Be confident. We’ve all shown up to a session with nerves all over the place, but let that drive you, instead of prohibiting you from doing what you are called to do. Being an Artist is a talent: Use it, grow it, share it.
The challenge, which is still actually a challenge, is convincing people that birth photography is worth the investment and that it’s not actually about the crotch shot. When I share what I do, I’m often met with faces of confusion and borderline disgust as they visualize me with my camera aimed at woman’s vagina with a crowning baby emerging. 95% of the time, that is NOT what I do.
I knew that births were where I wanted to be when I had the opportunity to capture the birth of a clients’ first child. For me, my first child’s birth is only a faint memory with bits and pieces missing. I captured for them what I didn’t have and that was, and remains, something very special to me. When I advocate for birth, I have the experience of the regret of NOT having a birth documented to speak on and it helps.
Share with us a bit of your approach to the work you do. How long you’ve been shooting + future goals. As long as I can remember,… Read more “REDEFINE | THE MAGIC OF COLOR FEATURE BY DANA NICOLE PHOTOGRAPHY”