📸 Skai Chan Photography

Maternity Photographer in SG

Professional maternity photographer in Singapore

The Maternity Photographer

Professional maternity photographer in Singapore Hello, I'm Skai, a passionate professional maternity photographer based in vibrant Singapore. My photography journey is fuelled by my unwavering dedication to capturing the beauty and emotion of pregnancy through my lens.

I'm not just about snapping pictures; I'm all about creating meaningful, 3-dimensional portraits that tell your unique story. Whether it's a relaxed, heartfelt moment or a high-end, elegant shot, I'm here to transform your maternity photoshoot into an unforgettable experience.

My expertise extends to both natural light and flash photography, ensuring that we can craft the perfect lighting for your desired look. What's more, I specialise in on-location photoshoots, providing the flexibility to choose the backdrop that resonates with you, whether it's the comfort of your home or the beauty of the great outdoors.

Let's work together to create timeless memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime!

What Sets Skai Apart from Other Maternity Photographers

As a maternity photographer, I humbly recognise that several factors distinguish my work within this beautiful field:

  1. Personalisation: My greatest joy lies in crafting deeply personalised and unique photo concepts for each of my cherished clients. I hold a profound belief in tailoring the entire photoshoot experience to your individual vision and preferences, with the unwavering goal of ensuring that the resulting images resonate with profound meaning, reflecting your journey in all its uniqueness.
  2. Photography Expertise: My journey as a photographer spans the realms of both natural light and flash photography. This dual expertise allows me to sculpt a diverse portfolio of images, each possessing a captivating three-dimensional quality. Whether you envision a casual, relaxed atmosphere or the elegance of high-end portraits, I possess the technical prowess and creative intuition to transform your vision into vivid reality.
  3. High-Quality and Professional Photos: Every image I craft is imbued with a commitment to unwavering quality and professionalism, qualities of paramount importance in maternity photography. My images are meticulously curated to capture the inherent beauty of pregnancy while preserving a sense of refined and tasteful aesthetics. It is my sincere wish that each photograph, when shared with loved ones, will inspire admiration and positivity, free from any concerns of negative feedback.
  4. Safety and Respect: Your comfort and boundaries are my utmost concern. I maintain a respectful distance and rely on gentle verbal guidance for posing during our sessions. This approach not only ensures your complete comfort and safety but also creates an environment where you can fully express your unique journey with confidence.
  5. On-Location Photography: My specialisation in on-location photography grants you the freedom to choose your preferred setting, whether it's the intimate comfort of your own home or another meaningful location. In the pursuit of high-end photoshoots, I come equipped with professional lighting equipment to conquer any challenges posed by lighting conditions, even offering the enchantment of nighttime photoshoots.
  6. Professional Photo Editing Services: The final touch in your photographic journey is provided through my professional photo editing services, executed to the highest commercial standards. Should you desire skin retouching or any other edits, rest assured that the end result will retain a natural and unedited appearance. This meticulous process is carried out personally, ensuring the finest results and safeguarding your confidentiality.

What distinguishes my work extends beyond technical skill; it encompasses a genuine dedication to fostering a comfortable and respectful environment for every client. My journey is guided by a deep commitment to creating images that resonate with your unique story, all while ensuring your comfort and safety remain paramount. Your maternity journey is a profoundly personal and beautiful experience, and I am here to capture it in a way that honours its significance, with humility and passion at the core of everything I do.


Find out more about what sets my photography apart from other photographers in terms of transparency, value for money, high-quality and personalised photos and great experience.

Testimonials: What Clients Say about Skai

maternity photo session review

"Skai is an amazing friend and photographer. He is super patient and adhere to my many requests. Even though I'm not the easiest person to work with, he remains professional and makes people feel at ease with him around. Can't express how glad I am to be able to work with this talented man!" - Vanessa

Hey there! Curious about my maternity photography style and what it's like working with me? Check out what my fantastic clients have to say in their reviews. It's the best way to get a real feel for what I do and how I can make your maternity photoshoot unforgettable. Don't take my word for it – read their experiences and let their words paint the picture!

Maternity Photo Albums

🔍4       Maternity/ Pregnancy Milk Bath Boudoir Photoshoot - Vanessa @ Hotel Fort Canning
1. Vanessa

@ Hotel Fort Canning
βš‘πŸŒžπŸ’‘ Mixed light photography
🔍3       High-End Indoor Art Bodypaint Maternity Photoshoot - Monica Weng-Ong @ Home, Hougang
2. Monica Weng-Ong

@ Home, Hougang
⚑ Flash photography
🔍3       High-End Indoor Maternity & Pets Photoshoot - Monica Weng-Ong @ Home, Hougang
3. Monica Weng-Ong

@ Home, Hougang
⚑ Flash photography
🔍4       Casual Outdoor Maternity Photoshoot - Monica Weng-Ong @ Punggol Park
4. Monica Weng-Ong

@ Punggol Park
⚑ Flash photography

Maternity Photography Services in Singapore

My maternity photography services are versatile and cater to a wide range of styles. I offer both casual and high-end maternity portraits, giving you the flexibility to choose the vibe that suits you best. Whether you prefer the soft glow of natural light or the dramatic effects of flash, I can work with both to create stunning images. Additionally, I specialse in on-location photoshoots, so we can capture your moments anywhere you like, be it in the comfort of your own home or amidst the beauty of the outdoors. Your maternity journey, your way!

Booking Information

Hey there, interested in booking a maternity photography session with me? Great choice! Let me give you all the information you need to get started.

  1. Contact me with the purpose: Firstly, to book a maternity session with me, simply head to my contact page where you can find the link to text me via WhatsApp. Please indicate your purpose and the package you are interested in, or otherwise, I may mistake your text as a spam.
  2. Consultation: We will have a consultation to discuss the type of event, the date, location and your preferred style of photography. This will help me understand your vision and see if we are a perfect match. We will also go over the package options and pricing. However, do note that I will only provide guidance (advices, suggestions, tips etc) after you have confirmed and booked my services officially.
  3. Place deposit: To secure your booking, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required. Once your deposit is received, your date and time will be reserved exclusively for you.

    Don't worry, I'll send you all the necessary payment details when you decide to book with me. Payment can be made via PayNow or PayPal (PayPal requires extra fee).

    The remaining balance is due on the day of the photoshoot.

Remember that it's best to book my photography services in advance to ensure availability. So don't hesitate to contact me as soon as possible to secure your date!

Prices & Packages for Maternity Photography

Before we jump into the lens magic, scan my service agreement and privacy policy. Every photographer has his playbook – flipping through mine ensures we're on the same visual wavelength.

🌞 Natural Light Photography

$400
Up to:   1.5 Hour + 45 photos

More Information

  • Pace of shoot: Slow
  • Venue: Provided by client
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Photos selection in low resolution PDF
  • NO raw files, NO unedited photos, NO items/services that aren't stated here.

Special Requests/ Add-Ons

(Subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos (buy over the rights so that the photos won't be published anywhere, including on this website):
    +$100/hr booked
  • Face to Face discussion:
    Starting from +$100
  • Photographer to scout venue(s):
    Starting from +$100
  • Shoot at beach/ sandy/ dirty venue:
    Starting from +$50
  • Additional photos (basic edit):
    +$5/photo
  • Same-day photo edit (basic edit):
    +$50/photo
  • Expedited photo edit (basic edit: 3 days after shoot):
    +$50/hr booked
  • Advanced edit (skin retouching):
    +$50/photo
  • Revision of photo edit (advanced edit):
    +$15/photo
  • Hairstyling & Makeup:
    Refer to the Makeover Services page.

Venue Booking

(Subject to availability)
  • Gym space:
    Starting from +$100
  • Photo Studio:
    Refer to my photo studio page

Surcharges

(Subject to availability)
  • Shoots on any public holiday or eve of public holiday:
    Starting from +$100
  • Shoots that require meet-up before 7 am:
    Starting from +$150
  • Shoots that end later than 11 pm:
    Starting from +$150

⚑ Flash Photography

$600
Up to:   1.5 Hour + 45 photos
  • Additional Time: $100/block 30-minute
  • ⚑ Use of flash (one-light set-up)
  • Editing: Basic (exposure & colour correction)

More Information

  • Pace of shoot: Slow
  • Venue: Provided by client
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Photos selection in low resolution PDF
  • NO raw files, NO unedited photos, NO items/services that aren't stated here.

Special Requests/ Add-Ons

(Subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos (buy over the rights so that the photos won't be published anywhere, including on this website):
    +$100/hr booked
  • Face to Face discussion:
    Starting from +$100
  • Photographer to scout venue(s):
    Starting from +$100
  • Shoot at beach/ sandy/ dirty venue:
    Starting from +$50
  • Additional lighting set-up:
    +$50/light
  • Additional photos (basic edit):
    +$5/photo
  • Same-day photo edit (basic edit):
    +$50/photo
  • Expedited photo edit (basic edit: 3 days after shoot):
    +$50/hr booked
  • Advanced edit (skin retouching):
    +$50/photo
  • Revision of photo edit (advanced edit):
    +$15/photo
  • Hairstyling & Makeup:
    Refer to the Makeover Services page.

Venue Booking

(Subject to availability)
  • Gym space:
    Starting from +$100
  • Photo Studio:
    Refer to my photo studio page

Surcharges

(Subject to availability)
  • Shoots on any public holiday or eve of public holiday:
    Starting from +$100
  • Shoots that require meet-up before 7 am:
    Starting from +$150
  • Shoots that end later than 11 pm:
    Starting from +$150

Quick Explanation of Photography Costs

I've streamlined my photography packages to be wallet-friendly, ensuring you get the best value. The most considerable portion of my photography cost is calculated based on:

  1. Duration booked: it includes changing of equipment, wardrobe, makeup, hairstyle and travelling during the shoot.
  2. Equipment required: natural light vs flash.
  3. Type of editing: basic vs advanced.
  4. Copyright/privacy: there's a fee should you don't want the photos to be published anywhere.
  5. Extensiveness of planning required.
  6. Special requests/ add-ons & surcharges.

Please read the full explanations so that you can make a better decision.

Special Requests

I've tailored these special requests and add-ons to cater to the unique tastes of my past clients, ensuring each voyage is personalised. The inclusion of these options aims to dissuade similar requests and, importantly, not as a means for me to pocket extra income from my future clients.

Think of it as a bespoke service, crafted with your preferences in mind rather than a cunning plan to boost the treasure chest.

Surcharges

Picture this – I'm here to offer you a good experience without breaking the bank. But, when a project starts encroaching on my personal space or health or requires any additional cost, a surcharge is the reality check. No beating about the bush – it's a straightforward acknowledgment of the extra effort.

It's about ensuring a top-notch journey. Your support in grasping this aspect ensures our photography sail stays steady. Ready to roll with this clarity? Your agreement is the fuel that powers our creative engine.

For the uncommon surcharges, do look through the full list of surcharges to avoid miscommunications.

Turnaround Time

Turnaround time depends on various factors, such as:

  1. The number of photos taken
  2. The workload of the photographer
  3. The type of editing required
  4. The quantity of photos requested
  5. The condition of the venue

Generally, if the client needs to choose the photos, it will take up to two weeks for the photographer to sift through and eliminate bad and duplicate shots. The remaining photos are then provided to the clients in a low-resolution PDF file. After the client makes the selection, it will take up to a month for basic editing or two months for advanced editing before the final photos are returned.

Skai follows the practice of reviewing the photos with a fresh mind every one to three days to ensure the highest possible quality. This significant effort places him at a disadvantage in terms of profit. Therefore, clients should appreciate the value of receiving meticulously edited photos, even if it means a slight delay.

In most cases, especially when the number of photos is limited, the final edited photos can be returned much earlier without compromising quality.

For more information, read photography editing time explained.

Skai's Maternity Photography

Skai's Vision & Goals in Maternity Photography

My vision and goals in maternity photography are deeply rooted in the recognition of the significance of mothers in the continuation of our human story. Mothers often make profound sacrifices, including their careers, changes in their body shape and the challenges they face during pregnancy and childbirth. These sacrifices are a testament to their strength and dedication in bringing new life into the world. Therefore, my primary goal is to document this joyful and transformative process, celebrating the incredible journey that mothers undertake.

I am fully aware that maternity photoshoots often involve revealing moments, depending on the client's preference. It's crucial to strike a balance between capturing the beauty of pregnancy and maintaining professionalism, taste and artistic expression. I understand the importance of creating images that are not only visually stunning but also respectful and free from negative feedback. Every maternity photoshoot is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many women and even men who want to be part of this beautiful journey. Thus, my goal is to ensure that these moments are preserved with the utmost care and artistic sensitivity.

Beyond traditional maternity photography, I aspire to embark on more creative maternity projects. These projects will push the boundaries of conventional photography, resulting in captivating and inspiring images that encourage more women to consider and cherish the idea of starting a family. By blending artistry with the celebration of motherhood, I hope to inspire and empower women on their unique journeys to motherhood, celebrating the beauty, strength and joy that come with it. My vision is to create a legacy of maternity photography that not only documents but also elevates the experience of motherhood, spreading positivity and inspiration to all who witness it.

How Skai Began Doing Maternity Photoshoots

My journey into maternity photography began unexpectedly, driven by a passion for creating captivating portrait work. It all started when a good friend's wife recognised my talent and dedication to photography. She approached me with the idea of capturing her maternity journey and I accepted the opportunity in my busy schedule.

With a deep commitment to giving my best, I embarked on this new photographic endeavour. Together with my friend's wife, we created a series of captivating and meaningful albums that beautifully documented her pregnancy, showcasing the joy and anticipation of this special time.

However, as my maternity photography gained attractions, a challenge arose. I didn't have a permanent studio space. This limitation meant that I had to decline requests from clients who preferred a studio photoshoot instead of capturing their maternity moments outdoors or in the comfort of their own homes.

I hold the belief that renting an external studio space may not always be the best choice for clients. Many studios come equipped with CCTV surveillance, which records the entire photoshoot process. This surveillance can be invasive and may not always capture flattering moments for the client. Therefore, I tend to favour outdoor or at-home photoshoots, where we can create a more relaxed and private atmosphere, ensuring that the focus remains on celebrating the beauty and significance of the maternity journey.

Why Skai Loves Doing Maternity Photoshoots

As a professional maternity photographer, I love capturing the beauty and joy of pregnancy through photographs. The creativity that comes with finding the perfect poses, lighting and compositions to create unique and beautiful images is something that I find extremely fulfilling.

Being able to capture the emotional and special time in a woman's life is truly rewarding. I love being able to give expecting families beautiful and timeless photographs that they can cherish forever. The bond that I form with my clients during the shoot is something that I cherish and it makes me feel connected to them and their journey.

From a technical perspective, maternity photography can be challenging but it's something that I find exciting. Finding ways to create flattering images while draping the mum-to-be's figure and experimenting with lighting and poses is something that I enjoy.

Overall, being a maternity photographer is a truly rewarding experience for me. I get to be creative, capture special emotions and moments, and build relationships. I couldn't be happier with my career choice.

How Doing Maternity Photography has Helped Skai Grow

Engaging in maternity photography has been a remarkable journey that has profoundly contributed to my growth as a photographer and as an individual. Here's how it has shaped and enriched my life:

  1. Unique and Engaging Photography Genre: Maternity photography is a truly unique genre that injects a captivating dimension into my work. This uniqueness keeps the flame of my passion for photography burning brightly. Each maternity photoshoot is a story waiting to be told, a canvas where emotions, beauty and anticipation are intricately woven together. This uniqueness has breathed fresh life into my photography, making it a constant source of inspiration and creative energy.
  2. Technical and Problem-Solving Skills: Maternity photography has not only honed my technical skills but also fostered a deeper sense of creativity and adaptability. During each photoshoot, I'm challenged to think on my feet, seeking innovative solutions to capture the best possible images. Whether it's dealing with varying lighting conditions or finding the perfect angle, every session pushes me to refine my technical abilities and keeps my creative instincts sharp.
  3. Connecting Through Stories: One of the most rewarding aspects of maternity photography is the opportunity to connect with clients on a personal level. Through their stories, I've gained insights into the diverse experiences of motherhood, each narrative carrying its unique joys, challenges and dreams. These stories have enriched my life, expanding my understanding of the beautiful tapestry of human experiences. It's a privilege to be entrusted with these intimate moments and it reminds me of the power of storytelling through imagery.
  4. Client Trust and Motivation: The trust bestowed upon me by my clients is a constant source of motivation. Knowing that clients choose me to be part of their journey, to capture moments that are deeply meaningful to them, fuels my dedication to photography. It's a humbling experience that reinforces my commitment to delivering the highest quality work and ensuring that each photoshoot is a memorable and cherished experience.

In essence, maternity photography has not only enhanced my technical and creative skills but also provided a window into the rich tapestry of human experiences. It has reignited my passion for photography, transformed the way I approach challenges and deepened my connection with clients. Through these experiences, I continue to grow as a photographer and as an individual, grateful for the opportunity to be part of such a beautiful and meaningful aspect of life.

What is Maternity Photography?

Maternity photography, also commonly referred to as pregnancy photography, is a specialised genre within the field of photography that focuses on capturing the beauty, emotions and experiences of expectant mothers during their pregnancy.

What is Maternity Photography also Known as?

Maternity photography is also known by various other terms, including pregnancy photography, pregnancy portraiture and expectant mother photography. These terms are often used interchangeably to describe the same genre of photography, which focuses on capturing the beauty and significance of pregnancy.

What is a Maternity Photographer?

A maternity photographer is a professional photographer who specialises in capturing images of expectant mothers during their pregnancy. This photographer is skilled in creating visually stunning and meaningful photographs that celebrate the beauty, emotions and experiences of pregnancy.

Maternity photographers work closely with their clients to tailor photoshoots to their preferences, often highlighting the changing body and the anticipation of a new family member. They use their expertise in lighting, composition and posing to create memorable images that serve as a lasting testament to this special time in a woman's life.

What are the Goals of Maternity Photography?

The primary goal of maternity photography is to create a visual narrative that celebrates the journey of pregnancy. This includes showcasing the physical changes that occur during pregnancy, such as the growing baby bump, as well as capturing the emotional and personal aspects of this transformative time.

Maternity photographers aim to produce images that are not only visually striking but also deeply meaningful to expectant mothers and their families. Ultimately, the goal is to create a collection of photographs that beautifully encapsulate the unique and profound experience of pregnancy, serving as a lasting testament to this remarkable chapter in life.

Who Needs Maternity Photoshoots?

Maternity photography is typically sought after and appreciated by several groups of people, including:

  1. Expectant Mothers: The primary audience for maternity photography is expectant mothers themselves. Many mothers-to-be choose to document their pregnancy journey as a way to celebrate this special time in their lives and preserve the memories of their changing bodies.
  2. Couples and Families: Maternity photography often involves partners or other family members, such as children. It's an opportunity for the entire family to come together and create beautiful memories as they eagerly anticipate the arrival of a new family member.
  3. Friends and Relatives: Friends and family of expectant mothers may also consider gifting maternity photography sessions as a thoughtful and meaningful present for the mother-to-be. It's a way to show support and celebrate the upcoming addition to the family.
  4. Professional Use: Some maternity photography may also have professional applications. For example, maternity photographs are sometimes used by healthcare providers or maternity-related businesses for promotional purposes. Additionally, expectant models looking to expand their modelling portfolio often seek maternity photography to showcase their versatility and celebrate their pregnancy.

In essence, maternity photography is a versatile and inclusive genre that can be appreciated and enjoyed by a wide range of individuals and groups who wish to capture and celebrate the beauty and significance of pregnancy, including expectant models looking to diversify their modelling portfolios.

Why Do People Do Maternity Photoshoots?

Maternity photography serves several meaningful purposes, making it a cherished tradition for expectant mothers and their families. Firstly, it provides a tangible and heartfelt visual record of this unique and transformative period in their lives. These photographs become treasured family heirlooms, allowing them to fondly revisit and reminisce about their pregnancy journey for years to come.

Additionally, maternity photography serves as a powerful form of self-expression for expectant mothers. It empowers them to celebrate the incredible changes happening within their bodies and the miracle of life they are nurturing. Through these images, mothers can embrace and showcase their strength and beauty during pregnancy, fostering a sense of self-confidence and pride in their maternal journey.

Furthermore, maternity photographs often play a central role in announcements, baby showers and social media sharing. They serve as joyful reminders of the anticipation and excitement surrounding the impending arrival of a new family member. These images bring friends and family closer together, enabling them to share in the happiness and anticipation of welcoming a new life into the world.

In summary, maternity photography is a multifaceted and heartwarming tradition that beautifully captures the essence of pregnancy. It provides a lasting visual legacy, empowers expectant mothers and brings people together in celebrating the joy and anticipation of a new addition to the family.

Why are Maternity Photographers Important?

Maternity photographers are important for a variety of reasons.

Firstly, pregnancy is a special and unique time in a woman's life, and maternity photography allows them to capture and remember this special time forever. These photographs can serve as a visual reminder of the joy and excitement of expecting a new baby and can be cherished for years to come.

Secondly, pregnancy can also be a time of self-doubt and insecurity for some women, and maternity photography can help boost their confidence and self-esteem. A good maternity photographer will know how to pose and photograph a woman in a way that accentuates her beauty and femininity and can help a woman to feel beautiful and confident during this special time.

Thirdly, hiring a professional maternity photographer can give you the assurance that you will receive high-quality photographs that will last a lifetime. They have the skills, knowledge and equipment to create beautiful, timeless images that can be passed down for generations to come.

Lastly, maternity photography can also be a great way for families to bond and create memories together. Many maternity photographers also offer family photography sessions, which can capture the love and excitement of the entire family as they prepare for the arrival of a new baby.

Should I Hire a Professional Maternity Photographer?

Hiring a professional maternity photographer can be a wonderful decision but it ultimately depends on your preferences and priorities. Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether to hire a professional maternity photographer:

  1. Quality of Images: Professional photographers have the expertise, equipment, and skills to capture high-quality and beautifully composed images. If you want stunning, well-crafted photographs that you can cherish for years to come, a professional photographer is a great choice.
  2. Experience and Creativity: Professional maternity photographers often have experience in posing, lighting and creative composition. They can suggest unique ideas and settings to create memorable and artistic images that truly reflect your pregnancy journey.
  3. Comfort and Guidance: Professionals are skilled in creating a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere during the photoshoot. They can provide guidance on posing and expressions, ensuring that you look your best while feeling at ease.
  4. Personalisation: Professional photographers can tailor the photoshoot to your preferences and vision, ensuring that the resulting images are meaningful and reflect your individual style.
  5. Equipment and Editing: Professionals use high-quality cameras and professional-grade editing software to enhance and retouch images, ensuring a polished and flawless final product.

However, if you have a limited budget or prefer a more casual and spontaneous approach to photography, you may consider taking maternity photos yourself or having a friend or family member capture the moments. Smartphone cameras can produce decent results, especially in well-lit environments.

In the end, the decision to hire a professional maternity photographer depends on your priorities, budget and the level of quality and personalisation you desire for your maternity photos. It's essential to research and choose a photographer whose style aligns with your vision and values to ensure a successful and enjoyable photoshoot experience.

How to Plan For a Successful Maternity Photoshoot?

Planning for a maternity photoshoot can be an exciting process, here are some tips to help you plan for your photoshoot:

  1. Schedule your photoshoot: The best time to schedule a maternity photoshoot is typically between 28 and 34 weeks of pregnancy. This is when the belly is prominently rounded but the mom-to-be is still comfortable enough to move around and pose.
  2. Choose a location: Decide on a location for your photoshoot. You can do it outdoors or in a studio, or even at your home.
  3. Plan your outfit: Decide what to wear for your photoshoot. Wear something that makes you feel comfortable and confident, and bring a few different outfits to change into during the shoot.
  4. Include family members: Decide if you want to include your partner or other family members in the photoshoot. This can be a great way to capture the excitement and love of the entire family as they prepare for the arrival of a new baby.
  5. Prepare for the shoot: Get enough rest and eat well before the photoshoot. Make sure your nails are done, your hair is styled and your skin is moisturized.
  6. Research your poses: Research different maternity photoshoots and look at photos online to find a style that you like.
  7. Communicate with your photographer: Discuss your vision and preferences with me and ask any questions you may have. I will be happy to work with you to make sure you are satisfied with the final product.
  8. Relax and have fun: Remember that the photoshoot is a fun and special experience. Relax, enjoy the process and trust me to capture beautiful memories of this special time in your life.
  9. Props and accessories: Think about any props or accessories you may want to include in your photoshoot. Some popular choices include flower crowns, balloons or a piece of jewellery that is special to you. However, it's best to check with me first to ensure that they are comfortable working with the props you have in mind.
  10. Hair and makeup: Consider getting your hair and makeup professionally done for the photoshoot. This will help you to feel confident and beautiful during the photoshoot and the final images will be more polished.
  11. Special requests: If you have any special requests for the photoshoot, such as a specific pose or location, be sure to discuss it with me in advance.
  12. Backup plan: Make sure you have a backup plan in case of bad weather or other unforeseen events. This could include an indoor location or an alternative date.
  13. Confirm the details: Confirm all the details of the photoshoot with me in advance, including the date, time, location and any other details that have been agreed upon.

By planning ahead and communicating with me, you will be able to ensure that your maternity photoshoot goes smoothly and that you get the beautiful, high-quality images that you desire.

FAQs

It's important to ask any question you may have to me in order to make sure you are comfortable with the process and know what to expect. I will be happy to answer your questions and work with you to make sure you are satisfied with the final product.

Here are some frequently asked questions that clients may have about a maternity photoshoot:

When is the best time to schedule a maternity photoshoot?

The best time to schedule a maternity photoshoot is between 28 and 34 weeks of pregnancy. This is when the belly is prominently rounded, but the mom-to-be is still comfortable enough to move around and pose.

How long does a maternity photoshoot take?

A maternity photoshoot using natural light typically takes 1-2 hours, depending on the location. Be expected to spend more time for a high-end photoshoot that uses flash because the flash will be re-positioned to ensure you get the best angle for every pose and even the angle that you rotate.

What should I wear for my maternity photoshoot?

It's best to wear something that makes you feel comfortable and confident. Many moms-to-be choose to wear a flowing dress or a fitted top and a flowing skirt to show off their belly. It's also a good idea to bring a few different outfits to change into during the shoot. Some bold moms-to-be may even go for an implied nude photoshoot, which is more artistic.

What location should I choose for my maternity photoshoot?

The location of your maternity photoshoot is up to you. Some popular choices include a park, a beach or a natural setting. You can also choose to have the photoshoot in a studio or even at your home.

Can I include my partner or other family members in the photoshoot?

Yes, many expecting families choose to include their partner or other family members in the photoshoot. This can be a great way to capture the excitement and love of the entire family as they prepare for the arrival of a new baby.

What should I expect from the editing process?

The editing process is done by me and typically includes colour correction and exposure adjustments for basic editing, and minor retouching such as removing blemishes, smoothing skin, and removing unwanted objects for advanced editing.

How long will it take to receive my photographs?

The time it takes to receive your photographs will vary depending on my schedule. Be sure that I won't want to drag the process because I don't want to keep a big backlog.

How will I receive my photographs?

Your photographs will typically be delivered to you digitally, via a private web link. I do not offer the option of a physical album or prints because I just want to focus on my photography for now, and not to make additional income out of photography.

Are there any additional costs beyond the photoshoot fee?

If you suddenly ask for anything beyond the package that we have agreed on, there will likely be an additional cost. Please read properly and be sure that anything that's not listed on the package means it's not included.

Can I bring my own props for the photoshoot?

Yes, that will be good. It's always best to check with me first to ensure that the props will be useful.

Will you be able to help me with posing during the photoshoot?

I will be able to help you with posing and will work with you to ensure that you are comfortable and relaxed during the photoshoot. I will help you to find poses that are both flattering and comfortable for you.

However, it will be good if you can research some of the poses that you prefer. They will be a good head start for us to begin.

Can I bring my children to the photoshoot?

Yes. If you're planning to include your children in the photoshoot, do let me know earlier so that I can get prepared. I work with children often, especially during birthday parties.

Can I bring my furry friend to the photoshoot?

Yes, I'm a dognapper. However, it is also important to make sure that the location you choose for the photoshoot allows pets.

Can I have the raw images?

The raw images are the unedited images taken during the photoshoot and are not typically provided to clients. I only provide the final edited images that I have retouched.

Do you offer any packages or discounts?

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Your Goals: What Do You Want to Achieve by Hiring a Maternity Photographer?

In conclusion, maternity photography is a deeply meaningful journey that allows us to celebrate the beauty, strength and anticipation of pregnancy. As we embark on this adventure, setting clear goals for our maternity photoshoots becomes paramount.

Our first goal should always be to obtain beautiful and professional photographs that capture the essence of this remarkable chapter in life. These images become lasting treasures, cherished for years to come.

Beyond mere aesthetics, our second goal is to create meaningful photos that are unique and customised to reflect our individual stories. Every pregnancy journey is exceptional and our photographs should mirror that uniqueness.

A third goal is to explore the creative and impactful potential of maternity photography. It's an opportunity to push the boundaries of artistic expression, capturing images that not only showcase our changing bodies but also evoke powerful emotions.

While pursuing these goals, it's crucial to remember the importance of feeling respected and comfortable during the photoshoot. Communication with the photographer is key to ensuring that the experience is positive and empowering.

Lastly, as we celebrate our own pregnancy journeys, let's aspire to inspire other women. Our photographs can be a source of encouragement, showing that pregnancy is a time of beauty, strength and anticipation.

And if ever you decide that a professional touch is the right choice for your maternity photography, I'm here to offer my services in a humble and supportive manner. It's not about business; it's about ensuring you have an experience that's as memorable and meaningful as the photographs themselves.


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