Thank you so much to those who participated in my giveaway! I entered each of your names into The Random Picker website and weighted your name based on how many comments you left. This ensured that each person had the correct number of entries, but could only win one prize. Here is a screen shot of the final results: I will contact each of the winners via the email linked to your comment with all of the details! Congratulations again.
When I first started newborn photography I built up a stash of baskets, buckets, blankets, headbands, and many other props. I have a few photographers whose work I absolutely LOVE and I was determined to emulate. I found, however, that each session left me feeling completely drained both physically and emotionally. I couldn’t understand what the problem was. I love babies, and I love photography, so why didn’t I love photographing babies? I then watched a class on Creative Live titled “Family Photography: Modern Storytelling“. In this class Kristin Bethman taught about using photojournalism to document real family life instead of doing the traditional posed portraits. Suddenly it clicked; I wasn’t enjoying…