5 Reasons Why Every Expectant Mum Should Do A Maternity Photoshoot
Pregnancy is such a beautiful journey. What’s a better way to capture the uniqueness of
your journey other than doing a maternity photoshoot?
Many pregnant women aren’t feeling their best due to hormonal movement, swollen ankles,
tiger stripes, etc. For this reason, they may hesitate about being photographed. But
pregnancy is actually one of the things that showcase life, joy, fatigue, excitement, pain, and
honour. It’s only important to work with an experienced maternity photographer who would
let you be yourself.
Here are the reasons why you will never regret documenting this journey:
1. It’s All About You
The focus of the photoshoot is you. You get to decide whether to wear a maternity dress or
display the bump. Remember that you’re most beautiful when you’re being natural and
It’s also a chance to channel your creativity. Draw inspiration from the internet or magazines.
Let us know your vision, and we’ll guide you based on these ideas. We’ll capture the “wow
factor” in any pose.
Here are more tips on how to maintain confidence during pregnancy.
2. You’ll Be Surprised of How Beautiful You Are
A lot of people might have already complimented your pregnancy glow, but you still don’t feel
If you think about it, all these cankles, bloating, and rollercoaster appetite are just little details
to one beautiful truth---that you’re growing a baby!
Pampering yourself and dressing up may be just what you need to restore that confidence. It
doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to pose! As long as a professional maternity
photographer handles the lenses, your beauty will be highlighted.
3. Show as Much or As Little as You Want
“A photography studio specialised in maternity portraits has various light modifiers. These
pieces of equipment allow them to accentuate specific areas or limit the view.”, says Karina
Wolfin, an equipment specialist at Direct Appliance Rentals.
While many expectant women are comfortable with showing pregnancy-induced changes in
their body, others are more conservative. There is nothing wrong with either.
A popular trend in maternity photo sessions these days is using flowing fabrics to cover
specific areas artistically. A professional maternity photographer will understand your goals
and level of comfort.
4. Lovely Look Back
One minute your baby is peacefully curled on your chest; the next minute, you’re arguing
with a toddler.
Time flies so fast, and you’ll want to look back to the days when your child was inside your
tummy. Your maternity photos will serve as beautiful reminders that your children will also
enjoy viewing. They’ll surely be amazed by the bump and the fact that they were inside it!
5. Strengthens Bond Between Family Members
Involving the father in the maternity shoot is one way to help him build a relationship with
your c hild while he/she is in the uterus. It’s also a chance to spend quality time together as a
A maternity photoshoot also captures the changing dynamics, you as a couple turning into a
family or adding a new member.
As well we love to include older siblings in the sessions, how lovely for them to be part of the story of their new baby brother or sister.
Ready to book a maternity photoshoot in Sydney? Contact Chapter One Photography now!
We have a private studio that is fully equipped with lighting and photography equipment. We
have a range of clothes and props but you are welcome to personalise your session by
bringing anything of your own such as ultrasounds, clothes, cultural items such as saris etc