Northern Virginia Family, Newborn & Maternity Photographer

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I’m a Loudoun County, Virginia photographer for families, newborns, and expecting mamas. My sessions are fun and relaxed, with lots of laughter along the way. I’m dedicated to listening, to making a difference, and to reminding people that their story matters.

I'm Jenny Sessoms.


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sister and brother sitting on a rock at sunset

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Finding your perfect photographer is important. Preparing your kids, spending the money, getting your outfits ready, maybe even having your hair done, all takes time. Making sure you have the perfect photographer will ensure that you are thrilled with the final outcome and have a great experience during your time together. It is important to […]

6 Reasons Why I am the Perfect Photographer for You (or not)


father reading boy a bed time story

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An in-home storytelling photoshoot is YOUR story. It’s as unique as you and your family are.  It’s the beautiful moments that we sometimes miss. Capturing these moments in your life lets you relive the emotion and feel the love. That’s why I do what I do. To remind you how beautiful you are. These sessions […]

What is an in-home storytelling photo session?

Ashburn family having fun for their spring family photoshoot

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The Turley family was an absolute blast at their spring family photoshoot! I photographed them for the cover of the Front Porch Living Magazine, and was excited to give this cover a unique touch as a lifestyle photographer! The Turley family and I live in the same community in Willowford so I’m so happy to […]

Spring Family Photoshoot in Aldie, Virginia


Maternity photos in nursery

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It’s so exciting when I get to do maternity photos and newborn photos for the same family. This couple was so cute and fun, and asked me to come to their home for both sessions in Northern Virginia. This not only made it easy for them, but also allowed for super quick wardrobe changes. Northern […]

Maternity Photos in the Comfort of Your Home

Senior smiling in urban parking garage setting

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When this mom and daughter first contacted me about doing senior photos, I was so excited because they wanted to do something in downtown Leesburg. They were looking for a bit of an urban feel. Mind you, I love the rolling hills of Virginia and the beautiful blossoms of spring. But I also love the […]

Urban Senior Photoshoot in Northern Virginia


Senior boy leaning against brick wall

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Northern Virginia Senior portraits can be fun. It doesn’t have to be a stifled studio photo, with the same boring background, and the stiff pose.  My sessions are fun, relaxed and showcase your personality. When I look back at the person I was in high school, I can see that every decision I was making […]

Northern Virginia Senior Portraits

Maternity family with mother's pregnant belly

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Are you planning a maternity photoshoot? If so, what should you wear? There are lots of different options, and it can be tricky to choose the right outfit. I’ll show you some of my favorite outfits for maternity photoshoots. I’ll also give you some tips on how to choose the right outfit for your Northern […]

What to Wear for Your Maternity Photos


dad with tattoos holding his newborn baby

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Are you getting ready to have your baby’s photoshoot? I know what it’s like to have a newborn baby. That is why I offer photoshoots that are relaxed and stress-free for parents, babies, and me! Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your newborn photos: First, make sure that you dress your […]

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Your Newborn Photos

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Thank you to all the wonderful families that turned out for my Christmas Mini weekend on November 13th and 14th. I have never seen so many different and fun PJs and beautiful holiday clothing. Everyone brought their smiles, and played “imagination” games so I could sprinkle in a little Christmas magic.

A Look Back at This Year’s Christmas Minis


Family photo in Middleburg walking across the street

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We are so fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the country with 4 seasons, so picking one location can be a challenge when you have options. I want my sessions to be a relaxed and fun experience, so don’t stress about making this decision. Here are a few tips on how to […]

Best Locations for a Photoshoot in Northern Virginia