Rachel
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I have been obsessed with photography since I picked up my first 35mm camera when I was 14 years old.  I studied and earned my BFA in photography in 2005. I’ve photographed probably tens of thousands of photos at this point – maybe hundreds of thousands. I’m confident in my ability to get consistent, beautiful […]

Five of My Favorite Photos

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Oh no! You’re running late for that portrait session you’ve booked with your favorite photographer! The guilt and stress can be real, but let me reassure you: Despite your best efforts, sometimes things happen that are outside your control. Maybe it’s the Philadelphia traffic, maybe one of the kids had an epic meltdown on your […]

What to Do if You’re Running Late for Your Photo Session

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Photography is a very intimate and personal collaboration between the artist and the subject. When you step in front of my lens, you’re placing a ton of trust in me to capture your likeness and the relationships in your family in the most beautiful way possible. In order to do that, you first need to […]

16 Fun Facts about Your Philadelphia Maternity & Newborn Photographer

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Are you trying to find a creative way to show off your family photos? Whether you have a small apartment or a large house, gallery walls are a simple way to add visual interest. It’s a great way to express your personal style and a surefire conversation starter at social gatherings. In order to provide […]

Create the Perfect Gallery Wall

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It’s common for people to put a lot of time and effort into finding the perfect photographer for their wedding, but people don’t always seem to put the same effort or time into selecting their family portrait photographer. However, these photographs of your loved ones will serve as priceless memories for your children and future […]

5 Questions to Ask a Potential Family Photographer

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Chances are you’ve encountered a family member or friend who was trying to start a photography business at some point. They may have even asked you to model for their business in exchange for photos to add to their portfolio. Or they’ve offered you reduced-priced or free sessions due to their lack of experience. The offer […]

Should You Hire a Professional?

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If there’s one thing I hear from moms who come into my studio, it’s “I’m never in any pictures,” or “I’m always the one behind the camera.” The truth is, moms are typically the least photographed member of the family, and there are two reasons for this in my opinion: One, they usually bear the […]

Why You Should Be in Photos, Mom!

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When booking a session with a professional portrait photographer, you may feel like you’re taking a leap of faith. Putting your image and your portrait experience in the hands of a stranger can be daunting. You need to decide what to wear, get your family on board and organized, and worry about how you will […]

7 Things Your Photographer Wants You To Know

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Christmas Mini Sessions

Christmas Mini Sessions in Philadelphia It’s the most wonderful time of the year. My favorite time of the year is here in full swing and I couldn’t be more excited about it. There’s just something about the magic of Christmas that warms my heart so much. The Christmas season wouldn’t be complete without Christmas mini […]

Christmas Mini Sessions for the Entire Family

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One Year Pictures for a Special Little Girl! Can you believe it’s been a whole year since Olivia has been in our studio? Olivia recently turned one and we celebrated by capturing some beautiful first year pictures! But, before we dive into her latest captures, let’s take a peek back at last year when she […]

Olivia’s One Year Birthday Photoshoot

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