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Isle of Palms, Maternity

Beach Maternity Session Among the Dunes | Charleston, SC

I met these sweet first-time parents for their beach maternity session on Isle of Palms, just outside of Charleston. It’s one of my favorite places to do a beach maternity session here in the Charleston area, despite the many options, because the dunes are pretty magical! The sunset was fairly bright for most of the session, but it made for some of my favorite images ever.

Because the sun was so bright even during golden hour, we utilized the dunes quite a bit to provide a little bit of shade. That also gave mama a break from the wind! I just cannot get over how beautiful the film (and digital images) rendered the colors at this session.

Mama wore one of my favorite maxi dresses for this maternity session from my Client Wardrobe. During the styling process, I recommended they pair Dad in a linen shirt for some texture. They looked amazing and were such a joy to work with. I mean, look at that beautiful mama and bump!

First Year Membership

This family is one of my First Year Membership families. For their three sessions within the Membership, they opted for maternity, newborn, and one-year milestone sessions.  I love when families choose the Membership for so many reasons. It’s such an honor to document these big milestones for them as baby grows. And not only do I get to witness their baby girl growing and get to know them well, but I also get to design a custom album for them at the end of their membership.

If you’re interested in hearing more about the First Year Membership, feel free to reach out here! It’s my most popular option for families expecting a baby and I can only book a limited amount of them each year to ensure everyone receives the very best experience.

Dress: Provided by Client Wardrobe
Maternity session among the dunes on Isle of Palms Beach in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
First-time parents take maternity photos during golden hour with Charleston Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography, on Isle of Palms.
Husband kissing wife on the forehead during maternity session on the beach in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Black and white maternity photo by Charleston Maternity and Newborn Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Couple walking along the dunes on Isle of Palms during sunset maternity session. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Maternity session on film in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Black and white maternity portrait by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Sunset maternity session by the water in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Parents looking at each other with excitement during maternity session in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Golden hour sunset maternity session on Isle of Palms Beach in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Golden hour sunset maternity session on Isle of Palms Beach in Charleston, SC. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Black and white maternity portrait of Mom walking along the ocean. Photos by Charleston Photographer, Caitlyn Motycka Photography.
Golden hour sunset maternity session in Charleston, SC on Isle of Palms. Photos by Caitlyn Motycka Photography.

Caitlyn Motycka is an award-winning Charleston Family, Maternity and Newborn Photographer based out of Charleston, SC. Service areas include Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms, James Island, Folly Beach, and surrounding areas.

If you’re interested in scheduling a maternity, newborn or family session, contact me here! Let’s take some pretty pictures together!

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