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Professional Hair & Makeup

Our pampering services include professional hair and makeup, which will leave you feeling confident and looking your best for your maternity session.

Studio Wardrobe

Our studio wardrobe offers a collection of exquisite maternity gowns, fabrics for draping, and accessories that will enhance your maternity session and make it an unforgettable experience.

Fine Art & Editorial Maternity

We will create stunning maternity photos that are sure to leave your friends and family raving.

Valerie Kay Photography is an award-winning maternity portrait photographer serving the Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander, and Georgetown area. We provide an amazing maternity picture experience, creating captivatingly beautiful, modern maternity portraits that celebrate your journey into motherhood.

Looking for AMAZING Maternity Photos without the stress?

As an expectant mother, simplicity and ease are crucial during this exciting but often hectic time. Our maternity sessions make things simple, so you can focus on enjoying your pregnancy while we take care of the details. We provide a stress-free experience that allows you to feel relaxed, confident, and empowered to showcase your unique beauty and strength in front of the camera.

  • Our Austin Maternity Portrait Studio is conveniently located in North Austin with easy access from Highway 183 near IH35.  


  • Worried about what to wear?  We've got an extensive studio wardrobe!

  • An easy booking process to take the stress out of booking your maternity session.

  • A Certified Professional Photographer that knows how to pose, sculpt with light, and uses this knowledge to guide you through your pregnancy photo session to create stunning maternity portraits.

  • Expert guidance on prints and products that will perfectly display your beautiful pregnancy photos.

How to book

Best Maternity Photos in Austin



Before your studio maternity session, we'll discuss your vision, preferences for outfit options from our studio wardrobe, and plan a customized approach to create beautiful and timeless pregnancy photos that reflect your unique personality and journey towards motherhood. Our goal is to provide you with an enjoyable and pampering experience at our studio, resulting in stunning MATERNITY PHOTOS that you and your family will cherish for a lifetime.



After the consultation, you can secure your session by paying the retainer and signing our session agreement, which reserves your spot on our calendar and ensures a stress-free and enjoyable experience.



On the day of your photo session, simply show up and be prepared to be pampered with professional hair and makeup. Valerie will guide you through your session with expert posing and direction to create amazing pregnancy photos that beautifully capture this special moment in your life.



Together, we'll review and select the best photos from your maternity session to display in your home and feature in your photo album.

Our goal is to create images that will impress your family and friends and serve as a beautiful reminder of this special time in your life.

Our promise to you

  • If you're feeling a bit shy in front of the camera, don't worry - it's completely normal! We take our time and have fun during your maternity session to help you feel relaxed and confident, and we'll make sure you look and feel your best.

  • We understand that what you wear is extremely important for your maternity session. That's why we provide access to our private VKP Studio Wardrobe VIP Client Only Pinterest board to help you plan what to wear, and we'll also guide you on personal wardrobe items as well as what everyone else should wear for a cohesive look. Our goal is to ensure that you feel and look amazing in your maternity photos.

  • Worried about hair and makeup? - we've got you covered! We'll include professional hair and makeup as part of your maternity session to help you feel your most beautiful and create our signature studio look. Our goal is to make sure you feel comfortable, confident, and radiant in every photo.

  • Finally, we'll assist you in selecting the best canvases, fine art prints, and albums to perfectly display your beautiful maternity photos.

Creating Beautiful Maternity Photos that Document Your Pregnancy & Beyond

Hi! I'm Valerie Steinkoenig

I own and operate the Valerie Kay Photography.

As a mother of two, I understand the importance of capturing those special family moments. At Valerie Kay Photography, I specialize in documenting your family's milestones, from the joy of maternity to the magic of newborns and beyond.

In 2017 I moved the studio out of my home into a new studio in North Austin and in early 2021 we moved to new location on North Lamar Blvd.  Most recently we've relocated to 15912 Ranch Road 620 North ste 203.  This new space is a big upgrade from our previous location and we can't wait to show you around!

I studied photography at Austin Community College in The Dept. of Professional Photography, where I received the Certified Digital Assistant and Certified Photographic Artist certificates. I am a member of the Professional Photographers of America, Texas Professional Photographer’s Association, as well as the Austin Professional Photographer’s Association. These memberships provide me with access to cutting-edge techniques, industry insights, and an extensive network of like-minded professionals. I am a Certified Professional Photographer. In 2021 I earned the Professional Photographer's Associations Master of Photography Designation.  I strive to provide my clients with exceptional service and stunning photographs that will be treasured for generations to come.

But what really sets Valerie Kay Photography apart is my commitment to creating a personal connection with each and every client. I know that being in front of the camera can be intimidating, so I strive to make every photo session a relaxed and enjoyable experience.

Together, we will plan the perfect photo shoot, incorporating your unique style and personality. And once the photos are taken, I will guide you in choosing the perfect  prints, canvases, and albums to showcase your pregnancy photos for years to come.

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Belly to Baby Sessions

"Valerie takes the most beautiful newborn and maternity photos ever. She was very patience with our 6 week old, taking the time to sooth her between transitions. I received so many compliments from both sessions in the tone that they were the most beautiful photos they had ever seen. If you are on the fence due to price I would just bite the bullet and invest in pictures that you can always have and look back on. " - April C

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Valerie Kay Photography is the Austin, Texas Maternity Photo specialist

Valerie Steinkoenig is a skilled and experienced photographer specializing in maternity photoshoots and newborn sessions. Based in Austin, Texas, she has a talent for capturing the beauty and joy of pregnancy and the innocence of newborns.

With an eye for detail and composition, Valerie creates stunning, timeless photographs that families will treasure for a lifetime. She has a warm and friendly personality, which helps her clients feel at ease in front of the camera, resulting in natural and genuine photos. Valerie is dedicated to providing top-quality service and delivering exceptional results. If you're looking for a talented photographer to capture this special time in your life, look no further than Valerie Kay Photography. You won't be disappointed!


Valerie Kay Photography is an award-winning boutique portrait studio specializing in fine art portraiture of women, babies, and children. We offer maternity and newborn photography, as well as capturing the milestones of baby's first year and beyond, including childhood, tween, teen, and high school senior portraits. As an Austin-based photography studio, we take pride in providing our clients with exceptional and unique portraits that celebrate the journey of motherhood and growing families. Our maternity portraits have a modern, fine art aesthetic, capturing the beauty of this special time in your life. We also offer a wide selection of newborn props, many of which have been hand-made by Valerie.

At Valerie Kay Photography, we specialize in baby's first year milestones, including cake smash sessions, as well as motherhood and family sessions. We strive to capture the unique personality of each child, in our signature style of fine art children's portraits. As an established local business, we have served maternity and newborn clients from all over Texas. We believe in the importance of building a connection with our clients, to ensure that every portrait session is personalized and unforgettable.

If you're looking for an experienced and passionate photography studio in Austin, look no further than Valerie Kay Photography. Contact us today to schedule your session and let us help you create beautiful, timeless portraits that you and your family will treasure forever.

What we do:

Let us create captivating, Award-winning Portraits for you

We create award worthy portraits for our clients. Valerie is an award-winning portrait artist. Image competition participation has earned Valerie the Professional Photographer's Association's MASTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY designation. The images that she competed with have all been created as part of a paid Maternity Session or Newborn Session at our North Austin Studio.

We're now booking for 2024 Maternity and Newborn Due Dates.

We'd love to create amazing, award-winning imagery for you.

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