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Summer showed up in a big way last week and it was hot! If your kids are like mine and love playing outside regardless of the weather, you know that finding a spot with water access is the ultimate hack. Although we’ll visit pools and splash pads occasionally, natural water play is more our speed. […]

baltimore family life

July 2, 2024

Beat the Heat in Baltimore

two girls playing at a local baltimore beach
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Often times, when I share that I’m a family photographer, I get an array of excuses why someone hasn’t booked family photos. I get it, it’s easy to put off – “my kids aren’t little anymore,” “I have to lose the baby weight first,” “my family wouldn’t cooperate.” Excuses, excuses! (I say this in teasingly!) […]

family photography

April 15, 2024

Stop making excuses not to have family photos taken!

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One question people often ask me, “When is the best time of year for Baltimore outdoor family photos?” And I get it! You’re investing your money, and more importantly, your valuable time in a family portrait session, so of courseyou want to make sure you choose the best time of year. Truthfully, I believe you […]

family photography

April 8, 2024

When is the best time of year for outdoor Baltimore family photos? | Baltimore Family Portraits

family walking in baltimore park during best time of year for outdoor Baltimore family photos
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Although I launched the school portraits side of my business at possibly the worst time (March 2020!), it’s grown to be something I absolutely love and can’t imagine NOT offering. There are so many things I enjoy about being a Maryland school photographer, but these are my top 3 reasons. I love working with kids […]

school photography

April 1, 2024

3 Reasons I Love School Portraits | Maryland School Photographer

pre k student smiling during school portraits
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Wondering what family friendly spring attractions in Baltimore are happening soon? If you’re looking for something fun to do this spring with your family, you have lots of options! Whether you want flowers or berries or live music, there’s something for everyone in and around Baltimore. Check out these five spring attractions for families in […]

baltimore family life

March 27, 2024

5 Spring Attractions for Families in Baltimore

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Since expanding my business to include school photography, I’ve gotten a wide variety of responses from friends, families, and local moms when they find out it’s something I offer. Some parents share a funny stories and others are more of, shall we say, horror stories. Picture day elicits a lot of feelings! Here are a […]

school photography

March 25, 2024

How to Prepare Your Child for School Picture Day

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Fall is a popular time of year for local schools to schedule picture day. But have you considered offering school portraits in the spring? Here’s my take on spring school portraits as a Baltimore school photographer. Traditional school portraits I think we collectively think of school portraits as a fall thing. I remember, as both […]

school photography

March 18, 2024

Spring School Picture Day | Baltimore School Photographer

preschooler laughing baltimore school photography
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Big box photo companies have been around forever with the experience and systems to back them up. Why would you consider moving away from this model? The answer is pretty straight forward: utilizing a local small business goes beyond just a transaction – it becomes familial. Here are a couple of considerations as to why […]

school photography

March 11, 2024

Why You Should Hire a Local Photographer for Your Baltimore School Photos

pre-k student laughing during baltimore school photos
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You just wrapped up your in home Baltimore newborn session, woo hoo! Take a deep breath, the hard part is done. If you’re wondering what happens next, let me take you along the same journey your photos take. From the raw and beautiful moments we captured together to the lovely, heart-squeezing images (ya know, the […]

newborn photography

March 4, 2024

What to expect after your newborn session

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With so many talented newborn photographers in the Baltimore area, there are lots of choices in terms of style and approach. Photography is an art, after all! Choosing the photographer who is the right fit for your family is so important to your overall experience. As a Baltimore in-home newborn photographer, I want my clients […]

newborn photography

February 26, 2024

4 Types of Photos You Can Expect in Your Baltimore In-Home Newborn Gallery

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