“Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” -Walt Disney This session has been YEARS in the making, and I’m so glad we were finally able to make it happen! I’ve been photographing their family since before Bella was born, and I know they’ve been counting down until we could do one of […]

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“No matter how your heart is grieving if you keep on believing the dream that you wish will come true.” — Cinderella These two! I had the most special morning with them. They have the world’s greatest sister, one of my past brides Lauren, and she arranged this session to be a gift for Ben […]

“All at once everything looks different now that I see you.” – Tangled No better place to celebrate your first birthday than the happiest place on earth! I’m so glad it worked out for these sweet clients of mine to be there the same time I was. I know WDW means so much to their […]

“…happiness is a warm puppy. Happiness is finding somebody you like at the front door. Happiness is a smooth sidewalk. Happiness is eating out. Happiness is mellow. Happiness is being able to reach the doorknob. Happiness is anyone and anything that’s loved by you…” – charles schulz It’s the best when I get to combine […]

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“Love doesn’t always look like a picture perfect storybook Ah, but sometimes it does” – Rascal Flatts I had an absolutely PERFECT fall evening with these three over at Green Spring Garden! VA sure knows how to show off this time of year, I can’t get enough of the colors! And how sweet is their […]

“No matter how your heart is grieving If you keep on believing The dream that you wish will come true” -Cinderella The Magic Kingdom is looking extra fancy these days to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World! Cinderella’s castle got a major makeover, and a few extra special carriage pumpkins pop up all […]

“No matter how your heart is grieving
If you keep on believing
The dream that you wish will come true”
-Cinderella

The Magic Kingdom is looking extra fancy these days to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World! Cinderella’s castle got a major makeover, and a few extra special carriage pumpkins pop up all around Main Street. It felt like the perfect opportunity to make this sweet Cinderella inspired session happen with my dear friends. From the minute I saw this pink Cinderella gown from Only Little Once, I knew it would be so perfect for one of these magic sessions! Isabella was more than thrilled to be Cinderella for the day :) A+M, thank you for always making my photographer dreams come true, and for trusting me with everything from planning the vision for the session to capturing cute portraits of your babies in your happy place. Always, always worth it!

Seriously how adorable are those carriage pumpkins?!

I have the same photo of Isabella up on her dad’s shoulders at the same age giving him a big kiss on the cheek from their Grand Floridian family portrait session, and I love that now we have the same one with Alessandro!

I could have photographed her in this spot ALL day! How perfect is it with the castle arches and those pink flowers behind her?! Also those little bows on the shoes and in her hair just about did me in. Totally obsessed with how her entire little Cinderella look came together! The sweetest little princess!

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“To all who come to this happy place: Welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past, and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future.“
– Walt Disney

It’s been nearly 3 years since my last morning at Magic Kingdom with this sweet family, and it made my whole day to see them again! It’s so special to be able to do photos in their “Happy Place” where they have so many precious memories from their childhood that they’re able to pass on to their boys now. We did some of their favorite rides and even worked that special green balloon into their session again.

Can’t wait to meet baby #3 next time I see you all! Thanks again for spending the morning with me!


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“There comes a day
When you’re gonna look around
And realize happiness is
Where you are”
-Moana

It might surprise you to know that the World Showcase at Epcot is actually my favorite spot on property for portraits! The castle is absolutely magical, for sure, but I absolutely LOVE all the different backgrounds, textures, colors, and attention to detail you find throughout the world showcase. So many people never venture back to explore the ins and outs of each different country, and there are so many hidden gems back there! I’ve been photographing this sweet family since 2013, but it’s safe to say this is my favorite session with them yet!

I asked her to stand next to her dad and hold hands, and it instantly looked like they were ready to dance. I instantly had a flash forward moment thinking of another big special dance they will share one day years from now on her wedding day, and it made me a bit teary! I’ve been photographing this little girl since she was a couple weeks ago, and it’s wild how fast time flies! The Morocco Pavilion is one of my absolute favorites!and look how perfectly their outfits coordinated! Every session should end with ice cream! :)

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“Remember, you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine.”
— Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Oh and this little lady certainly is pure sunshine! After 18 months, I was so excited to be back at the Magic Kingdom with a camera in my hand! Family photos at Magic Kingdom are some of the most special sessions, and it was so fun seeing it all decked out for the 50th anniversary! That castle sure got an epic makeover!

It feels like just yesterday I was photographing Matt and Hilary’s wedding, so it made my whole day to spend the morning with them and their sweet Madelyn, who became my new BFF real quick :) Enjoy a little peek into our morning! Those tiny tip toes! maaaaaybe my favorite image I’ve taken in the parks! If this is not joy personified I don’t know what is! she spotted Mickey behind me and immediately had to get as close as possible! Can’t you hear her little voice saying “hiiii Mickey!” Girlfriend was on a mission to find Cinderella one way or another! ;) she may or may not have made it two flights up the back of the castle before the security guard came to get her ;) Baby’s first dole whip, and safe to say, she loved it!! Every session should end with one!

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What: One 15-20 minute mini portrait session, resulting in 15 high resolution edited files available for downloading with a print release- perfect for holiday cards and gifts!

Option One: Fall Mini Portrait Session on Saturday October 9, 2021 between 7:40-9:20am in Ashburn VA, and 2:40-6:00pm in Alexandria VA at Green Spring Garden (rain date is Monday October 11) **UPDATE: All time slots on October 9th are sold out! Feel free to email if you’d like to be added to the waiting list incase of any last minute cancellations**

Option Two: Fall Mini Portrait Session on Saturday October 30, 2021 between 8:00-9:40am in Ashburn VA, and 2:00-5:20pm in Leesburg VA (rain date is Sunday October 31)** UPDATE: All time slots on October 30th are sold out! Feel free to email if you’d like to be added to the waiting list in case of any last minute cancellations**

Cost: $300- includes up to 5 people, $20 each additional person.

Who: Anyone wanting updated portraits and holiday photos for cards or gifts! I’d love to see some of my wedding clients come out for portraits together too! All children should be at LEAST four months old to participate. No pets, please.

Appointments are open TODAY and will be available ONLY to all PAST clients, and then any remaining time slots will be opened up to new clients starting on Wednesday August 25!

Email jessicasmithphotography@gmail.com to reserve your session! **In your email please include your name, how old your children are, and your top three preferences of date and time slot so I can match you up as close as possible!**

I look forward to seeing so many of you! :)