I’ve put myself on “maternity leave”, which means no more Jenna Cole, no stressing about school, and stressing over my to-do list is a thing of the past. This mini vacation of mine is finally giving me the time I’ve been looking for to finish up some personal photo editing I’ve been pushing off to the side for months and months now, and my maternity session was at the top of my list of things to finish editing before baby comes. This was definitely the coldest part of my session, with my hair a mess and most of my makeup melted off by this point, but the photos that resulted from all of my planning and incorporation of my props are my very favorite.
I love this one!
This is the one I chose to hang in our bedroom.
So many balloon shots because I just couldn’t narrow it down.
I should start focusing on more unique angles at my sessions as I find myself gravitating toward those that are a bit untraditional like this one.
Holding a dozen balloons while wearing rain boots made me want to skip around a bit.
Again with the unique angles, brilliant Bethany, just brilliant!
I adore these hearts on my toes. I’m going to ask for hearts again (right now I have polka dots which I also love).
Lynn grabbed this one…
and this one too!
I admit to puffing out my stomach to try to make it nice and round for these shots with me on the ground. I wanted a nice big round belly but I got a flat one instead. These last two are another set of favorites.
As we were all getting in our cars to go home, Lynn stopped me and said she wanted one last portrait. The content look on my face, which to me seems to say “the place where I’m at in my life right now feels so right”, makes it one of my favorites from the day. I’m a little sad that this stage in my life is almost over, but somehow I think the next stage is going to be even better!