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Our Maternity Photos | Hampton Roads, VA :: maternity photographer

  • Dec, 06 2013
  • By Jenna Miller
  • Maternity, Personal, Uncategorized

With my due date only a few days around the corner, I thought I would share some of our maternity photos before I start posting newborn photos!  These were taken when I was 36 weeks pregnant.   I had hoped to take them sooner (before I started swelling!) but with the move and hubby being gone over three weeks that just didn’t happen.  I also really hoped to hire someone, but in the midst of the chaos we ended up taking them ourselves.

One good thing about taking them ourselves – we had a lot of fun!  At times we felt a little ridiculous setting the timer and posing ourselves, but we definitely had some good laughs.  Pretty sure our curious viewers watching from inside their cars were entertained too.  The downfall of taking them yourself, is that you just can’t get very creative.  It’s almost impossible to get detail shots and interesting composition when you have to focus then run into the frame within ten seconds.  And the posing – although we planned out how to stand before we took each picture, you really don’t know how it looks until after you take the shot and can review the photo…and sometimes it takes several attempts of running back and forth until you get one you like!   This is where I really wish I had hired someone.

I’m at least thankful that we were still able to get some shots during the most beautiful time of year here in Virginia.  The gold, red and orange hues of autumn are undeniably gorgeous!