Edward Mapplethorpe’s Book of Baby Photography, One

It may seem odd to pair the Mapplethorpe name—Edward worked in the studio of his late brother, Robert, in the ’80s—with a photography book about children, but Mapplethorpe admits he fell into this project by accident. “I didn’t have any real interest in photographing children or babies,” he said from his studio in New York. …

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Parents can hurt babies by copying newborn photo fads – expert

123RF The ‘sling’ shot is very risky. One startle and the baby is down. Parents copying creative baby photos they see online could risk injuring their newborns, says a Christchurch photographer who specialises in newborn photography. Cassandra English, of Hazel&Cass Photography, says it’s only a matter of time before a newborn is seriously injured in a photo …

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How to Shoot Light, Airy, High-Key, Minimalist Newborn Photos

That title is a mouthful, but I didn’t know how to better describe the style. Over the years, I’ve been refining and perfecting my newborn photo technique to get the specific light and airy high-key look I want. While every home I visit is different, and some are more challenging than others, these strategies have …

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Newborn Photos Show Babies Surrounded by Nature Mandala Backdrops

Today, creatives are coming up with new ways to reimagine the mesmerizing mandala. Though the sacred design is rooted in ancient traditions, contemporary artists and designers have breathed new life into the age-old motif, culminating in creations ranging from paper cut-outs to pie crusts. Photographer Gabriele Dabasinskaite of JustGaba Photography has taken this trend to an all-new—and adorable—level, snapping photos …

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‘Friends’ Newborn Photoshoot is an Adorable Nod to the Beloved Sitcom

The iconic sitcom Friends premiered nearly three decades ago, but its cultural influence remains undeniable even today. Photographer Mandy Penn is getting a whole new generation introduced to the beloved show with an adorable newborn photoshoot. The creative, who is “obsessed with Friends” crafted a themed set and dressed six babies as the cast members …

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