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Baby bump shoot FAQ'S
Have you seen beautiful shots of pregnant women and wondered about having a shoot yourself? Bump shoots are extremely popular giving mums-to-be the chance to preserve the memory of pregnancy forever.
But perhaps you are unsure about what is involved? Perhaps you are nervous about showing off other lumps and bumps? In order to help you decide if a bump shoot is for you I have set out some of the most commonly asked questions about baby bump shoots:
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO HAVE BABY BUMP SHOTS TAKEN?
If you are intending to have a single baby bump photoshoot then the photos will come out best when the bump is quite large and I would therefore recommend having the shoot between 28 and 34 weeks of pregnancy.
Alternatively, you may choose to book in for multiple shoots to document the pregnancy month by month.
WHERE WILL THE SHOOT TAKE PLACE?
As with all of our photo shoots - baby bump shoots are completely bespoke and tailored to your needs and wishes. The shoot can take place in our Portishead studio, in your own home or even on location.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Again, what to wear depends entirely on the type of photos you would like to end up with. If you want to show off your bump in full glory and want to end up with very intimate images then a nightie or underwear would work well. However you can really wear anything that shows off your bump - a simple t-shirt and jeans, a flowing dress or an unbuttoned shirt can work really well.
I would recommend bringing alternative outfit choices to ensure you get the images that you want.
WHO SHOULD COME TO THE SHOOT?
Again this comes down to who you would like in the pictures. Perhaps you would like some shots with your partner, perhaps you would like some shots with siblings or perhaps you would like shots which just show you and the bump. It is very individual and it is complately up to you!
DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING
You are welcome to bring anything which has sentimental value such as your scan picture, a pair of booties or a cuddly toy.