Dreamy Boho Maternity Session Chelsey Lux | Fredericksburg, VA

I’ve been dying to share this blog post since the moment Chelsey and I started planning this session. I DON’T photograph maternity sessions…but when it’s one of my best friends, I make an exception!!! I’ve also photographed Chelsey’s engagement sessionwedding, and honeymoon session. She was a workshop alumni (TWICE!!) and a coaching client!! AND she photographed weddings with me during my first year as a wedding photographer!! So, when she asked if I’d make an exception to photograph her maternity portraits for her second baby that she prayed for for SO long…there was no question!! YES!!

Chelsey told me that her vision for this session was a little different than her norm. Instead of pink and girly, she wanted soft and boho…and I could envision it perfectly! When she arrived at her shoot this week I melted when I saw her dress and got to spend time with sweet little Harper. She is going to be a big SISTER!! Crazy!!!!

Chelsey and Marc, thank you so, so much for entrusting me with so many special seasons of your life. I am so grateful! This session has SO many new favorites and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!! And a HUGE thank you to Westwood Flowers for the amazing tepee and floral crowns!!!

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FAVORITE. I can’t handle these!!!

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Oh my goodness!!!

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The sweetest big sister!!!

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Another favorite!!!

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I mean…could she BE any more beautiful!?

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September 22, 2017


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