Maternity Prep Information

Choosing the dresses

-If you want to use a dress from my client closet, we will make an appointment for you to view and try them on.

-If you are bringing your own dress(es), please send me a photo asap.  A stock photo is fine if it’s not yet arrived. 

-If you’d like help choosing a dress I’m here! I have vendors I recommend for beautiful dresses as well.

-I do offer a trade in option if you purchase a dress that I feel I will use in future sessions.  This is applied as an additional image credit only.  NOT as a cash credit. 



-Once your dress(es) have been chosen, you will need to invest in a matching bra and pantie for each dress.  Seamless panties and well fitting bras are best.  Your bra needs to be supportive. 

-If we’re using sheer material for semi nude shots, also consider undergarments for these shots.  You may also choose to be nude when using sheer material.  This is your discretion and comfort level. 


Makeup and Skin

-I can not stress enough that if you’re going to get a fake tan, to be sure you invest so it doesn’t look orange, blotchy, or leaves staining on hands.  There is an additional fee to outsource fixing orange skin, or hands that have staining from tanning creams.

-Now is a good time to glam it up when it comes to makeup.  But make sure it’s within your comfort zone. I want you to love your photos and feel your best self, not like “someone else” if you really don’t love makeup.  And again, invest.  You want your foundation to be a true match.

-Nails!  Make sure your fingernails and toes are neat and clean.  Plan your polish to your dress(es)



-Plan for each look we’ll do.  Bringing options is perfectly fine.  Making decisions during the session is part of the fun! 



-If we’re doing any shots that will have a dress flying, we will need an additional person to accomplish that.  We need to discuss this in advance.  I do have two daughters who are homeschooled, so there are days they are available to help.  And they’re expert dress throwers now. =)


Family Portraits

-If you’ve chosen a session package to include your spouse and other children, we will do that portion of the session first, so children have the option to leave after.   If it’s just dad, he will remain throughout unless he’s on a time restraint and needs to leave asap. 


My address is 103 Saint John Cir Covington, La 70433

My phone number is 985-264-0108