Why printed artwork is so important | Northern VA Newborn and Maternity Photographer

Anyone who has ever worked with me knows the value that I place on printed artwork. I want every client who works with me to walk away with something tangible from their session - something they can hold and touch and feel. Something they can hold in their hands.

I know sometimes when the images and experience are fresh and brand new, it’s hard to understand why this is. Photography is a unique art form in that it often can’t be fully appreciated until years after the image is captured and the moment has passed.

Because years down the line is when our memories fade, our children have grown, our faces have more wrinkles. It’s not until years from now that you’ll be able to look back on an album or framed print and think

“wow, my baby was so small”
”I can’t believe how young mom and dad were when I was born”
”I barely remember that happening, but I’m so glad I can look back on it now”

It takes the distance of those years to realize how much things change and how quickly it goes by. It’s only by having something you can hold that those reminders come to us. When we look up on the wall and see the portrait that’s been hanging for years, or when we pull out the album that’s been on the shelf for what feels like a lifetime. Because when we flip through those images and pages, we get to look back into the past and what life was like for us. And our children get to see what life was like for us and them too.

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Kate Juliet Photography specializes in natural maternitynewbornbaby, and family portraiture in the Washington DC and Northern VA area.

All studio sessions include access to the studio wardrobe for mothers and babies to borrow clothing for your session. 

Contact me to begin planning your custom portrait experience.


Leesburg VA Outdoor Session | Fun with Family

Family sessions are offered just twice a year, and each season they remind me of how much time as gone by. Getting to see the children I photographed as newborns grow into toddlers and big kids is such an experience. It’s a reminder not only of how much they have grown, but how my own family has grown too. Seeing them grow into their personalities and features, having interests and preferences unique to them. Each child, relationship, and family has it’s own quirks and memories. Getting to meet with clients year over year is the highest compliment and a relationship a treasure with each of my families.

Here are some of my favorite images from this session - enjoy!


Kate Juliet Photography specializes in natural maternitynewbornbaby, and family portraiture in the Washington DC and Northern VA area.

All studio sessions include access to the studio wardrobe for mothers and babies to borrow clothing for your session. 

Contact me to begin planning your custom portrait experience.


Northern Va Family Photographer | Springtime Outdoor Session

because nothing is better than laughing together


Kate Juliet Photography specializes in natural maternitynewbornbaby, and family portraiture in the Washington DC and Northern VA area.

All studio sessions include access to the studio wardrobe for mothers and babies to borrow clothing for your session. 

Contact me to begin planning your custom portrait experience.


Spring Family of Five Session First Look | Vienna VA Portrait Photographer

hello Spring!

kate juliet photography - vienna va family photographer

Kate Juliet Photography specializes in natural maternitynewbornbaby, and family portraiture in the Washington DC and Northern VA area.

All studio sessions include access to the studio wardrobe for mothers and babies to borrow clothing for your session. 

Contact me to begin planning your custom portrait experience.


Outdoor Fall Family Session First Look | Northern VA Photographer


Kate Juliet Photography specializes in natural maternity, newborn,
and family portraiture in the Washington DC and Northern VA area.
Contact me to begin planning your custom portrait experience.