Welcome Alexander | Lifestyle Newborn Session | Towson, Maryland

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I consider it an absolute honor to be invited into a family when welcoming their newborn home. When Preeti called to inquire about a session I knew immediately this was one I wanted to fit into my already booked fall calendar. My desire when shooting a newborn session is to capture natural interactions between loved ones and leave images that will tell the story of this time in your life. Enjoy this gallery of images.

Welcome to the world Alexander…

Hannah Class of 2020 | Hereford, Maryland | Senior Photographer

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I met Hannah last November when her mom contacted me to shoot a very special and sentimental Sweet 16 session. A Milestone session of her girls she affectionately calls the “almost triplets.” You can see that session here. It still ranks up there as one of the highlights of my 2018 shooting season because of the beautiful natural interactions between the three girls. We had so much fun! I was excited to meet Hannah for her senior session last week. She is among the graduating class of 2020 at Hereford High School! Hannah has aspirations of being a Special Education teacher (which is near and dear to my heart) and she hopes to study at Towson University after graduating.

We met on a Friday evening at the Hampton National Historic Site and chased the light until sunset. Enjoy the gallery of lifestyle images from our session below.

My goal in a senior session runs much deeper than capturing the senior at the end of their high school journey. I desire to capture the beauty and strength of my senior client and help them shine. Hannah thank you for walking alongside me and trusting me to capture these images! Best of luck this yearl. I cannot wait to see where life takes you!

Smithberger Family | Towson, Maryland | Family Lifestyle Photographer

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You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things.
— Jamie Tworkowski

I had the privilege of photographing my sweet friend Andrea and her beautiful family on a warm, cloudy day a couple of weeks ago. She is one of those friends described in the above quote that I have needed over the last few years. You can read more of her story and her insightful writing on her blog “How the Light Gets In.” Our story is one only God could write and it is another example of how He orchestrates things far beyond our understanding. Her family has become absolutely dear to me.

I want to share a snippet of the story of how God brought us together a little over 5 years ago. When our oldest was getting ready to attend Ridgely Middle School, Wes and I approached the Young Life (YL) area director about starting a division of YL in the middle school called WyldLife. When we met with him he encouraged us to pray about this ministry because he really felt like God was doing something in the community. Little did we know another Ridgely parent had approached him about the same thing:) You see Andrea’s oldest daughter wanted something like YL at her school so Andrea set up a meeting with the YL area director. Since that initial meeting we have prayed, launched and watch God grow WyldLife in a way that is difficult to comprehend.

Walking through life with Andrea and watching the way she and Jason lead not only their family but their friends has been an inspiration. I hope as you look through this gallery of pictures from our time together you see their love and joy-filled spirit shine through the most…

Exciting Feature on Clickin Moms Blog...

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This photo was recently featured in an article entitled…Photographing Kids: 41 images that will inspire you. I have learned so much through the Clickin Moms community over the years so this is an absolute honor! And I want to let you in on a little secret…this photo actually includes #all4boysinoneframe and their dad so it’s extra special to me!

Here is the link to the article

https://www.clickinmoms.com/blog/photographing-kids-41-pictures-inspire-you/