Maternity Photography Questions Answered

When to take maternity photos?

If you are counting by weeks, it would be wise to schedule your session when you are around 30 weeks pregnant. If you take maternity photos after your eighth month of pregnancy, your maternity session might be uncomfortable. You want to avoid taking photos when your belly feels too heavy, usually after 35 weeks.

How do you prepare for a maternity photoshoot?

This is how to best prepare for a maternity session:
First thing we would suggest is to style your shoot. Discuss with your Red Lotus Photographer the style of shoot you are looking for and confirm that we will be able to fulfill that vision. Secondly, you want to pamper yourself. Several of our session options include hair and makeup to truly help in getting yourself pampered. Thirdly, look for props. While Red Lotus’ Maternity Photography has many props to choose from, please plan ahead for specific props that you may have in mind. Fourth, you will want to coordinate outfits. Once again Red Lotus’ Maternity Photography has you covered (literally) with several outfit choices on-site to accomodate many tastes and color palettes. Lastly, Do not stress. You are in good hands with Red Lotus Maternity Photographers!

Where to take maternity pictures?

Get ideas for your photo session and schedule your maternity photography session online with the Red Lotus Maternity Photography team. We can take a very special photo of mama and baby.

What color should I wear for maternity pictures?

Below are some of our clients’ favorite options for what to wear on a Red Lotus Photography maternity shoot. While various white shades are a common theme and generally preferred, some prefer pastel colors. Additionally, if white isn’t your thing, try a pastel blue, lavender, blush pink, or mint green.

What to wear for maternity photos?

A lot of our clients look for guidance on how to dress for the best maternity photos. Here are some suggestions:

1. Timeless is best.
2. Choose two outfits.
3. Solids are best.
4. Fitted vs flowy.
5. Try a maxi dress with an empire waist.
6. Belt it.
7. Avoid being too matchy-matchy with your partner.
8. Hubby needs to avoid the polo. Polo shirts are great for equine sports – not so good for timeless fine art.

How to take maternity photos?

One way is to take a photo mid-length and focus on the dad’s eyes. Have him look at the camera and then down at mom’s belly. Show dad a photo of the pose you want to do, which will help him visualize how to position himself. Letting them feel like a part of a custom Red Lotus Materity Photography session is going to produce more intimate photos for years to come.

Does JCPenney have maternity clothes?

The local JCPenney store hosts just a few racks of fairly basic, solid-colored tops, some jeans and a few trousers (Tops go up to XL). Motherhood Maternity is the only all-maternity store in our area (and in many others).

What stores carry maternity clothes?

The following top brands and popular stores are stocked with trendy, flattering and unique options that’ll help you maintain your personal style throughout your pregnancy.
1. Asos
2. Nordstrom
3. H&M
4. Macy’s
5. PinkBlush
6. Old Navy
7. Hotmilk Maternity and Nursing Lingerie

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