Best Maternity Photography Locations in Orange County

Maternity photography is a celebration of life and its natural beauty. As such, we prefer maternity photography locations with a natural, serene look and feel. Below are some of our favorite locations for maternity photography:

Northwest Open Space, San Juan Capistrano, CA

An open but private field, Northwest Open Space is a perfect spot to have your maternity session. The open sunlit areas allow for warm and beautifully lit photos, and the colors are perfect for all seasons!

To see more images from Vy’s gorgeous maternity session at Northwest Open Space, Orange County, please click here!

Address: 30291 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Permit Fee: None

Jeffrey Open Space Trail, Irvine, CA

Lush green meadows and tall trees are noteworthy features of Jeffrey Open Space in Irvine. The park is easily accessible and provides beautiful backgrounds for maternity photos.

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Address: 13252 Jeffrey Rd, Irvine, CA 92620
Permit Fee: None

Oak Canyon Nature Center, Anaheim, CA

With plenty of cool, shaded area and beautiful leafy trees, Oak Canyon is perfect for those who prefer a more woodsy look for their maternity session. It is especially beautiful in the cooler months of fall and winter.

Click here to see more images from Jamie’s session at Oak Canyon Nature Center.
Address: 6700 E Walnut Canyon Rd, Anaheim, CA 92807
Permit Fee: $25/hr

Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Most commonly use for engagement sessions, the Mission in San Juan Capistrano is no doubt a beautiful place to capture your maternity photos. The variety of nature and architecture allow for different styles and looks as well, from bright and airy to dramatically lit.

To see more images from Raquel’s maternity session at the Mission in San Juan Capistrano, please click here.
26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Permit Fee: $50

Irvine Regional Park, Orange CA

Dense with full, leafy trees, Irvine Regional Park provides beautiful and even backdrops for your maternity session. In autumn, you’ll find most of the leaves have turned a beautiful golden yellow, perfect for warmly lit photos!

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Address: 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, CA 92869
Permit Fee: None

Victoria Beach, Laguna Beach CA

The lighthouse and tide pools have made Victoria Beach and OC staple! Book well in advance in because access to the tide pools vary due to tide levels.

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Address: 2713 Victoria DrLaguna Beach, CA 92651
Permit Fee: $100

In-Studio, Tustin, CA

Shooting in our Tustin studio can make for an amazing styled, editorial type of shoot!

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Address: 1173 Warner Ave. Tustin, CA 92780
Permit Fee: None

More Maternity Photography Locations

For more options, check out our Engagement Photography Locations on Lin and Jirsa. For more FAQs on Maternity Photography, see our page on Maternity Photography.