I'm Megan, a natural-light photographer based in Anchorage, Alaska. My heart adores authentic moments, soft tones, and all things baby & motherhood. 


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While visiting in the south this winter, I was able to take some very special pregnancy announcement pictures for my baby brother & sister-in-law. I’m so excited to take her maternity pictures in a few months when they visit Alaska and to welcome a new nephew this summer.

This golden announcement session took place right at sunset when the light is fading by the second but is all kinds of warm and gorgeous. Smith Springs Park outside of Nashville, TN provided the most beautiful location, with Percy Priest Lake as the backdrop.

Before the session, I went over to their house to help get things ready and got to first-hand witness the sheer panic of trying to put together your own outfits for pictures. Nothing looked right or fit right, or so it seemed. But within five minutes I had these two outfits put together and it the perfect complement to the woodsy tones and golden hues. It’s why the studio wardrobe and styling are so important when planning a session. I help plan and prep to take all the stress out of choosing what to wear so you’re relaxed and excited for our session. Instead of second-guessing your outfits, you can focus on enjoying these memories we’re creating together.

And yes, their furbabies joined in on the fun and we just had to recreate the classic scene from 101 Dalmations!

A golden pregnancy announcement session | Anchorage maternity & newborn photographer

Current availability is for Summer & Fall 2024 sessions and I am reserving due dates through the end of 2024. Please get in touch to get all the details and begin planning your family's session. 

If you’re expecting a little one in the greater Anchorage or Matsu Valley area or desperately need updated pictures of your own growing family, then I would love to chat and help plan something wonderful for you. 

Megan Marlene Photography offers Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Milestone, and Family Sessions for the Greater Anchorage Area, including Kenai, Girdwood, Eagle River, Chugiak, Palmer, Wasilla, Big Lake, Sutton, and welcomes families from across Alaska. 

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  1. Kathryne says:

    These are beautiful! So special that you were able to talk them for your brother!

  2. mary says:

    So beautiful and so special when you get to capture these amazing images for your family! how exciting for them!

  3. These are all so beautiful!

  4. Lindsey says:

    Love these warm tones, so beautiful! Congratulations!!

  5. Kami Vanous says:

    These are so gorgeous. How special that you could do this for your family!!!

  6. Renee says:

    These are so lovely. What a treasure for this couple to have this documented

  7. Rya says:

    I love these! Great use of the landscape, and I always love it when a couple incorporates their fur babies into their session — great job!

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