The 10 Best Maternity Photoshoot Ideas in Tampa

In a city of family-friendly fun and Southern hospitality as warm as the weather, it’s no surprise there are tons of great places to take maternity pictures in Tampa. From the waterfront relaxation spots to the outdoor eateries to the amusement park, there’s no shortage of ways to spend your time in the Tampa Bay area. There’s no need to feel overwhelmed, as we’ll show you cozy lounges, lush gardens, and everything in between. Here’s our list of the top maternity photoshoot ideas in Tampa. Enjoy!

1. Chill out and unwind at a spacious clubhouse lounge

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Our first pick is a great idea if you want a range of backgrounds within the same style palette. This comfy clubhouse has a clean, contemporary feel with neutral tones throughout. What’s so great about having your maternity photoshoot in a clubhouse versus a traditional living space is the versatility of seating space. Each nook has its own furniture design giving you plenty of options to find the exact right shot.

2. Step into a picturesque garden oasis inspired by the Caribbean

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Maternity photoshoots often have an air of lightness and tranquility, and that’s exactly what we’re bringing you in pick number two. This garden oasis is an escape from the bustle of city life that transports you to a serene space. From the white pebbles to the hanging trees to the sprawling bamboo, every detail was carefully crafted to help you feel relaxed and at ease. Just stick a flower in your hair and you’re ready to go. This backyard getaway is located in the Temple Terrace neighborhood and comes in at a comfortable 1,100 square feet.

3. Sink into the warm sunlight at the Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens is a total gem and one of our absolute favorite maternity photoshoot ideas near Tampa. Located just across the bay in St. Petersburg. Sunken Gardens is the oldest museum in the city at a century old. It has beautiful strolling paths and botanical wonders for anyone to enjoy. This is a great location for a maternity shoot because of the shaded natural light and stunning tropical foliage. It’s not only a great place for a photoshoot, it’ll make a great family outing when the little one comes along!

4. Show off chic looks at a bright, contemporary clubhouse

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Next up is another clubhouse, also located in St. Petersburg. Residential community clubhouses are such a great space for photoshoots because as we mentioned in our opener, they offer a more diverse set of seating options than a traditional home setting. This space is sleek, clean, and contemporary. It’s fitted with crisp white Barcelona chairs and great accent pieces. With white walls to match and plenty of windows, your pictures will be bright and beautiful.

5. Breathe in the fresh air at this lakeside outdoor space

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Our next pick is found in Dunedin, Florida, about 40 minutes from downtown Tampa. It’s well-worth the drive because this outdoor location is picture-perfect Florida. There’s a pristine little lake surrounded by beautiful aged trees and grassland. This is an awesome photoshoot spot because of the colorful seating around a fire pit. You could pose seated there enjoying a roaring fire or wade into the calm lake waters and take a snapshot from behind. No matter what you choose your pictures are bound to look beautiful in this great location.

6. Take a stroll around the lovely Water Works Park

Water Works Park is our next choice of great maternity photoshoot ideas near Tampa. Located at the north end of Tampa’s Riverwalk, this trail and leisure space connects attractions along the Hillsborough River. It looks amazing at sunset and there are both tree-lined and waterfront places to take pictures.

7. Get lost among the trees in an expansive, grassy wonderland

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Get ready for a grassy wonderland in our next pick on the list. This location is a huge, beautiful open field with grass. But it’s not just that, there are also mature palms, oaks, and maple trees. It would make for an amazing maternity shoot and it looks stunning in twilight hours. It’s easily one of our absolute favorite maternity photoshoot ideas near Tampa.

8. Let Mother Nature inspire you at Hillsborough River State Park

Up next we’re sticking with the great outdoors at Hillsborough River State Park. This outdoor wonder has oaks, pines, and great views of Hillsborough River. While the entire area is a sight of natural beauty, you’ll especially want to have your eye out for the picturesque wooden bridge that goes through the park. It’s an ideal place to take shots in nature without having to get dirty.

9. Enjoy a beach day at the gorgeous Fort De Soto Park

You just aren’t ready for how beautiful our next pick is. Fort De Soto Park sits just across Tampa Bay, just a short drive from downtown St. Petersburg. Your maternity shoot will be a breeze with all the brilliant natural light given by the Sunshine State. This is such an easy spot to take pictures, the sand and waves are a perfect backdrop waiting to be appreciated. It’s easy on the budget, too, leaving room for that Cadillac of bassinets you’ve been eyeing.

10. Capture stunning sunset views atop a large marina rooftop

Marina Rooftop with Best Sunset View tampa rental
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Our very last pick is by no means the least. In fact, this rooftop patio is among our favorite maternity photoshoot ideas. Imagine yourself in a flowing dress caught in the breeze on this rooftop getaway that calls itself Vista at the Top. The view is gorgeous all day, but it’s absolutely stunning at sunset. Whether you’re taking your shots in the daytime or getting a great backlit silhouette, you’re bound to look great at a location this amazing.

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