Pregnancy truly is an amazing time. Feeling that little life kick inside you is *priceless*. What's your best pregnancy portrait idea to preserve the memory of this special time in your life?
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Waiting for My Love
Sunrise light. No flash. Simple background but pretty patterns...ie lace. Camera on timer.
Loving It Up
My daughter and I just finished having a bath loving all over my belly and love continued after our bath and my husband happened to capture the moment! …
This was taken by my dear friend Elisabeth Wiggins. I thought she did such a fantastic job I had to post this.
Our Bundle Of Joy
This couple was taken under low light, lower umbrella light to height of mothers belly & let the bundle of joy be the "star". If using low light & no flash …
A serious face gives a picture a whole new, deeper look.
Using the sun as a background light creates a great silhouette! Love this one!
Mama Mia's Maternity Book
Instead of doing the typical weekly pictures of the belly growth or doing maternity pictures, I decided to document everything that goes along with being …
Pregnancy Oil Painting
Take a pregnant picture of yourself and edit it to make it look like an oil painting.
A Brother Loves His Sister
My son has loved his lil sister so much since the second he heard she was gonna be joining the family. He is always touching my belly so why not make a …
Pretty in pink
My husband had the idea after we took a picture of the sneakers on my belly. In that picture the photographer did a close up of just my belly and edited …
Watch Us Grow
My Mother-in-law gave me the idea to take pictures as I grew as she was a 3 hour flight away from us. Get your partner to take your picture and while you …
I thought this was something a bit different!
Sit sideways, on your legs....and have the Baby's Father behind you with both your hands on the Belly! Edit as needed....
Loving My Pregnant Belly
While some women think that their growing tummy must be hidden during the entire pregnancy, well in my opinion...show it.
Nobody knows how many times …
First Mother's Day
Back yard, beautiful weather, can't wait to meet my little girl!
Black and White Belly Silhouette
This is a self portrait done in the nude but without revealing anything.
The Gift of Love
The gift of love...
...will arrive in its own time.
We lit the room up by candles. I laid on the bed wrapped in some extra shimmering material (it was really enhanced with the candle light!)
A tripod …
Nude Pregnancy Portrait
I laid on my back but a little on my side cupping my breast with my hands and used the timer on my camera to capture the picture then switched it to black …
Belly With Cute Hands
I shot this picture for a woman with three children and one on the way! All of the children placed their hands on their mom's belly and then the little …
Nude Pregnancy Profile
Just Three More Days...
A 24 year-old's first pregnancy in profile.
Artistic Pregnancy Picture
I love this photo, this is probably my fave! It's very artsy I think.....
38 Weeks Pregnant
A black back drop is always a good idea!
Pregnancy Shadow Effect
I created the pregnancy shadow effect using nothing but a regular digital camera set on low speed and flash off.
Find a white or blank wall and place …
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Pregnant Belly with Gauze
We hung a sheet in the garage for our first pregnancy shot. We used a fan to get the gauze to "blow". We took everything in color and then edited to …
Reflections on Pregnancy
Reflections on pregnancy - Looking back, and to the future of Motherhood.
In Silent Prayer
Prayer and Meditation are such an important part of my pregnancy and who I am. I often find myself by the window and decided one day to capture the moment. …
Building a Baby
My friend, Kristy came over one beautiful day and took some lovely portraits for me and my husband.
Nude Pregnancy Picture
A Nude Pregnancy Picture at 34 weeks. We took a few, but this is one of my favorites!
Pregalicious Mama... Bikini ... timer on camera ... and shades ... wanted to feel pretty
My son and his lil brother...it took a few times to take the pic then look at the screen to see if I caught the right shot....
Pregnancy Picture with Draping
Draping something sheer over your belly is always flattering with pregnant pictures.
Cherished Blessing: Candlelight, looking up, touching belly
Body by Baby
Use candlelight to illuminate your belly from the side.
I stood in front of a blank wall and had the light from our lamp behind me. I set up the camera and took some photos on the timer. I then used a free …
Favorite Pregnancy Photo
I love this pregnancy photo - I hate having my photo taken but this one is great!
Something cute and fun to do.
A belly silhouette or sore back shot, hehe.
My Two Loves
My husband was behind the camera, hence the loving gaze. I held a black blanket on the other side of my belly so that the curve would not be lost in the …
Dreaming of Baby
We used a down comforter with pillows underneath. Looking at the baby always gives a wonderful connection.
He touches my tummy adoringly.
first family portrait
Our first family portrait is mom and dad posing (nude) together awaiting the arrival!
Baby Makes Three
Just the 3 of us!
Crest of Light
With mom in a semi-reclined position, put a bright pin-point of light (flashlight, pen light, or, as I used, a spot light) behind her stomach and turn …
With the mother and father holding hands at the mother's hips, have a close up taken of dad kissing the unborn baby. I like the way our picture is just …
This pregnancy picture was taken by a window wearing a gauzy material out of modesty. It was photographed in my ninth month.
Sit with your legs criss-crossed and hold and look at your belly.
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Make a heart with your hands and put it over your belly!
Scarlet and Radiant
I had wanted a picture that captured all of the light and bright life that I felt bursting from me during my pregnancy. My husband took this one by draping …
Take photos with your pregnant friends and or siblings!
Maternity Pregnancy Portrait
For this maternity pregnancy portrait idea, wear a shirt that ends above your belly and a skirt or pants that have a low rise below the belly - no over-the-belly …
My son is half Mexican, and I'm white. So, I had the photo done in black and white and made his hand his natural skin color.
38 weeks laying down
We experimented with many ideas. Not being professional we did our best! I loved laying down together..Jesse
I put together progressive pregnancy photographs of the growth of my belly since my family is on the other side of the country and are missing out on the …
Pregnancy Portrait Outdoors
This pregnancy portrait was taken outdoors. I love that it captures the moment between a husband and wife.
It's a great alternative to a posed portrait, …
I wanted to capture the feeling that my friend was having when I asked her how she was doing. Her response was, "Just waiting." So, asked her if she …
We are expecting our first on January 31, 2008. These pictures were taken on December 22, 2007 by Zack Robinson.
Pregnancy Belly Pictures
These pregnancy belly pictures are a classic way to capture your pregnancy. Have your husband stand behind you and clasp his hands with yours under your …
Daddy In Love
This father-to-be can't wait for the arrival of his princess.
I took as many pictures and as much video tape as I could with all of our pregnancies. To this day my oldest son is jealous because he doesn't have a …
Sit with your significant other and you will always have the moment to treasure.
Heart of Love Not rated yet
A classic heart of love always makes a sweet maternity picture.
Mommy and Her Babies Not rated yet
I wanted something with both my babies and just love this idea.
Big Sister Kisses the Baby Not rated yet
Take a picture of the big sister or brother-to-be kissing your belly.
I Heart You Not rated yet
Love the heart on the belly idea. Having both mommy and daddy do it while they look down at baby is so sweet.
My Growing Love Not rated yet
Used black back drop, placed white tulle around her, in downward angle, have model look down and toward shoulder as she holds her baby and as she thinks …
Ultrasound Not rated yet
Back drop is a sheer curtain panel over a sunlit window, flash bounced off the ceiling for fill.
Daddy's Hands Not rated yet
Using the father's hands, make a heart over the belly...it's sweet and you can include the father to be =)
10 Months of Joy Not rated yet
I'm shooting a simple picture in the same pose every week and will put together a collage of the months lined up... i don't show my face as i hate my picture …
Don't Forget Daddy Not rated yet
My husband is just as excited as I am for our little girl to get here. I love how this picture shows him holding me and her at the same time.
Glowing Baby Belly Not rated yet
Keep the flash on in semi-dark room and put the focus right on the Belly!
Dreaming of Baby Not rated yet
Dreaming of Baby ~ Again candlelight illuminates your pregnant belly
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Kiss the Baby Not rated yet
Have someone kiss your baby.
It's fun and cute.
Family & Friends Not rated yet
This is me, my daughter and my younger cousin.. It's great to include the whole family not just mom, dad siblings.. but everyone...
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