The moments of your maternity and the early days of your child's birth are among the most momentous occasions in your life. Capturing them is not only deeply important but necessary to preserving your memories.
Allow us to guide you through our signature, proven photography experience so you can come away with beautiful, luxe imagery that expresses both your journey as a mother and your newborn’s precious moments.
The Maternity Portrait Session Experience begins with a 30 minute consultation at our studio in beautiful downtown Winchester. At this consultation, we will discuss your vision for your maternity session. What type of style would you like to capture? We pride ourselves on tailoring your maternity session to your needs. You will be able to review our extensive client closet of couture gowns, dresses, robes, capes, bodysuits, silks and so much more. Our calendar books up 2-3 months in advance. We recommend that you book your session once you are in your 2nd trimester. A session fee of $495 reserves your session on our calendar. Collections are purchased separately. Collections start at $1,295.
The Maternity Portrait Session lasts about 3.5 hours and is held in our studio in Winchester where you will have access to our extensive client wardrobe. Hair and makeup is included with your session fee.
Once we choose an available session date and you complete your booking, we will officially enter your session onto our studio calendar. Upon booking, you will receive a session prep guide and client questionnaire to complete prior to scheduling an in-person consultation.
Your portrait session will be a completely stress-free experience in the studio. You will have your hair and make up done by our amazing artist for about an hour and half. After hair and makeup, we will photograph you in a variety of looks for up to two hours. Your session will be fully guided and we help you with posing and styling throughout your session.
Your proofing gallery will be available in approximately 14 days after your session. You will be able to view your beautiful portraits and select your collection after watching your slideshow of fully edited images. Once you purchase your collection, you will be able to download your selected images immediately. You will have up to 30 days to select your images for download and purchase additional products. If you need help, I am just a phone call away!
You’re understandably excited to become a mother. And at the same time, life doesn't stop. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure how you will fit another thing in– especially something so important, like capturing your memories.
We’ve created a solution for you, offering you a full-service, luxurious photography experience, so getting your maternity and newborn images is a simple, streamlined process.
Music is playing, vibes are high, and the conversation is good. As you sit back and close your eyes to soak in the experience, our team of expert hair and make-up artists transform you into the picture of maternal chic.
Before you know it, your transformation is complete. Now it’s time to step into your very own couture, Vogue-worthy photoshoot.
You’re artfully posed and feel as if you’re embodying the beauty and breadth of motherhood at this moment.
The entire experience is full of ease and joy. You’re confident in the images and feel assured that these will be unlike anything you’ve ever seen with professional retouching.
You’re certain this is one of the best decisions you’ve ever made. You’re grateful you gave yourself the gift of this experience, and you can’t wait to see the photographs! (You’re already brainstorming on where you’ll hang your beautiful images in your home!)
With our expert assistance, you’re styled in a glamorous gown with impeccable accessories. Every detail is exquisite.
A turn-key solution to getting your artfully captured and elegant maternity and newborn photos
1:1 Photography Session with one of Boston’s Best Newborn Photographers with 10 years of experience– oh, and did we mention our beloved clients often call Susie the “Baby Whisperer?”
Professional hair and make-up artistry services
Exclusive access to our extensive client wardrobe valued at thousands of dollars. We have one-of-a-kind gowns imported from Germany, dresses, robes, capes, kaftans, and all your accessories.
Get styled and posed by industry experts
Experience what it’s like to receive professionally retouched images by a renowned photographer with 10 years of experience.
During my maternity photo shoot, I felt pretty, empowered, I felt like a supermodel. Susie is able to transform stiff us into beautiful vogue models - not to mention her amazing maternity wardrobe. She understood what I wanted before I was able to voice it myself.”
My baby wanted to be wide awake during the session and she was able to comfort and soothe him to sleep multiple times. Susie spent hours with him fighting a nap, but you’d never know that when looking at the final product. She was able to get absolutely adorable shots of him that we will cherish forever!”
She takes her time making sure your baby is so well cared for. She made sure he was a very happy baby. It was a nice day where my husband and I could relax knowing our little one was in good hands. I am so glad I found Susie and will forever be grateful for these beautiful pictures and memories.”
Yes! Every photo session takes place in our fine-art studio at One Mount Vernon Street, Suite 205 Winchester MA 01890. You can find out more about the studio HERE. Please note we do not offer outdoor sessions at this time.
We most frequently schedule photography sessions during the morning hours to allow time for arrival, hair and makeup, wardrobe prep, styling, and, of course, photography. Although we offer weekend sessions, we have limited weekend availability so we ask that you contact us in advance if you would prefer a Saturday or Sunday time slot.
When you book with us, we will add you to our calendar for your due date, reserving time before and after the date just in case the baby comes a little early or late. Once you deliver, contact us as soon as possible, and from there, we can select a firm date for your session within two weeks of your delivery.
We schedule newborn sessions soon after delivery because ideally, we’d like for your baby to sleep as much as possible during the session. During this time window, babies tend to be sleepy and more amenable to posing. After their first two weeks of life, babies will have longer periods of wakefulness and will feel more disrupted by the posing and photographing. For this reason, we are firm on scheduling your baby’s session within 2 weeks to ensure that we can do our best work and you come away with the highest quality photos.
When you book a maternity session with Susie Boston, hair and makeup is already included! We take care of it all so you can simply show up and enjoy the experience. Our trusted hair and makeup artists have over 15 years of experience working at high end salons on Newbury Street, so you can feel confident that you will be taken care of by the very best at every step in the photography process.
Maternity clients will have access to our extensive client wardrobe which includes gowns, dresses, robes, capes and assorted. casual pieces. For newborn sessions, simple clothing choices are best for creating timeless portraits that aren’t easily dated. I suggest solid colors, avoiding busy patterns, stripes or logos/words. Newborns are photographed in their birthday suits and in wraps. We provide all the wraps, hats, bonnets, headbands and cozy knitted onesies for your newborn. Outfits are not needed.
Boston Newborn and Maternity Photographer serving the Boston area, including Winchester, Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville, Medford, Malden, Burlington, Concord, Lexington, Belmont, Brookline, Newton, Waltham, Lynnfield, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston, Needham, Charlestown, South Boston, and Wellesley.