Tips to Look Your Best for a Maternity Photoshoot
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Tips to Look Your Best for a Maternity Photoshoot

Capturing stunning images of your beautiful baby bump can be fun and rewarding. However, looking your best in these photos may require extra preparation and consideration. Otherwise, you may end up with a pained look in your pictures or an unprepared theme. Coming from first-hand experiences as a professional maternity photographer for over two decades,…

Best Time to Take Maternity Photos
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Best Time to Take Maternity Photos

Maternity photos aim to capture the beautiful, unforgettable moments of pregnancy. However, if you don’t choose the perfect time, you may feel uncomfortable posing, or your bump may not be prominent enough for the images. Since starting Natalie Chiles Photography in 2013, I’ve guided mothers from San Diego, CA, and beyond in determining the right…

What to Wear to a Maternity Photography Session?
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What to Wear to a Maternity Photography Session?

The right outfit can give you a timeless and beautiful look. However, choosing maternity photoshoot outfits can be a tricky task, mainly due to constant body changes. I’m going to explain what to wear to a maternity photography session, the best colors to use, and how many outfits you should bring. What to Wear to…

Why Are Maternity Portraits Important?
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Why Are Maternity Portraits Important?

As you count the days until your little one arrives, you may find ways to document this precious moment. Every mother’s pregnancy journey is different, making a professional maternity shoot more valuable for years to come. For this reason, I’m going to explain why maternity photos are so important.  Why Are Maternity Portraits Important? Maternity…

Balboa Park San Diego Family Photos
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Balboa Park San Diego Family Photos

With lovely beaches and lush greens, San Diego is the perfect background for family photos. Balboa Park remains a favorite among photographers, locals, and tourists. For this guide, I’m explaining everything about Balboa Park, San Diego family photos, including where to shoot and how to plan it. Balboa Park San Diego Family Photos The best…

What Is the Best Time of Day for a San Diego Family Portrait Session?
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What Is the Best Time of Day for a San Diego Family Portrait Session?

If you plan to book a photoshoot for your family, you may be wondering what time to schedule your shoot, especially considering your family’s availability and the weather. This article explains the best time of the day for a family portrait session in San Diego. What Is the Best Time of Day for a San…

What Makes a Good Professional Headshot?
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What Makes a Good Professional Headshot?

Headshots have evolved over the past few years, veering away from the standard head-and-shoulders shot. While there are various ways to take headshots, they generally still need to convey professionalism. For this reason, I’m going to explain what makes good professional headshots and how you can achieve them. What Makes a Good Professional Headshot? A…

How Long Do San Diego Family Portrait Sessions Take?
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How Long Do San Diego Family Portrait Sessions Take?

Most families wonder how long family photoshoots normally last. Time and availability often influence a family’s decision to book photoshoots. For this guide, you’re going to learn how long family portrait sessions in San Diego take, along with the factors that may influence your time. How Long Do San Diego Family Portrait Sessions Take? Most…