Belly Shoot

Accompanying a pregnancy is a dream come true from a photographer’s point of view: there are so many changing silhouettes to capture, the belly’s growth is so easy to see and with a little bit of perseverance and the right light, you can be sure to capture that certain glow…

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The hammock was the perfect start to our session. I was able to take my time to get the light perfectly right, while the lady rested!
 

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Moving across the backyard to the little pond, she swapped outfits to put on that adorable dress with the little white feet on it.
 

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The sun was really beating down and I added a reflector below to make sure the shadows weren’t too strong, which put the belly right in the center of some serious summer heat.
 

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But the apple trees provided some much-needed relief from the sun – there was a metric ton of apples to be harvested last year, in case you were wondering!
 

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Thank you both for your patience and your good humour. Let’s see you keep that up over the course of the next few months 😉
I’ve since had a lot more opportunity to photograph pregnancies, so stay tuned for more – and totally different – pictures!