I get quite a few mamas who travel some distance in order to take their maternity or newborn photos with me since I have a unique style. But Chigo didn’t just drive a few hours, she flew from Michigan just so she could have a one-of-a-kind, customized maternity session at our studio. So of course, as I do for every special expecting mother, I wanted to make it absolutely perfect for her.
Maternity sessions aren’t just about the outcome. In order to get great photos, the expecting mother should also feel great. After her trip, I wanted Chigo to feel relaxed, confident, and beautiful – even sexy – throughout her session. Typically, maternity sessions are captured between 28 and 29 weeks of pregnancy. That’s when we can really accentuate that sweet bump without worrying about going into labor or Mom feeling too uncomfortable.
For Chigo’s session, the mission was to capture inner strength and beauty through stunning portraits. This session was not only a way to capture this sweet stage but to pamper and celebrate Chigo as a woman as well. Pregnancy is beautiful and amazing, and this was her time to shine! She also brought along her two sweet girls, and they loved getting in on a couple of the glamor shots, too!
And, oh, did she look stunning! Silk, chiffon, lace – we had it all going on. Check out her lovely poses. She was the perfect model, and I loved her looks of empowerment and quiet confidence. As a mom myself, I know pregnancy and raising those kiddos is not always easy, but so worth it, and she’s a great one! I have no doubt that this gorgeous lady is such a fantastic role model for her children to follow after. You can tell by the looks on her daughter’s faces that they feel beautiful and confident, too.
During her session, we decided to get a mix of styles and floral compositions. Of course, we had to incorporate some Lola Melanie style and lots of shots in elegant dresses from our collection. We offer a large collection of glamorous custom maternity dresses for our sessions. Expecting moms are welcome to bring their own, but this is a service we like to offer since most women don’t own or need a closet full of luxury maternity gowns. We are proud to have provided an awesome experience for Chigo! Congratulations to this beautiful lady! I can’t wait to hear about her new arrival in just a couple weeks.