May 09, 2014

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.

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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, 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!  


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Tamsin I love seeing all the love, tender moments and happiness that comes forth in these images. Beautiful!

S Butcher Wow-loved them all-esp Savannah @ Rebekah Kay!

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