Maternity Photography


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A Stormy Day in Martinez I was at my studio the day of this session when it started HAILING! This mama was heading to the studio to pick out the dress from my client closet. My stomach sank. Because of her rapidly approaching due date, we needed to get this session done! After a few […]

Maternity Photography

Apr 13

Maternity Photos at the Martinez Waterfront

pregnant mama stands in the martinez marina for her maternity photography photoshoot.
mom in salmon maternity dress stands in a field of yellow wildflowers

Spring in Walnut Creek means colorful hills speckled with wildflowers! From the yellow mustard flowers that pop up in late January / early February, to the orange poppies and blue lupine that spring up in later spring, I can’t think of many settings more perfect for a maternity photography session than wildflower fields! Scroll through […]

Family Photography, Maternity Photography

January 6, 2024

Wildflower Maternity Photos

Walnut Creek is covered in wild flowers in the spring, making it the perfect time for family or maternity photos. The hills are covered in yellow mustard flowers, orange poppies, and blue lupine! Last year mustard flower mini sessions were the incredibly popular and for a good reason! These are so unique to the Walnut […]

Family Photography, Maternity Photography

Jan 4

Mustard Flower Mini Sessions in Walnut Creek

a girl puts yellow mustard flowers in her sisters hair. they are in a huge field of wildflowers
A spring maternity photography session with a mama in a field of wildflowers. She holds her belly and smiles softly. You can see the walnut creek open space behind her featuring mount diablo.

When I was pregnant – awkward and clumsy – I wish someone had told me how to feel comfortable in maternity photos! Instead I stood there, full facing the camera, hands dangling at my side, and smiling uncomfortably at the camera. I promise, it doesn’t have to be awkward or uncomfortable. Your maternity photography session […]

Maternity Photography

October 11, 2023

How to Feel Comfortable in Maternity Photos

So you want to take maternity photos… Once the wild ride of the first trimester comes to an end, you might start noticing your growing belly! Around this time is common to start thinking about how you’d like to document your pregnancy. Not to try to make a pregnant gal cry, but this time is […]

Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography

Sep 27

Planning Maternity Photos in Walnut Creek

Toddler hugs moms leg during her maternity photography session
Dad twirls his daughter, while holding a baby. Mom watches holding another twin

Hi there! If we haven’t met, I’m Jenn… a family photographer in the Walnut Creek area. (Although a few of my favorite locations are in Martinez, Hercules, Concord and in between!) I’m so excited to be re-launching my family photography business this year in Walnut Creek (and the East Bay!) I’m going to be really […]

Family Photography, Maternity Photography, Newborn Photography

December 20, 2022

Welcome to 2023!