Choosing to breastfeed is a personal choice--and there is no shame in choosing to nurse or not choosing to nurse. For one mom in Florida, who is also a photographer, the choice was especially…complicated and nuanced--which is why she has photographed different women breastfeeding--including herself. Recently, Yaky Di Roma, the Venezuelan photographer behind Di Roma Photography, took photos of herself breastfeeding her 3-year-old son Hans. In one pictures, she was dressed as Maleficent from “Sleeping Beauty,” and in other, she wore a white dress with a flower crown. Hasta los… >> Read More
If you're having one of those days where you need a quick "pick me up" or just love babies with pets, the hashtag #babyandpug that is popular on Instagram is for you. Babies with any type of furry…creature is adorable, but there's something about the melancholic, confused pup next to a baby that is particularly engineered to make your heart melt. Here are my favorites: They got pretty comfortable together. #babyandpug #pugpal #pugstagram #puglife #puglove A post shared by mariah Perkins (@pugspacenine) on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:28am PDT Bottoms up! 🍺 #babytove #dromiebaby… >> Read More
When I was a kid growing up in northern New Jersey in the '80s, family photos were taken at Sears, maybe once every year or every other year—and my parents were never, ever in them.
We’ve come…a long way since those days. Today, lifestyle photography sessions are increasing in popularity, and America’s photo shoot game has been upped enormously thanks to the advent of Instagram and Pinterest—fulfilling all our creative, photographic fantasies. Modern “shoots: (engagement, maternity, seniors, family, etc.) often involve multiple outfit changes, props, and sometimes even include several locations.… >> Read More
Celebrating a birthday is a momentous occasion in general (yes, even as you get older, it's another year you get to live life and grow and learn...and eat cupcakes). To turn 100, however, is truly a…celebration, especially if you happen to turn 100 with your twin. This is what happened to identical twin sisters Maria Pignaton Pontin and Paulina Pignaton Pandolfi. Brazilian photographer Camila Lima had a fabulous and fun photo shoot with the sisters, because why not celebrate that milestone--especially one many people don't get to experience themselves? Lima echoed… >> Read More
Previously unseen Diane Arbus photographs are about to get a public eye, and will be unveiled at the Levy Gorvy gallery in New York City. The iconic Jewish photographer captured New York City's…marginalized community from the '40s until her death in 1971. Arbus, who lived near Central Park and Washington Square Park, largely shot in those two iconic Manhattan outdoor spaces. Arbus, who commit suicide in 1971, is best known for her provocative, raw portraits of NYC dwellers who often were overlooked in other media--one of her most famous… >> Read More