Gorgeous Mama-to-Be, looking for Stunning Maternity Portrait Tips, I got you!

Congratulations, momma! You're glowing, you're blooming, and you deserve to feel like a total goddess during this amazing journey. What better way to honor your breathtaking pregnancy than with a maternity session? These photo shoots allow you to celebrate and cherish those beautiful curves before your little bundle arrives. As an expectant queen, you'll want to highlight that bump and bask in your radiant glow. Here are some tips to ensure you look and feel like a million bucks!

Posing with Poise

Don't worry, no modeling experience required! I will guide you, and keep flattering poses in mind; we will do some Bump Cradling: Gently cradling and caressing your belly is a classic way to show off your shape. So loving and serene! Don't forget the classic over the Shoulder: Shooting from a higher angle as you look over your shoulder creates an elongating effect. It's a timeless classic! Seated Serenity: Sitting sideways on a bench or chair with one knee up allows your bump to be the star of the show. AND don't forget Daddy Embraces: Including your partner in portraits adds such a sweet family element. Snuggle up with his hands around your belly or share a forehead touch. The key is choosing poses that make you feel confident, beautiful, and comfortable. We will use pillows and get creative with angles to flatter your figure.


When it comes to styling your maternity session, think flowy, stretchy, and bump-hugging fabrics! Of course our client closet is filled with one of a kind maternity gowns custom made for Messy Momma Memories! Still feel like digging in your closet, think Maxi Dresses: Long, flowy dresses that skim over your belly are universally flattering. Look for soft, draped fabrics that allow your bump to be the star. Fitted Tops: A fitted top that accentuates your bump shape can look chic and modern. Pair with high-waisted bottoms or a flowy skirt and you've got a fashionable and effortlessly cheque maternity outfit. Looking for a little more class!!?? Lace or Sheer Accents: Sheer lace or chiffon wraps add a romantic, ethereal vibe that photographs beautifully. When it comes to colors, think neutral palettes. Soft neutrals like creams, tans, and browns keep the focus on your glowing skin and curves. Accessorize minimally with belly chains, bracelets, or hair pieces. And don't forget to prep your skin with a hydrating lotion or oil for that coveted pregnancy glow!

Capturing the Journey

Beyond gorgeous portraits, your maternity session offers the chance to capture the very essence of this profound journey through candid, storytelling shots. Looking for some unique story telling ideas when it comes to your maternity session? Think Nursery shots: Photos of you folding tiny onesies, rocking in the nursery chair, or surrounded by stuffed animals. Reading to Bump: A sweet shot of you reading or singing to your belly. Tender Moments: Quiet moments of you caressing your bump or the looks of wonder and excitement you share with your partner. Silhouettes: Glowing silhouettes of your pregnant form created using window light. The most meaningful maternity photos tell the personal story of your family's beginnings. With thoughtful styling and creative direction from yours truly, we can showcase the breathtaking beauty of this miracle. Celebrate those luscious curves, that radiant glow, and the incredible gift of motherhood, momma!