The growth of a family is a beautiful thing. And maternity photos are a wonderful way to help document that growth. I love these sessions as an Atlanta maternity photographer.
I just love how beautiful this family is. As a fellow dog owner, I also love that they brought their fur baby along for family photos!
The best time of day for maternity photos is the last hour to hour and a half of daylight. When you schedule your maternity session, we’ll discuss and decide upon the location of the session. The beauty of maternity sessions is that we can get really creative with where and how we do them!
While you do want to wait until your bump is big enough to take the spotlight, you also don’t want to wait until the last week or two of your pregnancy to schedule your session either. As we all know, due dates aren’t guaranteed and the last thing you want is to taint your new mom bliss with regret that you missed your window for maternity photos.
When to schedule your maternity photos
Ideally, we’ll schedule your Atlanta maternity photographer session for around 28 to 36 weeks. My preference is usually closer to the 28-32 week range just to be safe, in case baby decides to arrive early! As an Atlanta maternity photographer, it is one of my favorite things to capture growing families.
Maternity photos are about capturing your baby bump, of course. But it’s also showing the growth of your family, the strength of the bonds between you. So we’ll include children you already have, your partner, and even your pet. After all, whether they realize it or not, everyone in your family is invested in the new life growing inside you.
An Atlanta maternity photography session is usually about 45 minutes to an hour. It’s long enough to get the beautiful photos we’re after, but not so long that your feet or back will start to ache (hopefully!).
Aren’t they just a gorgeous family?
There are lots of traditional poses we can use but I also think it’s important that you and your family’s natural personalities shine through. So feel free to share your own ideas for poses. And don’t worry if you have little ones that get a little mischievous during the session. The photos will provide lots of laughs for you and your family in the years to come.
Notice how that late day light just seems to enhance her gorgeous pregnancy glow?
If it’s time for your Atlanta maternity photographer session, contact me today so we can get your session booked. Let’s capture those sweet memories while we can.