Monday, October 27, 2008

Maternity Photo Shoot!

Last Thursday, Jon and I had our maternity photo shoot! It was so much fun! First, Leslie and I tried some indoor photography. It was less than ideal: at 5pm, the lighting was getting low, and the only light source we had (the open front door) was on the other side of Leslie, so she kept having to move to allow more light, and try to get her shot at the same time. Neither one of us has much experience with backdrops and studio posing, so I think it was a learning experience for both of us. Despite all that, the photos turned out GREAT! Here is a link to some of the indoor studio shots.

After that, we all headed to the park. The shirt I'd picked out had shrunk in the wash (of course), so I had to make a quick wardrobe decision and went with a non-maternity top that KarenN and I found on sale one day. I've worn it a few times while pregnant. I hope that doesn't mar the way I look at it in the future, but for now, I felt pretty in it, which is what matters! :) We had a lot of fun at the park. Leslie and I are both much more familiar with outdoor shoots, and I, for one, was more familiar with couple shoots, so I could help out more with ideas. I know I like it when my clients give their ideas, and I hope Leslie didn't mind! :) Here are some of the park shots. I love them all, and I'm so grateful to Leslie for taking them. I can't wait to return the favor closer to the time her twins come!

What fun to have professional photography! Everyone should do it! *wink!*


  1. OK, I just saw the photo's and I can't believe how good you look. The B&W turned out so nice and then I stumble onto the park pictures... WOW!

    You did such a great job. Something to treasure forever! :)

  2. So very lovely! Good job to both of you!

  3. Those are awesome! I love the one with the blocks and the ones where you attempted to capture the sunset. You should also know that you look amazing for only having 4 weeks left! Great job!

  4. They look so great! You just "glow" in them! :)

  5. Hooray! Such fun! They are beautiful and will add to the many memories of the pregnancy days... the baby days are coming quick!

  6. Those are really awesome photos! You look gorgeous, and you and Jon look so happy and sweet together. Brings back pregnancy memories for me!


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