A maternity shoot is about celebrating your own body along with your upcoming motherhood. It’s a time of romance between you and your partner as you prepare to shape new relationships while celebrating old ones.
Before the shoot, focus on getting a manicure and pedicure done, getting your hair styled and feeling pampered. This may be your last opportunity for a while! Our makeup artists will help you with your studio make up if required. Alternatively, if you would like to do your own make up, put on a little extra for the camera.
Select any props you would like to bring to the photo shoot. This could include images of your baby, special gifts your partner has given you, symbols of your relationship together, or gifts for your baby.
Preparing your partner
Co-ordinate your partner’s outfits to match yours! Complementary colours will work well in a maternity shoot!
Relax: a maternity shoot is about celebration! I am here to help you to feel comfortable and safe in front of the camera so that you feel free to let your relationships, your joy and your beauty shine through.
Many of our clients select implied nude images for their maternity shots. These have a great visual impact and will show the beauty of your pregnancy. However, the choice of how much to reveal depends you. You have the freedom to make decisions about your shoot at all times.
Some mothers like to come in every month for a few images, to capture their dramatically changing body. If you are just looking for a “baby bump” photograph, then try to make an appointment as late as possible, as the bigger your tummy, the better the images will be. This is the only time you will be told to stick your tummy out!