October 17, 2023

couple hugs under walkway in arch of longwood Gardens display during maternity photos in Philadelphia

Romantic Longwood Gardens Maternity Session | Inspiration for Maternity Photos in Philadelphia 

Julie, Phil, and their daughter Millie are expecting their next sweet baby girl, Maeve! To celebrate this special time for their family, we planned maternity photos in Philadelphia at one of my favorite spots: Longwood Gardens! Their summer session was a joy to photograph and I can’t wait to see them once Maeve has arrived […]


bride and groom sit on yellow sofa during reception at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve wedding

October 10, 2023

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Wedding with Effortless 70’s Vibes in New Hope PA | Courtney & Nico 

Congratulations, Courtney and Nico! They hosted the most incredible 70’s inspired Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve wedding in New Hope, PA this summer. The entire celebration was absolutely incredible – full of the most amazing details. Beyond how beautiful this wedding day looked, it was special to me because I photographed Nico’s sister’s wedding at the […]


October 2, 2023

bride and groom dip while their wedding party cheers them on at Appleford Estate

Elegant Appleford Estate Wedding with Pennsylvania Wedding Photographer | Charlotte & Sean

A glimpse into Charlotte and Seans elegant spring wedding at Appleford Estate in Villanova, PA.


parents smile at daughter in mom's lap on bed during lifestyle milestone portraits

September 26, 2023

Lifestyle Milestone Portraits in Glen Mills, PA with Philadelphia Wedding Photographer 

I absolutely adore this family! Juliet is one of my membership clients. I photographed her mother’s maternity portraits, as well as Juliet’s newborn and this milestone session. In the fall, we’ll even be capturing her first birthday session at Longwood Gardens! For her six month photos, we decided on a lifestyle milestone portraits in Glen […]


September 19, 2023

bride and groom reach for each other showing off bride's engagement ring

Spring Longwood Gardens Engagement Session in Chadds Ford, PA with Cherry Blossoms | Katie and Dan 

There’s not much I love more than spring engagement sessions! The pastel colors are everywhere – from outfits to locations, and is there anything better than spring flowers? Katie and Dan planned a gorgeous spring engagement session at Longwood Gardens this year. We lucked out that their session fell during cherry blossom season. It was […]


Philadelphia date night for busy parents shared by newborn and family photographer

September 11, 2023

Philadelphia Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents

Philadelphia date night ideas for busy parents who value time together from your local Philly family photographer Samantha Jay


June 19, 2023

bride and groom stand hugging on sidewalk at Aldie Mansion

Classic Aldie Mansion Wedding in the Fall | Katie & Eric

Katie and Eric are married! They planned a super classic fall wedding at Aldie Mansion, one of my favorite venues (by Jeffrey Miller Catering). Filled with gorgeous fall colors, a dreamy ceremony, and classic accents at the reception, Katie and Eric’s wedding day was truly a dream come true.  I loved getting to explore Aldie […]


groom hugs bride from behind while she holds pink bouquet

June 12, 2023

Fall Wedding at Greenville Country Club | The Ulatowskis

Congratulations, Hannah and Evan! These Penn State sweethearts planned an absolutely beautiful fall Greenville Country Club wedding last year. I had the true joy of working with them to document their celebration. It was extra special to me because I also met my husband at PSU and I’ve worked with many other PSU couples over […]


June 5, 2023

bride holds groom's arm standing in woods outside Fairmount Water Works

Romantic Fall Wedding at Fairmount Water Works | The Swabacks

Congratulations, Diana and Matt! This fall, Diana and Matt planned a classic and chic Philadelphia wedding at Fairmount Water Works – one of the most beautiful landmarks in the city. I loved getting to photograph this wedding, because Diana is part of a big friend group that I’ve photographed numerous weddings for. I actually met […]


bride and groom hold hands walk against stone railing

May 29, 2023

Curtis Arboretum Wedding | The Bennetts 

Gabrielle and Greg are married! They were married in a gorgeous and elegant fall wedding at Curtis Arboretum in Wyncote, just a few minutes outside of Philly, with beautiful pink and gold details. All day long, Gabrielle and Greg cuddled and held hands and made each other laugh. Greg is such a kind person and […]