EDITOR'S CHOICE: 20 maternity photographers, located in and around Melbourne, each with their own individual style. So, what are you waiting for, find the one for your gorgeous baby bump
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Pregnancy is one of the most important times in a woman’s life. It’s a
moment before life is given, transitioned into a beautiful little blessing, and
a period in which a mother is made and tested. So before time runs off again,
take the chance to preserve this miracle of life, with a maternity session
tailored to your tastes.
motherhood by capturing all the precious little details of your pregnancy; from
the voluptuous baby-body curves, to the adorably outturned bellybutton on the
baby bump. There’s so much to a pregnancy, that you can’t let be forgotten. With
the large range of maternity specialists in Melbourne and the surrounding
areas, you will be spoilt for choice.
you scroll down to our list, keep in mind that a pregnancy is an individual
experience and should be treated as such. The photographers on our list will
listen and work to accommodate the mother, in order to create a product everyone
can be happy with.
experts recommend coming in for a maternity session between 27 and 36 into your
pregnancy. However, if you are expecting twins, it is best to arrange it
between 27 and 30 weeks. During this time, your stomach is beautifully rounded
and camera-ready, and you are still comfortable and able.
A comfortable in-studio
session usually gives you access to a wardrobe of stylish attire, and a
comfortable, warm atmosphere. An outdoor or on-location shoot allows a gorgeous
and scenic backdrop, and usually results in spectacular colour and contrast.
Family are also often encouraged to join the in and create a moment to last a
Below, there are 20 maternity photographers, located in and around Melbourne,each
with their own individual style. So, what are you waiting for, find the one for
your gorgeous baby bump!
Due to her childhood passion for barbie doll fashion shoots, Alise
Black started studying art form at sixteen, photographing children at
seventeen, and starting her photography business at nineteen. Now, Alise boasts
over 20+ years of industry experience, extensive study and experience in
photography, and a portfolio with a range of portrait and commercial
photography. The head office and Sydney studio is based in Surry Hills, while
the Melbourne studio is based in Richmond. Her maternity photographs are essentially
glamour shots that are exquisitely retouched and dramatic.
Location: Richmond,VIC Style: Glamour
Photography Services: Maternity,
Boudoir, Semi-Nude, Glamour, Fine Art, Individual, Couples, Commercial,
Fashion, Product, Corporate Branding, Editorial, Food Maternity Session Price: $299 + see site for products
The natural light narratives created at Fox + Feature studio are truly one
of a kind. Owner and photographer, Samantha Dennaoui, brings her joy and
optimism into each session and imprints the positivity on each product. With
over 5 years of experience, and a portfolio full of nuanced, sentimental
maternity shots, you can’t go wrong here. Samantha also offers you a choice to
hold the session at either the studio or on location.
Location: Cranbourne North, VIC Style: Nuanced&Simple Photography Services:Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family, Wedding
Maternity Session Price: $450 + see site for extra products
Nazia Chand is an AIPP accredited and international award winning
portrait photographer. With her eye for detail and expert light play she is
able to conjure up custom made pieces of art. Nazia’son-location maternity art
is stunning, picturesque, vivid and transfixing. Her scenic maternity images
are a timeless delight.
Location:Clyde North, VIC Style: Scenic & emotive Photography Services:Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family
Maternity Session Price: $175 + see site for products
This multi-award winning home based boutique photography studio comes
with the 25 years combined experience of owner and head photography, Ellie
Williams, and co-manager Mandy Kerangelen. Pitter Patter gives you access to an
array of lovely silk wraps, lace robes, scarves and head pieces. Of course, you
can pick your own individual style, and Ellie and Mandy will be sure to match
you aesthetic. Maternity photographs are dramatic, bold, glamorous and emotive.
Location: Kew, VIC Style: Dramatic & emotive Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family
Maternity Session Price: Call 9816 9181 for prices and products
With 10 years of experience in maternity and newborn photography, owner
and photographer, Jenny, knows exactly how to conduct a successful maternity
shoot. Jenny uses natural light and calculates the best angle for a beautiful
baby bump capture. The result is a well-lit and poignant image, graced with
subtlety and eloquence.
Note: A maternity session can only occur as an add-on to a newborn
Location: Kew, VIC Style: Simple & poignant Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby Maternity Session Price: $500 ONLY with newborn booking
Run by husband and wife, Brad Downer and Suze Downer, Maple Gallery provides
the finest quality maternity photography. If you would like your session to be
conducted by an award-winning photographer who looks for simplicity and
authenticity in pregnancy, Maple Gallery is for you.
Booking a maternity and newborn session together cuts the cost of the
second session in half!
Location: Ascot Vale, VIC Style: Authentic & plain Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family Maternity Session Price: $150 + see site for products
‘Candid’ and ‘authentic’ sum up the style at White Salt Photography.
Photographer and owner Janine tries to redress the chatter, giggles and chaos
of everyday life, and present it in an earnest photo. Her maternity shots are
similarly raw and nuanced, taken either at home or an outdoor location. Location: Melbourne, VIC Style: Candid & authentic Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family Maternity Session Price: $650 + see site for extra products
Life Works strips back on the
noise so that you have hang up a moment on your wall that evokes a sincere
emotive. Since 1992, owner Julie Ewing, and later Tracy Macaskill, have been doing
exactly that. With extensive knowledge, and 26 years in business, how can you
expect any less than these stunning artworks?
Location: Northcote, VIC Style: Intimate & dramatic Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family,
Headshots, Fine Art Children Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products
Run by accredited AIPP
photographer Karen Pike, Vanilla images provides natural documentation of your
pregnancy rather than a posed and planned picture. For this reason, the
sessions take place at a location of your choosing. Furthermore, the mood and
style are cleverly decided according to the emotion you display in those
Location: Kew East, VIC Style: Situational & Natural Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family, Couple,
Engagement Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products
Kellie Mac is a natural light photographer, who uses the simple
techniques and selection to create a heart warming image. With her stock of
lovely lace kimonos, and affinity for minimal, uncrowded images, you’ll have a
pregnancy shot to boast about.
Remember, that if you book a newborn session with your maternity shoot,
the maternity session is cut down to $250.
Welcome to Babyinfo – the ultimate pregnancy and newborn information guide. We are here to help you find all the pregnancy and baby info you need to make the most beautiful experience of your life even better.
Our team is comprised of an amazing mix of experienced mothers, recently pregnant women, and editors with tremendous medical knowledge in the fields of gynaecology and childbirth.
Think of us as your friendly advisors, here to give you honest, easy to understand and authentic information. We are here to be your support at this crucial time in your life, when you need it the most.
Note: This website is in no way meant to replace doctors, hospitals, or other healthcare providers that may be utilized by current mothers or mothers-to-be. All mothers are advised to see a doctor for medical advice and the appropriate care before, during, and after pregnancy.