The NY Times just published a fabulous article by Diksha Basu that is perfect for today’s blogpost – not only is it about the “rebranding” of Motherhood, but I think it’s also about taking back what Motherhood is and should be! I highly recommend the read. Speaking of mothers, I absolutely adored this portrait […]
These have been a long time coming. N & G were some of the first visitors of the downtown Georgetown studio location when I first opened it, and we created some of my favorite motherhood and mommy/daughter images. It’s hard to believe that G is already over 4 years old now, she seems so tiny […]
Erin was about 3 months pregnant in these photos, which was not the original “plan”, and let me know ahead of time that she was expecting. These photos are a great example of how, through simple posing and styling, you can either maximize or hide any curves or pregnancy.
I realized two things: I needed to show off motherhood to the world as the beautiful, powerful role that it is, and I needed to give families the incredible, gorgeous studio portraits they deserved. Why can’t your family photo look like the Kardashians? Why can’t you look like that, too? What makes them so special, while you have to be stressed and go to a field outside at sunset in the cold? Did someone tell you that? Did someone say, “Well, you’ll never be a model“? Did someone say, “Just go with the so-and-so photographer, they’re more your style“? Did someone say, “That doesn’t look good on your body type, you should get this instead“? Did someone say, “Don’t be extra“? Did someone say, “Stop showing off“?
“There’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.”