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Newborn Photography Industry Specialists


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Jodie Otte

Jodie Otte

Maryland Newborn Photographer

Jodie was the first visible specialized newborn photographer in the Greater Baltimore area.  She has been a newborn photographer for over 15 years and has been a big voice throughout the photography industry regarding best business practices and baby safety.  Find her Newborn Portfolio Here.

Photography Experience 

  • Full-time photographer specializing in newborn photography for 15+ years throughout the Greater Baltimore area, DC, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania. 
  • Workshop teacher and educator across the U.S. and Brisbane, Australia – Studio Lighting 
  • Author of Studio Lighting Naturally
  • Spokesperson for Buckeye Pro Imaging
  • Sponsorship- Multiblitz Lighting
  • Similac Infant Formula Ad Campagns 2009-2011

Publications & Media

  • The Big Book of Babies by J.C. Suares
  • Parenting Magazine
  • American Baby
  • Brio Magazine
  • Parents
  • Fit Pregnancy
  • Maryland Bar Journel
  • Modern Babies & Children
  • InStyle
  • US Weekly
  • People Magazine
  • New York Times
  • Miscellaneous Greeting Cards
  • Miscellaneous Medical Journals RE Baby Development
  • Fox News Baltimore 
  • Huffington Post
  • CNN
  • Professional Photographers Magazine


  • Owned and operated two successful businesses prior to photography
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Business Management
  • Creation of line of bookkeping spreadsheets for photographers
  • Workshop teacher and educator across the U.S. and in Brisbane, Australia – Best Business Practices
  • Operated three commercial studios from 2003-2013.

Real Business TODAY!

Our mission is to provide newborn photographers with current articles, tutorials, and resources to help build up the newborn photography industry with real & CURRENT information.