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Top 15 Summer Maternity Photoshoot Ideas

Summer is the time when the weather is so pleasant and all around us looks pretty and green. Obviously it's the best time for outdoor photo sessions. As profesional photographer I can say, that this period is really good for pregnancy photography. Because summer clothing nicely emphasise mommy's belly.

In this article you will find 15 best summer outdoor photo ideas for a maternity photoshoot in Toronto. Plus, I added links to places where you can actually capture this photos. This article will be helpful not only for pregnant women, but also for engaging couples and for anyone who is looking for summer photography inspiration.

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1) Street Style Fashion

So, if you have no clue where to do your summer maternity photoshoot in Toronto, just put on your favorite dress and step outside. Believe me Downtown Toronto is really amazing place to take some cool photos. The best thing about it is if you tired with one location, you can find a totally new looking place just behind the corner. Do not afraid to use all shop fronts, building entrances, street crosswalks and caffey terraces.

For street style pregnancy photoshoot you can use any kind of summer clothing. From fancy dress to comfy jeans. Instagram with numerous of fashion bloggers will be the best place for your outfit inspiration.

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2) City Skylines & Roof Tops

If you live in Toronto, you got so lucky! Not only because you can smoke marijuana legally (just kidding :P ), but also because this city has numerous of beautiful skylines you can use in your maternity photoshoot. You can find all Toronto's skylines on BlogTO.

Moreover, for your photoshoot you can use open roof topes with amazing views. Just make sure you can take photos in the place you picked, especially if there is located any kind of restaurant or bar. The skyline & rooftop idea will also be nice for engagement photography in Toronto.

The best outfit option for this idea would be a cocktail dress. It would look great for both engagement & maternity photoshoots.

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3) Just Go to Park

Park, is also a nice idea if you want to have your maternity photoshoot in Toronto. Parks have this magnificent atmosphere as in some kind of fairytale.

Use all you can see: benches, arches, sculptures, trees etc.

Put on a long summer dress or long skirt and nice top, add some flower to your hair and you are ready for a pregnancy or engagement photoshoot.

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4) Flowers Softness

One of the most beautiful things on our planet, it is a flower. As profesional photographer I know, that flowers are great as a background for any type of photos and especially for maternity photoshoot in Toronto. Pregnancy add more feminine to a woman and flowers would emphasize her beauty with its softness. And it's fairly easy to find beautiful gardens in Toronto.

For photos with flowers wear light colours and materials. Also, it's always good to put on bright lipstick that match flowers tone.

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5) Retro Picnic

Summer is the best time to go for a picnic. So if you are pregnant or planning to have engagement photoshoot in Toronto just ask your photographer to join you for a picnic. Trust me, you'll have a lot of fun and new positive memories. Plus, photos would always bring you back to this joyful summer atmosphere.

For your picnic put on white, light blue or red short dress, or light pants and man style shirt. Complete your look with straw hat and lots of fruits.

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6) Spirit of Fields

Warm wind and grass smell, what could be better? If you are looking for a right place for your maternity photoshoot in Toronto, Ontario's fields are open for you. For a professional photographer it will be really easy to capture your story in amazing photos with such a beautyful background.

For pregnant woman it would be nice to wear short light dress. Also, if you are planning to have an engagement photoshoot than put on country style outfit with cowboy boots & hat.

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7) Wild Forest Life

Any forest would help you to feel connected to the mother nature and get some awesome photos. This place is really good if you are planning to have a maternity photoshoot in Toronto. So, take your professional photographer and go deeper to a wood. The mystery of thicket will emphasize the beauty of a moment. Also, numerous of trees will create a unique atmosphere for your story.

For your pregnancy photoshoot, wear long light dress with flower crown.

P.S. Do not forget your mosquito spray ;)

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8) Desert Mood

The desert is also an amazing place for maternity or engagement photoshoot. Unfortunately, it's a bit hard to find a real desert in Toronto. However, if you still can't leave without photos like this, you can always take your professional photographer and go for a small trip to USA or check out the only desert in Ontario.

For pregnancy photography put on something light and even a bit transparent. Also pick something in white and light blue colours and try to skip red.

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9) Beach Photoshoot

Well the beach is one of the most obvious and best option for your summer maternity photoshoot in Toronto. Especially, if you can't go to desert, but still want to see a lot of sand on your photos ;) Plus, clean background with blue waves looks really amazing. Moreover, Toronto has so many nice beaches to visit.

For your maternity outfit picks any clothing that easily flies by the wind. It might be not only long dress, but also wide pants made of light material, like for example silk. On the other hand, if you want to be more casual you can put on a cozy sweater or simple top & shorts. Bonus, you would not need to pick any footwear :P

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10) Malibu Safeguard Style

Well, if you are already chilling on a beach why not to take some photos in Malibu Safeguard Style?! Put on your bikini and prove that pregnant women can also be sexy! This idea is also nice, if for some reason you do not want to rent a studio for your maternity photoshoot in Toronto.

For the outfit put on your favorite bikini, altho it might be a great excuse to buy a new one ;) Combine it with white boyfriend's shirt or beach robe and finish your look with sunglasses or hat.

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11) Beauty of Blue Waves

If you want to get some really cool photos for your pregnancy or engagement photoshoot in Toronto, just go to "swim" Ontario lake. But before make sure the weather is super hot, so you do not get cold in the water. Anyway, if you do so you will get super romantic photos.

For maternity photoshoot in water, put on clothing that look good when wet. Better to avoid heavy long dresses and prefer something light and a little transparent.

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12) Underwater

So if you don't afraid to get wet you can get even better photos if you actually dive into the water. I simply adore underwater pregnancy photography. The atmosphere of the photos looks like from another planet where people know how to fly. You can check out some public swimming pools for maternity photoshoot in Toronto. Also, you could rent out a cottage with pool for the weekend and invite professional photographer to do nice shoots.

The best option for a pregnancy photoshoot outfit would be a biking and long piece of light material.

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13) Marina Marina

In case you don't want to get wet, but still want some beautiful photos near to water you can do a photo session in the marina. This is nice idea for maternity photoshoot in Toronto. It won't be hard to find Marinas' in Toronto, just go to Ontario lake.

One more nice option, especially for an engagement photoshoot is to rent a boat or sail. Believe me, it would be romantic and memorable event for both of you.

For your photography session follow marina theme. Put on a stripped shirt or dress and pick light colors.

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14) Amazing Summer Views

Summer is truly great season for any kind of outdoor photography. And for maternity photoshoot in Toronto you can find numerous amazing views that would look great on your photos. So if you are looking for some place for your summer maternity or engagement photoshoot just go outside of the city and stop in the first beautiful place you see. Trust me, you won't need to go too far from Toronto to find such a place. To make your life, even easier, visit this list of places to get in touch with nature and take great photos near Toronto.

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15) Sunset

Have you ever seen that gorgeous photo against the sunset? When sun creating beautiful silhouette and making the overall look so warm. If you are going to hve maternity photoshoot in Toronto just ask your photographer to have a photo session in the evening time. You will get an amazing photos that you could print on large format and put on a wall in your living room. Use this idea for your photoshoot and you will never regret!

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As you can see there are so many nice options for summer maternity photoshoot in Toronto. You can also use any of them for your engagement or any other photo session.

My experience as a professional photographer shows that there are even more great ideas and places for your unforgetable summer photoshoot. Contact me for maternity or engagement photoshoot in Toronto & visit my website or my Instagram page for even more inspiration!

Remember Katia Sativa is always available to create an amazing photoshoot for you in Toronto and worldwide!


Be creative & enjoy yourselves!


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