Boutique Senior & Family Portrait Photography

Welcome to Blue Fire Hydrant Photography

in Takoma Park, Maryland



and memories are in



here, your most

Let’s press pause on your busy life, just for a moment.

Unique Custom Artwork

Stress-Free Experience

High Quality Images

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“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”

- Aaron Siskind

hello there

I’m Stephanie

When looking for a family or senior portrait photographer, experience matters. You want a photographer who gets you. Who knows the ins and outs of photography, and who understands your vision to provide you stunning images and a stress-free experience. 

I make it my mission to give you a luxury, full-service experience and take all the guesswork (and nerves) out of your session. You’ll walk away with handmade, custom artwork to beautify your home and pass down in your family for generations. That’s a luxury you deserve!

Let’s make your dream session happen. 

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love from clients

“An absolutely beautiful job capturing the personalities of my son and his close friends”

Blue Hydrant Photography did an absolutely beautiful job capturing the personalities of my son and his close friends during their prom photo shoot. Stephanie has a great eye and her professionalism from beginning to the end with the quality of the prints delivered make it easy to give Blue Hydrant Photography 5+ Stars. I truly treasure the photographs!

- Carol

See my work here and imagine yourself or your family in beautiful portraits like these!

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family photography

My family portrait sessions focus on embracing your family’s unique connection and energy. Your images shouldn’t look like anyone else’s. You family is amazing and special, and my goal is to help you see that through my lens.

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senior portraits

My BFH Seniors are dreamers and adventurers with a passion to change the future and a desire to preserve moments from the past. 

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From planning your session to guiding you on where & how to hang your artwork, I am there with you through every step of the process. All you have to do is show up; I’ll handle the rest.

my signature guided process



Plan your dream photo session by starting with a 10 minute phone call. We’ll learn more about each other and discuss your vision for your session so I know exactly how to create custom artwork you’ll adore.



Enjoy your session. My style is very relaxed and natural. My focus is on creating authentic images that show you in your best light and show off what makes you unique.



A couple weeks after your session, I’ll meet with you so you can view your images and decide what artwork you’d like to order. I’ll help you choose those must-have images and design stunning art for your home or office.



Just sit back and relax for a few weeks, and your custom artwork will be ready to display and enjoy!

see the artwork

Creating the images together is only half the fun. My client experience includes handcrafted products that take your photos from digital creations to printed works of art that perfectly suit your aesthetic. After your session you’ll get to choose from wall art, albums, folio boxes, and more, to find the perfect way to display and enjoy your photos every day. 

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That’s what I’m here for!

Wondering if this is the right fit for you? Have specific questions I can help with? Reach out and let’s chat!

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