Pasadena Maternity and Family Photography

I know Beth through a Parent Education class we attend.  I was so excited when she invited me over to take some pictures of her family and her pregnancy.  I’m so tardy in posting these that she has already had her baby, Dietrich!  Hopefully soon I will post pictures of her new baby.  But in the meantime, here is her sweet family.  Little Violet watching daddy get ready, she was definitely a daddy’s girl.

Pasadena maternity picture family photography

Calvin looking so suave.  He was too cool for school.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Hands

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

And feet.  I just love feet pictures.  They show so much personality.  I always ask if a family wants a picture of their feet.  They often say their feet are dirty or gross, but that’s what adds character.  Look how cute this family is.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

A sweet family portrait with the belly bump.  :)

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Families frequently ask me what to wear. I usually suggest wearing simple clothing that will not detract from your faces.  And it is best then the family wears colors that coordinate, like all jewel tones or earth tones.  I love the colors this family chose; they look natural and complimentary.  Great job!

I love this intimate moment with mom and dad.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

When Beth and I were coming up with ideas for the maternity session, I mentioned that maybe the kids could paint her belly.  I thought it would be a fun way to include them in these belly shots.  What I didn’t anticipate was how much fun they would have.  They looked forward to this the whole session and had a blast painting mama’s belly.  Check it out – I love this series.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Little Violet wanted to get in on the action.  Her cute painted little toddler belly.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Calvin had some fun ideas for pictures, like climbing the tree.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

Sometimes you have to just emphasize the BUMP.  Thanks for laying in the street for me, Beth.  This is my second favorite shot of the day.  I love her expression here.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

After we were done with family shots, Beth and I stopped by Eaton Canyon Park for a few picturesque maternity shots.  The golden sunset light was streaming through this canyon.  It was beautiful.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

I love the shadows of this wild grass on her belly.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

And lastly, my favorite shot of the day.  You look so beautiful Beth.

Pasadena Maternity Picture Family Photography

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One Response to “Pasadena Maternity and Family Photography”

  1. Heidi Says:

    Amazing and beautiful pictures. Thanks for some wonderful ideas for my future sessions. Your pictures are fun and stunning. Just LOVE the “bump” picture and how the mom is cracking up. So very great!