During pregnancy, many moms-to-be consider doing professional maternity portraits to encapsulate their months “with child” before delivering. There is a trend in maternity portraits toward taking sensual photos that reveal the bare belly. Not all moms are comfortable revealing their tummies, stripping down and photographing themselves in a sexual way while pregnant. Also, not all families are in the position, financially, especially in these trying times, to foot the cost of having a professional photographer take their photos.
Good news. Thank God for the Internet and sources like Pinterest, there are scores of maternity portrait ideas that anyone can do themselves that do not involve nudity. These days, there are lots of online image filtering websites that will help novice photographers using a simple digital or cell phone camera create a nice effect similar to professional portrait. Here are a few ideas I spotted to consider: