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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 […]

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April 1, 2024

3 Reasons I Love School Portraits | Maryland School Photographer

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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 […]

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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 […]

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March 18, 2024

Spring School Picture Day | Baltimore School Photographer

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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 […]

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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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As a Columbia, MD preschool photographer, I knew that I wanted to offer the schools I work with something different. I remember picture day when I was teaching a special education kindergarten class. I brought my students down to the gym, where the photo studio had set up a ton of equipment. Most of my […]

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July 11, 2023

Columbia, MD Preschool Photographer

boy laughing during columbia preschool picture day
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As an Annapolis preschool photographer, I’ve photographed hundreds of Annapolis area preschoolers! One thing I love sharing with schools and their community is that school photos don’t have to be awkward and boring. They can be fun, joyful, serious, and genuine. The best compliment I can get is when a parent emails me and says, […]

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July 6, 2023

Annapolis Preschool Photographer

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School portraits don’t have to be awkward and intimidating! I love sharing this unique style with schools who want to reflect their approach to educating children. Instead of boring, stuffy, and awkward, school picture day can be fun, natural, and organic. I’m able to easily connect with each kiddo in the few minutes we get […]

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July 3, 2023

Rockville Preschool Photographer

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In what feels like a previous life, I taught pre-k for almost a decade before becoming a mom. As much as I loved working with students and their families, I knew being home with my own family was the right move in this season. When the opportunity arose to combine my love of photography and […]

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May 29, 2023

Baltimore Preschool Photographer

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