90s Grunge Maternity Shoot // Paris

On a golden June evening, I explored Camp North End with beautiful local model, Paris Loran. Paris, 6 months pregnant at the time, was my subject for a creative 90s grunge maternity photo shoot.

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Camp North End Charlotte Photography by Elizabeth A Images

A styled shoot is a collaborative effort by creatives to make a conceptual photoshoot -in this case, a 90s grunge maternity shoot. I consider this to be a mini-styled shoot as only Paris and I were involved, and we styled her using items we had on hand.

90s grunge maternity styled shoot by Elizabeth A. Images

My vision for this shoot was born from a desire to do maternity differently. I’ve noticed that maternity photos tend to have a very distinct look -they’re all dramatic gowns and golden rim lighting with an ethereal overtone. I wanted to create a maternity collection unlike anything I’ve seen from other photographers.

90s grunge maternity styled shoot by Elizabeth A. Images, Charlotte portrait photography

Camp North End is an industrial park with dotted with small businesses. It features a wide variety of murals created by local Charlotte artists. The combination of colorful murals and weathered buildings for backdrops makes this part of town a photographer’s playground!

90s grunge maternity styled shoot by Elizabeth A. Images

Paris is due in September to give birth to her first child! I think she looks absolutely radiant and makes pregnancy look glamorous.

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Charlotte maternity photography by Elizabeth A Images

You may have noticed that grunge is a common theme in my creative work -and you are on the nose! The alternative aesthetic influences how I dress myself and the work I prefer to make when I have complete creative control.

90s grunge maternity styled shoot by Elizabeth A. Images

Camp North End is always good location choice to consider when booking a branding or portrait session with me!

Do you have a vision for an out-of-the-box session? I’d love to help your concept come to life! Click here to learn more about my portrait session services: https://elizabethaimages.com/fine-art-portrait/

-Elizabeth A.


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