Everyone in Ottawa is always eager for Spring to arrive but when we’re feeling particularly excited to see flowers and fresh Spring growth and there’s still just mud everywhere outside I love to head into the greenhouse for sessions.

In May I met this lovely family in the greenhouse for their 3rd baby’s maternity session. I love that this family booked a photo session to celebrate the upcoming arrival of their 3rd baby as often as families grow it can be harder to make the time for a session. But these memories are so worth taking the time to capture and I know even baby will be so glad to have these photos to look back on long after they’ve grown up!

two brothers in a greenhouse smiling for a photo

The soon to be big and bigger brothers had so much fun exploring the greenhouse and looking at all of the bright flowers during their session. The warmth of the greenhouse and the shelter from the elements meant that not only was the setting comfortable but also that the flowers and greenery in the backdrop of their photos were lush and beautiful.

We started the session focused on capturing some updated photos of the family together and of the boys. These handsome little guys were superstars during their maternity session and I can’t wait to photograph them again when their new baby arrives soon.

After the boys were all finished I turned the focus of the session to mom and her baby. For her photos alone she chose one of my favourite gowns and it looked beautiful on her and perfect against the backdrop of the greenhouse. With a busy family of soon-to-be five these serene portraits of mom alone with her belly are very special and I love how they turned out. I can’t wait to see her cuddled up with her baby soon!

Sara McConnell Photography ~ Ottawa Maternity Photos