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When I was born, newborn photography consisted of a brightly lit photo at the hospital. It was taken from overhead and they would curl your hair around a pencil to get it just right. At least that is what my mom told me. When I was a teenager I would run for the calendar booth…

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Newborn Photography Springfield Va It’s been a boy explosion in the great grandkids dept for my Gram or as the boys call her GrandGram! Gram has six grandkids and up until a few years ago we were all slacking on the providing future generations thing. But I got the ball rolling about 5 years ago…

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Lifestyle Newborn Photographer Fredericksburg, Va When I was a kid I used to run out and get the latest Anne Geddes calendar every year. I”d ooh and ahh over the babies in buckets, c’mon you know you did too you child of the 90’s! As I’ve gotten older my tastes have changed and as much…

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Virginia Newborn Photographer I love seeing new parents during those first two weeks with their little babies, they are so in love with this new tiny human! They are in the 2 week bliss where the baby is still sleeping a lot hence the reason most photographers like to photograph new babies during the first…

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It has been forever since I posted updated photos of my kids!!!  Will is turning 2 next week and rob is 9 months tomorrow.  So yes I’m a bit behind sharing his 7 month photos which were a bit behind because they were supposed to be 6 month photos ;).  Welcome to parenthood with 2…

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