles, smiles, giggles, squeezes, and tickles. As a mom of two kiddos, I strongly believe that it takes a village. So, in this journal, you'll find not only photos from photography sessions, but also parenting topics to help us become a virtual village.