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Best Maternity Photographers in Baton Rouge

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Baton Rouge Maternity Photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Kaela Rodehorst Photography logo

Kaela Rodehorst Photography

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Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Why choose this provider?

Kaela Rodehorst Photography is a lifestyle and portrait photographer serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas since 2010. Kaela specializes in maternity, newborns, children, families, and weddings, and she aims to document the simple, everyday moments of her clients and loved ones. The studio offers a broad array of portrait sessions that include children and family lifestyle, maternity, newborn, fresh 48, and weddings. The studio lists several packages that include bump and baby, baby and birthday, and watch me grow. Kaela's keen eye and attention to detail create magical photos, and customers love Kaela's warmth and friendliness. Clients can easily see Kaela's professional work as well as her personal work online, and the studio occasionally hosts beginning photography workshops.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Green Tangerine Photography is a photography studio serving Southeast Louisiana. The studio specializes in maternity, newborn, children’s milestones, first birthdays, and small family portraiture. Owner and photographer Sasha offers both natural light and studio options to reveal the details that add drama to every image, and she dedicates her artistry to documenting organic and authentic moments. To ensure each photo tells a personal story, Sasha is happy to curate an individual session for each customer. First birthday shoots include a cake smash session where the lucky child enjoys playing with the sugary treat, and Sasha captures the milestone moment. Sasha also offers creative mentoring and online business consulting for clients looking to further their photography businesses. Green Tangerine Photography is a member of Professional Photographers of Louisiana, Inc.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70817

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Cindy Abney Photography is a Baton Rouge family photographer that creates heart-warming images with an emphasis on simplicity. Clients can choose from categories that include life‘s chapters from seed to bloom- maternity, newborn, milestone and family portraits. The studio is also happy to host a smash session as well as an in-studio newborn session. Cindy is honored and humbled to capture her clients' precious moments, and as a mom herself she is keenly aware of how fleeting those moments become. Most sessions include a personal gallery with edited images that are available for print or download. The studio adds a small travel fee for sessions outside of the Baton Rouge area. Previous customers highly recommend Cindy, and they appreciate her kindness and reasonable prices.

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5.0 / 5 (4)

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Denham Springs, LA 70726

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Melissa Cannon Photography is a Denham Springs photographer specializing in natural newborn, maternity, motherhood, and family portraiture. Melissa offers a variety of sessions that include maternity, teens and tweens, newborns, and portraits. All photo shoots include the photographer's time and talent as well as a clothing and setting consultation. Products available include traditional paper prints, mounted prints, canvases, gallery wraps, books, albums, press cards, and wall art. The studio also provides a baby plan that gives clients flexibility and the ability to choose a session any time until the child’s second birthday. The celebrating mom campaign consists of a 10-15-minute portrait session with mothers and children, and Melissa combines the images with heart-warming and handwritten words. The studio proudly gives back to the community through the Faithful in the Flood Fund.

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5.0 / 5 (82)

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Lacey Rabalais

Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Why choose this provider?

Lacey Rabalais is a portrait and lifestyle photographer serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas since 2010. Lacey captures clients in natural light, and she is happy to hold sessions in clients homes or their favorite location. Lacey offers four packages that include family, maternity, couples, and editorial, and she provides wedding photography on a very limited basis. Every session includes one to two hours of coverage, one location, a minimum of 30 high-resolution images with options to print, custom albums with printed images, print permissions, and a complimentary blog feature. Lacey is available for evening sessions Monday through Saturday and morning sessions Friday and Saturday. She charges a small travel fee for work outside of Baton Rouge. Digital images are available via the online gallery about 1-2 weeks after the photo shoot, and clients can sign-up for Lacey's newsletter. Customers can find Lacey's work on Style Me Pretty, Woodlands Bride, and Hostess with the Mostess.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70810

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Dawn Hernandez Photography is a Baton Rouge portrait photographer who specializes in children and family photography. After working years in a corporate job, Dawn discovered her passion for photography and opened Dawn Hernandez Photography in 2013. She adheres to the saying "life is a journey," and she strives to find the perfect location, lighting, and scene to capture her clients' journey. Dawn offers a series of sessions that include family, milestone, and portrait, and photo shoots last an hour. She also provides a fairytale session where children dress in costume, and Dawn captures all the fun on film. Clients can pick the location of their choice, and Dawn encourages outfit changes to capture the perfect photo. Dawn has an in-depth online portfolio, and customers can also find an online blog dedicated to her work.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Introduction

    Maternity photographers work with pregnant women to capture images during the peak of their pregnancies. Photographs are typically taken in the third trimester when the subject's belly is round. In some cases, photographers may offer mothers and families the option to purchase maternity photos in a package with newborn photos, once their baby is born.

    Because every photographer's style is different, mothers-to-be have options when it comes to how they want their maternity photos to look. While some photos have an artful quality, others may be taken in a studio for a more traditional feel. Learn more about maternity photography by reading the frequently asked questions listed below.
  • What is maternity photography?

    Maternity photography is series a of photographs taken of soon-to-be mothers later in their pregnancies. These photos may be of just the mother, or they may include the father and other children. Often, maternity photos are whimsical and artistic, as they're meant to capture the beauty of pregnancy.

  • What to wear to a maternity photoshoot?

    What you wear for maternity photos depends on the style of the photographs being taken. Mothers who want to show their bare belly for maternity photos may want to opt for a basic crop top or sports bra with comfortable pants on the bottom. Those who prefer to stay covered up might want to consider an elegant gown.

  • What are good poses for a maternity photoshoot?

    Often, women will pose with their hands, or the father's hands, placed on their growing belly in maternity photos. Photos might be taken from the side to show a profile of the mother's shape or straight on to capture the joy on the subject's face.

  • How much does maternity photography cost?

    According to Fash, portrait photographers, including maternity photographers, typically charge between $100 and $250 per hour when photographing subjects. That cost normally equates to anywhere from $25 to $100 per edited image. On average, a photoshoot takes one full hour, whether indoors or outdoors.

  • How to get a photography contract with a maternity hospital?

    As a photographer, you need to have experience and proper training to work in a hospital setting. Most hospital photographers have some training in medical terminology as well as experience and training in how to safely work with new mothers and babies.