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August 29, 2018

FILED IN: Children, Family

May 16, 2018

FILED IN: Family, Weddings

I had the opportunity recently to photograph this gorgeous family over at one of my favorite locations, Union Mills Homestead! Selena and Paul tied the knot at the Westminster Courthouse on April 27th and then headed over to the Homestead to meet me for their wedding portraits. Also along for photos was their daughter Daisy, […]

September 9, 2017

FILED IN: Family

Getting to capture families interacting and spending time together is one of my favorite things to do, so if you’re interested in booking a family session, don’t hesitate to get in contact with me!

May 29, 2017

FILED IN: Family

Getting to spend time with the Fitzkimbles for their Gettysburg PA family session was one of the best ways I could think of to spend my Saturday evening! I met these two at roller derby practice, and I knew immediately that we were going to hit it off. Both Megan and Greg are such genuine, […]

April 24, 2017

FILED IN: Family

This Union Mills family session was a great way to kick off spring. Spring sessions are seriously some of my favorite ever! It always helps when you have a family as adorable as this one is. Becca was a bridesmaid in a wedding I shot last October, and I was so excited when she contacted me […]

April 2, 2017

FILED IN: Children, Family

  Samantha Jean Photography is now booking Spring Mini Sessions throughout April, May and June! 2017 is shaping up to be the biggest year yet for Samantha Jean Photography, and as such my availability is limited! I am offering Spring Mini Sessions ONLY on the dates you see listed below. For $125.00 you get: A 45 minute […]

March 30, 2017

This weather lately has been so crazy and inconsistent! 75 and sunny one day, below freezing and windy the next! Mary Beth was hoping and hoping for some good snow that we could utilize for this combo engagement/family session. We waited, we hoped, we crossed our fingers, and over the months of November to February…. […]

October 28, 2016

FILED IN: Family

Our session for The Lippy Family at Codorus PA was perfection! I was a little skeptical about a sunrise session at Codorus when Dustin suggested it. To start, i’m totally NOT a morning person. A 6am start is not my idea of a good time. I am also used to shooting later in the day, so I […]

August 28, 2016

FILED IN: Children, Family

One of my absolute FAVORITE things about being a photographer is getting to see families grow and change over time. So, when Nicole asked me to do family photos for her, I was thrilled! I did maternity photos for Nicole and Jimmy last fall, and was thrilled to finally get to meet baby Ellie! She […]

July 24, 2016

Bret is a co-worker of my husbands and a good friend of ours. He’s practically family, just ask our dog who i’m pretty sure loves his son Ethan more than he loves me! When he asked me to do some family photos for him, I of course said yes! We hit the Gettysburg Battlefields and […]

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