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Long Beach Maternity Photographer: Capturing Hayley’s Beautiful Journey

Hey there, mama-to-be!

I’m so excited to share a bit about what makes maternity photography in Long Beach so special. As a Long Beach maternity photographer, I’ve had the joy of capturing some truly magical moments, and I can’t wait to do the same for you. Let’s dive into what makes this journey so wonderful.

Why Choose Long Beach for Your Maternity Photoshoot? Tips from a Long Beach Maternity Photographer

First off, let’s talk about Long Beach. One of my all time favorite beach locations is in Long Beach – it has lots of free parking, bathrooms on site, and is surprisingly uncrowded. Plus if you want to include your fur babies we have a really nice dog beach! Plus, we’re blessed with gorgeous weather year-round, so planning your perfect shoot is a breeze regardless of when you’re due!

What to Expect from me as Your Long Beach Maternity Photographer

When you book a session with me, expect a fun and relaxed experience. I have an extensive guide to prepare you for your portrait session and a client closet to make planning as stress free as possible! I’ll guide you through poses and locations, ensuring you feel comfortable and beautiful. The goal is to create stunning, timeless images that you’ll treasure forever.

Long Beach Maternity PhotographerTips for a Perfect Maternity Photoshoot

Here are a few tips to make your maternity photoshoot truly special:

  1. Golden Hour Magic: Let’s aim for just after sunrise or before sunset to get that dreamy, soft light.
  2. Comfort is Key: Wear something that makes you feel gorgeous and at ease. Flowing dresses and fitted tops that highlight your bump work wonderfully. I’m also a sucker for a bare belly photo and I have a full client closet of dresses in sizes xs-3xl you can choose from!
  3. Personal Touches: I love a meaningful prop in a few photos like your ultrasound!
  4. Enjoy the Moment: The best photos happen when you’re relaxed and having fun. Trust me to guide you, and let’s capture your natural beauty.

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Favorite Long Beach Locations for Maternity Photos

Long Beach is packed with beautiful spots for your maternity photos. Here are some of my favorites:

  • Shoreline Village: Think colorful buildings and scenic harbor views for a playful, vibrant vibe.
  • El Dorado Park: This park is a lush haven with greenery, lakes, and charming bridges—perfect for a nature-inspired shoot.
  • Naples Island: Quaint canals and cute bridges make for a romantic, serene setting.
  • Bluff Park: Overlooking the ocean, this spot offers stunning coastal views and a peaceful atmosphere.
  • My Secret Spots: I also spend a lot of time driving around looking for perfect locations for your Long Beach Maternity Photos and when we chat about your vision can recommend the one that fits your vibe the best!

Client Love

Hearing from other moms can be reassuring, so here are a couple of testimonials and you can read over 60 5* reviews on google!

  • “Sam is a found treasure! She took maternity photos of me and had my two girls in them, and let me tell you— I’ve never loved photos more. So special, and she made it easy for me telling me where to stare, how my leg should be, fixed my hair, and just made me and my kids feel very comfortable. She even helped carry some of the kids stuff on the beach, she’s just a joy to shoot with!! So happy she’s in southern CA now! Also, she got me my photos almost instantly, unheard of and probably not the norm but she knew I was delivering so soon that she wanted me to have them before then. Just a real gem!” – Amy
  • “We had the most fun during our family photo session in Manhattan Beach. Sam made us feel comfortable, she was aware of when baby girl was cold and immediately took action to make sure she was warm and snuggled. I would highly recommend her for your photos as you was so fun and easy to work with and her pictures are stunning!” – Olivia

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Ready to Book Your Long Beach Maternity Photoshoot?

If you’re ready to capture this beautiful chapter of your life, I’d love to work with you. Long Beach offers endless possibilities for stunning maternity photos, whether you’re dreaming of beachy vibes, urban chic, or lush park settings. I would be so honored to be your long beach maternity photographer and make some magic together! Reach out to book your session and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Can’t wait to hear from you!



P.S. here are some of my favorite photos from Hayley’s session as her Long Beach Maternity Photographer


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