Outdoor Maternity Photography in London, England

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I love outdoor maternity sessions. Actually, I love any type of outdoor photography session. There’s something about being outdoors that makes me feel freer and my client feel freer. It is amazing what a bit of foliage and sun (or overcast most of the time in London) can do!

“I’m camera shy, is it better for me to do an outdoor maternity session or a studio maternity session?”

I truly recommend an outdoor maternity session if you are a bit camera shy. I find we get to know each other really well as we walk around to my favourite photo spots so this helps ease you a bit. I also find that the birds chirping, dogs running around and the walking help ease your nerves and it feels less like a photography session and more like a fun walk through a forest!

I also love the variety we can get outdoors, the images above were taken just seconds from each other with vastly different looks! One is a bit moodier and darker while the other looks like it was on a sunny day! In the outdoor space I use there’s a toilet nearby so you can change into the array of dresses I can bring for your session. The dress in this image is one of mine and I also have it in cream!

“When is the best time to do a maternity photography session?”

I always suggest doing a maternity session from 32-35 weeks pregnant so we can get your session in before you get too big and it is too hard to move! This way we also are safe if you deliver a few weeks early. At this stage your bump is the perfect size and you can show it off to remember forever in the images!

To book your maternity session please email Kirstin at