New York Maternity Photographer- Questions

September 13, 2022

New York maternity photo session

Questions to Ask Your Maternity Photographer

Preparing to be a new mom is exciting and obviously while you are waiting for your little one, why not document it? Maternity photos are the best way to create memories and celebrate your new role in life. Deciding on having a maternity photoshoot may be a bit difficult but as a New York maternity photographer, I will help you. Before the photoshoot, there are a few questions that you have to ask your maternity photographer. As I have mentioned before, choosing the right photographer for your photoshoots is the key to some amazing pictures. But what should you ask your maternity photographer?

New York maternity photographer
New York maternity photographer

1. What experience do you have as a New York maternity photographer?

You really should go for someone who has done maternity photo sessions before. I know that there may be some new talents, or you may know someone whose passion is photography, but when it comes to maternity photos make sure you choose someone with experience. An experienced maternity photographer will guide you all the way and will make sure to create beautiful pregnancy pictures.

Growing Baby Bump In A Pregnancy Photoshoot
Growing Baby Bump In A Pregnancy Photoshoot
Growing Baby Bump In A Pregnancy Photoshoot
Growing Baby Bump In A Pregnancy Photoshoot
Studio Maternity Session with a Mother to Be
Studio Maternity Session with a Mother to Be
New York maternity photoshoot
New York maternity photoshoot

2. When should we schedule the maternity session?

Whenever you feel good and ready to have pregnancy pictures taken. But it’s always suggested that the best time to have maternity photoshoots is during the seventh month. It’s important to feel comfortable during the session, and you can move easily. And also your baby bump will be visibly and in a round shape. Of course, each maternity photographer has their own preferences.

Black and white maternity pictures in the studio
Black and white maternity pictures in the studio
Mother to be smiling at the camera while posing for the pregnancy photo session

3. Where will the session take place?

A lot of couples or women have already decided on the location when they book their photoshoot but it’s alright if you ask your maternity photographer whether you should do it outdoors or indoors. It all depends on the style or theme you choose for the maternity photo session.

Mother to be posing in nature
Mother to be posing in nature
Two loved ones sharing their pregnancy moment together
Two loved ones sharing their pregnancy moment together
Fine art pregnancy photography in the studio
Fine art pregnancy photography in the studio
Maternity Studio Photography-Klea Huta
Maternity Studio Photography-Klea Huta
Mother to be posing with a monochrome outfit for the maternity session
Mother to be posing with a monochrome outfit for the maternity session
Black & white maternity photoshoot
Black & white maternity photoshoot

4. What should I bring during the photoshoot?

This is a really important question. Some maternity photographers, like me, offer maternity outfits for photo shoots, but there may be others that don’t. You can choose different outfits for your session. But of course, even though we include maternity outfits in a photoshoot, you can also bring other outfits that you like. Every maternity photographer will suggest to you what to bring according to the theme that you choose or the style that you have.

Studio baby bump photo ideas with a mother to be
Studio baby bump photo ideas with a mother to be
New York maternity portraits
New York maternity portraits

5. Can my husband/ family be part of the photoshoot?

If you want your husband, children, or other family members to join your photo shoot, you should ask your photographer. For me, it’s not a problem if you want your husband or kids in your photo session. But when having little kids around, it may take a little more time to finish the photoshoot since they want to play around and explore new things in the studio or outdoors.

Couple maternity portraits in studio
Couple maternity portraits in studio
Couple maternity photoshoot in New York
Couple maternity photoshoot in New York
Mother and daughter posing for a maternity photoshoot
Mother and daughter posing for a maternity photoshoot
Mother and son posing for a maternity photoshoot
Mother and son posing for a maternity photoshoot
Black & white couple maternity photos
Black & white couple maternity photos
Couples maternity photo session in New York
Couple’s maternity photo session in New York

Maternity photos are special and a great gift for you, your baby, and other family members so you would want to plan the maternity session as perfectly as possible. If you have any other
questions, feel free to ask your maternity photographer. We are more than happy to help our clients and create beautiful photos for them.

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