One Year Session: Leighton | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, VA Photography

One Year Session: Leighton | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, VA Photography

OH MY GOODNESS! So, I have been dying for a baby to dive in face-first into one of these special naked cakes made for the studio by Kelsey Griffin of Sweet Dreams Custom Cakes & Speciality Vendor Services, and GUESS WHO DID? Little Leighton! She just made my entire week haha! How precious is this babe? 

Family Session: Featuring Crider | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photography

Family Session: Featuring Crider | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photography

Our hearts are so full after this gorgeous family session! We offer immediate family sessions only and really enjoy the intimacy of the moments within close family relationships. Click the Contact tab at the top of the website to book your family session today!

First Year Session: Cake Smash : Colton | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photographer |

First Year Session: Cake Smash : Colton | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photographer |

Colton is ONE!! This little doll baby is another one of my very first First Year Plan boys! And isn't he just the sweetest little thing? He could be a baby model! Such a happy child! It's so incredible to see the growth these babies make from their very first newborn session all the way to their 1 Year Session and Cake Smash! Swoon! Happy birthday to you, sweet boy!

Mommy & Me Specials 2017

Mommy & Me Specials 2017

This was one of my FAVORITE days EVER as a photographer. I am in LOVE with these images. So, I offered a special with the launch of my new studio for Mommy & Me photos this year. This special came with digital images and access to my studio wardrobe, and let me tell you, these ladies ROCKED it! I loved this day and these images so much that I am DEFINITELY going to start offering this special annually. I can't wait for next year's sessions already! You ladies are GORGEOUS both inside and out, and I am so thrilled that you have these images that will last a lifetime. Your children will cherish these when they are older and will pass them down to their children. Thats the beauty of photography...freezing time for just a moment.

A Painting Party with My Jericho

A Painting Party with My Jericho

I find myself constantly telling people that their babies "are only little once," and I realized that I've been working so much that I've neglected to hold onto my own memories lately. I wanted to take photos of my boy, but he's getting older and more annoyed by photos each day (ha!), so I needed something that would not only allow us to spend some time together, but something he would think was COOL and FUN! And we nailed it! Jericho had a blast and now has his first painting to hang in his room!

First Year Session | Cake Smash: Charlie | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photographer

First Year Session | Cake Smash: Charlie | Mariah Springs Photography | Danville, Virginia Photographer

Charlie is ONE! I just adore that sweet little smile. Charlie is one of my First Year Plan clients, and I can remember taking his photos when he was just born. I'm so happy that I had the opportunity to see him grow into this sweet little boy of the course of the past year! You're awesome, Charlie! 

Jericho & Canon: A New Love Story

Jericho & Canon: A New Love Story

Oh my. How do I write this without sobbing? Our fur babies are our real babies. My child's best friend in this entire world since birth was our Yorkie named Charlie. Charlie passed away in his sleep in the early hours of Christmas morning. This Mama was devastated, not only because I had lost my first child, but because I had no idea how to make Jericho understand. I said I didn't know if I could ever get another dog after Charlie passed, but literally the day after, I couldn't stand the silence in the house. My child was constantly looking for his best friend. I didn't care how soon it was. We had to have another companion to help soothe our hearts. Meet Canon (yes, like the camera). He is by no means a replacement for the family member we lost, but he is slowly helping us regain our happiness with his whimsical personality and his precious face. I only hope that Canon can become Jericho's very best friend in the years to come. 

Halloween: Our Jericho Lee

Halloween: Our Jericho Lee

Your child's first real halloween is challenging! Usually I'm one of those who search on Pinterest and find something super creative for a costume, but really ya'll, October is BUSY for a photographer! So, I thought, "What is my child's most favorite thing in the world?" Dogs. He loves dogs. He literally wakes up in the morning barking. He plays in our Yorkie, Charlie's, dog bowl every chance he can get. So, naturally, this was his favorite shoot of all! Woof woof!