Happy Mothers Day!
As everyone is getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, we wanted to do a special post to celebrate so many of our very own members that live and breathe motherhood each and every day. As photographers, our members spend a lot of time BEHIND the camera, capturing fleeting moments between mother and child. They tell stories through the lens of the camera, and remind all the beautiful women out there that they need to be IN the pictures with their children. To support this message, we wanted to show all of our readers that we truly believe in being present for these moments captured. So, please enjoy these treasured images submitted by our members, celebrating their own motherhood.
Photo Credit: Deb Scwedhelm | Featuring: Hilary Camilleri of One For The Wall Photography
Photo Credit: Asther Lau Photography | Featuring: Asther Lau Photography
Photo Credit: Dana Pugh | Featuring: Leigha Graf Photography
Photo Credit: Caroline Reed Photography (Left) and Pamela Nicole Photography (Right) | Featuring: Lindsay Silsby of Pied Piper Photography
Photo Credit: Josh Kane | Featuring: Brandy Anderson of Fresh Sugar Photography
Photo Credit: Mandy Blake Photography | Featuring: Mandy Blake Photography
Photo Credit: Virgina Holst of Sweet Ginger Photography | Featuring: Laurie Souchotte of Through Laurie’s Lens
Photo Credit: Jesse Montgomery | Featuring: Kristen Montgomery Photography
Photo Credit: Leigha Graf Photography | Featuring: Dana Pugh of Short and Sweet Photography
Photo Credit: Michael Keller | Featuring: Becky Fletcher Keller of Rebecca Keller Photography
Photo Credit: Kelly’s Husband | Featuring: Kelly Dyar of Amerine Photography
Photo Credit: Ester Cobe Photography | Featuring: Ester Cobe Photography
Photo Credit: Mandy Blake | Featuring: Heather Bake of Close Your Eyes Photography
Photo Credit: Three Cats Photo | Featuring: Elizabeth Seliga of Three Cats Photo
Photo Credit: Krista Lii Photography | Featuring: Lauren Lawrence Photography
Photo Credit: Danielle Bryson Photography | Featuring: Kim Busby Photography
Photo Credit: Alice Park Photography | Featuring: Lisa Phillipson Photography
Photo Credit: Lisa Phillipson Photography | Featuring: Crystal James of Tiny Heart Studios
Photo Credit: Dewdrop Photography | Featuring: Carolyn Ann Ryan of Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography
Photo Credit: The Eye’s The Limit | Featuring: Tamsin of The Eye’s The Limit
Photo Credit: Raindance Photography | Featuring: Stephanie Schmidt of Raindance Phtogoraphy
Photo Credit: Savannah for Rebekah Kay Photography | Featuring: Rebekah Kay Photography
Photo Credit: Jenny Lauren Photography | Featuring: Alice Park Photography
If you haven’t found the perfect gift for mom yet, consider a portrait session gift certificate. To find a photographer near you, please visit our member directory here.
napcp contributor meet Kristen Smith
About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009. She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy. Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden! She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!
A Day in the Life of Kimberly Tank: A Homeschooling PhotographerI completed my first personal project, a Project 52, in 2014, which was also the year I really started working to build up my business. The more my business grew, the less I was picking up my camera for personal photos on a daily basis. After that first project, though, I was hooked on personal […]
It’s You and Me, Baby: A Musician’s Mommy and Me SessionInspiration: This beautiful mom was not able to capture her little girl’s newborn portraits, so it was important for her to document her daughter’s one-year birthday. Favorite Element: I loved that mom wanted to incorporate her viola in the session as she plays professionally and is such a wonderful musician. Biggest Challenge: I found the […]
Presenting the Inspired by NAPCP Gallery Event & Print Competition Top 100 Images!Hello, friends! After much excitement and anticipation, we are absolutely elated to present the “Top 100” images of our Inspired by NAPCP Gallery Event & Print Competition. In contrast to our annual International Image Competition, the Inspired by NAPCP Gallery Event is completely creative in nature and gives both members and non-members the chance to […]
Paper Airplanes: A Styled SessionMy session took place in a local park. The grasses are often overgrown, and the sunlight on a perfect night fills the area with the most magical warm glow. This session was all about my son. He recently turned 6. I love to capture all the magic childhood brings. Raising your children is a magical […]
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