Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Portraits for La Leche League South Bay { San Jose Portrait and Family Photographer, CA}

Few weeks ago I was invited to participate in an amazing event organized by La Leche League South Bay – Annual Potluck “Live, Love, Latch”. I had such a wonderful time taking portraits of those beautiful breastfeeding mammas!

I was the photographer and the videographer in one! It was pretty tricky but I managed. I just simply couldn’t pass on this awesome opportunity to create memories from this event for myself !

 

enjoy your beautiful day
Ewa

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My Most Important Action during the next 15 days {Day 2 of the 15 Day Blog Challenge}

For Day 2 of our 15 Day Blog Challenge we are to describe ONE most important action we will focus on during the next 15 days. Well, mine is quite clear. It is to deliver the awesomeness of breastfeeding portraits to all the mammas who participated in last Sunday mini-sessions. The event was organized by La Leche League USA and I partnered with LLL South Bay and donated 2 hours of mini-sessions to this project. I had 8 mammas in front of my camera that day and it was wonderful.

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There will be also a short and sweet movie from the mini-sessions and I can’t wait to put it together. So, yes, not like yesterday, today is short, because I have to get back to editing.

Ewa



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Why breastfeeding mothers should be showcased not covered?

In the past 3 weeks I have taken a series of breastfeeding portraits for mothers from all over the Bay Area (click here to see the entire gallery), and I have fallen in love in this project. Mostly because of all the comments I have received from many of the moms after they saw their pictures.

From

“it was my dream to have breastfeeding photos taken with my son”

to

“I showed the picture to my mom and she said she couldn’t stop looking at it”

I could not believed how thrilled and happy were all the moms to be able to participate in such a session. I think, in my whole career I haven’t met a mom who was so excited for a regular family session as those mom were for their breastfeeding sessions.

In my opinion breastfeeding mothers should be showcased and not asked to cover because it’s a very healthy approach to our nature, to our bodies, and because it’s beautiful.

Now it’s your turn. Fill the blanks:

“In my opinion breastfeeding mothers should be showcased not asked to cover because ______________.”

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This mamma is not only a breastfeeding hero but also a coordinator of a first (and hopeful not last), annual potluck picnic focused on supporting breastfeeding in public:

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Mark this day in your calendars, people. They also will be offering short breastfeeding mini-sessions in exchange for a small donation to LLL.

If you’d like to chat about your session with me, please email to ewasamples(at)gmail.com 
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Hope to hear from you soon, 
Ewa, your Family Photographer

 

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Happy As Hugo {Infant Photography, San Jose, CA}

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Hugo is 7 months old and his mom told me I just got lucky to meet him on one of his good days, but I think he just loves to be photographed!

In addition he is one lucky guy. His mom who went through a surgery after having a breast inflammation is still breastfeeding him.

No wonder Hugo is so happy. He is well taken care of. What else to want from life? Right 🙂

Ah… and we actually captured his first confrontation with grass… and while not very sure about it at first, after a few minutes he went to his daily routine, push-ups 😉

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