The Art of Motherhood

“Our maternity shoot with Oliver was magical. He made me feel beautiful and captured the essence of this special time.” – Emily K.

Welcome to Oliver Doran Studios, where we’re all about celebrating motherhood in the most beautiful way possible! As specialists in crafting individually tailored maternity photography experiences, we’re here to make you feel safe, comfortable, and confident in front of the camera.

What does the experience cost?

I am offering a limited time offer special promotion package for just £350 to include a complimentary 7×10″ beautifully mounted archival wall art.

What does this experience include?

  • A relaxed 3-hour photo session at the renowned Oliver Doran’s studio!
  • Glam up with a professional hair & makeup artist for the perfect look!
  • Collaborate during a pre-shoot consultation to discuss everything!
  • A complimentary 7 x 10″ printed and mounted portrait of your favourite moment – offer available for limited time!
  • Access to exquisite maternity drapes fabulous props for your shoot !
  • Enjoy a private photo reveal session to view your stunning images!
  • Get your chosen photos professionally edited for a flawless finish!
  • Customize your collection with the option to purchase additional prints or digital images – the more, the merrier!

“Oliver captured the beauty of my pregnancy with such tenderness. These photos are treasures for a lifetime.” – Sophie R.

The ideal time for a maternity shoot is between 28 and 34 weeks, when your bump is nicely rounded but you’re still comfortable. Booking your session with Oliver Doran during this sweet spot ensures the best results.

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What To Expect…

From the initial Discovery Call to the final selection of your stunning maternity images, we are here to immortalize the precious moments of your pregnancy journey. Our powerful and transformative editorial-quality maternity photoshoot will deliver unforgettable portrait photography that captures the essence of your beautiful journey into motherhood. Come to our studio and let us help you create the most captivating and heartwarming maternity portraits you will ever see!

Discovery call

This initial discovery call is our chance to chat about what you are looking for during your portrait session. How you want to use your images? How you want your hair, makeup and wardrobe.

Wardrobe styling

We will discuss your personal style and branding then help you select outfits based on your goals for the shoot. We will review your outfit choices and provide feedback. We can also create a Pinterest board.

Hair & makeup styling

Let our team pamper you! Just show up and we will do the rest. Style you hair, adding shape and volume. Come with a clean face and our professional makeup artists will apply your makeup, perfect for our shoot.

Guided photoshoot

We ensure you are comfortable every step of the way. We will guide you through poses, expressions and movement. We ensure you we will capture images you will love.

Professional retouching

What makes our images unique is the magic we do with our professional retouching. We ensure your images look magazine ready. You will be excited to share your final images!

Printed images & digital files

Our packages include printed images and a variety of products to display and gift your images. We will also include a digital image with each print you order.



Q: When is the best time to schedule my maternity shoot?

A: The ideal time for a maternity shoot is between 28 and 34 weeks, when your bump is nicely rounded but you’re still comfortable. Booking your session with Oliver Doran during this sweet spot ensures the best results.

Q: Can I bring my partner or other family members to the shoot?

A: Yes, you’re welcome to invite your partner to participate in the maternity shoot to capture your shared love and excitement. While the focus is on you and your journey into motherhood, you may bring someone for support if you wish. My team and I will ensure that you feel comfortable and cared for throughout the session.

Q: What should I wear for my maternity shoot?

A: Choose 3 to 5 outfits that flatter and showcase your beautiful pregnant figure. Consider maxi dresses, flowy skirts, and fitted tops that accentuate your curves and emphasize your belly. If you need inspiration, you can browse my Pinterest board or share your own ideas with me.

Q: Will hair and makeup be provided at the studio?

A: Yes, professional hair and makeup will be provided at the studio, allowing for several different looks during your shoot. Collaborate with my talented artists to create styles that make you feel radiant and confident.

Q: How can I personalise my maternity shoot?

A: Incorporate meaningful items into your shoot, like baby shoes, ultrasound pictures, or sentimental heirlooms. This adds a personal touch to your fine art portraits and tells your unique story. Share your ideas with me, and I will help bring your vision to life.

Q: How can I prepare for my maternity shoot?

A: To prepare for your maternity shoot, browse Pinterest for inspiration and share your findings with me. Consider the types of outfits, props, and poses that resonate with you. Communicate your preferences and needs with me, and my team and I will do our best to accommodate you and make your experience enjoyable.

Q: What can I expect during my maternity shoot?

A: During your maternity shoot, you can expect a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. My team and I will guide you through different poses, wardrobe changes, and interactions to capture stunning fine art portraits that showcase your beauty and anticipation during this special time in your life.

Q: Where should I display my maternity portrait in my home?

A: Consider where in your home you have space to display your artistic maternity portrait. As a legacy piece, it marks

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