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And Ellie Makes Four…

One of the biggest joys my job allows me is being able to be a part of so many incredible life moments! Usually for me, that means being there on a wedding day. I’m frequently front and center on one of the most important days in a couple’s life together. I never take that for granted…it’s just amazing, and I consider myself so lucky to get to witness all of these emotional moments! When a photographer friend, Amanda asked me to photograph some memories of their new daughter, Ellie’s first few hours on Earth, I was incredibly flattered! Anytime a photographer asks you to photograph for them, it’s a huge honor…but to get to take part in such an important moment in their lives, was so exciting!

Amanda and Mike are the cutest couple you’ve ever seen…their dream of having a family, of having two adorable daughters had finally come true. They were so excited and happy to welcome Ellie into their family! Watching them dote on their two littles (big sister Cammy, and newborn Ellie) was one of the sweetest things I’ve ever seen! Like reverse birth control! Haha. In all seriousness, I can’t think of two people better suited to be parents, and I can’t imagine two little girls being more loved by their parents than their two daughters. So sweet!

While I can’t say that birth photography is something I’m going to be branching out into anytime soon, except for maybe for friends, I really did love shooting these sweet moments of the start of their life as a family of four! Here are a few of my favorites from our time together!

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Doesn’t Amanda look gorgeous?? I can’t believe she looked so good after just having had a c-section!

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oh my heart! they are SUCH a beautiful family. And I adore the way Cammy looks at her lil sister. TOO cute!!!

These are terrific. Such a beautiful moment captured by a great photog!

This is beyond sweet! What truly precious moments.


Soooo incredibly sweet!!

Katie –

These are JUST GORGEOUS!!!!!! so precious perfect and gorgeous!

Love these!!

Ahhh I love these so much! Adorable family and I can’t believe she looked that good after giving birth!!


Oh my gosh! So sweet!

I love every moment here. You did a great job!! It seriously makes me want to have you there when the time comes!!!

Beautiful!!!!!!! Love this!!!!!

Oh my goshhhh! These are BEAUTIFUL Katie!! What a precious family! I’m so happy for you Amanda!! xo

These are so great Katie! I might need you to come to Northern VA to do this for me, you did such a great job! 🙂

These are all beautiful! I’m so happy for them! <3

How sweet!! These images are so beautiful, Katie! And Amanda looks gorgeous!! <3

Becca Berlin

Wow, Katie these are so so beautiful!! Such sweet moments! Are you sure you don’t want to go into birth photog, too..? 🙂 Seriously amazing.

WOW!! This is just so beautiful! no words

oh my gosh! these are making my heart melt! these are some of the sweetest pictures i’ve ever seen! amanda and mike are the sweetest and have such a genuine family. you did a great job capturing these joyful moments! 🙂

awwww awwww awweeee the black + white one of dad leaning in kissing the baby is PRECIOUS! What a treasure these will be forever!

Awwwwww!!! What an amazing set, priceless! Tears in my eyes now.

You did an amazing job!!!

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