December 7, 2023

Choosing the Perfect Philadelphia Maternity Photographer for your Winter Baby

Step into the intimate world of Le Papillon by Samantha Jay Photography, where the winter chill is replaced with the warm embrace of a cozy haven. Inside our private studio, snowflakes may be falling outside, but inside, it’s a sanctuary of comfort and joy. As a Philadelphia maternity photographer, I meet so many beautiful families. […]


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 […]


March 13, 2023

couple hugs among leaves at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens Maternity Portraits | The Freemans

Being a Philadelphia wedding photographer and family photographer means that I have the distinct honor of photographing couples as they become families. Kimberly and Shane are one of those special couples. I photographed their fall engagement in Valley Forge, and their COVID elopement. After the pandemic settled, I photographed their William Penn Inn wedding day […]


May 23, 2022

Philadelphia Maternity Photographer | B Family Session

Check out this backyard maternity session from the stress free Philadelphia Portrait Photographer- Samantha Jay


October 25, 2016

Wilmington DE Maternity Photography | Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar Maternity Session | Ariel

Ariel is one of my friends from the wedding industry and she is the talent behind Ariel Katrina Hair.  She and her husband are expecting their first child and we wanted to celebrate this amazing time with a maternity session featuring her baby bump!  She donned a gorgeous teal gown and her pregnancy glow!  Loved […]


July 28, 2016

Ridley Creek State Park Maternity Photographer | Summer Sunset Maternity Session | Megan and Carl

We’ve seen Megan and Carl from their engagement to their wedding day and now it is so exciting to see them starting their family!  They are expecting baby Huppman in September, and Megan was absolutely glowing!  We can’t wait to meet their sweet little one!  Check out this sunset maternity session with one of our […]


August 24, 2015

Valley Forge Maternity Photography | Rustic Sunset Maternity Session | Laura and Brandon

Laura and Brandon are my first bride and groom to be expecting!  When I met up with them at Valley Forge, they were so incredibly excited for this amazing time in their life.  In the past year, they have gone from being engaged to married to expecting their baby girl.  Brandon and Laura are going […]