Happy Mother’s Day Weekend from NAPCP!
With Mother’s Day this weekend, NAPCP feels it is imperative to celebrate all the moms and mother-like figures in our lives. This year, we want to emphasize to our membership and readership how important it is, as mothers, to get out from BEHIND the camera, and get IN the frame. As busy moms, we often feel harried, exhausted … just plain not camera worthy. Someday, our children are going to want these images; they won’t remember that we need our roots done, or that we were on our sixth cup of coffee that day — they’ll remember how we made them feel. With this reminder, enjoy these images submitted by our member base, in recognition of motherhood.
Photo credit: Pobke | Kim Busby, of Kim Busby Photography
Photo credit: Amanda Sause | Kimberly Tank, of Kimberly Tank Art & Photography
Katherine Jackson, of The Mirrored Image
Photo credit: Annette Goodman Photography | Carolyn Ann Ryan
Abbe McCracken, of Abbe McCracken Photography
Photo credit: Anja Photos | Marena Rudy, of Marena Beck Photography
Michelle Kirnan, of Michelle Kirnan Photography
Photo credit: SMM Photography | Melissa Zimmer, of MZ Photography
Erica Bowton, of Erica Eldridge Photography
Willy Wilson, of Life Unstill Photography
Photo credit: Sue White | Jenny Cruger, of Jenny Cruger Photography
Photo credit: BellaEva Photography | Barb Toyama, of Endless Summer Photography
Suzanne Taylor, of Suzanne Taylor Photography
Gustavo Travassos, of Gustavo Travassos Fotografia
Shawn Ravazzano, of Love and Water Photography
Photo credit: Life is Art Studios | Stephanie Schmidt, of Raindance Photography
Photo credit: Yan Palmer | Lisa Dowty, of Lisa Turner Photography
Photo credit: Kristin Jean, Photographer | Jane Ammon
Photo credit: Leanne Curtis Photography | Nicole Anderson, of Saltwater Creek Photography
If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for mom, consider a custom portrait session. Visit our member directory to find a fabulous NAPCP photographer in your area. Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!
napcp contributor meet Katie Mitchell
About the Contributor: Katie, our Editorial Manager, is our wordsmith and communications extraordinaire! After college and graduate school, she worked in the nonprofit world, and briefly in politics. She realized she'd be quickly burned out, and started writing for various lifestyle websites. Before landing at NAPCP, Katie shot product photography for Etsy shops and other small business owners. Katie also works with Pinterest, as a member of their Pinfluencer team. She is passionate about making the world a happier, more beautiful place! Katie lives for her husband and two children, updating their totally 90's home, and finding joy in the small things. Even washing dishes.
An Emotional Documentary Newborn Session & FilmInspiration I was inspired in this session by the emotional connection between the mom, dad, and baby. From every angle, there was an emotional connection and strong bond. A sense of pride, excitement, and deep love came pouring from this family. I really did not have to do much directing — these are my favorite […]
Golden Hour: A Family Session at the BeachThe inspiration for this photo session was to capture my two favorite things: children and the beach. And not any beach … Redondo Beach, California. It’s my happy place; to me it’s pure magic, and the sunsets here are stunning! In California, the land of “forever summer”, sunset beach sessions are a daily possibility. My […]
A Joyful, Refreshing Family Session1. Inspiration My newborn session style is soft and airy, and I would love my outdoor family sessions to match them. I always advise my clients to wear light, monochromatic, neutral colors to coordinate the color palette of the whole family, because they look best in the field. This family looked perfect from head to […]
The Art of Photographing Older Children1. Inspiration I truly believe that so many have portraits taken when their kids are young. It feels natural to have them done every 6 months or so. They are changing so much when they are little. As children get older, they don’t seem as though they are changing as much, but they still are. […]
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