North Phoenix Desert Maternity Photographer | Mama Melissa

It was my first maternity photo session that lit my fire for photography. It took A LOT of convincing, but my sweet husband just kept reminding me that someday I would want to show our daughter (now there are two of them) what mommy looked like with her in my belly. So we hired a photographer. Like many mama-to-be’s, I felt anxious preparing for the shoot because in my hormone-influenced brain, I felt gross. I felt swollen. I felt the opposite of photo-worthy. But I was totally wrong. I can honestly look back now and say how grateful I am to have those images – for many reasons. My girls have already flipped through our maternity photos numerous times and just love seeing their “bump.” And I found a love for capturing life’s sweetest blessings by offering my passion for photography to others.

Motherhood is miraculous. The journey is unlike anything you’ll ever experience. I love being able to capture gorgeous mama’s on their journey. Maternity photography… I HEART YOU!

This beautiful lady is a second time SweetLife Maternity Mama – she’s like a celebrity on my website. 😉

Her grace and undeniable beauty certainly make my job pretty easy but pair that with a gorgeous the Arizona desert sunset and its pure Maternity Magic!

Pregnant mom wearing blush colors dress in the Phoenix desertBeautiful mom-to-be wearing a pink flowing maternity gown in the desertLittle boy posing with Mom's pregnant bellyGorgeous expectant mom wearing pink flowing maternity gown at sunset in the desert of Phoenix