valerie maria




Those 9 months are full of anticipation, waiting and dreaming.  Yes they are also challenging but so worth it!  It's a beautiful time in a mother's life and should be cherished!

motherhood is a journey

Your baby's journey begins even before they're born.  From that first special ultrasound, to first flutters and kicks. Embarking on the beautiful journey of motherhood is a momentous occasion that deserves to be celebrated in all its grace and splendor.

At Valerie Maria Photography, located in Malvern, PA, we specialize in luxury maternity photography, offering an unparalleled experience that goes beyond capturing images – we create timeless memories, encapsulating the radiant glow and anticipation of this precious time. Our commitment to pampering our clients with beautiful wardrobe choices, professional hair and makeup services, and the creation of bespoke heirloom artwork ensures that every mother feels like cherished during this time.

Luxury maternity photoshoot

Our Chester County, PA maternity photography studio is more than just a space for photography; it's a sanctuary where expecting mothers are treated with the utmost care and attention. We understand that this time is not just about taking pictures; it's about curating an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime.

As mothers ourselves, we understand the challenge it can be to figure out what to wear. Because of this, we curated a wardrobe collection, exclusively designed for mothers-to-be as well as post-partum for your maternity photoshoot. 

Our team of skilled hair and makeup artists is dedicated to enhancing your natural beauty, making you feel radiant. Each session begins with a personalized consultation to understand your preferences and style, ensuring that the final result reflects your unique essence. Our goal is to capture the glow that comes from within, accentuating your beauty in a way that feels authentic and glamorous.

If you are looking for “maternity photography near me”, I am honored to serve expectant
mothers and beyond in Philadelphia, Chester County, Delaware County, West Chester,
Downingtown, Glenmoore, Exton, Chester Springs, Lionville, Malvern, Paoli, and Wayne, PA.

Our most popular milestones are Maternity, Newborn & 1 year OR Newborn, 6 Months and 1 year.  You may also do a 4 session First Year Collective, that includes Maternity, Newborn, 6 months and 1 year.  

What are the most popular milestones to book? 

Maternity sessions can take place on location at SUNSET, or you may come to the Malvern, PA studio in Chester County.  

where will my session take place?


Yes!  Like all of our Signature and Simplicity Sessions, wardrobe is included.  We have an entire collection of beautiful gowns to choose from.  Most moms also choose to add-on professional hair and makeup.

Is wardrobe included? 


Because we book 2-4 months in advance, I would recommend booking between when you’re 13-20 weeks along in your pregnancy. If you’re further along, please fill out the contact form anyways as I sometimes have last minute openings.

how far in advance should I book my maternity session?


We recommend that your maternity session takes place between 30-34 weeks. For twins, 28-32 weeks is best. 

when is the best time to schedule my maternity session?



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