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Colorado Maternity Photography with Photo Session Outfit Ideas

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Lyons, Colorado Maternity Photography

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Last summer I met up with Crystal, Kyle, and their sweet daughter to take maternity photos.

Crystal and I brainstormed a simple look for this Colorado maternity photography session — mountains, long flowy dress and hair. From there, she did an amazing job styling her session.

Crystal’s choices centered around the gorgeous dress that she already owned. That dress! The color! And what a perfect fit for the golden late summer mountain grasses. She found a dress for her daughter that complimented the coppery, rust color of her dress. Her husband is dressed in a vintage shirt that is a bit more neutral, making it a fun match. I encouraged accessories for fun, and she delivered with hats.

I love these things that Crystal did to help elevate the Colorado maternity photography:

*It can be hard to find clothes with a baby bump! I love that Crystal shopped her closet and came across this pretty dress that works with a pregnant stomach.
*Also, the style of the dress is great — the long sleeves, v-neck, and cinched waist flatter all sorts of figures.
*Once she picked her dress, she searched for a complimentary dress for her daughter. She found a matching color, but the floral print made it different enough.
*Her husband’s outfit was more neutral. Having at least one or two people in more neutral (neutral colors, smaller print) is great.
*Accessories! The hats, bow for her daughter, boots for daughter helped to finish off everything.

If you need help with outfits for your own photo sessions, I am happy to brainstorm with you and send you ideas. Many of my clients text me photos to get additional guidance. Of course, this is all wonderful and will elevate your photography session.

Keep scrolling for Crystal, Kyle, their daughter, and Colorado maternity photography. 

lyons colorado mountains photo

husband and wife pose for maternity photos

pregnant mom holds toddler

pregnant mama in orange dress adjusts hat at sunset

toddler girl sits happily in tall grass

lyons colorado foothills landscape photo

two images of a dad playing with his daughter during a photo session

colorado pregnant woman portrait with special lens

toddler girl poses in front of parents

mom and dad stand in front of mountains

a toddler girl smiles at her mama

mom and daughter laugh at dancing dad

family of three pose in the mountains

mom and daughter wear orange and pose in the foothills of colorado

pregnant woman in orange walks in tall grasses

multiple photos from an outdoor mountain maternity session

the sun sets over a mountain in lyons, colorado

portrait of mom and dad during a mountain maternity session

All images © Susannah Storch Photography 2019

 

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  1. Lydia says:

    I love the location for this session and the colors are so vibrant! Great job, Susannah!

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Susannah

I've been photographing families professionally since 2006. I am a wife, mama to 2 boys, companion to 2 cats who are named after members of the royal British family, a former preschool teacher. I love running, hiking 14ers, sparkly clothes, the band Phish, river float trips, St. John USVI, farm CSAs, and Colorado blue skies.

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