The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers proudly announced the winners of the 2016 “Image of the Year” Competition.
Birth photography is a highly specialised field and the choice to have the experience documented is an intensely personal decision. It involves the birth process, environment, the parents and those in attendance. Birth photography encompasses the tears of joy, the wonder of bringing a new life into the world and celebrates family. The photographers who specialise in the field use their art to tell the story of birth.
These images are stunning, amazing, astounding, beautiful and simply breath taking. See more at BirthPhotographers.com
See for yourself….
First Place Winner – Marijke Thoen Geboortefotografie
Best In Category: Labor – Apple Blossom Families
Best In Category: Delivery – Birth Blessings Photography & Childbirth Services
Best In Category: Postpartum- Natalia Walth Photography
One image that really caught my eye was from Line Sena – “Podalic” or “the photo of the little foot”
Translation from the image reads – “It was a delivery of baby in breech birth. Since the baby was cephalic until the day before. Water just broke, the woman went to take a bath, wash up, spent her hand and felt something, which was the foot of her daughter coming out. Imagine the surprise!
And, unlike when it rises the head, the total dilation is not necessary for you to step out just a little foot so small. So I had the wonderful opportunity to do this photo and so many other just the little foot, until the labor arrived in expulsivo.
I had the opportunity to see that, yes, born of normal delivery in breech birth is possible, when you’re held by a team capable, secure, who knows the right time not to act, and also to act in an efficient and effective way when necessary.”
Gorgeous images! They should all be very proud of their work and also great jobs mummy bear!
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