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October 27, 2015

Maternity Shoot | Southborough, MA | Renee & Brandon | Jen Araya Photography

There is something so special about a maternity shoot!  Watching the couple connect while they are waiting for their baby to arrive is amazing.  I love these sessions because they are so intimate and sweet, just like the babies that will arrive!  I mean, who doesn’t like holding newborns and that new baby smell?
I have known Renee and Brandon since they were high school sweethearts, and I happened to see them at Dairy Queen in town.  Mommy to be and baby were craving ice cream, and it is always nice to bump into them.  As we were catching up they mentioned that they’d be interested in a maternity session, and I was honored that they had asked.
When the time for the shoot came, we met up at my favorite (aka secret!) spot in Southborough, MA.  It’s a wide open field right next to a highway, but you wouldn’t know there was a highway there from the angles it offers.  Renee was glowing that day, and we were fortunate enough to pick a day where the wildflowers were in full bloom!
Renee and Brandon knew they were going to be having a boy, and Bennett Bond was born just a few weeks ago.  I could not be happier for all three of them, and have had the pleasure of meeting baby Bennett as well.  Congratulations to you guys and please enjoy some of my favorites from this shoot!
xoxo Jen Araya

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  1. Porter says:

    Great shots! I especially love the ones of the mama standing in the field, among all the tall grasses and flowers. <3 <3 <3

  2. What a pretty field – never would’ve guessed it’s roadside! And beautiful couple who are so obviously in love!!

  3. Vanessa Hicks says:

    This session is just stunning! From the couple, to the light and that field!! Gorgeous photos!!

  4. Jenn says:

    What gorgeous shots! Such a beautiful, glowing momma-to-be. I love how you incorporated the props. This reminds me of my maternity shoot, and all the feelings that came with it!

  5. How beautiful! I love these photos, what a sweet time and a lovely memory for them to look back on. 🙂

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