Motherhood brings completeness to being a lady. It is the most important dream every lady has. Many expectations and plans are associated with expectancy. As soon as a lady gets confirmation about her pregnancy, she starts weaving dreams for the coming child. Her emotions, expressions and body language start changing. Not only she herself but her husband and family members also notice this change. The pregnant lady comes across vivid experiences during pregnancy period. Motherhood photography is the best way to store these experiences in digital or other media form for forever.
Pregnancy period photography is a mirror that reflects motherly expressions, feelings and expectations of would be mothers they have during 36 weeks period. This photography is different from other types of photography. It involves many critical issues that need peculiar consideration. Ultimate goal of maternity photography is to make the photographs natural, sensible and reflective. Budget, permission of family members, location, preparation, photographer selection, poses and involvement of family members are few major issues that need strategic approach to be dealt. Interestingly, there are no guide rules to tackle these issues.
To deal with these issues successfully, you need a positive approach and firm determination. The degree of determination for having maternity photography depends upon ‘its importance’ for you. The major concern for having pregnancy period photography is budget. The control over budget always remains with you. It is you who decide numbers of session and number of photographs per session. The cost also varies according to the format with which you want to store your photo shoots. You can reduce the cost drastically by opting to do it yourself; provided you have good quality camera and photography experience. For this purpose, zoom is essential feature that a camera must have.
The issues like location, poses and involvement of family members arise, when you plan to make maternity photographs more impressive, involving and conveying. Maternity photography can be had indoor or outdoor. Professional photographers suggest to have perfect mix of both the options. You don’t need to go to the exotic distant locales. Nearby parks, beaches or gardens are more ideal places for outdoor photography sessions. Changes in the indoor photographs can be induced by changing the background or place. If your maternity photography is for personal use, you don’t need to pose like a professional model. Walking, sitting, reading, cooking and lying over the bed are common poses. However, if you want to add some romantic flavor, think about the pose like hugging or kissing the husband. Involvement of kids makes these photographs more involving and lovable. Kids too enjoy the company of their new companion- who is yet to be born.
It is true that maternity photography involves many issues but no one is too complex to tackle successfully.