Hi there, friend! I am so glad you’re here. With each passing year, I’ve come to believe it more and more: Family is everything. 

Your family is the most precious thing in the world to you, and you want your photos to capture that genuine, effortless connection you all share.

Can you imagine having photos so special that the love you see in them stops you in your tracks every time you pass them hanging in your hallway? Photos that can instantly take you back to those precious and fleeting moments with your sweet family?

Like the feel of tiny newborn toes in your palm. The sweet toddler giggles. Or how your husband gently cradled your growing bump. 

We can absolutely create photos like that for your family (and have the best time while we do it!).

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Elegant, Heartfelt + Timeless
Motherhood Photography

Serving Hattiesburg, Jackson, and the surrounding Mississippi Gulf Coast region with

About our Families

This is us! I’m ready to book our session

I might be the perfect photographer to capture your family’s love if.…


You’re drawn to bright, airy, and whimsical photography. The thought of a simple, soft, and elegant wardrobe, natural light, and lifestyle poses that organically portray your family speaks to you.


For you, a stress-free photography experience is a must. One that feels like a treat for your entire family and that you look back on together as a fun memory you shared for years to come.


More than anything, you want the love you have for each other to be the thing that shines through the most in your photos. 


You have outfits or a location in mind that are meaningful to you (I’d love to incorporate them!). Or, you’d feel completely comfortable leaving these details to me!


You’re looking for photos that show who you really are, not a poised and positioned version. You’re going for genuine smiles, emotion, and the pure joy that radiates when you’re comfortable being yourselves. 


Friend, your family photography session can feel easy!

Like hanging out on Sunday morning with the ones you love the most.

Relaxed. Happy. Content. Thankful. This is your chance to pause from the hustle of everyday life and soak up some time with your family.


The Motherhood Photography Experience





With options for

Serving you at my studio in Hattiesburg, your home/nursery, or an ideal outdoor location.


First things first, I want to get to know you, your family, and what you envision for your photos! Simply fill out this quick contact form, and I’ll respond within 24-48 hours to schedule your session. I can’t wait to hear from you!



After you fill out the contact form, I’ll send over an email with all the details and a proposal. Once we sign contracts and reserve your date with a retainer, it’s time to start planning your session!  

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If organizing your family for photos has you feeling anxious, sweet friend, don’t worry about a thing! We’ll stay in touch by phone, email, or text leading up to your session, and I’ll help you coordinate outfits, locations – every little detail. My client closet is also available to you with outfits for infants, children, moms, and dads. Plus? Studio hairstylist and professional makeup artist, Kimber Smith, is on deck to help you feel your absolute best. 



This is going to be so much fun! We’ll have all the details planned in advance, so on your session date, you get to simply show up with your loved ones and enjoy them. You are capturing the moments you never want to let go of! Treasure this time together. 

Your session date is here!


Gather up your family, and be prepared to shed a few happy tears. An online gallery of at least 30 digital images you can choose from will arrive within 2-3 weeks of your session. You’ll have full rights to every image with the ability to print, download, and share them as you see fit!

Gallery delivery 


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At least 30 high-resolution digital images delivered via an online gallery within 2-3 weeks. These can be downloaded to your laptop or smartphone, and you can share them with your loved ones by just giving them the link.

A photo location that your family will love. Choose to have a lifestyle session in your home, an outdoor location of your choice, or at my studio just outside of Hattiesburg. My studio has two parts. The first is a plain white backdrop, and the second is a home setting. Both are available to you!

Complimentary access to my client closet (if you choose) with items for infants, children, moms, and dads. I’ll send options to you in advance of your shoot so you can pick out what you’d like to try on upon arrival. 

Pre-shoot planning with me, where we go over every little detail from what to wear to the moments you want to make sure we capture. 

The ability to order prints, canvases, and heirloom albums.

On average, our families invest between $1000 and $3,000 USD.

For a detailed proposal based on your needs, get in touch with me by clicking below


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Here are all the beautiful things you can expect with your...

Motherhood Photography Experience

Enhance your photography experience by adding videography to your session with our one-and-only motherhood filmmaker, Megan Cook. Because watching those tiny yawns and sweet, wrinkly toes five years from now? I tear up just thinking about it. 


Professional hair and makeup for you, momma, with our in-house stylist, Kimber Smith. Because you are the heartbeat of your home (and your session with us)and we can’t wait to pamper and love on you to absolute pieces.


  Still have a few questions before booking your session?

That’s what I’m here for!

motherhood FAQS

I am so happy you asked! I am available for maternity, newborn, milestone, and family sessions. To get started, click here

What options do I have for my photos?


Lifestyle photography (capturing you in genuine moments versus poses) with a bright and airy feel. I use natural light and set the stage with lots of whites and neutrals. To learn more about my photography style, click here

What is your photography style?


On average, our families invest between $650to $4,000 USD To receive a detailed proposal that fits your needs, click here

How much can I expect to invest?


Once you decide which session(s) is right for you, I will send over your paperwork, contract, and retainer invoice. As soon as your paperwork is complete, you are all set and we can start planning your session!

To start the process, simply fill out this form

How do I book?


Depending on which photo experience you book, you can choose to have your session in my studio, or I can travel to meet you at your home/nursery or an outdoor location of your choice. 

My studio is broken into two parts: The first includes a plain white backdrop, and the second is set up similar to something you would see in your own home with a bed. Both spaces are available to you! To get started, click here.

Where will my photos be taken?


Of course, friend! I will help you choose outfits for your session, and we want to keep the overall color theme light. Whites, creams, grays, and pastel pinks or blues photograph best. I also have pieces you can wear from my client closet for infants, children, moms, and dads.

Will you help me plan outfits?


You can expect to receive at least 30 high-resolution digital images in your online gallery per session. These can be downloaded to your laptop or smartphone. Sharing your gallery with loved ones is easy, too! Simply copy the gallery link and send it to them.

How many images will I receive?


Absolutely. You can print, share, download, or order your images as you see fit. 

Will I have the rights to all my images?


You will receive your gallery within 2-3 weeks.

How long will it take to receive my gallery?



Kind words from our families

"When I became pregnant with our second child, I knew without hesitation I wanted Shea to be the one to take our newborn photographs. I had seen so many of her newborn shoots and fell in love with them all! Shea is always flexible with scheduling and super easy to work with. She came to our home in Jackson and shot the most amazing pictures that will be forever cherished. Not only is she professional, she is so kind and was extremely patient and fantastic with our 4 year old. Shea is the type of person who makes you feel like you have known her your entire life. She puts all of herself into her work and it shows! I was amazed at her efficiency given how busy she is. I hope she knows she is not only our favorite and by far the best photographer, but a sweet friend who has given us the priceless gift of beautiful portraits that will hang in our home forever"

Sarah Fox

"We love having our most treasured family moments captured by Shea. She has taken Christmas photos for us when were a newly wed couple, she photographed us when we were ready to announce that we were expecting our baby girl, and she was one of the first people to meet Elizabeth when she took newborn photos for us one week after she was born. Shea has celebrated each season of life with us, and it is so special to have someone we can call on to photograph our family through the years. I’m thankful for every moment she has captured that we’ll never forget as a result of her beautiful images."

Lauren Bridges

"Where do I start with Shea Gibson Photography?! Shea is the sweetest, kindest, and most professional photographer! My husband and I learned about Shea through a friend and we booked our first session with her when our daughter was born. We were HOOKED! She has since photographed our newborn son. Shea knows how to work with babies like none other. Not to mention how incredible she makes us mamas feel when she is photographing us! I cannot say enough good things about this lovely and kind lady and her business!"

Katye Runnels

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