babies

The Importance of Hiring a Trained Newborn Photographer

Many parents don't realize that anyone can call themselves a newborn photographer; but untrained photographers can make what should be a relaxing experience, incredibly stressful. It's not just about the images, it's about soothing babies and knowing their cues. It is a great job, but newborn photographers really should care enough to invest in training.

Photos of Babies with Grown-Up Teeth

If you need a chuckle today (or a nightmare tonight), there's a strange new photo project you can check out called Babies With Teeth. As its name suggests, each of the bizarre photos shows an infant with grown-up teeth 'Photoshopped' into their tiny mouths.

Newborn Photos of Ultra Rare Identical Quadruplets

Here's a set of newborn photos you don't see every day: baby photographer Cassandra Jones of Northern Alberta was recently asked to shoot portraits of ultra rare identical quadruplets. It's estimated that there are only about 70 sets of identical quadruplets among the 7.4 billion people on Earth.

Portraits of C-Section Babies In Their First Seconds of Life Outside the Womb

Warning: This project contains graphic photographs of childbirth that may be disturbing to some viewers.

After photographer Christian Berthelot's son was born through a caesarian section procedure, an obstetrician at the hospital asked Berthelot if he wanted to shoot a series of photos showing her work in the operating room -- a strange and graphic view that most people never see. Berthelot immediately agreed.

Photographers Giving Back: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

It’s not uncommon for photographers to want to use their chosen profession as a vehicle to do good. There are a number of photography based charities out there and all in all, they’re in it for the right reasons.

Speaking of the right reasons, if you’re a parent, you will really appreciate Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (NILMDTS). It’s an organization that provides the free gift of professional portraiture to parents who are dealing with the loss of a baby.

Slow-Mo Video Takes Viral ‘Pucker’ Photos of Babies Tasting Lemons to Another Level

If you don't remember the photo series Pucker, then you might have been hiding under a rock last August because it exploded. An adorable series by photographers April Maciborka and David Wile, the photos featured babies trying lemons for the first time and reacting with everything from glee, to horror, to cute versions of the scrunched up faces most of us would make.

The series went viral -- even just on PetaPixel it attracted some 6.2 thousand shares -- but Maciborka and Wile weren't done yet. Today, they took Pucker into the realm of slow-motion video.

Cute Photos of Not-So-Happy Babies

Photographs of happy babies are cute, but not-so-happy babies can also make for great photo subjects. Photographer Evan Kafka has a knack for capturing wonderful expressions of both varieties.

Bizarre Portraits Showing Parents and Kids with Swapped Heads

Advertising photographer Paul Ripke's project "Man Babies" features portraits of parents with their children... with their heads swapped. Ripke enlisted the help of two professional Photoshoppin' friends, and says that the photographs were purely for fun and to test the limits of Photoshop.

Babies Sleeping in Grown-Up Clothes

Here's an amazingly cute idea for baby portraits: dress them up as adults while they're sleeping. Photographer Handri Karya and ad agency Grey Group made these photographs as part of an ad campaign for Indonesian mattress company Comforta.