J. Otte Photography
14346 Jarrettsville Pike
Phoenix, MD 21131
***studio open by appointment only***
Workshops on photography children, babies, newborn, and pregnancy are being held at Jodie's studio outside of Baltimore, Maryland. These workshops cover studio lighting as well as natural lighting, posing of babies and pregnancy, business, marketing, pricing, and post processing. Please go toChild and Newborn Baby Photography Workshop for more information.
Photographer, Jodie Otte, is most well known and sought after for her artistic natural newborn images. The newborn photography on her site consists of babies who are ages two weeks and under. If you are pregnant or have a brand new baby, please contact her immediately. You will receive priority placement for fine art portrait sessions due to the small window of opportunity to achieve the freshly-born curled look.
She photographs children, teens, and families in her photography studio and gallery located Baltimore County, Maryland. Children's portraits are taken indoors in her unique portrait studio as well as outdoors on the property around the studio for a more candid and relaxed feel. She also photographs teen and high school seniors at her studio. Occasionally she will book an on-location session; please contact to discuss.
Pregnancy and Maternity Photography
Jodie is well known for her pregnancy and maternity portraits. She photographs expecting mothers in a relaxed atmosphere, using beautiful lighting to capture the pregnant form. Jodie has developed her own soft lighting techniques which mimic natural lighting, and when combined with her natural style, emotional fine art images are created that will be cherished for generations.
Jodie has recently take on a special project as an equine photographer - photographing children and teens with their horses. These sessions take place generally at sunset at your location with your horses. Please contact for more information.
Jodie is available for editorial and commercial assignments, light travel welcome. Jodie and/or her photography work have been seen in Maryland's Baby Steps Magazine, Modern Babies and Children Magazine, and The New York Times. Her work has been published internationally as well as in the Maryland Bar Journal, on beautiful cards by Cardthartic, in Brio Magazine as well as other publications. Jodie is also known to have photographed many of the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles players and families and has an extensive client base covering many parts of the United States including Maryland (Baltimore, Harford County, Carroll County, Anne Arundel County, Howard County), DC, New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, and Alaska.
Some of her newborn and baby photographs were published in the Big Book of Babies by J.C. Suarez. J.C. Suarez has published books such as The Big Book of Dogs, the Big Book of Cats, and the Big Book of Horses. Jodie's work has also been seen and sold in several galleries throughout Maryland Pennsylvania.She has created a pregnancy, child, and baby photography lighting book that is instructional and currently available.