One of my favorite parts of this job is that I get to meet so many new people! It’s amazing to me, especially as an introverted person, that I can start a session having never met my clients and leave feeling like I’ve made a friend. This was definitely the case with Jillian and Ross. These two were so fun to work with and I absolutely LOVED photographing their winter maternity session!
Jillian and Ross are expecting their first child, a boy, in the middle of April. I had so much fun talking with them about pregnancy, parenthood, and just life in general during their session. One reason I really love maternity sessions is that the couples are more relaxed and at home with each other. There’s a comfortable familiarity and an increased depth of relationship that being married and expecting a baby brings to the images. These guys were so sweet together that I barely had to give them any direction at all! Their natural interactions were just that cute!
One sweet thing about this maternity session was that Jillian and Ross chose to include their dog, Martha, in a few of the photos. Martha has played a big role in their lives. Ross proposed by putting the engagement ring on her collar and Jillian announced they were pregnant by doing the same with a pacifier. So it was only natural to include her in a few of the maternity photos as well!
Jillian and Ross, I wish you the very best as you get ready to welcome your son! Becoming a parent is such and incredible thing! May you enjoy every minute, and may each stage be even better than the last!