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Best Maternity Photographers in Madison, WI

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Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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5.0 (7)

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Plum Poppy Photography is a Sun Prairie business that serves Madison, Sun Prairie, Knoxville, and surrounding areas. The business provides newborn, children, and family photography. Plum Poppy Photography also provides maternity, high school senior, fresh 48 newborn sessions, and business photography. Maternity sessions include 12 edited images two weeks after the session, which is 30 minutes long. The fresh 48 newborn session takes place with 48 hours of birth and can include family members. Clients remark on Stacey’s patience, efficiency, and professionalism.

Madison, WI 53716

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T Photography is a Madison business that photographs newborns, babies, and families. Owner Taryn strives to capture fun, bright and candid moments in her work. Newborn sessions are between an hour and three hours long, and T Photography also provides sessions at six months and one year. Parents and siblings are welcomed to be part of newborn sessions. Family sessions take place on location and last between 30 minutes and an hour. T Photography also offers a Mini-Series package that includes the art fee and full resolution digital negatives with each of four sessions. This package can capture from belly to baby with an option that includes a range from maternity to newborn to 6 months to 1 year. T Photography offers no travel charge for locations within 30 miles of Madison and Central Illinois.

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Rustic Dandelions Photography

Madison, WI 53711

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5.0 (1)

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Rustic Dandelions Photography is a Madison business that provides maternity, newborn, children, family, and high school senior portrait photography. Ashley specializes in maternity, newborn, and infants and she will travel up to 30 miles of Madison. Distances beyond will be charged. Clients have the option of combining maternity and newborn sessions. Clients appreciate her creativity, enthusiasm, and talent.

Madison, WI 53704

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Andrea Larson Photography is a Madison business that focuses on children and newborn photography. It also provides a one-hour maternity sessions that take place outside in the warm months with an indoor studio for the cold months. Andrea Larson Photography also offers storytelling family sessions, crafting authentic representations of family members’ interpersonal connections and personalities. Owner and photographer Andrea Larson loves children and is passionate about her art.

Madison, WI 53719

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Kristi Heiser Photography is a Madison business that provides maternity and newborn photography. Maternity sessions take place at an outdoor location, last for an hour, and include 20-25 edited proofs. Kristi Heiser Photography offers newborn sessions which take two to four hours and include 25-35 edited proofs. There is also an option to buy a combined maternity and newborn package. The session fee includes the consultations, the session, editing, and post-production. Travel within 50 miles altogether is included.

Madison, WI 53713

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Lewis Photography is a Madison business that has been serving clients for over 27 years. The business provides portrait, wedding, and high school senior photography. Lewis Photography also offers maternity, children, family, pet, portraits, and business headshots on location or in studio. Barry has won awards and he has a certification from Professional Photographers of America and a Master Photographer degree. He is a member of the South Central Photographers Association. Clients appreciate Barry’s professionalism, patience, fun personality, attention to detail, and creativity.

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McKenna Patterson Photography

Madison, WI 53704

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McKenna Patterson Photography is a Madison business that provides lifestyle photography. The business focuses on maternity, family, newborn, small business, headshots, and nursing photography. The maternity session takes place on location. Kelly offers full maternity sessions and maternity mini-sessions, as well as maternity and newborn packages. Clients remark on her creativity, professionalism, talent, and communication.

Oregon, WI 53575

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Nicole Streeter Photography is an Oregon business that specializes in maternity, birth, and newborn photography. The business also provides family, baby wearing, breastfeeding, engagement, and wedding photography. Nicole has over five years of photography experience. Clients remark on her eye, patience, talent, professionalism, and creativity.

Compare our Top Maternity Photographers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Plum Poppy Photography
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
T Photography
Madison, WI 53716
Rustic Dandelions Photography
Madison, WI 53711
Andrea Larson Photography
Madison, WI 53704
Kristi Heiser Photography
Madison, WI 53719
Lewis Photography
Madison, WI 53713
McKenna Patterson Photography
Madison, WI 53704
Nicole Streeter Photography
Oregon, WI 53575

FAQs

  • 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.