I don't know what's in the water around here, but I have been slammed lately with baby and maternity requests. I had never shot a maternity session before this summer, and I was pretty nervous about having a session that felt like me and captured my style and ... was not cheesy. But I have to say, I had an amazing time on these shoots. One of my very favorite things about being a photographer is taking pictures of people who "always take horrible photos" and showing them how gorgeous they really are. I think this comes through in both senior portraits and maternity shoots a lot because the more your body is changing, the more unsure you are in your own skin. Um, or at least that's how I was as a teenager -- I won't speak for all of you.
Anyway! Showing people how amazingly beautiful they really are is by far the best part of being a photographer, and these sessions that I was so nervous about just reaffirmed that for me. So take a look at these gorgeous women!