Hey there, lovely moms-to-be!


As a fellow mom who's been through the journey of pregnancy and maternity photoshoots, I understand how important it is to capture this magical time in your life. So, let's talk about some heartfelt tips for preparing for your maternity photoshoot, ensuring it's a memorable and beautiful experience for you.


First and foremost, embrace your beautiful bump! Pregnancy is a time of incredible transformation, and your growing belly is a symbol of the new life growing inside you. So, don't be shy about showing it off during your photoshoot.


Wear clothing that accentuates your bump and makes you feel comfortable and confident. Flowy dresses, form-fitting tops, and maternity gowns are all great options that highlight your belly in a flattering way.


Next, think about the location and setting for your photoshoot. Here in the Swansboro, we're fortunate to have a variety of scenic locations, from lush parks to picturesque beaches, that provide stunning backdrops for maternity photos. Consider what type of setting resonates with you and reflects your personality and style. Whether you prefer the tranquility of nature or charm of our downtown streets, choose a location that speaks to you and makes you feel at ease.


It's best to schedule your maternity photoshoot when you're around 28 to 36 weeks pregnant. At this stage, your belly is beautifully rounded, and you're likely feeling your best – not too early in your pregnancy to be uncomfortable, yet not too late when you might be feeling more tired or swollen. Plus, scheduling your photoshoot during this time ensures that your bump is prominent and makes for stunning photos.


As you prepare for your maternity photoshoot, don't forget to pamper yourself a little! Treat yourself to a manicure or pedicure, get a haircut or trim, or indulge in a relaxing prenatal massage. Taking care of yourself not only helps you feel refreshed and rejuvenated but also adds to your overall confidence and radiance during your photoshoot.


Finally, don't forget to involve your partner and any other children you may have in the photoshoot if desired. Including your loved ones in the photos not only adds to the story of your pregnancy but also creates beautiful memories that you'll cherish for years to come. Coordinate your outfits with your partner and children to create a cohesive look that reflects your family's style and personality.


At Samantha Ann Photo, we understand the significance of this special time in your life, and we're honored to be a part of it. Our goal is to create a relaxed and comfortable environment where you can feel confident, beautiful, and supported as we capture the magic of your pregnancy. Whether you choose to have your photos taken outdoors in a scenic location or in the cozy comfort of our studio, we'll work with you to create stunning images that you'll treasure for a lifetime.

"I wish I could give her 10 stars! The shoot was amazing. The work came back faster than I expected and it was perfect. She made me feel beautiful in the pictures!"

-Sam
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER
SWANSBORO JACKSONVILLE MATERNTIY PHOTOS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann Photo PROFESSIONAL AFFORDABLE PHOTOGRAPHER

Samantha Ann Photo provides newborn photography in Swansboro, NC (Onslow County) for busy moms who want a stress-free and luxury portrait experience. Also offering family, maternity, and baby photography, our studio is located in the heart of Swansboro serving families from surrounding areas such as Jacksonville, NC, Hubert, Pelletier, Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Havelock, and Morehead City. 


We offer a high-end, full service experience including a pre-session consultation, exclusive access to our curated studio wardrobe, and same-day image viewing. Uniquely to us, our clients view their captures same day and can choose what best fits their family from an array of heirloom albums, custom wall galleries, and digital images are included with wall art purchases. If you are searching for a comfortable, safe experience with stunning heirlooms for your family, we can't wait to serve you!