What is an in-home storytelling photo session?

November 22, 2022

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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.

play room home photos

These sessions go beyond family portraits. They capture the essence of your story, documenting your life on a regular day. The little quirks of your kiddos. Tears and tantrums. Their current stage in life. Your Saturday morning routine. Reading books to your littles. Whatever is unique to you. This is your story and I want to capture it!!

in home family photos
Brother and sister holding baby brother in nursery

Ideas for indoor activities:

  • Baking or cooking (Christmas cookies are always a hit)
  • Puzzles
  • Reading books
  • Board games
  • Getting hair cut
  • Bubble baths
  • Washing a dog
  • Building something (legos, pillows, blankets, boxes)
  • Creating forts
  • Play theater
  • Dress-up
  • Camping inside (set up small pup tent)

Ideas for outdoor back yard activities

  • S’more over a fire
  • Swings
  • Camping
  • Washing dog or car
  • Building something
  • Bubbles
  • Raking leaves and jumping in them


Jenny Sessoms is a professional family photographer with a BFA in photography from RIT in New York. She has over 20 years of experience and has won awards and been published on billboards, in magazines and online. She offers photoshoots that are relaxed and stress-free for everyone. She services the Northern Virginia area including Ashburn, Leesburg, Chantilly, Middleburg, Fairfax and more.

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I’m a Loudoun County, Virginia photographer for families, newborns, and businesses. I’m dedicated to listening, to making a difference, and to reminding people that their story is important.

I'm Jenny Sessoms.