MRI Image Gives Family Photos A Twist

mother baby MRIRebecca Saxe
Before baby is born, most moms-to-be are guilty of stealing furtive glances at their sonograms, and more often than not, sharing them online. And once baby's here? It's time to get shutter-happy on cameras and smartphones alike. One neuroscientist mom is combining the medical aspect of sonograms with the sentiment of baby photos, posing with her... Read more

Photographer Helps Child Cancer Patients Live Their Dreams

Girl posing as mermaid for the Anything Can Be projectJ.M. Diaz Photography
Ever wonder what's going on inside your child's mind? With the help of some Photoshop magic, photographers have tried to illustrate it time and time again. As for Jonathan Diaz, he's doing it with a purpose. The Salt Lake City photographer had been taking fun, whimsical photos of his own four... Read more

Here's What Kids' Imaginations Look Like In Photos

baby and butterfliesRhiannon Logsdon
Rhiannon Logsdon isn't your average child portrait photographer. She doesn't just take pictures of the kids; she helps bring their imaginations to life. A mom of four herself, Logsdon knows a thing or two about getting inside the head of a child. She starts shoots by asking about what they like and instructing... Read more

Get Inspired: A Beachy Maternity Shoot

pregnant woman standing on beach in black and whiteKelly Huljev Photography
Gearing up for a summer pregnancy? Take a cue from Kelly Huljev Photography and take your maternity portraits seaside. We love the windswept look, the brightness and how natural the whole shoot feels.     Read more

Happy National Princess Week! 10 Of The Cutest Little Princesses Ever

baby sleeping in butterfly bed in natureAndie Freeman Photography
Fittingly sponsored by dame Julie Andrews, we're in the midst of the fourth annual National Princess Week since the idea was cooked up in 2012. "Joining Disney and Target to create National Princess Week is an extension of my work," the actress, singer, author, dancer and mother (phew!) told Target during the event's 2012 debut. "[It's] a moment in... Read more

Photo Series Captures Moms With Their Day-Old Newborns

mom holding newbornJenny Lewis
It's hard to describe the range of emotions that a mother feels on the very first day with her baby. So instead of putting it into words, London-based photographer Jenny Lewis spent five years capturing it on film. Lewis started the project by posting leaflets around the London borough of Hackney, offering a free... Read more

Unretouched Cindy Crawford Photo is a Win for Moms

Cindy Crawford at Golden Globes in blue gownGetty
In a victory for moms everywhere, an unretouched photo of Cindy Crawford is making the rounds on the internet. Baring stretch marks and imperfections, the Marie Claire photo is bold, brave and beautiful. The 48-year-old mom-of-two stuns in a black bra and panties and a feathered cape. But photo isn't as recent as some who are... Read more

This Family’s Adoption Pictures Will Make Your Day

When photographer Kate T. Parker's sister and brother-in-law adopted baby Sam, now five months, in February 2014, she knew immediately that she wanted to commemorate the event in a special way. Kate documented the entire adoption process on camera, ending with a stunning series entitled Blended, which chronicles the family welcoming a new baby into... Read more

Photographing Kids for Holiday Cards

kids being kids
Every year I put tons of thought into my holiday card (see past photos here). I come up with a theme, I get props, I go all out. My friends have begun to expect, even anticipate what I'll put out every year. So when one of my friends was telling me that she couldn't... Read more

DIY Newborn Photography: How to Avoid Taking Bad Pictures

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Photography is one of the things I'd love to be good at. Newborn photography is so precious and such a big thing right now. I love looking up "newborn photo props" on Etsy and seeing all the things people come up with. For some reason, my husband and I went the DIY route with newborn... Read more