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Liam. Baby photo shoot in Washington, DC

The arrival of a new family member brings some changes to the family dynamics, but big sister Hailey could not have been prouder to introduce her new baby brother to the world. She is just 3.5 years old, but she already takes her big sister role seriously. I love when families incorporate sibling photos into...

Diane. First time mama. Maternity session, Washington, DC

Pregnancy can be a whirlwind of emotions for many expecting mothers. Whether you’re going to be a first-time mother, or you already wrangle a crew of little ones, those nine months can seem like a rollercoaster of ups and down for even the most experienced women. At the beginning of pregnancy, exhaustion hits like a...

Thanyaa, 5 week Old Princess

Oh my goodness, just look at this little princess! Baby Thanyaa came to my studio at five weeks old, and she was the most beautiful little baby model. Normally newborn photos are taken around the two-week mark when babies have not quite stretched out yet, and they usually snooze through all of the poses and...

Baby & Kids Conference in LA

I recently returned home from a trip to Los Angeles after attending an inspirational congress for photographers called “Baby & Kid.” This conference and trade show included three amazing days of total immersion in different areas of the photographic business, specifically centered on baby and childhood photography. Attendees heard from world-renown keynote speakers, participated in...

Maternity Photography, Washington DC | Mercedes

This gorgeous mama-to-be looked stunning in deep shades of blue, teal, and violet. Mercedes is a talented model, and she is expecting her first baby girl! Well, actually, she already has a pretty special fur baby girl named Louis (after Louis Vuitton) who debuted in quite a few of the photos. Louis seemed to know...

Newborn Photographer Virginia | Giovanna

There’s never a bad time for newborn photos. Every season brings inspiration for adorable newborn sets – sunflowers and beachy scenes for summer, brightly colored leaves and little pumpkin outfits in autumn, and peaceful snowy scenes and holiday cheer during winter. I really don’t have a favorite and look forward to them all. But right...

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Nataly Danilova Photography is a multi award winning baby and newborn photographer certified by the National Photographers Association and proud member of Best Newborn Photographer Association as well as Professional Photographers of America