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outdoor family photography session in Richmond, VA

Documentary family photography is all about capturing the real ways your family spends time together — but doing it in an artful way that shows the beauty in the little, ordinary details that we often overlook.

lifestyle newborn photography session

I love offering mini sessions as an option for folks who don’t want or can’t afford a full session.

For most people, the idea of doing a weekday morning photo session (8:30am!) would be a hard pass. But I love that the Sandbek family was so up for going along with my crazy idea of capturing what morning looks like for them as a family of four

richmond va newborn photo

I met the Odom family a couple of years back when I came to their home to capture little Jackson’s newborn photos. Now their family has expanded once more with the arrival of sweet baby Bryson.

toddler girl hugging mom

Their house literally looks and feels like Chip and Joanna Gaines have been there — except even better because the Nice family build and decorated it themselves! This space was inspiring and FULL of life, texture, whimsy and love. Their sessions was a nostalgic and magical foray into farm life: Kiddos and animals everywhere, stovetop […]

at home maternity photo session

I have been playing around with this idea that maternity photo sessions can be something different — they can be as relaxed, as documentary-style, and as much of a reflection of real life as any other session I shoot. So, for Maddie’s maternity session, I wanted to try an at-home session that was pretty much […]

There are a million ways to celebrate your kiddo’s first birthday. But I particularly love when folks choose to celebrate with an at-home documentary photo session. Why not capture the real stuff of what life looks like for your little one and your family? It’s so priceless to have that milestone documented because even 1 […]

baby boy studio portrait

I know 30 minutes feels like hardly any time at all, but we were able to get SO many sweet shots of Cruz, and we even had enough time left over to get a few images of the whole family.

Girl brushing teeth before bed

I love photographing families documentary-style — basically showing up to document your family life exactly as it is. No posing. No interfering. No guidance. You just get to be you, and I capture it and make sure it looks as magical as it secretly is. So many folks are intimidated by this idea, or wonder […]

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