Author: tonjanika_smith

Parkway and Pennsauken Engagement Session |Alicia and Glenn

“Bridging Cities, Bridging Hearts” Today is GAME DAY, and I’m over the moon excited to celebrate with one of the cutest couples to ever step on the scene: Alicia and Glenn. Coming a long way from the harsh chill and wind of winter for their engagement session, these two are now bringing the heat to […]

Black woman sits in chair, laughing in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.

Carefree Fairmount Park Portrait Session | Samelle

“I hope you don’t my mind…” Samelle led with as she inquired about my life as teacher and photographer. Her genuine curiosity coupled with her sweet demeanor made it easy for me to forget that I was the one photographing her! This was always what we loved about her; Samelle had a way of making […]

Black Pregnant Woman holding stomach along water Wissahickon Valley Creek

Wissahickon Valley Maternity Session | Natori & Alex

When Natori reached out to me, I was in a state of awe and honor. One of my babies was having a baby, and she wanted me to photograph part of her pregnancy. (Cue cartwheels) Natori and Alex expressed that they wanted a maternity session that showcased natural beauty, surrounded by luscious greenery and water. […]


Sweet Spring Engagement Session at Longwood Gardens

Orchids, daisies, tulips—they all know when it is exact time to bloom, to stretch open their beautiful petals and greet the world. After careful cultivation and nurturing that is second nature to our earth, we are able to witness some of its majesty in full color. To me, Hannah and Sebastian’s love story symbolizes this […]

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