You can’t deny the sheer excitement that seeps in and settles at the reminder of that due date.

Every time you giggle, coo at your stomach, and watch your significant other kiss that raised little bump, it is a moment worth documenting. That’s why we have selected the top 20 maternity photographers in and around Brisbane. So you can document all those beautiful times.

Despite the long nights and rough mornings, pregnancy makes a woman shine. It is a time when a woman becomes fuller, more curvaceous, with her belly rounding, and her face lighting radiantly. The effects of pregnancy are something that should not go unnoticed. So, before it is too late, book a session with one of the top Brisbane maternity photographers.

For an optimal capture of the bump, a pregnancy session should take place around the 27 and 36 week mark, or around 27 to 30 weeks if you are expecting twins. Specialist maternity photographers will ensure that you are comfortable in the poses and relaxed for the shoot.

With our expansive list, you may want to narrow your choices according to the kind of shoot you desire; between in-studio, on-location or possibly even at-home. Some of our photographers offer one or two of those choices, while some accommodate for all three. Studio sessions will tend to be more constructed, while outdoor and at-home will vary between lifestyle and structure.

Whatever you have in mind, we have in store – just take a look at our list of top 20 maternity photographers in Brisbane and its surrounding areas.

 

Pregnancy is an amazing journey, and Jennifer Horner would love to capture this fleeting moment. With over ten years of experience, Jennifer has studied posing, lighting, and camera techniques with some of the best maternity photographers worldwide. She offers both indoor studio sessions and outdoor maternity portraits throughout Brisbane, Redlands, and other surrounding areas.

Jennifer Horner Photography is known for breathtaking sunset maternity shoots in and around Brisbane. She offers custom maternity gowns and a relaxed atmosphere, so you don’t have to worry about a thing. Jennifer Horner Photography guarantees you will feel and look stunning during your maternity session. Your high-quality images will become a family heirloom thanks to this international award-winning Brisbane maternity photographer.

Location: Brisbane

Style: Natural, Elegant & Timeless

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Family

Maternity Session Price:  Request for pricing


Photographer : Jennifer Horner

Kristal Wozniak is an award-winning maternity photographer based in Brisbane. With an eye for detail and incredible style, she beautifully showcases the joy and elegance of your pregnancy. As a mother of two as well, she knows exactly what all expecting mothers are feeling in anticipation of welcoming their newborn baby.

Offering more than just portraits of mum to be, pregnancy photoshoots are customized to include your partner and family to celebrate the love you share. All maternity sessions are personally styled to make you look and feel comfortable in a setting that you love. Whether it’s out in the city or in the comfort the studio, Kristal will make sure you feel at ease for your pregnancy session.

Location: Fortitude Valley, QLD

Style: Simple & natural

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby & Family.

Maternity Session Price: Maternity Packages start from $495


Photographer : Kristal Wozniak

Hello Sunshine owner and photographer, Sarah, offers natural light, on-location maternity photography across Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Her photography is a beautiful combination of relaxed, comfortable and natural. Partners and family are included in most shots, to display the loveliness and individuality of human bonds.

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Style:  Natural & simple

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family

Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products


Photographer : Sarah

Morgan Ellem is a highly sought-after maternity photographer, known for her simple yet stunning portraits of women. Working from her studio in north Brisbane, or outdoor on location, Morgan creates timeless images which often include the whole family.

Morgan specialises in maternity boudoir at her bright natural-light studio, and offers a client wardrobe for all studio sessions. She provides a warm, welcoming, relaxed atmosphere to ensure you receive the most natural and beautiful images.

With a simple pricing structure, you receive all the professionally edited, high-res digital images in one all-inclusive package – nothing more to pay. Afterpay available.

Location: North Lakes, QLD

Style:  Natural & lively

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family

Maternity Session Price: $550 + see site for extra products


Photographer : Morgan Ellem

Rule of Thirds photography has been capturing maternity & newborn images for over 10 years. With their beautiful studio at Old Pertie Town on Brisbane’s north side, Kelley would love to make some memories for you. Offering studio, outdoor location & at home sessions. Ask about the special maternity & newborn package prices.

Location: North Brisbane

Style: Natural & Emotive

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Children, Cake Smash, Family

Maternity Session Price: contact for details.


Photographer : Kelly Martin

Award-winning photographer, Dianna Effeney, offers personal and elegant maternity photography sessions capturing the unique beauty of a women’s transformation into a Mother and her profound love for her unborn child.

Being a mother herself, Dianna is able to create sensuous, romantic and timeless images that highlight a woman’s beauty, shape and movement during pregnancy and celebrates her unique journey towards Motherhood.

With beautiful on-location settings or styled in-studio photoshoots at Dianna’s comfortable and contemporary studio, these sessions are designed to make you feel relaxed during this special time in your life.

Dianna also offers hair, makeup and wardrobe styling, the option to include partners and siblings, and newborn photography packages, making this a truly memorable experience for you and your family.

Location: Birkdale, QLD

Style: Classic, simple and elegant

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby and Family

Maternity Session Price: $220 for a 2-3 hour session (including Hair & Makeup)  – BABYINFO readers receive a $100 discount on print packages if mentioned at booking.


Photographer : Dianna Effeney

Artistic maternity portraiture for your wall is what you can expect with Natasha, the experienced Brisbane photographer from Art for Life Photography. Specialising in elegant portraits in the studio, glamorous sunset portraits, couture gowns and tasteful nudes, Natasha’s love of celebrating the motherhood experience is rich in every photograph.

Every maternity shoot is unique, tailored especially to you through the consultation process. The studio location offers a unique option to share photography time between studio portraits, and stepping outside the studio on Natasha’s acreage property for sunset portraits. Your gallery will have ‘ everything’ including both styled and candid portraits.

Studio located in Burbank just off the highway south of Brisbane City. Location photography available.

Location: Burbank, QLD

Style: Artistic, Emotive, Elegant

Pricing: $150 session fee. Packages available on the website here. Mention BabyInfo for a discount.


Photographer : Natasha Thaesler

Jess from Jessica Loren Photography is known for her elegant and timeless portraits that celebrate the beauty of pregnancy. They are simple and clean.

She acknowledges that getting in front of the camera can be confronting but carefully guides her mama’s-to-be using poses that flatter all figure types.

Jess operates from her beautiful natural light studio in East Brisbane, 2 kms from the Brisbane CBD. All of her sessions include parents and siblings at no extra cost.

Professional makeup and hair styling can be arranged as an add-on. She is a fully accredited member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP) and is fully immunised.

Location: East Brisbane, QLD

Style: Elegant and timeless

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby

Pricing: Pricing is available on the website here.


Photographer : Jessica Loren

The Newborn Studio captures your most beautiful pregnancy moments with stunning photography and classic style.

Photographer Claire Pinder is an AIPP Master Photographer, Certified Photographer with the Academy of Newborn Photography, and Mumma of 3.

Choose a beautiful Maternity Milk Bath session with your favourite florals and colours for a soft, feminine feel, or enjoy a Studio or Outdoor Maternity session with beautiful wraps and maternity gowns, capturing every little detail, before your babe arrives.

Purchase a combined Maternity and Newborn package and choose a beautiful Album for your home, or large Framed Wall Art of your new baby.

Location: Murrumba Downs, Brisbane

Style: Neutral and Classic

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby

Pricing: $350 Studio Maternity, $550 Maternity Milk Bath


Photographer : Claire Pinder

Kerri Goldsmith has been capturing maternity & newborn memories since 2012.

Kerri is a CPP member of the Professional Photographers Association of Queensland & Certified Photographer with the Academy of Newborn Photography.  She has trained under world renown maternity & newborn photographers, is fully immunised & past background in nursing & midwifery.

Kerri has a large collection of maternity gowns available for sessions.  Studio sessions can give you great variety between bright (high key), silhouette and shadows (low key). Or you may choose outdoor sessions which are best in the late afternoon in the “golden hour”

Maternity sessions have special pricing packages when booked in conjunction with newborn session.  Quote BABYINFO when booking to receive extra bonus.

Location: Wishart – Southside Brisbane

Style: Classic, Elegant & Timeless

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Milestone sessions (Sitter & Cake Smash), Children, Family

Maternity Session Price:  Booked in conjunction with Newborn Session – pricing starts $250


Photographer : Kerri Goldsmith

#11 Studio 4 Photography

This team of professional, AIPP accredited photographers provide a range of portraiture services. Studio 4 Photography offers both on-location and in-studio maternity sessions, that produce priceless works or art. Their photography is intimate, bright and natural.

Location: Cleveland, QLD

Style: Intimate & natural

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family, Couple, Engagement, Wedding, Commercial

Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products

 

#12 Bee Cherished

Bee Cherished is a specialist maternity and newborn photography studio. Tracy has been running the business for the last 6 years, accredited and is known for her elegant and timeless photography. This AIPP accredited photographer provides top quality romantic, vintage shots. Her photography portrays femininity, and features floral arrangements.

Location: Caboolture, QLD

Style:  Romantic & vintage

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family

Newborn Session Price: $350 + see site for extra products

 

#13 Sarah Streets

Sarah Streets was founded by accredited AIPP member Sarah, and supported by the addition of Mel. With 18 years of experience between them and numerous state and national AIPP awards, they provide expert service behind the lens. They focus on natural light, and aim to deliver documented, lifestyle portraiture. The maternity session can take on-location or at home – wherever you are able to express yourself naturally.

Location: Morningside, QLD

Style:  Lifestyle & emotive

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family, Wedding

Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products

 

#14 Little Stories Studio

Run by AIPP accredited member and Heartfelt volunteer photographer, Jess, the Little Stories Studios offers stunning in-studio maternity photography. Jess ensures that you are comfortable throughout the shoot, and does not demand special attire, hairdos and makeup. The shot is stripped down in all its simplicity, and you are able to express yourself within your element.

Location: Holland Part West, QLD

Style:  Minimal & simple

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family

Newborn Session Price: $250 + see site for products

 

#15 Kristina Christ

Operated by Kristina Christ, the studio has been producing high quality family and corporate portraiture for 22 years. Kristina has over 25 years experience, a Master of Photography, and an impressive collection of national and international awards. No wonder her on-location and studio maternity portraiture is organic and simple, yet extremely heart-warming.

Location: East Brisbane, QLD

Style:  Organic & simple

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, Family, Milestones, Corporate

Newborn Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products

 

#16 Anne Higgs Photography

The eponymous Anne Higgs offers a unique maternity photography experience. With over 25 years experience, there’s no wonder why the clients are never disappointed. The studio sessions give you the advantage of choosing from a number of props and lovely gowns, and the outdoor session take place in a private beach, an hour before sunset. Despite the location, Anne utilises natural light. Due to this, the photographs exhibit a sticking mix of light and shows, and convey the emotions so vividly.

Location: Wynnum, QLD

Style: Emotive & nuanced

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family, Couples, Wedding, Headshots

Maternity Session Price: Contact on site for prices and products

 

#17 Fairytale Photography

Fairytale studio is operated by Kylie, and aims to deliver a professional, top-tier service. The combination of complimentary colours with natural landscape, and interesting angles with close-up indoor shots, transforms Fairytale photography into stunning art pieces. Ethereal, vintage, romantic and often featuring floral arrangements and attire, the portraits are refreshing, beautiful and in touch with nature.

Location: North Brisbane, QLD

Style: Vintage & romantic

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family, Couples, Glamour, Wedding, Headshots

Maternity Session Price: $200 – $480 + see for extra products

 

#18 A Thousand Miles

Led by English-Aussie photographer Andy Williams, A Thousand Miles is one of the most affordable photography services around Brisbane.  You decide between an on-location shoot, and a comfortable at-home session. The goal is to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and attain an authentic image, which clearly expresses your excitement and joy. With a track record of balanced, vintage and simple maternity shots, that may be closer to the mark than you think!

Location: Alexandra Hills, QLD

Style: Simple & vintage

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Family, Couple, Engagement, Wedding

Maternity Session Price: See site for prices and products

 

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