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.


Lavender Lane Photography specialise in maternity photography. They offer a wide range of maternity gowns in various sizes, styles, and colours. They offer a maternity gown consultation at their beautiful Chermside West Studio so that clients can try on and select up to 3 gowns for their session.

The LLP team will work with you to celebrate the beauty and strength that is the pregnant body whether that be at a stunning coastal sunrise photoshoot, or amongst the tall grass and golden light of a sunset session.

Classic and Premium Maternity packages include hair and makeup by their onsite Artist. Package pricing and inclusions are transparently displayed on their website, and all maternity clients receive 10% off their newborn package.

Location: Chermside West, QLD

Style: Elegant, Classic and Emotive

Photography Services: Maternity, Newborn, Family

Maternity Session Price: Packages from $500

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nothing captures the ins and outs of the pregnancy experience quite like a qualified photographer at the helm of a photo session. That’s why we’ve assembled this list of the best maternity photographers around the greater Brisbane metropolitan area; with this list, you can pick between some of the very best photographers out there, each armed with an individual story and raison d’etre when it comes to maternity photography, and each uniquely passionate about the craft and artistry of the profession.

Now that you’ve made it through this list of the best photographers around your local area, you have all the information and resources you need to make an informed decision about your maternity photography services. So with all of this information, we encourage you to reach out and check up on the availability of a few of your favorite service providers to ensure that all of your photographic needs are met.


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