As a soon-to-be mother, you are embarking on one of the most miraculous and transformative journeys of your life.
Pregnancy is a time of immense beauty and emotion, and it is important to capture these fleeting moments in a way that truly reflects the joy and love you feel.
Why Hire a Professional Maternity Photographer in Orlando?
Leveraging our lighting, posing, and composition expertise, we would love to create timeless images with you as the centerpiece. Showcasing your unique personality and style, as an expectant mother.
Whether you want to capture the glow of your pregnancy in a natural outdoor setting or create something more artistic and stylized, an Orlando maternity photographer has the experience and vision to bring your vision to life.
Choosing the Right Photography for Your Maternity Session
At Wanderlust Portraits, we know that choosing the right maternity photographer is an important decision. That’s why we offer a wide range of options to fit your needs and budget.
A maternity photoshoot can be done in various styles and specialties, so if you have something specific in mind, please share!
Our Maternity Photography Sessions Are On-Location
We decided as a business long ago that we did not want to have a maternity photography studio. With on-location maternity photography sessions, the beauty and emotion of your pregnancy are captured in a more natural, meaningful setting.
Whether you prefer the rustic charm of a countryside setting, the urban vibrancy of a cityscape, or the peaceful serenity of a beachfront view, we have the experience and expertise to bring your vision to life.
Listed below are just a few of our favorite maternity shoot locations.
Maternity Session Location Ideas
1. Harry P. Leu Gardens
A 50-acre botanical garden, home to a variety of beautiful outdoor spaces, including formal gardens, a rose garden, a tropical rainforest, and a butterfly garden.
It is a great location for maternity sessions due to the abundance of natural beauty and diversity of settings.
2. Universal Studios
Calling all Harry Potter nerds!
If you’re looking for a more unique and themed maternity photo shoot, Universal Studios in Orlando is a great option.
With its iconic movie sets and attractions, you can create truly one-of-a-kind images that showcase your personality and interests.
3. Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales
Located in central Florida, Bok Tower Gardens is a stunning 200-acre garden and bird sanctuary featuring beautiful landscapes, towering oak trees, and a 60-bell carillon.
It is a peaceful and serene location for a maternity photo shoot.
4. University of Central Florida Botanical Gardens
The University of Central Florida has a beautiful botanical garden on campus that is home to a variety of plants and wildlife.
It is a great location for natural and serene maternity sessions.
5. Downtown Orlando Skyline
If you want to capture the energy and vibrancy of the city in your maternity photos, the downtown Orlando skyline is a great choice.
With its towering skyscrapers and urban landscape, you can create truly unique and modern images.
6. Winter Park
Central Park inside of Winter Park is a beautiful green space with a variety of outdoor settings, including a pond, a gazebo, and a pergola.
It is a great location for a natural and relaxed setting to capture your baby bump with a professional photographer.
Recent Maternity Photos
Preparation Tips for a Maternity Photo Session
Wanderlust Portraits understands that preparing for a maternity photo session can be a little overwhelming. That’s why we offer a variety of tips and resources to help our clients feel confident and comfortable during their photoshoots.
To ensure that you get the most out of your session, in no particular order, please review the list to see what speaks to you.
- Clothing: Choose comfortable, flattering clothing and accessories. This might include a flowy maternity dress or a fitted maternity gown, depending on your personal style.
- Skin & Hair: Pamper yourself before the photo shoot, to ensure that you look and feel your best.
- Props: If you have any props or meaningful items that you would like to include in the photos, such as a special piece of jewelry or a sentimental object, be sure to bring them along to the session.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How Far in Advance Should Maternity Photo Sessions Be Booked?
It is generally recommended to book your maternity portrait session around the seventh or eighth month of pregnancy when your belly is nicely rounded but you are still comfortable and energetic.
However, every pregnancy is different, so be sure to consult with your photographer and your healthcare provider to determine the best timing for you.
Q: Can I Have My Partner And/or Other Children Included in The Photoshoot?
Yes, Wanderlust Portraits has a ton of experience as a family photographer. Your partner and/or other children are welcome to be included in the photoshoot.
Perhaps you have another occasion to celebrate such as a college graduation.
Whichever amazing photographer you decide to use, just be sure to let them know and they will be able to incorporate different aspects for you.
Q: How Long Does a Typical Maternity Photoshoot Last?
The length of a maternity photoshoot can vary, but typically they last around 30-60 minutes.
This allows enough time for the photographer to capture a variety of poses and settings, and also allows for any necessary breaks or outfit changes.
Q: Do You Offer a Combined Package for Maternity & Newborn Photo Shoots?
Yes, Wanderlust Portraits has years of experience with newborn photography and would be happy to put together a package for you.
Most other Orlando photographers offer this as well, but you may need to ask.