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Best Maternity Photographers in Austin

Our Recommended Top 15

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Austin 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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2304 S. Lakeline blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
  • Family Portraits
  • Maternity
  • Newborn
  • Photography Studio

Why choose this provider?

Hello Photography is an on-location and studio maternity and newborn photographer in Austin. Its practicing artist is Jen Rizy, who brings over 5 years of professional experience. Capturing the tiniest details of life's biggest moments is a pleasure and a passion for Jen, and she has photographed hundreds of clients throughout her photography career. Clients praise her attention to detail and patience.

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5.0 / 5 (35)
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5.0 / 5 (34)

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Price: Maternity and newborn packages start at $700 and increase based on what is included in the package

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2701 S Hwy 183 Suite C, Leander, TX 78641
  • Family Photographer
  • Birthday Parties
  • Cake Smash
  • Newborn Photographer
  • Newborn
  • Pregnancy Photography
  • Props Available
  • Pregnancy Photohoot
  • Wardrobe Available
  • New Born
  • Family Portraits
  • Family Photography
  • Milestone Photographer
  • Birth Photography
  • fine art portraits
  • Family
  • Newborn
  • Maternity
  • Maternity Photography
  • Newborn Photography
  • maternity photographer
  • Cake Smash
  • Maternity
  • baby Photographer
  • Maternity Portraiture
  • Studio Photographer
  • Motherhood Photography

Why choose this provider?

My Unique Picture Photography offers maternity and newborn photo services in Austin. Its owner, Shabnam, is a natural and studio light photographer who has been in the field for over 15 years and has completed training on newborn safety. She is a practicing artist who specializes in capturing the details of her clients' life moments through on-location or studio sessions in Leander. Her studio provides apparel, costumes, and props. Shabnam also takes pictures of babies celebrating their first birthday and offers cake smash photography services.

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Google
5.0 / 5 (292)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (62)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (3)

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Lindsay Herkert Photography logo

Lindsay Herkert Photography

Website
5205 Eagle Trace Trail, Austin, TX 78730

Why choose this provider?

Lindsay Herkert Photography is an Austin-based photography studio that has been serving clients in the area since 2013. The owner, Lindsay, loves photographing newborns, maternity, and families using natural light and clean colors. Her work has been featured on The Photography Directory, Austin Moms, and other publications. Lindsay is also a part of a network of talented photographers and independent artists in Click Pro. She is affiliated with A Little Rae of Hope, a non-profit organization.

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5.0 / 5 (31)
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5.0 / 5 (11)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (5)

Website
15912 Ranch Road 620 North Ste 203, Austin, TX 78717

Why choose this provider?

Valerie Kay Photography in Austin, Texas, offers maternity photography services to mothers-to-be. The studio was founded in 2012 by photographer Valerie Steinkoenig, who specializes in maternity, newborn, and infant milestone photography. Her goal is to capture photos that are artistic and beautiful. She has been the recipient of many notable awards, including an Excellence Award in Maternity Photography from Excellence Awards in Photography in 2017, as well as earning second place in the 2017 Annual Photographic Competition.

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5.0 / 5 (12)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (2)

Website
Cedar Park, TX 78613

Why choose this provider?

Happy Bee Pics is a company offering photography services in Austin and Cedar Park areas. Happy Bee Pics provides maternity, children, newborn, and family portraitures. Owner and photographer Hima Bindu seeks to capture clients’ stories and preserve these memories through her work. Client images can be printed in different sizes and built into custom gallery wraps or photo books. In addition, Hima takes cake smash shots. Happy Bee Pics has received four bronze awards for children and baby categories from the Rise International Photography Awards.

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5.0 / 5 (21)

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Website
Austin, TX 78732

Why choose this provider?

Silver Bee Photography is a skilled and knowledgeable photography studio located in Austin, Texas that is owned and operated by professional photographer, Hillarry. She has more than 11 years of industry experience, and she has maintained a genuine dedication to providing her clients with exceptional quality standards and superior photography services. In her studio, Hillarry strives to capture moments in time with such clarity and contrast, which ensures gorgeous blacks and whites. Silver Bee Photography has earned a reputation in the community for their attention to detail, excessive training, and photography knowledge, and it is that reputation, that Hillarry strives to maintain. Services provided include maternity and newborn photography sessions and family portraits.

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4.9 / 5 (157)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (89)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (53)

Website
8701 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX 78729

Why choose this provider?

Zesty Orange Photography by Olesya Redina is a fine art newborn, maternity, family, and headshots boutique photography studio in Austin, TX and the surrounding area. They specialize in offering top of the line, archival quality hand-picked products. Award-winning, newborn safety posing certified Austin newborn photographer. Contact them today to schedule your complimentary consultation.

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Facebook
5.0 / 5 (36)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (4)

Website
Round Rock, TX 78681

Why choose this provider?

Ashley Simmons Photography was established in Round Rock, Texas by professional photographer Ashley Simmons with a commitment to providing her community with an outlet to find high-quality photography services at affordable rates. She has many years of industry experience, and she has had a passion for photography almost her entire life. Ashley Simmons Photography proudly provides many services that include maternity and newborn sessions, child photography, family portraits and sessions, and much more. An example of other services provided include cake smash photo sessions, Bump, Babe & Beyond collection, and online photo galleries. Maternity photo sessions include announcement cards, mounted prints, and customized setups. There are many stunning image galleries featured on the studio's website that showcases the exceptional quality of their imagery.

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5.0 / 5 (18)

Website
Austin, TX 78748

Why choose this provider?

Pinkletoes Photography is a premier photography studio located in Austin, Texas that was established by professional photographer, Michele. She has more than ten years of industry experience, and she has a dedication to providing her clients with stunning imagery, superior services, and exceptional customer care. Her studio has a maintained atmosphere of warmth and relaxation and is fully equipped to complete virtually any style of photography. Pinkletoes Photography is proud to provide many photography services such as maternity sessions, pet photography, concept art, family sessions and portraits, newborn photography, senior portraits, and children’s photography. There are many significant resources featured on their website that [pertain to the post-photo shoot process, classes, workshops, and mentoring templates, and much more.

Website
Austin, TX 78641

Why choose this provider?

Life In Motion Photography was established in Austin, Texas by photographer Lyndsay Stradtner with a specialization in natural light photography. Since her studio's founding, her images have appeared in many public media outlets including The Today Show, People’s Magazine, Yahoo News, Parents Magazine, The New York Times, and Baby Talk Magazine. She is a professional photographer with many years of industry experience, and she is also the founder of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. Life In Motion Photography is proud to provide many services including maternity and newborn sessions, family portraits, toddler and children’s photography, brothers and sisters sessions, teen and senior portraits, couples and night sessions, and birthing sessions.

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We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (68)
Google
5.0 / 5 (1)

Website
Austin, TX 78759

Why choose this provider?

Sharla Martin Photography is a premier photography studio located in Austin, Texas that was established by career photographer, Sharla Martin. She has many years of photography industry experience, and she has been growing her passion since the birth of her children. Her studio strives to maintain a dedication to providing an atmosphere that exudes comfort, relaxation, and warmth as well as superior services with a quality standard unmatched by her competitors. She considers it a great honor to be a part of a family’s life and to capture their precious moments, turning them into lifelong memories to be cherished forever. Sharla Martin Photography is proud to provide many photography services including maternity and newborn baby sessions, children’s photography, and family portraits and sessions. Her studio’s website features many image galleries that genuinely displays the stunning beauty of her imagery.

Reputation:

We scour the internet for reviews from well-known resources. Each provider is evaluated based on the quality and quantity of their reviews, their presence on multiple review sites, and their average minimum rating.
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Google
5.0 / 5 (20)
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5.0 / 5 (11)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (7)

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Website
Austin, TX 78735

Why choose this provider?

Kimberly Brooke Photographic was established in Austin, Texas by photographer, Kimberly Brooke with a commitment to providing her clients with some of the best quality imagery available in the area. She has been a photographer for almost 15 years, and she has a passion for working closely with families to capture their most precious moments and transform them into lifelong treasures to cherish forever. Her studio strives to put forth captured images that are stunning, beautiful, and have a level of clarity that it almost makes one feel like they are in the photo themselves. Kimberly Brooke Photographic proudly provides many services such as maternity and birth sessions, baby photography, senior portraits, and family portraits.

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We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.
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Website
Austin, TX 78739

Why choose this provider?

Sasha G. Photography is a skilled photography studio located in Austin, Texas that was established by Sasha Grodzinskiy with honor and privilege for being able to capture a family’s most intimate moments. She strives to work closely with each client to ensure that she gets to know them and their likes and dislikes when it comes to scenery, props, etc. Her beautiful home studio is perfect for almost every photography situation, and it has an environment that is both inviting and relaxing. Sasha G. Photography proudly provides many photography services such as maternity photo sessions, newborn, baby, and children’s photography, and family sessions. Maternity photo sessions are best when scheduled between 32 and 36 weeks, and sessions are limited to one per week to ensure a satisfaction guarantee.

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5.0 / 5 (8)

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Maegan Kylie Photography logo

Maegan Kylie Photography

Website
Austin, TX 73301

Why choose this provider?

Maegan Kylie Photography is a professional photography service provider located in Austin, Texas that was established by Maegan Harless. She has years of photography experience, and she has had a passion for photography since before she can remember. She specializes in natural light outdoor photography, and she has a dedication to providing her clients with superior services and care. Maegan Kylie Photography offers milestone photography sessions including maternity, newborn, smash cake, children, family, senior portraits and headshots.

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Google
5.0 / 5 (24)

Website
3208-B Vortac Lane, Georgetown, TX 78628

Why choose this provider?

Merideth Holiday Photography is a photography studio specializing in maternity, newborn, children, and family photography. Based in Austin, the studio also works on weddings, milestones, and business portrait photography. Its founder, Merideth Welborn, established the studio in 2013 and has a passion for providing the best experience for her clients. The studio can customize photo sessions based on its clients' creativity. It also has an inventory of props clients can use for their sessions.

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Google
5.0 / 5 (4)

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.