A Maternity portrait session allows you to take the time out of your busy schedule and embrace the fact that you are about to be a mommy, either for the first time or again! Either way, it's a time to celebrate and feel beautiful. It's a fantastic opportunity to creatively document your growing belly and your beautiful pregnant glow. Being able to look back on your beautiful maternity portraits is an incredible feeling, the time goes quickly and you'll soon be holding your little bundle of joy!
I typically get asked "When Do I Hire A Maternity Photographer?" (read blog for additional information) . Typically the best time for your Maternity Portrait Session would be some where between 32 and 38 weeks, unless you are carrying multiples. I always suggest that moms having multiples schedule their Maternity Portrait Session around 25-30 weeks. As you get farther along in your pregnancy, being able to move around freely can sometimes be restricted, because of this be sure to schedule your Maternity Portrait Session long before you get to be 32 weeks along (25 for multiples).
Your Maternity Portrait Sessions can be held at an offsite location of your choice. I typically suggest local parks, beaches and even some non-traditional places like downtown which offer some pretty amazing backdrops for your session.
The next biggest questions I get asked is "Heather, what am I even going to wear!?". I suggest the following to my maternity clients. Wear lighter colors with neutral tons such as tan, grey, beige and cream. They tend to work best for your maternity session and it doesn't matter the location either. Add a splash of bold color to your session with a special necklace or scarf. It's best to stick with fitted tops, long skirts that are flowing. Many different options out there, check out my "What To Wear During A Maternity Session" blog! Plus - I have several Maternity Gowns you are more than welcome to use during your session. If you have any specifics for your session, please share them with me. I will be more than happy to help accommodate your needs.
I offer a special portrait bundle for those wishing to capture this time in with a Belly to Baby Portrait package. Book a Belly to Baby package and receive a discount rate. Please ask any questions you may have and know that a custom package can be created for you and your family.
Belly to Baby Portrait Session
Session Bundle is $400.00
2 Sessions in 1 year will include: Maternity and Newborn Portrait Sessions
Are you looking for birth portrait session? Please contact me to discuss my availability.
*Please consider pre-booking the above sessions to allow proper time to plan.
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$350 for BOTH Sessions if booked before September 30, 2014.
Schedule your Maternity and Newborn sessions on any day you would like (as long as I'm free!). No need to use your sessions right away!
Heather J. Potter