The Gold Coast has so many iconic destinations for maternity photoshoots, but it’s hard to go past The Spit. There’s something about the early morning solitude and ruggedness of the grassy sand dune. I really wanted a feminine feel and look to the photos and The Simple Image did just that. Photographer Jess prides herself on capturing the rawness of womanhood and I fell in love with the simplicity and compositions of her photographs. I thought I would share the photos from my maternity shoot when I was pregnant with baby Leo. I still remember it was a picture perfect morning, if not a little chillier than normal. I highly recommend The Simple Image to any woman who wants to capture her femininity in its raw essence. Jess made me feel at ease in seconds allowing me to relax and be myself and I think the photos speak for themselves.
The perfect bump in black and white. I fell in love with my belly and although pregnancy has its challenges I often miss being pregnant with my boys.
Silhouette by the sun in the sand dunes of The Spit.
Retrospective and musing about how motherhood will completely change my life. I know that’s what you want me to say, but I really was thinking how chilly these Gold Coast winter mornings are.
A wrap dress I borrowed from my mum. Luckily she has exceptional taste in clothes.
Photography credits: The Simple Image