Clarissa + Jack | Norfolk Virginia Maternity and Baby Photographers

I’m reviving our blog for the first time in a year (!!!!) to share a few sweet photos of Clarissa + Jack’s at-home maternity session. Apologies for lagging behind on our blog game, but after giving birth to Ellie (follow my personal insta @dailyelliejoy for baby photo spam!) last year then doing a big office and house move/renovation at the same time, social media and other administrative duties for DCPG definitely fell by the wayside. We’re all moved into both home and new studio and FINALLY back in the saddle shooting regularly and devoting attention and love back to DCPG :)

Clarissa and Jack have been repeat DCPG clients since 2012; we’ve photographed two of Jack’s deployment homecomings and their tiny wedding in Norfolk:

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I remember  chatting with Jack’s mom back then and she said, “Maybe you can photograph their baby when the time comes!” And so, I am! I’m so happy Clarissa got back in touch in order to sign up for the Baby Steps plan :) She opted for one of our more popular combos – Maternity, Newborn and One Year. We decided to do at at-home session for maternity. I absolutely love doing at-home sessions for any baby steps shoot because not only does it add a layer of uniqueness to the portraits that can never be duplicated, when these photos are viewed by their future children, they’ll get to see the first place their new little family called home.


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I love that she chose to rock a glamorous, sequined dress!


She requested these poses and although their dog Rob was hilariously uncooperative, I loved the quick interaction I was able to capture:

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Andrea + Jerome | Chesapeake Maternity Photography

Andrea and Jerome are the latest parents to join the Baby Steps portrait program.  It’s such a small world amongst our clients; Jerome’s brother Gabe was one of our recent grooms and Andrea’s cousins with two couples who are also in Baby Steps (as well as coworkers with two OTHER Baby Steps moms!!).  We love it!  For their maternity session, we traveled out to their home in Deep Creek.  It’s been a while since I’ve been out that way because I miscalculated our travel time by a full 45 minutes.  Yikes! Luckily, they were very cool about it and it ended up timing well with the sunset.  They live in an adorable new construction neighborhood, so although greenery was a little sparse, I can’t wait to see what the neighborhood will look like when its time for Lily’s one year old portrait next year!

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