There are advantages of taking the photographs at the client’s home as they are more comfortable and relaxed. But we have the facilities to hold the photo shoot in our studio and there is a lovely garden where some outdoor shots can be taken as well.
Pregnancy doesn’t require anything “else” to be present in a photograph to help tell its story. The beauty of a mother anticipating the arrival of her child should be captured in a way that allows the miracle to speak for itself.
Remember that often a baby is coming into an established family. If the siblings are available we like to include them in a few photographs as well. I have to mention the dog, because as a dog owner myself, both our dogs would have to be included as they are a big part of our family life already!