Welcome! We are SO excited that you are here :) Apple of My Eye Photography and Design is owned by newborn, family, portrait and wedding photographer Shira Alissa who lives in Ellicott City Maryland with her husband (just married October 11th!!) and their 4 pets! 

We love ALL our clients and love having something for them to share with their family and friends as well as sneak peeks of their sessions. Check out our blog weekly for new postings :) 

2017 Fall Mini Sessions

September 04, 2017
Can you believe It's that time of year AGAIN!!! Fall!! Yay! Announcing the fall dates for the 2017 Fall Family Minis! These are 20 minute family sessions, 3 days, multi...
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"E" Family Newborn Session 2017

May 15, 2017
When it comes to newborn sessions, lifestyle is quickly becoming my favorite, especially when there are older siblings involved. There is nothing quite like seeing a fami...
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Cherry Blossom Mini Sessions 2017

February 16, 2017
Sooooo....Mother Nature has thrown us a bit of a curve ball and we are now narrowing down our dates for Cherry Blossom Spring Sessions. Due to the recent cold snap we wil...
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"C" Family Newborn Session

February 09, 2017
Had such an great time with this adorable baby boy a little over a week ago who was just 5 days new!! You could already feel the tremendous love for him in the home, just...
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Dana and Andrew are Married, Old Angler's Inn, Potomac Maryland, June 25, 2016

July 09, 2016
Two weeks ago on June 25th we were honored to capture the wedding of two beautiful people! There were so many photos that I wanted to show for the sneak peak, but the htm...
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Happy First Birthday to Conner!

June 30, 2016
Happy Happy Happy 1st Birthday to Conner!!! Wishing the happiest of birthday's to this adorable little boy! Can't believe it's already been a year since I was able to...
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The "M" Family Spring Family Session Wilde Lake Columbia Maryland

June 30, 2016
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting this super fun and photogenic family for their Spring Family Session!! They had recently moved to the area and were referred...
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The "D" Family Spring Session :)

June 06, 2016
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful family! Not only were the kids super sweet, funny, and charasmatic, but they were so adorable, playful...
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A sneak from Baby "R's" First Birthday Cake Smash! | Howard County Newborn/Family Photographer

May 16, 2016
I LOVE watching my little clients grow up!! From his Mom's pregnancy announcement, to his newborn session to his 1st Birthday portrait session and cake smash session toda...
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Ricardo & Anishka Married April 27, 2016 | Howard County Courthouse Ellicott City, Maryland

April 29, 2016
They’ve been together for years and years. They got engaged a year and a half ago around Thanksgiving and one thing after another kept getting in the way. Then it hit the...
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