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A common question I get from clients inquiring about a maternity session is: Can I include my older kids in my maternity photos? The answer is a big, resounding YES! The arrival of a new baby is a celebration for the whole family, and family maternity photos are the perfect way to document the anticipation. […]

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When is the best time for maternity photos? Whether you’ve landed here because you’re wondering when is too early for maternity photos (or too late!) or if you’re just looking for maternity photo ideas, the first step is figuring out when to take maternity photos during your pregnancy. Generally speaking, photographers recommend taking your maternity […]

spring family pictures in the wildflowers at the columbia river gorge

Are you preparing for your maternity session and considering outdoor maternity photos? Whether you’re here for maternity outdoor photoshoot ideas, guidance on what to wear, or examples of outdoor maternity photos in all seasons, I’ve collected my best information here for you. What to Wear to an Outdoor Maternity Photoshoot A maternity photo session is […]

woman wearing a lace shawl and blue dress for maternity photos in winter

The Rowena Crest Wildflowers have been on my bucket list for a family photo location for ages now, and I was so thrilled to get out there last week for these sweet maternity photos. Wildflowers in Oregon generally bloom here around the end of April. While I had to drive through a rain storm in […]

rowena crest wildflower maternity photos in portland oregon

If you’re struggling to figure out what to wear for maternity photos this spring, today’s post is for you! One of the things I’ve been busy with in the off season has been adding new pieces to The Client Closet and updating the links for client style boards. Every booked SSP client gets a personalized […]

what to wear for spring maternity family photos light tans and browns

When your baby is due in the middle of winter, you embrace the season and layer up for your maternity photos! I adored this cozy maternity session in Portland, on a foggy late fall morning. I’ve fallen a little in love with the way fog softens the field on chilly mornings. GUIDE TO OUTDOOR MATERNITY […]

portland maternity photos in the winter

Oh, Katherine and Daniel!  You’ve probably seen them on the blog before: if you’ve seen their Union/Pine wedding in Portland, or one of their family portrait sessions, you know I LOVE photographing this family!  When they came to SSP’s Anniversary Session Event for past wedding clients, it was so nice reconnecting with them again and photographing […]

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