Tampa Maternity Photographer
EVERY PREGNANCY IS A MIRACLE
Pregnancy brings something truly special to a mom-to-be. Your body goes through temporary changes, revealing a unique beauty that captivates everyone around you. Though this transformation won’t last forever, capturing a memory of this amazing moment is super important. Let me capture the radiance of your stunning belly in the beautiful natural sunlight, preserving this enchanting chapter of your life for eternity.
Each maternity photoshoot is custom tailored for the occasion. Check below the starting price for this session category and contact me to discuss the details and build the perfect package for you!
PHOTOGRAPHY PACKAGE ADD-ONS
The handcrafted heirloom album is sure to be cherished for a lifetime and passed down to future generations. All albums are handmade and customized especially for you, preserving what matters most: the love of your family!
PRINTS AND MORE
Professional artwork, wall frames, prints, and announcement/holiday cards are available for purchase straight from the online gallery and printed on premium fine art materials based on your selection of photos.
The session film takes you back to the most precious moments of your growing family when photos can’t tell the whole story. It will make you relive all the best memories again and again. I recommend sitting down with your family to watch it for the first time.
Looking to update your professional picture? I’ve got you covered! Additional headshots can be included as part of your booked session for an extra fee. This is the perfect opportunity to enhance your portfolio or expand your professional presence.
THE MATERNITY EXPERIENCE
Emotive . Radiant . Timeless
CHOOSING THE RIGHT MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER
When it comes to choosing the right maternity photographer, it’s crucial that you carefully consider the photographer’s style and expertise. I have a unique artistic style and approach to capturing maternity moments. Take the time to review my portfolio and previous work to get a sense of my aesthetic. Finding a photographer whose work aligns with your taste will ensure that your maternity photos reflect your vision.
To inquire about The Maternity Photography Experience, simply fill out the form on my contact page. I eagerly await hearing all about the vision you have for your maternity portraits. Share your dreams, ideas, and preferences with me, and rest assured that I will wholeheartedly embrace your vision as my own. Your journey becomes my passion, and together, we’ll create breathtaking and meaningful maternity portraits that beautifully encapsulate this cherished time in your life.
Once you’ve inquired about your maternity session and discussed the details, it’s time to secure your session. Once you choose the date, I will prepare the agreement and invoice. The invoice will detail the total cost of the package and any additional services you have chosen. Your session date will be officially secured and confirmed after paying a deposit fee. It’s important to note that the deposit fee will go toward your final balance.
After completing all the necessary stages, including selecting the ideal Tampa maternity photographer, making inquiries, and securing your session date, the long-awaited day of your maternity photoshoot has finally arrived. Now is the time to unwind and savor the experience. As the session unfolds, anticipate a welcoming and congenial atmosphere, where I will guide you through the process, ensuring your comfort while capturing the authentic essence of your pregnancy journey. From offering suggestions for poses to providing gentle directions, my expertise will beautifully encapsulate the magnificence and happiness of this extraordinary chapter in your life. Take a deep breath, embrace the exhilaration, and allow the talented hands behind the camera to preserve treasured memories that will endure throughout generations. This is your moment to radiate, and I will be there to capture it all with heartfelt affection and love.
AFTER THE SESSION
Congratulations on choosing to capture this unique and precious time of your life in beautiful maternity portraits. Now it’s time to anticipate the next steps eagerly. Within two weeks, you’ll receive a sneak peek of a few photos, offering a glimpse into the incredible moments captured during your session. Then, in approximately 3-4 weeks, you’ll receive your final gallery, showcasing the entire collection of meticulously edited images. Alongside your gallery, you’ll also receive a digital heirloom album for your approval, ensuring that every detail meets your satisfaction. You and your little one will cherish this collection of memories for a lifetime, serving as a timeless reminder of the love and joy felt during this extraordinary journey.
How far along should I be for a maternity photoshoot?
Expecting moms usually schedule maternity photoshoots between 28 and 34 weeks of pregnancy. This timeframe allows for a beautifully rounded belly while minimizing any discomfort that may arise in the later stages.
How do I book a maternity photoshoot and what is the cost?
Booking a maternity photoshoot typically involves reaching out to me, using my contact form, discussing my availability, selecting a package, and paying a deposit fee to secure your session date. The cost can vary depending on how many sessions will be booked, location, session durations, and the add-ons.
What should I wear for a maternity photoshoot?
Choosing the right attire is essential for capturing stunning maternity photos. Opt for form-fitting outfits that accentuate your baby bump. Solid colors, flowing dresses, and stretchy fabrics tend to work well. As part of the booking process, you will receive a comprehensive style guide that provides helpful tips and suggestions for selecting the perfect wardrobe for your session. Additionally, as a complimentary service, you will receive a link to access the client closet, where you can borrow one or two gowns from me. Rest assured that with the combination of thoughtful attire choices and expert guidance, your maternity session will result in breathtaking images that showcase the beauty of your pregnancy journey.
Can I include my partner or other children in the photoshoot?
Absolutely! Many couples and families love including their partners and older children in maternity photoshoots. It adds a personal touch and helps to document the excitement and love surrounding the growing family.
Where should we have the maternity photoshoot?
The location for your maternity photoshoot can vary depending on your preferences. Some popular options include natural outdoor settings such as parks, gardens, or beaches, while others opt for the comfort and privacy of their own home or a professional studio. I will guide you here as well.
How long does a maternity photoshoot typically last?
On average, a maternity photoshoot lasts around one hour. This timeframe allows for outfit changes, different poses, and capturing a variety of shots. However, the actual duration can vary depending on the specific package and add-ons you choose.
How many photos will I receive from the session?
The number of photos you receive will vary depending on the package you have chosen. I offer different packages to cater to your specific needs, and each package includes a specific number of images. For those who book multiple sessions with me, such as maternity and newborn sessions, I offer a special discount to capture the various milestones of your journey into parenthood.
Additionally, I have The First Year Experience Package available for parents who wish to capture all the unique moments of their baby’s milestones throughout their first year.
Typically, for clients who have booked only a maternity session with me, you can expect to receive a curated selection of at least 30 images.
When will I receive the edited photos?
The editing process can take up to 30 days, as I carefully enhance and retouch each image. The turnaround time varies among sessions, but it is common to receive the edited photos within two to three weeks after the session.
CLIENT LOVE NOTES
“Lilia is a fantastic photographer! We did our maternity shoot with her and she was such a joy to work with. From the preparation and communication in advance of the session, to the attention to detail during the shoot and the creativity and beauty of the final product, I can’t rave enough about Lilia’s work! Thank you so much for making this such an unforgettable experience for us!”
– Andra E.