Jodie Otte

Maryland Newborn Photographer and Child Portrait Artist, Jodie Holstein-Otte, specializes in unique photography of newborn babies, kids, and families. She works on location in Harford, Howard, Cecil, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and other areas throughout Maryland. She uses both both natural lighting and soft studio lighting techniques.

Lionheads and Lionlops – Maryland Rabbit Breeder

Black Tort Lionhead - doe (very very small body)

I thought I would share our new rabbits that are available for adoption!  If you were not aware, my daughter and I run a small rabbitry in Maryland (Anomaly Rabbitry).  These are all up for adoption right now.  Please contact jodieotte@gmail.com for details.  

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Newborn Baby

BALTIMORE-NEWBORN-PHOTOGRAPHER

Hello!  Haven’t shared any newborn pictures in a while.  I hit the ground running in fall and have been busy with so much, I haven’t gotten around to it. As I always say, I will try to post more These are a few from a newborn “petite” session.  Newborn petite…

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Kitchen Barnwood Table and Benches – DIY Woodworking

barnwood-table-diy

This is the second part of my project week.  The first part involved the small laundry room which was sort of practice for this larger project.  I have always wanted a big square barnwood table and built in benches with storage in my breakfast area.  I have been thinking about…

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Fireplace Mantle Makeover (out of old studio floor)

mantle-makeover

Another Before/After – Fireplace Mantle Makeover Before After Well, it’s that slow time of year again that happens right after the holidays.  It’s not dead slow, but everything calms down a bit. 2017 is my year of the DIY projects.  As you may remember, I spent two years as an…

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Newborn Sessions

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Super busy with newborn sessions right now, doesn’t mean I can’t fit you in.  I get a lot of last minute baby sessions, but if you can, please contact ahead of time so I can guarantee your booking.

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Fall Photo Sessions

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I still have a few fall session times available – petite and full sessions. Petite sessions are something new this year – perfect for that yearly family shot… here’s a sampling of a recent petite session. Please contact jodieotte@gmail.com to get on the calendar!  

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Longwood Gardens

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I was invited to Erynn’s high school field trip to Longwood Gardens.  I was thrilled to be able to go.  I have seen a lot of images from Longwood, and some are nice, don’t get me wrong, but mostly I see the same vision over and over again – the…

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Do not use Behr Deckover – PSA

behr-deckover-review

I’d like to do a bit of a PSA. Do NOT under any circumstances use Behr Deckover.   In the past, you may have seen me singing the praise of Behr paints.  My entire house is painted in Behr paints.   I had been using them exclusively for over 15…

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An unexpected hurdle – horses

champagne horse

In Yesterday’s Post, I wrote about my life changing yet again and discussed the morning routine with the horses.  This is kind of a continuation.  It’s really a great thing that my work situation changed.  I needed to get a hold of the balance of work and life and an unexpected…

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