Dasha’s Maternity Shoot

I was contacted to do a maternity shoot, a couple months back, by a woman who had been referred to me by a fellow photographer who just wasn’t available at the time for it… I agreed immediately without knowing at all what the woman or her husband looked like. We exchanged a few text messages and set up a date, they would pick me up to go to the beach a few weeks later. How fun, a beach maternity shoot!

She sent me a few ideas she had about what she wanted the photos to look like, she wanted some in black and white, to make it look classy and timeless… but not necessarily all of them…

The day of the shoot we met early in the morning to catch the beach before anyone else would…. it was cloudy, which is perfect for photos… although the sun came up a bit later during the photoshoot, we got the best of the cloudy weather! Dasha was very fun, and willing to get in the water to get the best photos possible. Her and her husband seemed to be a fun, loving and outgoing couple, so the photos were pretty easy to take… ready, set, go! They pretty much didn’t have to act much, everything was natural. They seem very in love and very excited to welcome their first baby girl…

I’d say that most of the photos look great in black and white, but they don’t all need to be. i kept a lot of them in color and i have to say that i love both treatments.¬†Here are some of the beautiful photos taken that day, you can let me know which one you prefer and if you like the ones in color or in black and white the most…
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