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Best Maternity Photographers in Houston

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1330 Yale Street, Houston, TX 77008
  • Family
  • Newborn
  • Maternity

Why choose this provider?

Grace and Giggles Photography is a maternity, newborn, baby & family photographer specializing in luxury portraits. The studio is conveniently located in the heart of the Heights in Houston. We know how busy moms are, so we make family portraits enjoyable for the entire family by taking care of all the details from wardrobe and styling to custom heirloom artwork.

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5.0
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5.0 / 5 (7)
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5.0 / 5 (5)

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1907 Sabine St. #135, Houston, TX 77007
  • Beauty & Boudoir
  • Motherhood
  • Baby
  • Newborn
  • Maternity
  • Cake Smash

Why choose this provider?

La Vie Photography is a Houston-based fine art maternity photography company. Headed by maternity photographer Kristen Purcell, the studio provides bespoke maternity sessions. Kristen's packages include 1-2 hour shoots, hair and make-up, wardrobe, props, and light snacks. Kristen works with a part-time studio assistant and an in-house make-up artist. One of the packages she offers includes four custom-styled studio sessions that cover a maternity shoot, a newborn session, a 6-month milestone session, and a first birthday shoot with cake smash.

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5.0 / 5 (71)
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5.0 / 5 (31)

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Website
Fulshear, TX 77441

Why choose this provider?

Lorena Jean Photography is a child and maternity portraiture studio in Fulshear. The team holds in-shop sessions for infants for safety reasons, but it can go on location to take pictures of pregnant women and families with older children. Lorena Jean Photography strives to make the imaging experience as simple as possible, and the packages do not require additional product purchases. The staff advises clients that the investment includes the license to print their photos, but not the copyright itself.

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5.0 / 5 (45)
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4.9 / 5 (32)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (4)

Website
211 east main street, Humble, TX 77338
  • Pregnancy Photography
  • Maternity Portraiture
  • maternity photographer
  • Maternity Photography

Why choose this provider?

Vic and Marie Photography is a Houston-based photography company that specializes in maternity photoshoots. Its photographers provide both in-studio and on-location settings for mothers-to-be. For each shoot, they can provide make-up and hair services, gowns, robes, and bodysuits to wear during the sessions. The company emphasizes a stress-free environment and focuses on relaxing poses and well-lit angles. Its other services include photo sessions for newborns, milestones, and engagements. Vic and Marie Photography have been featured on magazines and websites like Cosmopolitan, Yahoo!, HuffPost, and Popsugar.

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4.5
Google
4.0 / 5 (514)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (414)

Website
7150 Old Katy Road, #250, Houston, TX 77024

Why choose this provider?

Jah Mitchell Photography is a maternity, newborn, and family portraiture studio in Houston. The founder, Ms. Mitchell, aims to capture the tiny details and personalities of each little miracle mothers bring to her, and the artist's professional experience has taught her to exercise extreme caution when dealing with the delicate subjects. Jah Mitchell Photography serves clients from the city and nearby communities, including Galleria, Memorial City, Rice Village, River Oaks, and The Heights. The packages for mothers-to-be start at $299.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (38)
Facebook
4.9 / 5 (38)

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The Woodlands, TX 77382

Why choose this provider?

Kara Powell Photography is a boutique studio in The Woodlands that offers lifestyle, newborn, and maternity photography services. The founder, Ms. Powell, has an inclination to cover new families, children, and pregnant women, and this is because of her journey to infertility that helped her appreciate the miracle of life more. Kara Powell Photography holds sessions indoors and outdoors, including the beach, and it welcomes pets in the picture.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (28)

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Houston, TX 77001

Why choose this provider?

Kelly Garvey Photography is a lifestyle photographer in the Houston area that captures the everyday moments in family photography, including maternity and newborn shoots. The founder is an “on-location, natural light, custom lifestyle portrait, and wedding photographer.” Kelly Garvey Photography serves Houston and neighboring communities like Bellaire, League City, Richmond, Sugarland, The Heights, and West University Place.

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Website
21922 Bellaire Blvd STE 200, Richmond, TX 77407

Why choose this provider?

Kimberly Burleson Photography is a newborn and maternity portraiture studio in Richmond. The ideal sessions for pregnant women take place between 32 and 36 weeks because this is the golden window of time where the belly is likely to show without causing extreme discomfort to the mother. Kimberly Burleson Photography is a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers, and it serves families in Houston, Austin, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller, and Warton counties.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (173)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (111)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (5)

Website
Humble, TX 77338

Why choose this provider?

Stephanie Jones Photography is a maternity, newborn, and family portraiture service in Humble. The artist, Ms. Jones, captures stories that involve the miracle of life, and she shoots indoors and outdoors. The website features some of the Ms. Jones' most recent works. Clients can call or send an e-mail to ask about the studio's policies, packages, and payment options.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (20)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Houston, TX 77001

Why choose this provider?

Lilly's Photography by Liliana Serna is a cake-smash, newborn, and maternity photographer in Houston. The studio follows the life of a child and the parents, and it makes a visual narrative out of the priceless moments captured on camera. Lilly's Photography by Liliana Serna offers a belly-to-baby package that costs $960, plus tax, and the collection includes 45 edited digital images.

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4.8
Google
4.8 / 5 (19)

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Houston, TX 77001

Why choose this provider?

Hershey Juneja Photography is a photography studio serving the people of Houston. The studio offers indoor and outdoor sessions to capture photos of pregnant mothers. Its photographer also immortalizes the baby's first few weeks of life with their family, as well as their cake smash birthday party. Additionally, the studio has portrait sessions in traditional and fine art styles for families, pets, and children. Hershey Juneja was named a Top Photographer of the Week in 2020 by summerana.com.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (5)
Google
5.0 / 5 (4)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Houston, TX 77001

Why choose this provider?

Sean Rainer is a camera artist in Houston, who engages in lifestyle, fashion, product, boudoir, and maternity photography. Mr. Rainer holds in-studio sessions and destination shoots, and his portfolio features captive images, such as the painted tummy of a soon-to-be mother, the silhouette of a pregnant woman on the beach at sundown, and an expectant father kneeling on the sand to kiss the baby bump. Mr. Rainer also crafts corporate, family, and engagement portraits.

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5.0
Google
5.0 / 5 (7)
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (7)

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Humble, TX 77346

Why choose this provider?

Tracey Ivy Photography is a portrait creator in Humble that works with individuals, families, and pets. The artist offers maternity, newborn, child, high school senior photography, and she takes business headshots as well. The website features some of Tracey Ivy Photography's works.

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4.6
Facebook
4.8 / 5 (16)
Google
3.7 / 5 (3)

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Website
Houston, TX 77094

Why choose this provider?

SPCcreative is Houston’s premier boutique portrait studio for powerful people, especially women. Serving Texans since 2007, SPCcreative specializes in professional and personal branding, not-so-corporate headshots, high school senior portraits, heirloom portraiture, and boudoir for adults of all ages. Clients enjoy an exclusive VIP experience start to finish, including customized session planning, wardrobe consultation, professional hair and makeup, and personalized assistance in the selection of images and custom artwork. Call the studio at 281.773.7465 to begin planning a session that captures your unique personality and vision.

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5.0
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (4)

Website
32222 Tamina Rd., Magnolia, TX 77354
  • Birth Photography

Why choose this provider?

Morgan Michael Photography serves clients in Houston and the surrounding communities. It offers in-studio and outdoor sessions for newborn photography, maternity shoots, milestone portraits, family photography. The studio's maternity session provides mothers-to-be with maternity gown selections, hair and make-up recommendations, and a comfortable family setting in-studio for spouses, partners, and older children. It also offers photoshoots for special occasions including flower-themed mother's day studio sessions and Easter studio mini sessions. Head photographer Morgan Michael has a degree in Marketing.

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Google
5.0 / 5 (26)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

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Website
Cypress, TX 77429

Why choose this provider?

Jennifer Spencer Photography provides a variety of portrait options in the Houston area, including maternity sessions. Ms. Spencer offers her clients studio or outdoor settings as well as a wide range of gowns designed to accentuate the expectant mother's baby belly. Sessions with spouses and other family members are encouraged; however, certain portraits will only include mother and child. The most dynamic pregnancy images are captured between 32 and 35 weeks of pregnancy.

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5.0
Facebook
5.0 / 5 (29)
Google
5.0 / 5 (16)
Yelp
5.0 / 5 (1)

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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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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.