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Cleveland Maternity Photographer

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medina, ohio

joyful motherhood

north royalton, ohio

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medina, ohio

Let's make sure you have gorgeous portraits of your little one in your belly for you to share with them as they grow! Whether this is your first or last baby, these memories are unique and irreplaceable.

As a Cleveland Maternity Photographer, my main goal is always to make the experience as stress-free as possible. You're carrying a baby, that is stressful (yet joyous) enough! I will guide you every step of the way. If you're bringing other children with you to the session, that will just add more fun to your photos. I work with your kids, not against them. We will pick a gorgeous location that has lots of room for them to run (safely) and the location will have lots of foliage, flowers or sticks keep their little fingers busy. I love turning “directing” into interaction.

Let's be real for a minute... grainy selfies of your bump while you're in your pajamas and standing in your bathroom is just not a photo you'd love to have on the walls of your home. Let's make some that you'll be proud to hang anywhere! Between your stunning solo photos of just you and your bump, your doting husband and getting your other kids comfortable, playing and laughing, I’ll get the perfect photos that encompass your family as they are and how exciting expecting a little baby is. 

i'm here to guide you every step of the way

A                      Maternity Photography Experience

you're having a baby!



Every session comes with access to my hand-picked collection of items for you and your family. We choose a color palette together and talk about your style, then I send you which maternity gowns I have available for you to choose from. Once your gown in chosen, I'm off to work! I will send you what I've put together for your review. After that, we have one try on meeting to ensure everything fits everyone. Of course, you are welcome to wear something of your own if you prefer but I will be here every step of the way to assist you in preparing your perfect session outfits. *I do not provide men's clothes.

maternity gowns & outfits for the whole family

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To secure your session, a retainer and signed contract are required. The session fee covers the time, talent and dedication of your photographer. This also covers access to the client closet, custom color palette creation and styling. All digital images, prints, and wall art are sold separately. 

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when you book your maternity & newborn lifestyle session at the same time!

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strongsville, ohio

Cassie & Family

"Such a great experience! Love how all of our pictures came out for both our maternity and newborn session! Alison worked with us to get the best shots and got creative! I highly recommend!" 

Strongsville, ohio

michelle & FAMILY

"Alison did my maternity session and my newborn session. She was quick, on time and very helpful. I definitely love every image she took and am so thankful she captured these fleeting moments for my family."

north royalton, ohio

valarie & FAMILY

"Alison was flexible when it came to planning our newborn session. She kept in touch with us and I appreciated that. I absolutely love the photos she took and see them every day on my wall. Thank you, Alison!"

shaker heights, ohio

dayna & FAMILY

"We have used Alison since 2019 and could not be happier! We have had an assortment of different sessions and have loved each one. She is so personable and makes you feel at ease knowing your forever memories will be captured. She is very organized and prompt which is super helpful! I highly recommend Christella Photography!"

bonnie park, ohio

vivianna & FAMILY

"Alison was so easy to work with. She was so positive and patient with our rambunctious three-year-old. She encouraged his silliness and it made for some adorable photos of my favorite smile in the whole world. For us not so photo savvy adults, she gave great direction and helped us feel at ease. We'll definitely cherish these photos."

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