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Best Maternity Photographers in Seattle

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Seattle, WA

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5.0 (6)

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Shutter & Click provides maternity photography services for clients in Seattle. Its owner, Jessie, developed an interest in photography during her senior year in high school. When scheduling maternity photoshoots, she advises expectant mothers to schedule them for between 30 and 35 weeks of pregnancy. This guarantees that they are in a stage of pregnancy where their bump is noticeable and that they are still feeling comfortable. Other kids and partners are welcome. Jessie also offers photoshoots for newborns, families, and couples.

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Federal Way, WA 98023

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5.0 (84)
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5.0 (1)

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Alicen Lum was inspired to specialize in newborn photography after taking images of her own new baby. With more than seven years of professional experience and a background in graphic design, Lum offers both studio and on-location photo and video packages. She specializes in maternity, newborn, and family shoots. She offers a grow-with-me package that captures all the milestones of a baby's first year. She focuses on putting customers at ease during photoshoots.

Seattle, WA 98107

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4.5 (37)
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4.6 (1)

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Belle Boudoir is a studio in Seattle that photographs women of any age, size, and shape, including pregnant ladies. The artist commits to making the subject feel confident and sexy in front of the camera, and the sessions can include professional styling. Belle Boudoir offers a free preparation guide with more than 100 pages, and clients can claim the downloadable eBook by entering their e-mail address in the website form.

815 Seattle Blvd S # 324, Seattle, WA 98134

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5.0 (38)
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5.0 (13)
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5.0 (13)

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Jennifer Loomis Photography is a full-service studio based in Seattle, Washington. The owner, who worked as a professional photojournalist for 15 years, now focuses on maternity photography, working with over 4,000 women since 2000. Other specialities include family. metamorphosis, dog, and LGBTQ portraits. She provides custom fine art printing, albums, handmade framing, and portfolio boxes sourced from local artisans and craftsmen. Jennifer Loomis supports local women's and children's charities, including Adopt A Child Photography.

Seattle, WA 98012

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5.0 (2)

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Eden Bao Photography is a newborn and maternity portraiture studio in Seattle. The founding artist is a member of Professional Photographers of America and Master Photographers International, and some of her heartwarming stills appear on the website. Eden Bao Photography also covers birthdays with cake smashes and other events in a growing baby's life.

Everett, WA 98201

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5.0 (82)
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5.0 (31)
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4.0 (7)

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Brea Bursch is a newborn and maternity photographer in Everett. The artist has more than five years of professional experience, and she serves individuals and families from the city and other Snohomish County neighborhoods. Ms. Bursch maintains a studio on Baker Avenue, and she holds the prenatal sessions in scenic spots within the Pacific Northwest. The belly-to-baby package costs $225, and this includes an online gallery and 25 birth announcements.

Everett, WA 98201

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5.0 (3)

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Kristin Harris Photography is a lifestyle and family photographer in Everett that takes pictures of couples in love, pregnant women, and other people. The artist shoots on location, in venues that match the client's personality, and she depends on natural light to bring out the glow on the face of her subject. Kristin Harris Photography's full session costs $300, plus tax, and the package includes proofed images with print release, an online gallery, and provisions for five persons.

Seattle, WA 98101

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Sahara Coleman is an elopement, engagement, matrimony, and maternity photographer in Seattle. The artist strives to capture one memorable scene after another, “even if it is only one-one thousandth of a second,” and she pieces together these fractions of time to craft compelling visual narratives. Ms. Coleman accommodates clients from distant places, and she welcomes requests for destination shoots outside of Washington. Ms. Coleman also offers individual and solo portraiture services.

Kent, WA 98030

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5.0 (9)

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Taylor Catherine Photography is a newborn and maternity portrait maker in Kent. The artist uses film and digital imaging technologies, and she commits to producing soft, meaningful stills that are worth keeping for generations. Taylor Catherine Photography's packages start at $300, and these include downloadable images with print release. The products include canvases and linen albums.

Seattle, WA 98101

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4.8 (5)

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Yi Li Photography is an on-location family photographer in Seattle that engages in couple, maternity, newborn, and child portraiture. The owner and lead photographer serves clients from the city and nearby communities, including Lake Forest Park, Newcastle, Redmond, and Shoreline. Yi Li Photography also creates commercial product images, and the products arrive in color and black-and-white formats.

Issaquah, WA 98027

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5.0 (27)
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4.0 (1)

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DBK Photography is a family, couple, child, and maternity portrait creator in Issaquah. The artist welcomes clients of any age, and she accommodates requests for destination shoots even in Washington's least traveled places. The “adventure” package costs $600, and the collection includes multiple sessions in up to three locations, unlimited outfit changes, 100 edited digital images, and a canvas gallery wrap. DBK Photography also covers engagements, weddings, and other celebrations of hope and bliss.

Seattle, WA 98117

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4.5 (11)
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4.8 (5)

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Sandra Coan is a family, newborn, and maternity photography provider in Seattle. The artist and visual storyteller has more than 15 years of professional experience, and she teaches fellow camera enthusiasts through her workshops. Ms. Coan's captive stills have appeared in industry publications, such as Click and Lemonade & Lenses, and her work belongs in the Museum of History and Industry's permanent collection. The prenatal session fee includes more than two dozen edited images.

Seattle, WA 98101

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5.0 (17)

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M. Krueger Photography is a family, couple, and maternity portrait maker in Seattle. The shop owner and camera professional welcomes man's best friends and other pets in the picture, and she also handles corporate events. M. Krueger Photography takes pictures in winter, spring, summer, and fall, and some of the breathtaking locations are parks, lakesides, seashores, boatyards, and iconic buildings in King County and other areas of the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle, WA

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5.0 (11)
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5.0 (5)

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Sophie Serrano Lifestyle Photography works with individuals and families in Seattle. It offers maternity photography services to enable soon-to-be mothers to preserve the special moments of their pregnancy journey. The studio conducts outdoor photo sessions and produces a minimum of 60 hand-edited digital images delivered in both color and black and white. Its owner and photographer, Sophie Serrano, also handles family and newborn photography projects. She is a member of the Lifestyle Photographers Association and the American Photographic Artists.

18112 NE 108 CT, Redmond, WA 98052

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5.0 (127)
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5.0 (108)
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5.0 (13)

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Julia Christina Photography is newborn and maternity photographer serving the greater Seattle area, and has been capturing portraits for over 12 years, and has her MFA in photography. Julia's private studio is located in Redmond, WA. Julia is a posed studio newborn photographer, and outside maternity photographer that believes in spending time with my clients and building relationships. Julia guides you through the entire process. Julia photographs in a fine art style, with simple posing that will create timeless memories for your new baby and family. All props are included in Julia's pricing, and she also has an extensive maternity prop closet for clients to use at no extra charge. A hair and makeup artist is available for any of your photo sessions, for those client's interested.

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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.