Heather Hart of A La
Mode Photo put together some tips for Belly Photography and we knew
that we just had to to share her Belly Photography Tips with our
if you're not in California and you can't get her to fly to meet
your Big Belly where you live, here are some of her secrets:
1. Find a friend.
Since you are the model, you need someone who has a few hours to
to you and your Belly!
2. Try using a camera with real film and not digital.
Go to a camera store and ask for professional black and white film -
avoid going to the local market or drugstore for your film - there
is a big difference! Ask for 125 speed film - there is less
grain. And everyone always looks so much better in black and white -
try it, you may like it!
3. Wear natural make-up - a little base and accent your
eyes! Since you're shooting outdoors, keep it light!
4. Choose a place outside!
A local park with trees always works nicely. Make sure that the
background where you are shooting is also nice. Be careful of trash
cans and other items in the background that might detract from your
5. Go to a local fabric store and buy
material. Black, grey, white - any color is fine! Use this to
wrap around you and make a great skirt. This will accentuate your
Belly just perfectly! Bring safety pins - they will be your new best
6. Pre-pregnancy t-shirts always look good and complement
your arms and Belly.
with your new skirt and you will look fabulous!
7. Have Fun!
Enjoy the wonder of the Belly and have a great time photographing
Call Heather today for a free consultation...she creates "magic"!
Natural Environment Photography
Santa Monica, Orange County and San Francisco Bay Area, California
(also known to travel to see "Bellies" around the country)
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