I select the best maternity, family and baby photography of the year to put on my annual calendar.
REPLY TO A MOM LOOKING FOR A NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER 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.
Why do you want to consider purchasing Gelatin Silver Fiber black and white prints? Gelatin Silver Fiber black and white prints are the finest prints to preserve your family memories. The paper is thick, lush, with crisp whites, silvery grays, and deep rich blacks. The silver in the papers makes your images almost come alive. You want to touch them. Often there is a slight curl because they are printed
Carey came to my San Francisco studio for a maternity shoot with her husband Ryan. I immediately knew I was going to like her because of this amazing headdress that she brought to be photographed in. What was more amazing was that her friends and family gave this to her knowing how much she would love it. Carey felt so spiritual as a mother, that I knew she was
Your LinkedIn Portrait: The Power of a Photograph A good LinkedIn portrait is your very first impression for future employers, colleagues, and competitors. What does your portrait say about you? A 2005 study by Princeton called “First Impressions: Making up Your Mind after 100Ms Exposure to a Face,” revealed that a minimal exposure time of a tenth of a second is sufficient for people to make specific trait inferences
Dress, 2015 Mixed media, silk, rayon and cotton fabric, photographs, foam plastic, wood, mesh, beef blood, ribbon. Jennifer Loomis For more than 15 years I have been a film photographer with my primary focus on artistic pregnancy photography and intimate family portraits. I have captured more than 2,000 women and their families during the physical, emotional and mental transformation to motherhood.. With Dress, I am experimenting with a new
The Maternity Photography Experience (MPX) There is an immediate sense of familiarity and comfort when you step into one of Jennifer’s studios where she can usually be found running around barefoot and sipping a cup of tea. You almost completely forget you are about to have photographs taken because of her laid back demeanor and sense of humor. Before your maternity shoot, Jennifer, Tiffany or Michelle sit down with you
Now that family photography is dominated by color lifestyle photography, black and white photography, and black and white film photography, has started to become unique and special. I like that. I like that I am still offering film. I like that my 20 years of training and expertise has to be distilled into one, two or three rolls of film. I have to get it right. I can’t put the
A Photo Can Make a Difference Before I knew we could get pregnant, I was toying with the idea of adopting a child, an older child. It seemed like a good way to go for me, for us. I had heard some great stories, and of course some more difficult ones. But I focused on the great stories. As I clicked through images on site after site of foster
How photographing an autistic child taught me to be a better photographer Today I photographed my first autistic child and I loved it. My client was worried because her son didn’t like to look at cameras, and she said, he can get very focused on something and not want to change course. Basically she was worried that this wouldn’t be what I expected or it would be difficult shoot. I