Over the years, Shannon and I have shared more than just friendship; our life journeys have mirrored each other in the most remarkable ways. From marrying around the same time to having our first and now second babies within months of each other, it's been a joy to experience these milestones together. Our firstborn daughters are inseparable, and we’re eagerly anticipating the arrival of our second children, hoping for a smooth transition into this new chapter.

A Casual, Personal Maternity Shoot

For Shannon’s maternity session, we kept it low-key and flexible, deciding to have the shoot in my backyard. Admittedly, I was feeling a bit off due to the daylight savings change, and knowing that Shannon's husband isn't keen on photos, we aimed for simplicity to make everyone comfortable. The main challenge was keeping their energetic daughter engaged, as she was more interested in playing than posing.

Natural Poses and Genuine Moments

Despite these hurdles, the session unfolded beautifully. We focused on capturing Shannon in natural, relaxed poses that reflect her true essence. The results are stunning—the calm and loving atmosphere of that evening shines through in each photo, highlighting Shannon's grace and anticipation as she awaits baby boy Mackenzie.

Thrilled with the Final Edits

Reviewing the final edits filled me with joy. The images not only showcase Shannon's beauty and serenity but also encapsulate this special moment in our lives. It’s a privilege to document these milestones not just for clients but for a dear friend, enhancing the personal connection to my work.

Book Your Own Maternity Session

If you’re inspired to capture similar moments, don’t hesitate to reach out. Please fill out the contact form or give me a call to schedule your maternity session. Note that I will be taking some time off at the end of April and all of May for my own maternity leave, but I’m booking sessions for the future and would love to help you preserve these precious times.

I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I cherished capturing them, and I look forward to introducing baby boy Mackenzie to you all soon!