Portrait sessions go beyond just taking photos! My goal is to make the whole photo process as seamless and straightforward as possible. I'm here to help with everything from location recommendations to wardrobe styling!

Click through below to see what to expect in regards to the planning process, the session details, and the delivery timeline.


A beautiful location never hurts when it comes to portraits! Not sure where you want to have your session? I have a list of tried-and-true photo locations that work well in any season. I'm also always happy to try any new locations you may have in mind!


I majored in textiles and apparel in college, and styling families and couples brings me true joy! I would love nothing more than to help you pick outfits that coordinate well together, flatter your personal shape and style, and will look timeless for years to come.

The SEssion

Bring your best smile and a sense of adventure as we create magic together! Throughout the session, I will lightly direct you to get the most beautiful lighting, the most flattering yet natural posing, and the most cohesive backdrops. Your resulting gallery will include the perfect mix of candid, lifestyle photos, as well as some more traditional, smiling-at-camera photos.


Can't wait to see your photos? I can't wait for you to see them either! All morning sessions include a same-day sneak peek on social media (next-day sneak peek for evening sessions). Even better, you are guaranteed to receive your full gallery of photos (via a secure, password-protected online gallery) within three days of your session. It's the next best thing to Amazon Prime! ;)


After your session, you will have the opportunity to buy prints and other printed products (e.g., canvases) directly through the online gallery. Printing and displaying your photos gives you the freedom to enjoy them anytime in your home, and not just on your screen!

Alexandria, VA

Nora & Austin

Jocelyn did such a great job! She made our kids feel comfortable and worked so well with them. . . And our pictures turned out beautifully! She captured our family perfectly.


Alexandria, VA

Jackie & Brandon

[Jocelyn] did an incredible job with our family photos. She is the sweetest photographer with an incredible eye for detail and relationship - she truly captures the nature of the subject's emotion and connection to each other.


Alexandria, VA

Angelina & Grover

Jocelyn made us feel at ease during our family photoshoot, expertly working with us and our toddler to capture beautiful, diverse photo memories that we will treasure forever! We love her careful attention to detail and the tips she gave us throughout the session to help us look natural and have fun in the process! 


Manassas, VA

Rebekah & Richard

[Jocelyn] made us all feel comfortable and relaxed, recommended an amazing site for our photo shoot, and was able to capture photos of our twin toddlers (difficult to do!) that we will always treasure!


Alexandria, VA

Rachel & Moses

Jocelyn is very organized, professional, communicative and easy and fun to work with... Our little boy and dog were way too excited to be outside, but she was so patient and somehow magically made all these amazing pictures happen! 


Wheaton, MD

Carissa & Jeremy

[Jocelyn is] incredibly fun, has a clear vision, and makes you feel comfortable throughout the whole session. Doing a photoshoot with a toddler is no easy task, but she is so patient and makes what could be a stressful situation, really fun and enjoyable!


Wheaton, MD

Malynda & Bryan

Jocelyn did a great job working with our two toddlers that can be a handful! Most importantly, we have awesome photos of our family that we will always cherish.


Springfield, Virginia

Sarah & Jim

Jocelyn put us both at ease so the process was comfortable and memorable. The photos turned out so beautifully, that we scheduled another family photo session one year later.


Alexandria, Virginia

Brittany & Alex

[Jocelyn] is the perfect balance of listening to what you want from your session without sacrificing her artistic eye, which makes for the most beautiful photos.


Haymarket, Virginia

Aurora & Duane

Jocelyn is amazing! She is super easy to work with, and takes great photos. We’ve used her for family photos for the last two years and will continue to do so!


Alexandria, Virginia

Erica & Matt

Jocelyn has been such a pleasure to work with on multiple occasions. Her photos are so full of light. Even my husband, who is not a fan of photos, requests Jocelyn’s work.




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All family and portrait sessions begin at $550 and include a pre-session consultation, complimentary wardrobe styling, personal printing rights, and high-resolution digital photos delivered via a password-protected online gallery within three days of your session.
For more details on my portrait collections and what is included, please contact me by clicking on the link below!