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Samantha and Ella

January 21, 2019

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My time with these girls was just the sweetest (and my, how these greens make me long for summer in Virginia!). This mother and daughter share a bond that only a mother and daughter could comprehend…it is sacred and fierce and precious. Samantha wanted to celebrate the season of life when it was just her […]

Maternity Session at Gaines Mill Battlefield on Film | Nikki Santerre Photography | Virginia Fine Art Photographer

Cohen

January 7, 2019

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It has been one of the greatest joys of my life to celebrate the gift of motherhood with the women closest to my heart. My sister has been so incredibly blessed with the most beautiful family. Each time I document them, I am able to stretch my artist’s wings and find new ways to create […]

Newborn Lifestyle Session | Nikki Santerre Photography | Virginia Motherhood Film Photographer

Sweet Baby Emily

May 2, 2018

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Newborn babies have this miraculous ability to heal all kinds of hurts and help us to dream again. We see the potential for the future, for legacy, and for love. It was my great honor to photograph baby Emily with her mama and daddy in their first few days of being a family of three. After what was […]

Evocative Portrait Guide

Photographers: You’ve seen the images, the ones that stop you in your tracks. The portraits that quickly make you “slow your scroll” and invite you to linger. So, what do you do to get there? How to lead your clients to moments where real emotion can be portrayed in their photographs? Subscribe below to get access to The Evocative Portrait Guide.

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