Friday, March 5, 2010

starting something new: birth stories

baby m

Birth photography is something I've been interested in for some time and a friend has invited me to photograph the birth of her second child next month! In the meantime, I am preparing. Getting inspired by photographers whose work I truly admire. (Warning: The following links will bring you to tears!) Click HERE to view a slideshow by Josh Solar (his first experience with birth photography) and HERE for a second slideshow by the same photographer. Pinkle Toes Photography is my all-time favorite, click HERE to view Michele's beautiful work.

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Mellissa said...

What an honor and a beautiful gift you are giving these families! I can connect u with a website to post your contact info on if u r interested undoing homebirths. They are soooo different from hospital births in so many ways. I am so bummed that Gman was 3 weeks early and I hadn't finished our conversation abou you photographing his birth. I am thrilled though that I had friends taking so many pics! I am sure u are going to be awesome!!!!

Jan said...

What a blessing those pictures will be. Something to be treasured forever.

Michele said...

Thanks so much for the nod! Much appreciated and best of luck to you on the upcoming birth!

dace design said...

Wow, your blog is a true gem for me. I just browsed few of your recommended photographers and it is already so much inspiration for me. Thank you for sharing and I will go to explore more of your blog :)