Author Archives: Jamie Davis Smith

Capture the Feeling {Washington, DC Family Photography}

Photography is not just about capturing what you look like.  It is also about capturing what you feel.

Washington, DC Family Photographer Chevy Chase

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Keeping Kids Under Five Engaged in Photoshoots

It can be challenging to keep kids 5 and under engaged during photo shoots.  Read about how I do it on SLR Lounge and you may pick up some tips you can use to great photos of your kids.


5 Tips for Keeping Kids Under Five Engaged During a Photo Shoot


Posted in Child Photography, Publications

Cherish This Day {Washington, DC Child Photographer}

I am fortunate to be a part of a very talented group of photographers who collaborate on documenting their families’ everyday lives.  This week’s Cherish This Day post is up and is full of beautiful photos,  including one of my son deep into Harry Potter.  

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Storytelling Photography {Washington, DC Family Documentary Photography}

Telling stories in groups of three photos can be a powerful visual storytelling technique.  Check out my latest post on the Manfrotto Imagine More blog for my tips.

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Posted in Child Photography, Publications

Alley Scooting With Mom {Upper Northwest Washington, DC Family Photography}

What better way to enjoy the beautiful weather we  had today in Washington, DC than to practice your scooting skills in the alley with Mom.  Chevy Chase is full of toddlers…most of whom were out enjoying the unseasonably warm temperatures in alleys, backyards, and playgrounds across the neighborhood today.

Posted in Child Photography

Tips on Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies {Washington, DC Food Photographer}

Some of my food photographs, along with advice about how to get kids to eat more fruit and veggies, are featured on the Huffington Post today.  Take a look!

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6 Moments of Childhood to Capture Beyond the Obvious


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I’m thrilled to be featured today at the Digital  Photography School  with tips on moments of childhood to capture beyond the big moments. Click here for ideas about when to pull out your camera to be sure you are capturing all of the important moments of childhood – not just milestones and birthdays.  

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Our January {Washington, DC Family Photographer}


I  try to take a photo a day of my family.  Usually I succeed!   Here is what our January looked like.

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Telling Your Story Through Documentary Photography {Washington, DC Photography Education}

I am thrilled to be featured on Manfrotto’s Imagine More blog today with tips on telling your story through documentary photography.  Stop by and take a look!

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Valentine’s Day {Washington, DC Child Photographer}

The cold didn’t stop us from holding a fun rock-star and sports themed photo shoot with neighbors to make fun, custom cards for family, friends and school parties.

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