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For some odd reason, pregnancy has made me a bit less modest…obviously I used to not appreciate my gut sticking out so far, but now I just love it. It actually bothers me when people mention that I am too tiny for 8 months, but I just try to remind myself “My midwife says I am just the right size”. I like being big and I want to show it off!

So yesterday I was looking for some props to make pregnant bellies stick out, I was bored and eager to see the outcome. So in lack of another pregnant person I decided I had myself.

 

With the last photoshoot I took I was so excited to share the outcome that I skipped telling a bit of my story and of how I got started on this photographer path.

Ever since my husband allowed me to play around with his new camera 8 years ago, I got mostly attracted to nature. I like to space out on scenery, imagine that I can be all over the landscape myself. And from shooting seagulls, I went all the way to underwater photography to finally land on a new career path as a family photographer.

I’ve always felt nervous taking photos of other people, but for some reason I always end up surprising myself with the results, so I finally gave it a shot and that is how littledarlingphoto.com was born.

Being pregnant has really slowed me down, and sitting in front of my computer editing photos of adorable families, pregnant women, and babies has become my favorite activity for the last few months.

This week I am finally done setting up my studio anticipating that the cold weather won’t allow me to take as many outdoor photos as I’d like; for that reason I want to share my favorite shot of the last beach sunset photo session of Jen and Matt, they are due on December 21st and of course I can’t wait to capture the first few days of their little baby.

Yes, pregnancy might make you bigger, but to most moms to be, bigger means more beautiful. Just a few days ago I finally got my studio set up ready, and thanks to my amazing midwife Kelly Olmstead, I met Sara who is 36 weeks pregnant.

The session went great, she looked great from every angle and in every outfit. But overall, that amazing belly popped out with radiance.

I encourage every pregnant woman to get a professional portrait taken, as my midwife would say “You are more beautiful than you know”….I hope I get the pleasure to be the one to do it! Contact me

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Sample gallery
View a sample of a finished online gallery included with every session. From beach photos, to the redwoods, to newborn photos.