Three mothers, Three maternity sessions.

When planning a maternity session I love to get to know mom’s unique story and make sure it comes through in their photo session. Every family is different, which means every session is different, which means every outcome is different! This is a beautiful thing! I recently had three maternity sessions shot within the same week […]

Published Abroad

You may remember the amazing story of Harald, Ida and Amy from a few blog posts ago: https://jacklovesmary.me/2014/03/31/making-a-family/ https://jacklovesmary.me/2014/05/04/a-happy-ending/ The parents of these lucky babies reside in Norway where the subject of surrogacy is quite a hot topic. Within Norwegian law there are strict regulations on artificial insemination, and surrogacy is illegal.  Although this is controversial […]

Congrats Carolyn & Pete!

These two seem to be polar opposites, at first glance, but the more time spent with them, the more one realizes how they are actually  the exact same person. Pete and Carolyn are headed to Texas for a change of careers (and food, weather and scenery). They knew that they would be eventually married for […]

Expecting…

I was contacted by this mum-to-be with specific instructions. I want photos of myself pregnant, but I don’t want anything  cheesy. Music to my ears. Without wanting to put down other photographers, I do have trouble with a lot of maternity photos these days. I find that there is an overkill of the overly posed, […]

Making a Family

I recently had the pleasure of capturing a very special pregnant woman and wanted to share her story. Amy decided to be a surrogate for a beautiful couple in order to help them create their family. This couple ran into a challenging time in their life together when she was diagnosed with reproductive cancer which forced her to […]