What do you need to know about a pregnancy photo shoot?
This FAQ section will hopefully be useful for how to prepare for your session. I provide pregnancy photography in the comfort of your home, in my studio or in one of the lovely parks in and around Richmond-upon-Thames. Click on the questions to see my answers!
WHEN SHOULD I HAVE MY PREGNANCY PHOTO SHOOT?
WHAT STYLE OF PREGNANCY PHOTOGRAPHY DO YOU DO?
STUDIO PREGNANCY PHOTOGRAPHY: In my studio, I’m able to use a variety of techniques based on the look you’re going for. I can use natural light from my bright windows (provided we don’t the shoot in the evening!). I also have dark and light backgrounds that we can shoot against to get striking photos.
My studio is located in Maple Leaf Clinic, which is above Maple Leaf Pharmacy (20 The Green, Twickenham, TW2 5AB). To get to the Clinic, go into the pharmacy and follow the signs at the back of the shop to the ‘Clinic’. Go up the stairs until you reach the reception. I’ll then come and get you.
LIFESTYLE PREGNANCY PHOTOGRAPHY: This is a particularly popular type of photo shoot when the weather is nice. Pregnancy photos in the spring have a magical feeling to them. I try to take relaxed, natural photos and we can meet in one of the parks near Twickenham for some lovely photos. Taking them first thing in the morning or near sunset means you can get the soft sun too.
If you’d rather have photos in your home, that’s OK too!
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
- black leggings with black tank top – this is great for studio photos!
- translucent scarf or wrap
- medium/long tight fitting maxi-style dress
- any newborn outfits to put in the photos, along with ultrasound scans