Enjoyed the Article?

Tips To Create A Memorable Maternity Photo Shoot

Last Updated on May 5, 2015 by PixelPluck

Tips To Create A Memorable Maternity Photo Shoot

What a heavenly feeling it is to hold a baby for 9 months! Isn’t it? How about capturing such feelings in a professional photo shoot and cherishing such memories for lifetime?
If that sounds great to you then read further to get some expert tips to create a memorable maternity photo shoot.
Start with,
Hiring the best maternity photographer
Inarguably, the most important feature in a pregnancy photo shoot, after the woman’s pregnant belly, is the photographer. You cannot go wrong in finding a maternity photographer for your shoot.
Identify a photographer that is experienced in doing pregnancy photo shoot and holds a specialization in it. A photographer should be able to knock down all the details of a professional pregnancy photo shoot.
Follow some basic rules

Keep it simple
The idea of having a pregnancy photo shoot is to capture a beautiful mother carrying her baby and anticipating the arrival of the baby. It’s a miracle that is about to happen in few months, so try capturing the feeling of a much-awaited baby by keeping the shoot simple.

maternity photoshoot

Feel beautiful
It is true that the time of pregnancy women generally don’t feel pretty about their bodies. They go through a lot of hormonal changes and that affects their moods tremendously. Therefore, at the time of the shoot, make sure that the photographer makes the woman feel beautiful in her body. It’s the job of everybody involved in the shoot to bring out the beauty of the mother-to-be.

maternity photoshoot pixelpluck

Choose your clothes wisely

Your choice of outfit should involve comfort as it will help in embracing the pregnant body. For pregnancy photo shoots, it is advisable to go for a button down shirt as it really helps in clicking classy belly photos. You can always take suggestions from the photographer as far as selecting clothes for the shoot is concerned.

maternity photoshoot clothing

Be Creative

It is a good idea to think out-of-the-box while doing a pregnancy photo shoot. A photographer should continuously try to be innovative in their approaches and make the mother along with the entire family feel special about this kid in the womb. A creative photographer will know how to highlight some unique aspects of the mother and the family in the photos.

family photoshoot ideas


There is no need for you to feel nervous or anxious at the time of the pregnancy photo shoot. Try putting on some favorite music and concentrate on connecting with your baby. Feeling the joy of having a baby inside you is of more significance than smiling for camera, all the time. Remember, nothing is supposed to be perfect. So, just relax and be yourself with the baby. Take a deep breath and be you! You will be much happier with your pregnancy photo shoot.


To conclude

It is not essential for you to be in New York or Los Angeles to go for professional pregnancy photography. You can also get good qualified pregnancy photographers in different places to carry out the task in a tasteful manner.

The whole idea of having a pregnancy photo shoot is to document your pregnancy.  It is best to go for the shoot when the mother is in 7th month of pregnancy as she is likely to look and feel more confident then.

You can checkout the Author’s work on her website here.

Isabella White

Isabella White is a professional blogger and aspiring photographer interested in newborn and baby photography in Melbourne. She believes that a woman finds her most powerful self by going through the beautiful journey of pregnancy and birth. She mainly focuses her writing around kids and newborn photo shoots and pregnancy, maternity and family photography ideas. you can also find her on Twitter,\ Facebook and Pinterest .



Enjoyed the Article?

Check Also

10 Most Expensive Cameras in 2021

Last Updated on January 21, 2021 by PixelPluck DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras are becoming progressively …

Leave a Comment