Wednesday, June 16, 2010

In the Nick of Time {Maternity Photo Shoot}...


Last week, I had the privilege of  photographing this beautiful woman and her gorgeous growing family! At 38 and a half weeks, we were finally able to meet up one evening for an amazing photo shoot!

The sun was gorgeous and golden. The weather was perfect. And Megan, well she is just absolutely beautiful inside and out!

And her son is just about the sweetest boy I've ever met. He was so affectionate with his mama and so excited about the upcoming arrival of his baby sister!



She also has a wonderful husband...you know, the tall dark and handsome type!



Together they make such a beautiful and happy family! Within about a half an hour, we had more great shots than I could count. In fact, picking just a few to show in this post was rather difficult.



Their happiness, love, and excitement for this next chapter in their lives was almost palpable and came through in each and every image!


Megan was up for absolutely anything! I give her so much credit...being that pregnant is not easy and looking beautiful at the same time is downright miraculous! Yet, she most definitely pulled it off!


The whole family was so easy going and so much fun to photograph!


It also just happened to be Megan's birthday!






Goodness, isn't shes just stunning! Oh, and did I mention that she ended up going into labor two days later??? Want a peek at the baby girl???....


More of "Sweet Baby A" to come at a later date...she ended up being just as photogenic as the rest of her family and it's going to take me a while to get through all of her great shots, too!

Thank you, Megan and family, for allowing me to be a part of this experience with you!

26 comments:

Camilla~ Bloom June 16, 2010 at 9:04 PM  

Cutness overload!

Awesome job...love the images, beautiful processing. I bet she was thrilled to have these lovely pictures!

Tammy Lee Bradley June 16, 2010 at 9:08 PM  

Gorgeous. Can't wait to see the rest. ♥tlb

Jamie June 16, 2010 at 9:19 PM  

So beautiful! Stunning photos and a gorgeous mom and family

molly June 16, 2010 at 9:23 PM  

awesome! you did a wonderful job! what as pretty mama! <3

This Heavenly Life June 16, 2010 at 9:24 PM  

AAAAhhhhhh! That baby picture is killing me! Not to mention I LOVE the composition of the shot.

Wonderful work, Maegan!

Corinne June 16, 2010 at 9:30 PM  

She looked fabulous! Such a beautiful baby belly :)
And the baby..... OH MY CUTENESS! Can't wait to see more.

Teresa June 16, 2010 at 9:38 PM  

All of them are just beautiful images...what a gorgeous family! Really great work!!

{Amy} June 16, 2010 at 9:43 PM  

oh, i bet they were so happy with the pictures, they are all fabulous Maegan! and i love your new header, what a great photo!

Beth Simmons June 16, 2010 at 9:50 PM  

I just can't tell enough how wonderful these images are. I knew you would nail it but, you knocked it out of the park!

Hyacynth June 16, 2010 at 11:25 PM  

I literally just gasped outloud when I went from looking at baby in belly to baby out of belly. How totally neat is that? To have captured two opposite stages in such close intervals of time. Lovely, Maegan. Just lovely.

Kylie June 16, 2010 at 11:28 PM  

The lighting is gorgeous - wonderful shots! And can't wait to see more of the sweet little darling!

Stephanie June 16, 2010 at 11:32 PM  

What an amazing job you did! Truly! You are soo lucky!

barbara June 16, 2010 at 11:46 PM  

what a beautiful family! you did a wonderful job photographing them too :)

Jewelscapes Handmade Jewelry June 17, 2010 at 2:20 AM  

I don't know if this means much coming from a non-photographer, but i LOVE the shot of the mom and dad holding hands and their bellies are touching, and the shot with the moms "heart" hands on her belly! All are beautiful, but those are my 2 favorite favorites!

Jennifer Young June 17, 2010 at 3:18 AM  

Love the photos. The shot of the baby is exceptional. I have been really inspired by your work... and so so sad to see you shut down your soap business (as it is a dream of mine...) but understand that it was a step you had to take... and it seems that it just opened new doors. Your soaps & packaging and marketing was just so gorgeous, probably my favourites that I have seen on-line, but it looks like you seem to be successful at whatever you do. How fabulous! xo Jen

Sarah C June 17, 2010 at 6:07 AM  

Awwwwwwwwwwwww, these photographs are amazing. What a gorgeous family and 'Baby A' is just cuteness beyond cuteness xx

Kris's Kaptured Moments June 17, 2010 at 7:55 AM  

Oh, these are all wonderful..such a beautiful family..they looked so happy and you did a fabulous job. I LOVE the processing,,,

PhotoPuddle June 17, 2010 at 10:24 AM  

I have just one word..... Awwwwwww!

Rosie Fluegel June 17, 2010 at 11:58 AM  

These are so wonderful. The light was perfect for your shoot. Well done, sweetie.

NON SEQUITURS UNITE June 17, 2010 at 3:21 PM  

So gorgeous! You can feel the love in their family and in your craft!

Kim Klassen June 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM  

amazing images meg.... wow, LOVE... and the light is PERFECT.. and the one b&w is amazing...

love.

Janelle June 18, 2010 at 8:24 PM  

Baby bumps make me so happy!

Nell

Jill June 18, 2010 at 9:35 PM  

Love this! Especially the little treat at the end.

I just shot five pregnant women on Thursday, haven't posted yet, because I'm wiped. (followed by a birthday party here for 12 ten-year old boys on Friday).

Stilin Studio June 18, 2010 at 11:05 PM  

You did such a wonderful job of photographing this beautiful family, and their love and emotions. Your photos brought me to tears!

kelly@thebluemuse June 19, 2010 at 9:28 AM  

Wow, just beautiful, all of them, you capture the sun just perfectly. What a beautiful gift for them to cherish forever.

Rosina June 21, 2010 at 9:06 PM  

Beautiful session, Maegan!! Wow it WAS close. The light was so beautiful..you did a WONDERFUL job! :)