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Cumberland< MD Family Photography Blog

I’ve been super excited for weeks about this maternity session. From the start, Kacy has let me run with my creative vision for her session. As an artist, it’s important to my career to have opportunities to completely plan and execute a photo session. Kacy is an artist herself, so she definitely gets it. When […]

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Kacy + R.K. | Maternity Session

Lovers, Motherhood

March 22, 2021

Finally! Some sun! This group came to me for family photography, the sun showed up, and my new friends had no problem getting silly and snuggly with me for their session. My sessions always start easy… first, the staple “Christmas card” photos. Then, we play! These sweet babies are free spirits, and this was such […]

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Maryland Family Photography

Family

March 7, 2021

Miss Evelyn came to me with her mama, Kristin, who owns Magnolia Studios, for her 1st birthday cake smash session. Kristin sent me a photo of a handmade dress from Miss Lyla Boutique, and I knew I’d make a pretty vintage-y looking set for her baby. My cake smashes generally involve two parts: Firstly, we […]

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Evelyn – Cake Smash Session Photography

Childhood, Milestone

February 27, 2021

Cake Smash Session: What to Expect A first birthday is a bitter-sweet milestone in your baby’s life. A common way to document and celebrate this big chapter is by having a photography session! Whether you’ve booked your cake smash or are planning to, this is the place to be. I’ll guide you through the process! […]

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Cake Smash Session: What to Expect

Childhood, FAQ, Milestone

February 27, 2021

Hello! If you’re planning your future babies, currently expecting, plan to adopt, or have already welcomed a new baby, you’ve come to the right place! I am a Western Maryland newborn photographer. Guiding you through the process of booking, planning, and executing your newborn photography session are part of the experience. First of all, you […]

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Newborn Photography: What to Expect

Childhood, FAQ, Newborn

February 25, 2021

Studio Session Prep Guide A newborn session prep guide to a stress-free studio posed newborn photography session, including what to wear and what to bring. My studio is located conveniently in Downtown Cumberland, and I have both on street parking in front, as well as a parking lot around back for my clients. Be prepared […]

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Newborn Session Prep Guide

Childhood, Newborn

February 25, 2021

These two are engaged!!! We’d tried for months to get this engagement session done, but the universe said otherwise. When we finally made it happen, we had the most beautiful light, perfect for the most beautiful couple! We chose this spot along the C&O Canal here in Western Maryland. It WAS 100% worth the wait! […]

engaged couple during engagement session

Chloe + Trenton | Engagement Photography

Engagement, Lovers

February 21, 2021

This sweet pea has come to me several times over the past few years for family photos, Christmas minis, and lots in between! Her mama booked a glitter mini milestone session with me, and Ellie showed off some of her dance moves! There will be glitter in my studio for all of eternity! But it’s […]

Toddler playing in glitter

Milestone Session | Ellie

Childhood, Milestone

February 21, 2021

Look at this big, bad one year old! (Well, almost!) Tripp has so sweet for me this morning for his cake smash, and I can’t believe he’s an entire year old! His parents had an actual cookie cake made by Simply Cakes by Ellie and it was delicious chocolate chip cookies, stuck together with yummy […]

One year old cake smash photography

Tripp | Cake Smash Photography

Childhood, Milestone

February 21, 2021

Sweet Arianna came to me as a newborn model call for a few new pieces to my studio. She slept beautifully for the first part of our session, then decided she wanted us to see her beautiful eyes! Newborns are becoming my passion secondary to intimate elopements! Take a look at her highlights below! I […]

Boho earthy newborn session

Arianna | Cumberland Newborn Photography

Childhood, Newborn

February 20, 2021