November 6, 2023

bride and groom kiss while guests toss petals during ceremony on lawn at Lauxmont Farms

Summer Lauxmont Farms Wedding in the Japanese Gardens | Lisa & JP

Congratulations, Lisa and JP on their Lauxmont Farms wedding! The happy newlyweds planned a gorgeous Lauxmont Farms wedding in Wrightsville, PA. It was an absolutely beautiful celebration – with elegant details, a tented wedding reception, and romantic portraits in the Japanese Gardens on the property. Truly a dream summer wedding! This wedding was extra special […]


parents snuggle with new baby during Philadelphia newborn portraits

October 30, 2023

Philadelphia Newborn Portraits with Acclaimed PA Newborn Photographer | Baby Reed

The Philadelphia newborn portraits truly have my heart because of my love for new parents, Kimberly and Shane. I’ve worked with this sweet couple several times over the last few years. Together, we’ve documented their engagement session, COVID elopement, bigger wedding celebration, and their maternity session at Longwood Gardens. Now, they’ve welcomed their darling baby […]


October 27, 2023

newlyweds kiss in aisle after wedding ceremony on lawn at Bellevue Hall

Romantic Bellevue Hall Wedding in Wilmington, Delaware | Katelyn & Dan 

When I think of Katelyn and Dan’s Bellevue Hall wedding in Wilmington, DE, the first two words that come to mind are elegant and romantic. Katelyn and Dan planned a truly gorgeous day at one of my favorite Delaware venues. I’m so happy I was able to be a part of their special day. Katelyn […]


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

October 17, 2023

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 […]


October 10, 2023

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

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 […]


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

October 2, 2023

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.


September 26, 2023

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

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 […]


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

September 19, 2023

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 […]


September 11, 2023

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

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


bride and groom stand hugging on sidewalk at Aldie Mansion

June 19, 2023

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 […]