Meet Ellie- Northern Virginia Baby Photographer

Meet Ellie, just about the smiliest 5 month old around! She was so wide eyed and happy the whole time, and more than once I caught her making funny faces at her reflection in my lens ;0) She’s such a happy little girl, and you can tell she is the center of her parents world. They completely adore her and I could see so much joy in the little moments of the three of them sitting together making Ellie smile. Have I mentioned lately how much I LOVE photographing families?!? :0) Bethany and Matt, thanks for sharing your sweet girl with me for the afternoon! Can’t wait to see the three of you again soon!

I love moments like this when I’m close enough and they can see their reflection in the lens :0) She was so fascinated with my camera!
a little tummy time! this one makes me laugh every time :0) I asked Bethany where they spend the majority of their time, she said it was right here playing with Ellie on her bedroom floor :0) this is her happy dance :0) Even Ellie loves reading a good book: these next two are definitely my favorites from the day: but oh man, I really love these next ones of her little naked belly too: most definitely a favorite: apparently toes are her favorite snack ;0) then we bundled up and headed outside for a few minutes at the end of the session: and right here in this moment, Ellie started sticking out her tongue for the first time when she smiles! So funny that I was there to catch it! i’ll end with one more favorite of Ellie and her mama :0) 

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  2. Peter Watt says:

    Lovely photos of Ellie, Matt & Bethany

  3. Geoffrey Graybeal says:

    Sooooooo cute!

  4. Merideth Bentley says:

    What great pictures! I love the ones of you guys reading together. And her red baby peacoat is adorable!

  5. Tim H says:

    These are some great pictures! I especially like the one of her reading the book.

  6. I see Midge in those little eyes, or is it the smile? The photos are delightful to see. Quality and emotional warmth!

  7. kathy howes says:

    Such beautiful pictures,they belong in a magazine!

  8. Jan Watt says:

    The Ellie gallery has just reached us here in Australia – what a cutie!! Those eyes are going to bowl the boys over in years to come!! Love to all the family.

  9. joe petrisko says:

    For Jessica Smith –
    Nice work not only on the photos but on the order in which they’re presented. The first one is a REAL attention-getter; the second one tells me the next time you take this kid’s picture will be as a fashion model – those eyes are just fabulous. Also liked the shots of Ellie playing with the stuffed animal & (my favorite) all three sitting on the bed reading books.
    Congrats to everyone on the presentation.

  10. Matthew Watt says:

    Too cute. Love the photos – the variety and quality are amazing.

  11. West Coast "Grandma" Cathy Kemper says:

    My favorites are the little family on the bed – with wedding photo on the wall – seems it was yesterday they were dancing at their wedding – now what a great family of 3! Lucky baby to be so cherished.

  12. michael says:

    These are so much fun!!!

  13. Debbie says:

    Great photos! She looks like so much fun! I wanna play too!

  14. sam wilderson says:

    These people are related to me, no wonder they are so smart and cute. I am so proud to be the grand uncle of such a personable child. looking into her face just tells me she is going to be a great success in life. May she live long and prosper.

  15. Bethany says:

    Sneaking little peeks at these pictures kept a smile on my face all day yesterday — even when I was still up working at 1:00 AM! Thanks for doing such a fantastic job!

  16. Rob Kirk says:

    Fantastic. Some of the best I’ve seen.

  17. Barry aka GrandBarry says:

    Love the black and white photos and the various depth of field shots!

    Ellie is adorable, but Bethany and Matt are running a close second…

  18. evelyn says:

    her happy dance reminds me of nate’s friday dance :)

  19. Kathy Brumberger says:

    Adorable photos!!!

  20. Matt M. says:

    Just wonderful pictures. What a cutie Ellie is!

  21. Midge Shawley says:

    GrandMummy loves the photos! Only problem is going to be how to decide which ones to buy. They are all SO cute.

  22. Louise says:

    Oh my gosh she has a pea coat!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Adorable :)

  23. Joanne says:

    What a major CUTIE!!! and what a fabulous gallery!

  24. Donna Cramer says:

    What great photos!!

  25. Katherine Smith says:

    Beautiful pictures of a beautiful family!

  26. Jim Bryant says:

    Very nice photos of my daughter and her family. Elle is a big star.

  27. Jen says:

    Too, too precious! She’s ADORABLE! Great shots as always, Jessie!

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