Acclaimed photographer Jennifer Loomis and journalist Hugo Kugiya combine captivating fine-art photographs of pregnant women with intimate stories of their transformative journey into motherhood. The inspiring words and gorgeous photographs of these strong women from all walks of life show others how to deal with conflicting feelings of vulnerability and joy, and underscore that when a baby is born, so too is a mother.
Certain clients walk into your studio and you know they are special. That is how I felt about Bay Area family photography clients Christine and Giles. She radiated happiness and brightened my studio. Continue reading →
I see. That is what my job is. I see relationships, families, and love. Jay was one of those amazing mothers who came to me for family photography, and I knew it was special. Her son Grif, was like a sunflower following Jay and her light around the room. See their favorite photos, and mine. Continue reading →
Christine and Jeff have become more than just maternity or family photography clients. They are honest and beautiful in how they move through life and how they navigate the challenges of having a growing family. See the beautiful photos of their family and meet this wonderful family.
Pregnant women sometimes have a hard time seeing their beauty, and sometimes I don’t even realize it. The maternity photography session, and the followup newborn photography session, with Lauren were so amazing. It wasn’t until I read her answers that I realized she felt anything but beautiful. Read about Lauren’s journey with her body and this transformative journey to having her baby Frances. Continue reading →
Ten years ago I was a photojournalist and then quit traveling and turned those skills towards the studio and working with moms and babies. Many people ask me about photography and I came up with some – hopefully useful – tips to help you narrow it down. Continue reading →
Tina came into my San Francisco studio for a maternity photography session and she was radiant! She and Kentaro had such fun together, and they also had a wonderful story. They lived apart for nine years. Read on to learn more about how they finally decided to marry. (孕婦寫真, 舊金山 , 孕婦寫真攝影師, 三藩市)