Maternity Photography

Let’s document your journey to motherhood with a maternity photoshoot

Before your baby makes an entrance into the world and changes your life completely, take time out for some beautiful photographs of you and your bump.

It’s a wonderful way to record all that is amazing about pregnancy, and the incredible things your body is doing to grow and nurture this new life.

I’m an experienced maternity photographer who’s captured mothers at all stages of pregnancy. And I’ll help you document your journey to motherhood before your little one arrives.

Let’s create photos you’re proud to share with your kids and grandkids for years to come.

Timing is everything with this session! We want optimum bump shape, but not too close to your due date in case the baby arrives early.

I recommend booking your maternity portrait session after your 20-week scan, so we can plan a session for somewhere between 24 and 35 weeks.

The £125 photoshoot session booking fee is payable when you book and secures your date & time in my diary. It does not include any product or digital files.

All of my collections include a mix of digital file and print credit, enabling you to choose exactly which products (prints, wall art; both framed and canvases, plus albums) you’d like included. My collections start at £429.

Professional Maternity Photography

What’s the process …



A 15 minute call is the quickest way to go over all the details and answer any questions you have about working together.

If you feel we are a good creative fit, we can get your photoshoot scheduled.

A session booking fee of £125 and a little paperwork is all that is required to confirm your booking.


I’ll send you a prep guide, a few days before, but I am always happy to set up a time to chat if you want additional help.

Please allow up to an hour, and there is plenty of free parking available at my Studio at Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2HP.

For more details on your Portrait Experience click here. 


Selecting your favourite photographs for your chosen collection. Each of my collections includes a number of digital files, AND a print credit (think of it as a gift card) toward beautiful wall art, handmade albums, and gift prints.

I have structured it this way so that you’ll end up with products on your walls, that actually suit your needs. Collections start at £429

studio for Newborn Baby Photography at Sue Kennedy Photography, Parndon Mill, Harlow

Every bump photoshoot takes place at my studio at Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex.

This out-of-town riverside location has plenty of free parking, and the odd sheep or duck.

I operate on a by appointment basis to ensure that each Mum to have the time they need with me.



Sue has taken all of my family photos from the pregnancy of my first son all the way through to post pregnancy with my second son. All of our photos are amazing and the range of photos taken is great. Would highly recommend Sue Kennedy.



Comfortable, fun and memorable



Sue was very welcoming. Her studio is comfortable and the location is superb. Sue made us both feel at ease during the whole shoot and it was great to see a true professional in action.  



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Can I bring my partner?

Yes, of course.

Can I bring my other children?

Yes of course. Love a photo of them kissing the bump or pretending their tummy is bigger 🙂

What should I wear?

If you’re wondering what outfits to wear for your bump photoshoot. then I’ve curated this pinterest board ‘Maternity Photography Outfits‘ based on what I know works best in the studio, and what you probably already have in your new maternity wardrobe. From casual jeans & a white shirt to bump revealing dresses. For more info check out this inspiration guide.

Can i bring the scan photo?

Yes please do, a printed copy works better.

Do I need to get undressed?

No. You can reveal as much or as little skin as you wish. Options include a bodycon dress, as this reveals your bump or a white shirt which can be unbutton to reveal the bump or left closed.

I do have a beautiful long black gown which can reveal the bump or be swept over the bump.

Another option is a beach cover up, as these tend to be made of light material, which creates  a beautiful silhouette style photograph.

See “What Should I Wear?’ for some more inspiration.


Your Photographer

🧡 Hello, I’m Sue, a photographer who captures the milestone moments of your growing baby WITHOUT adding to new parents’ stress.

Here’s my thinking, booking a portrait experience is an investment of time, money, and energy, and I also believe you should print the photos that you love. Someone once said to me “digitals are temporary, prints are generational.” I offer both options and would encourage you to make use of your print credit in your gallery store to achieve this.

I created my podcast Photographs in a Shoebox to inspire you to preserve your memories in print, and share ideas on how to do that. You can listen here.

Portrait of photographer Sue Kennedy by Amanda Hall Photography

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