photography basics for birth doulas | baltimore birth photography

Doulas fulfill a vital role on a life-changing day in a woman’s life.  Join us for a half-day workshop introducing the basics of birth photography and how it adds value to every doula’s work.  Using the camera or cell phone you already have, we will examine the ways you can get beautiful, emotional images alongside […]

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photography basics for birth doulas | baltimore birth photography

memory boxes 2017

Last November, we held an event to make 100 memory boxes and with the wonderful volunteers, we finished in only a couple hours.  The hospital has reached out in need of more to support their patients and we will hold an event on September 12, 2017 to make enough to stock Perinatal Loss Unit at […]

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memory boxes 2017

reader’s choice | baltimore child photographer

Baltimore’s Child Readers Choice Awards Please vote for Heartlove Photography in Baltimore’s Child’s first Readers’ Choice Awards! Thank you!!!

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reader’s choice | baltimore child photographer

lucas | pasadena, md photographer

Introducing my new nephew <3 SaveSave

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lucas | pasadena, md photographer

Memory Boxes for Johns Hopkins

Heartlove Photography will hold an event on November 16, 2016 to support the Perinatal Loss Unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. JHH cares for almost 100 families each year suffering from stillbirth or early infant loss and provides each family with a box to hold small keepsakes from their hospital stay, including the infant’s foot […]

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Memory Boxes for Johns Hopkins

Heartlove named one of Baltimore’s Best Newborn Photographer by Expertise

We are honored to be named among the industry-leading newborn photographers in Maryland! See the full list here!

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Heartlove named one of Baltimore’s Best Newborn Photographer by Expertise

dream big | jill’s blog

It’s been just over 3 years since we’ve moved back to Maryland.  The first months after our move I thought my dream of being a photographer was trash.  Little by little, one client at a time, my business grew.  A year later, we built a 240 sq. ft. shed and turned it into a home […]

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dream big | jill’s blog

how to do a belly cast | baltimore maternity photography

Belly casting is a fun, tactile way to remember the shape and size of your pregnant body.  It’s also a beautiful prop to pose your newborn baby.  Here’s a quick “how to” along with a few images of one with did in the studio.  You need at least 1 other person to help – this […]

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how to do a belly cast | baltimore maternity photography

a mother’s day post | jill’s blog

      So many of my clients know her by the same name my kids call her, Mama D.  This beautiful woman is my own mom, Darlene, and I’m just going to say it, she IS the heart of Heartlove.  She has always been the keeper of our family’s memories.  The one to make […]

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a mother’s day post | jill’s blog

custom photo locket | baltimore photography

I am SO in love with this new product!  These new charms are the perfect piece of custom jewelry. If you love them too, scroll to the bottom for a chance to win your own!   Choose from your own image gallery for the front and inside OR choose a stock image (all exclusively by […]

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custom photo locket | baltimore photography

holden robert | jill’s blog

On October 26th at 6:34am, Zack and I welcomed our 9 pound baby boy.  Born at home in the water, his father’s hands were the first to hold him – guided by our amazing midwives. The last 3 weeks have been so beautiful and we have felt so loved by our friends and family!  Here […]

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holden robert | jill’s blog

The first day of Pre-K | jill’s blog

Dear Delilah, How is it that you are already a child?  Where did your baby and toddler years go so soon? I miss 2 year old Delilah, I miss 2 day old Delilah…. but I am so excited to know you now.  And I can’t wait to know you as you turn 5 in just […]

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The first day of Pre-K | jill’s blog

amber necklaces | inspired by finn

    I was asked again about the girl’s amber necklaces, so I thought I’d take a minute and share 🙂 When you wear it, the skin’s warmth draws trace amounts of oils out of the amber. These oils contain succinic acid and are absorbed into the skin – that’s the magic in these necklaces!  It helps […]

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amber necklaces | inspired by finn

baltimore newborn photographer gift registry | babyli.st

I’ve been musing for sometime about integrating a gift registry into my website so Baltimore moms-to-be could register for maternity and newborn photography services and products. I’m no web designer, but I do do love a good DIY project to keep me up at night… said no photographer ever.  But I took on the task […]

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baltimore newborn photographer gift registry | babyli.st

it’s my birthday! | jill’s blog

I wanted to give something fun for my birthday… and what this offer lacks in creativity, it makes up for in value! For the first time ever, I’m offering half off professional gallery wrap photo canvases!  Purchase today and use it for completed sessions or any future session within the next year. Available TODAY ONLY!!! […]

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