When my sister-in-law contacted me saying she wanted a few maternity photos with her and her husband before the arrival of my newest niece, I was very happy to oblige! We made the trip to Edmonton for her baby shower and snuck in a quick session during our stay with them. It really is amazing what a 30 minute session can do! We decided to go with more of a lifestyle theme for part of this session and took some photos in the awaited bundle of joy's room and of the lovely parents-to-be in their living room and on their back porch.
Isn't there just something so exciting and sweet about a maternity shoot? Especially if you are photographing first time parents. Watching the beautiful mama interact with her unborn child and the doting father with his beautiful wife is just so special. I especially loved the simplicity of the location in this shoot. This was my first official baby-step (pun intended) into the lifestyle world of photography and I must say it is my favorite. To capture the sweet details in the nursery just before baby's arrival and the love the expecting couple share in the comfort of their own home, right where they will soon raise their bundle of joy, is so raw and beautiful.
Thank you so much L & D for allowing me the privilege to make some memories with you in this special season! <3