Our Services

I live in the Kentlands (Gaithersburg, MD) and service the DC Metropolitan area. I also travel to the Eastern Shore many times during the summer months so if you are interested in a beach session contact me and we can set that up!

Most photo sessions will last about an hour and sometimes a little more. If little ones need to take a snack break or have a wardrobe change we are flexible. Along with my talent and time, your session will include a CD with up to 25 images and you will have the copyright to print where you would like. I believe that family photos should be affordable and that it is so important to capture this time in you life! I do work with an amazing print house and offer a variety of design options. Pricing is per request for this service.

I offer a variety of locations and different types of photo sessions.

For Maternity Sessions I can come to your home if you would like photos in your nursery or you may come to my in home studio set up. I love outdoor belly shots as well and there are a few secluded areas that you can show that beautiful belly and not feel like people are watching.

For Newborns I will come to your home, I feel that the best place to capture babies is in their comfort zone. This allows you to to be able to feed your little bundle or bundles and comfort them as needed. If you are expecting let's get something on the books as an estimated day(trust me, I understand that these little ones have a plan of their own when it comes to arrival) but as long as we have a time frame we can better plan. The best time for newborn shoots is within the first two weeks.

For Family sessions we can meet at your home or a favorite outdoor spot. Parks and lakes work great as well as Great Falls or a favorite place downtown.(there is a small travel fee when driving outside of a 15 mile radius) These sessions are fun and I want to capture your family dynamic. Bring favorite toys, balloons, a wagon, or anything that would capture the "real you." I do have props that I bring along but anything that you feel captures your family is more than welcome.


I also offer Engagement, Wedding and Boudoir. Please contact me if you would like to see some samples of my work. More to come..........

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