Wow! It’s been a hot minute since my last blog post! Funny story, my 2020 New Year resolution was to blog more. Then the pandemic hit, and I have to admit, it was kind of nice to just relax a bit. I definitely did not get nearly as much work done as I was hoping […]

August 12, 2020

Christmas Portraits – Staten Island Children’s Photographer

Our favorite thoughts as we await our new baby are usually those filled with lots of snuggles and sweet moments with our precious ones! I bet you’re also picturing a perfect nursery too! There are lots and lots of “Pinterest perfect” nurseries to choose from, but to save you some time and stress I did […]

nursery trends for 2020

February 15, 2020

Top Nursery Trends for 2020

Before we get into all the reasons to hire a newborn photographer, there is something I would like to say right off the bat! No type of newborn photography is better than another, it really is a matter of personal preference. Photography is an art, and we all know beauty is in the eye of […]

Newborn baby girl photography. Baby girl sleeping in a basket in the bum up position on a gray floral backdrop.

January 15, 2020

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Newborn Photographer

So we may just be entering fall, but here at Jessie James Photography we are already looking to the holidays ahead! Why? Well, because this year we have some super adorable sessions planned for you! Also because Christmas is a great time for portraits and to celebrate all we are thankful for! Another reason I […]

September 25, 2019

Staten Island Holiday Mini Sessions

So it’s been a pretty exciting week, and I’ve been trying to get a blog post up for you guys to fill you in on all the happenings! One was this super cute first birthday portrait/cake smash session with little prince Mr. M. Mr. M came into my Staten Island studio and brought along his […]

August 21, 2019

Mr M’s First Birthday Portraits

Rainbow Baby “A ‘rainbow baby’ is a baby that is born following a pregnancy loss, or an infant loss. “In the real world, a beautiful and bright rainbow follows a storm, and gives hope of things getting better.” Meet Miss A! She is the daughter to two incredibly sweet people, and I am so honored […]

July 31, 2019

Rainbow Baby Newborn Photo-Shoot

Ladies and Gentleman, today I have the privilege of introducing you to baby girl Miss L! I think we all can agree, her beauty should earn her a spot on the cover of every baby magazine on the planet! I’m seriously melting from baby cuteness overload! Anyway, as you can see from the pictures below, […]

July 12, 2019

Newborn Baby Girl Miss L

Welcome Back! Last week I had the honor and privilege to capture a very special baby boy! Mr.L and his family came into the studio for his newborn portraits. I took a roll call, and we have Mr L., 5 year old big sister Miss A., and Mom and Dad on the roster! This beautiful […]

June 21, 2019

Newborn Baby Boy Mr. L

Sun’s out, fun’s out!  I love Summer!  Some people just have a favorite season, and Summer is definitely mine!  Some of my best childhood memories were made during those few months of warm weather.  We don’t get much of that here in New York, so it makes me appreciate it even more. I have so […]

summer themed photoshoot, ice cream backdrop

June 18, 2019

Summer is for Making Memories

I was so happy when this Brooklyn family came to me for beautiful, baby girl E’s cake smash photo session. Cake Smash sessions are some of my favorite sessions to do, because who doesn’t love cake! And getting messy! I also find most babies really enjoy themselves during these sessions. Before the “cake smash” portion […]

May 31, 2019

Star Wars Cake Smash Photo Session

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