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Sarah Thayer is a family portrait photographer offering relaxed, fun sessions and beautiful photos. To her, it’s all about the complete experience: she provides location suggestions, a full-color Style Guide, and outfit tips. She knows you’re busy! A recent DC Area Moms client raved, “The best part of working with Sarah was the ease of communication and the ease of the process from beginning to end. She thought of every detail, and walked me through the process! Literally everything from setting a date, choosing a location, choosing outfits, etc. For a busy mom – this was very helpful to me!”


A family photographer that is a little different

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Becca is a motherhood photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, and the bond between a mama and her loves, particularly during baby’s first year. Becca’s work captures the beauty and connection of the early years by documenting the emotion and strength found in motherhood in natural and inspiring settings. She’ll create beautiful art of your family by capturing the details you may not even notice, but won’t want to forget. She offers outdoor and studio sessions and provides a well-curated selection of wardrobe pieces for mamas and children to bring the vision of your session to life.

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Storytelling photography for families who want to slow down and appreciate the here and now  + ups and downs of parenthood.
School photography and Mini Sessions available in September and October. Serving the DMV area.

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Allison Corinne Photography, LLC is a maternity photographer serving Maryland and Northern Virginia. Her images focus on emotion and familial connection and range from glamorous with editorial posing, to casual with candid-appearing poses (lifestyle), to intimate with bare belly. Maternity sessions with Allison Corinne include access to her client closet of formal gowns, boho dresses, and open front bare-belly robes, and she also offers lifestyle newborn sessions. Allison Corinne has been Best Photographer in Rockville three years in a row, won Click Magazine’s Voice Competition in 2020, and is a Hello Pro Creative and Click Pro Photographer.

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Family/newborn photographer serving the DC area.  On a mission to help families freeze time by making beautiful art out of their connection.


I believe you don’t need wild props or over-the-top outfits to fill galleries with breathtaking photos. I believe genuine joy is the most beautiful accessory and that the real moments are the ones you’ll want to relive over and over again. Because of this, I’ve devoted myself to creating a photography experience that gives you and your family the space to thrive. Then, we will transform those moments of connection into timeless art.

4395 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Photography has an incredible ability to capture a moment in ink on canvas. For us here at Laura Shortt Photography, nothing is more important than making sure every one of my clients is given a portrait that they can treasure for life. After all, a stunning portrait has the power to transform your outlook on life and give you a self-confidence boost the likes of which nothing else can rival. So, don’t delay; contact us today to find out more about how we can help give you the most stunning photoshoot experience possible!

What Makes Us Different?

So, what is it that makes our team here at Laura Shortt Photography different? Well, the thing that we think is most important is our dedication to providing top-quality, reliable photography services. Our photoshoots are carefully tailored to find the most flattering angle for every client because our goal is to help everyone realize their own value. We are passionate believers that everyone is perfect, just the way they are, and we want to share this through our work.

A powerful, perfectly captured portrait can have transformation effects for your self-confidence and self-worth. That is why everyone deserves to have the most spectacular photograph of themselves, and we are here to provide this. We offer fine, magazine-quality photography for everyone who should honor us with the opportunity to take their photograph and capture their innate beauty.

Our Photography Services

For us here at Laura Shortt Photography, capturing powerful and moving portraits and headshots is our passion and motivation. In order to help you feel your very best, we make every photo shoot a truly memorable experience, with the day starting off with your very own professional hair and makeup artist. This is the ideal way to help you settle in with us, after which the photoshoot will begin!

Our photoshoots are tailored to your needs. So, no matter what you want to take away from the shoot, we can help you achieve this. We provide a relaxed consultation for every client to help decide on the themes for your shoot. Then, after the photoshoot itself comes the part we think is the most fun of all – the photo viewing session! We will show you the incredible shots we’ve captured that showcase your unique beauty and confidence in a digital slideshow!

From graduation portraits to help you remember this big day to our “Over 50 and beautiful” portrait sessions that are designed to capture the unique beauty and wisdom of the golden years, we can provide you with a photoshoot experience unlike any other.

Find Out More Today

If you want to find out more about how our team here at Laura Shortt Photography can help with your photography needs, give us a shout today. Our friendly team is on hand to help with anything you might need in terms of photography. We’re passionate about helping people just like you get the photoshoot of a lifetime that they deserve! So, don’t delay. To find out more, visit our Laura Shortt Photography website or check out our Services page. Or, to have a chat with us, fill out our easy contact us form online and we’ll do our best to get back in touch within 24 hours!

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390 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA

Marlon Holden Fine Art is located in Laguna Beach, California. Marlon Holden Fine Art is working in Art galleries activities.

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Jessica Ryles is a premiere maternity and newborn portraiture artist in Northern VA.  She specializes in creating custom artwork and heirlooms for families to enjoy for generations.


Julie Kubal is a Washington, DC baby, child, and family photographer documenting the ever-changing lives of children and their families. She is known for her simple, crisp compositions that capture authentic emotion and the unique spirit of her subjects. Julie is passionate about creating warm and meaningful artwork through modern portraits and lifestyle photography. She works closely with each family to create something beautiful for their home, taking them through a fun, stress-free, efficient process, helping them design custom artwork to showcase their images.


Hi!  I am a natural light photographer in Northern Virginia.  I love providing my clients with beautiful photographs that will be cherished for generations.  I specialize in family photography, senior portraits, and headshot/branding photography.  I would love to work with you so please don’t hesitate to reach out!  I offer traditional sessions as well as mini-session on a limited basis.  Hop over to my website and get on my newsletter list to be the first to know about upcoming mini-sessions.

Mary Catherine Photography is a DC-based family, newborn and maternity photographer serving Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC. Our mission is to preserve your family memories with playful, joy-filled photos!


Stacey provides Newborn Photography in Northern VA focusing on the beauty of motherhood from maternity sessions through babies first milestones. Stacey is available for travel throughout the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC areas.

Tamieka’s fun and relaxing style is a great environment to create beautiful imagery that you’ll cherish for years and generations to come.  Whether capturing family memories or military ceremonies in Washington D.C. documenting your family’s memories and milestones is one of my greatest honors as a Photographer!

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Becca is a motherhood photographer specializing in maternity, newborn, and the connection between a mama and her babies. Becca’s work captures the beauty and connection of the early years by documenting the emotion and strength found in motherhood in natural and inspiring environments. She offers outdoor and studio sessions and provides a well-curated selection of wardrobe pieces for mamas and children to make your session easy and peaceful.


Sherry’s creative style is soft and sweet, sometimes a little rustic, and always timeless. Whether capturing tiny newborn fingers, or a silly smile on a one year old who has just dove into a birthday cake, catching your family’s memories and milestones is one of my greatest joys as a Photographer!

I’m a lifestyle photographer specializing in film imagery that uniquely evokes the joy and magic of life.

Because you only live this moment once.


The beauty of at-home sessions with AFP is that you’re already in your element. Your favorite moments in your every day take place right here. We start at your house, finding the best spots in your outdoor spaces to capture what makes your family unique. If after a bit we want to go a little further a field, I’m down for going to the park around the corner or riding some bikes on the sidewalk! In the end, my goal is to capture your family in context – because when a place has meaning for you, it tells part of the story in a way that generic parks or other places just can’t.

Over the course of the session, we’ll do everything from crazy games to intimate cuddles, the whole chaotic gang together, smaller groups, and individual portraits. If your family has a special thing you love to do, let’s capture it! But don’t worry about figuring out what to make happen.

I take the time to truly get to know you in order to capture the moments that mean the most to you. Sessions are tender, wild, loving, silly, and above all, authentic.

Maternity, newborn, and family photographer located in Fairfax, Virginia

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