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Redwood Maternity Session In The Sequoia Forest: Baby On The Way! | Bo & Katie

redwood maternity session family portraits with the couple surrounded by tree trunks and soft focus light filtering through the leaves by film photographer AGS Photo Art

Almost four years ago, I had the pleasure of photographing Bo and Katie’s wedding at the Eagle Vines Golf Club in Napa Valley, CA- and now these two are expecting a baby boy this March! I was thrilled when they reached out to me again to photograph their redwood maternity session in the Bay Area. After all, while I am a local Carmel photographer, I also love going to new places with my couples and capturing their special moments wherever they decide. That’s the beauty of also being a destination photographer!

Redwood Maternity Session panel of 3 family portraits; the photo on the left is of the father to be smiling and laughing; the middle photo is the couple from the chest down as they embrace and hold each other's hands; the right photo is of the mother to be in a green wrap dress and brown boots by film photographer AGS Photo Art

We spent all day catching up while taking a stroll through this beautiful forest setting. Actually, the location was all scouted out beforehand by Bo who’s enjoys photographing scenery himself with an eye for great lighting and views. They really wanted those rich green and organic elements for their redwood maternity session so Bo couldn’t have picked a more perfect spot!

Sequoia Redwood Maternity Session portraits of the couple in the woods smiling and celebrating their roles as parents to be

Redwood and Forest Greens

family portraits in the redwoods; the couple embracing with the husband's hand on his wife's belly as they smile at each other by film photographer AGS Photo Art

I loved Bo and Katie’s coordination in their outfits for their redwood maternity session. Bo was totally dressed to the nines for his role of New Dad with some dapper denim jeans and a snazzy button up! He also matched these awesome brown boots with Katie’s outfit- and oh my goodness, Katie’s dress! Green is definitely your color, my friend! I loved the way this deep green dress from Baltic Born complimented the forest setting in her redwood maternity session. Thoughtful details like these really shine through in the photos, don’t you think?

couple portraits in the forest of the husband kissing his pregnant wife; in the next portrait, the couple is smiling at the camera with the husband resting his cheek on top of his wife's head while her hands frame her baby belly

A New Chapter After The Maternity Session: Moving Up The Coast!

While of course, I miss them already, I’m also beyond excited for Bo and Katie to move up to Oregon soon! No doubt, they could use the extra space with their baby boy on the way. And the Oregon forest-meets-coast life is certainly an attractive life to live! You get the best of both worlds! I know as a destination photographer, versatile locations with a mix of elements are worth their weight in gold. Also not going to lie, I love to visit places like that too 😉

maternity session couple portraits in the forest with light filtering through the trees, the couple is smiling at one another and holding hands

Capturing A Legacy

It was so great getting to spend time with Bo and Katie again! These two are so sweet and I’m so honored they chose me to photograph their redwood maternity session. Having that trust and closeness with my couples means the world to me! And the fact that they’ve referred me many times to their friends and family to photograph their special occasions makes my heart so full! It’s a small world after all when I see them at their loved ones’ weddings and other celebrations.

family portraits in the redwood forest of the couple celebrating the coming of their baby boy

I can’t say enough about them! Bo and Katie really are a legacy couple of AGS and have in turn, given me the huge honor of being their legacy photographer. That is, I’ve photographed their engagement, wedding, and now their maternity session too! Here’s to capturing more of your precious moments, Katie and Bo! I can’t wait to see your baby boy in the future for lifestyle newborn shoots!

panel of 3 portraits of couple's Redwood Maternity Session; the left photo is of the mother to be in a green wrap dress, the middle photo is the couple together with the husband's hand resting on his wife's baby bump; the right photo is of the father to be in a light blue dress shirt and a black watch by film photographer AGS Photo Art

Wasn’t this redwood maternity session just darling? If you or an expecting momma are looking for a seasoned maternity session photographer, I’m your gal. Contact me here, it would be my pleasure to capture this exciting chapter of your lives!

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