Maternity Sessions

soft, feminine images of motherhood

Auburn AL Maternity Photographer

Motherhood is a million little moments that God weaves together with grace, redemption, laughter, tears, and most of all, love.

 -Lysa Terkeurst

I love working with women through all stages of motherhood.

From those peaceful, glowing pregnancy days to the bleary-eyed, sleepless nights of new parenthood - I want to be there for it all. 

We might be a good fit if: 

✓ you love ethereal images with a timeless feel
✓ you value simplicity in images
✓ you love a soft tones and a neutral aesthetic
✓ you want your family beautifully and cohesively styled
✓you want someone to quietly come into your home and capture the intimate connection between you, your partner, and your new little one
✓ you want to finally get your photos OFF your device and onto your walls

thoughtful, connection driven images of motherhood

I've created a relaxed, elevated maternity session experience for expecting mamas - so you can enjoy those little kicks while I capture your glowing beauty. 

If you wish, you can also choose for me to join your family after your little one arrives for an in-home newborn session. I will spend time with your family, within your home, for intimate, emotion-filled images with your precious baby in your arms. 

Maternity and newborn session clients have access to my carefully curated client closet with flattering maternity-friendly and postpartum dresses in a range of sizes. 

I will walk you through each step of the way to make sure your session is stress-free and you receive dreamy photos that make even the most ordinary moments of your session feel special. 

After your gallery is delivered, I will make framed art and album recommendations to make sure your beautiful images don't end up living on a hard drive. 

What to expect When we work together

Every maternity Client receives:

- pre-session planning meeting (via phone or Zoom) to get to know your family and ensure you feel prepared for your session

- styling consultation and access to client closet

- artwork credit for product ordering

Optional Upgrades

- discount when booking both maternity and newborn sessions

- album and wall art consultation and ordering guidance

session Investment begins at $600

next steps:

Use the contact form below to get started booking your session. 

You'll receive an email with my full booking and pricing details. 

Step 1 of 4

Contact Me

I'll be in touch within 48 hours from your initial inquiry submission to verify availability, learn a bit more about your family, and answer any questions you may have. 

Step 2 of 4

Review Details

Once you've decided which session is the best fit for your family, you will secure your date on my calendar by signing the session agreement and submitting a retainer. 

Step 3 of 4

Secure Your Date

Now we get started on the fun part! Typically the 'prep' process for your session starts 4 weeks ahead of your session date. I'll be there guiding you through the entire process.  

Step 4 of 4

Session Prep Begins!

I can't wait to hear from you, get to know your family, and create beautiful art for your home. 
Share a bit of information about you and your session using the contact form below. 

send me a note

- Tatum

"Take the pictures with Ellen! The end product will be beautiful, and the shoot itself will be fun, quick, and painless, even with reluctant toddlers." 

"We felt totally relaxed and comfortable during our session"

- Lindsey

"I loved that you had props on deck for the family to play with. [Ellen] can get all the pictures even if you have a zoo with you! Trust the process because it is worth it in the end to have all the memories!"

"I loved your calm,
go-with-the-flow vibe" 

- Hope

"If you are looking for a great photographer who also makes the session fun, I would highly recommend Ellen!" 

"This was by far the most fun I've had taking pictures!"

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