my favorite things
I've had a camera since childhood, but I learned technical film photography in college. My favorite art media are oil painting, acrylic, watercolor, pencil, and charcoal. Much of my artwork has been inspired by my travels throughout Europe, especially Italy. I was an art teacher for seven years and then a stay-at-home mom after my 1st child was born. By the time I had my 3rd child, I began learning the art of posed newborn photography and started my business in 2017. Newborn photography requires patience and gentle posing and I have been trained to safely pose babies. I hope to make your experience relaxing and memorable. In addition to studio sessions, I am often outdoors taking lifestyle portraits of families. In my free time, I enjoy singing, playing piano and violin, and running.
Every day I make art, I feel fulfilled
Hello there! I'm Becky, an Ellicott City photographer, wife, and mother of three energetic children who sometimes let me photograph them, if I offer them ice cream. Obsessed with art my entire life, a clear path led me to my Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Towson University and a Master of Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Beautiful natural light locations at golden hour.
moments of love
Giggles and qualities that make little ones uniquely themselves
- You value someone with experience to safely pose your baby
- You love the style of images you see in my portfolio
- You value meaningful memories of your family during this time in your life
- You would enjoy having professional quality wall art or albums in your hands
- You appreciate someone with a warm and patient personality to interact with your children
"It was so easy getting in touch with Becky. She was incredibly prompt in responding and answering our questions. From inquiring to booking — maybe all of 30 minutes!
She came highly recommended from a friend. We took one look at her social media and knew she was the photographer for us. The quality and attention to detail is super evident and her work is nothing short of top-notch talent. You can also tell she truly loves what she does!
She is so prepared and careful when shooting newborns. From her cloth gloves to avoid cold hands, to the thoughtfully placed space heaters, to the baby shusher sound machine. She could not have done anything additional to create a more comforting environment for all; especially baby!
Book her ASAP!! You will not be disappointed!"
"From the beginning to the end of the process, Becky was attentive and responsive. She made the booking process very easy. The photography session is understandably long, but Becky made sure we were comfortable and had what we needed for those middle of the session feeding and changing breaks. Becky was extremely patient and gentle when it came to dressing and positioning our little man, which can only come from the years of experience she possesses. She has so many options for colors, fabrics, backgrounds and props that it is hard to choose just a few! Becky understood the types of poses we were looking for and the end products are amazing! We are so happy with our photos, and had a fantastic experience!"
"Working with Becky for my daughter's newborn photos was an easy and excellent decision. Her COVID policies and precautions were the best that I have seen and the session could not have run smoother. The photos were beautiful and I cannot wait to have Becky photograph the rest of my family!
" My family and I are fortunate to have found such an amazing photographer and person to do our family pictures. We have booked her for all the different seasons of the year (winter, spring, summer, and fall) and she has found amazing locations which capture the spirit of the season. She's also great with our kids and the pictures show it! In fact, we love so many of the pictures she takes that we usually pay extra for the additional pictures and lament that we couldn't keep them all! Rebecca is truly a great photographer and we would recommend her to anyone and everyone who wants to have quality professional pictures taken."
photos by @rebecca.leigh.photography