We would love to help you

tell your amazing story!

We feel privileged to have the honor of preserving occasions of happiness and love in its raw, pure, joyous, unfiltered, emotional state. Our goal is to capture authentic, sweet, moments in a carefree and relaxed environment through a mixture of candid and posed shots. The greatest stories, the ones that stay in our hearts the longest and transform our souls, are almost never the simplest stories. Great stories are often made from the unexpected, most simple, everyday moments. It is our sweetest honor to help you preserve such everyday, one of a kind, simply beautiful moments.

Our location:  Our charming, rustic, outdoor studio, Pappy Jack's Giardino, is located east of Washington DC and north of Waldorf, Maryland just off of 301 between Cheltenham and Upper Marlboro MD.  Our private property has multiple locations from woody trees, open grass, wildflower patches, grapevines, an orchard and more.  

Your Location: Sessions may also be held at the location of your choice within the Washington DC Metro area. We can meet at your home, a local park, a spot downtown - whatever fits your personality! Please keep in mind, locations more than 30 miles from Cheltenham MD will incur a small drive fee.

For additional information on how to prepare.logistics, etc, please visit our FAQ's page.



Family Portraits

Maternity & Senior Sessions

A custom family session for up to five people* . Candid, true life images of your family at your best! On location of your choice or at our rustic outdoor studio.



Up to a one hour session

High Resolution Digital Images

Private Online Viewing Gallery

Cell phone app


*($30 per additional person)


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Events & Headshots

Reunions, Celebrations, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries and more on location of your choice

Because they are so special, we only schedule a few, select, weddings each year. Wedding collections begin at $2,300. Please inquire for additional information.

Events begin at $450 and are custom designed to meet you needs.

Please contact us and together we will create a plan that will capture your sweetest moments exactly the way you imagine

Head-shots begin at $200