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I have been taking self portraits since I found out I was pregnant with our first daughter. Something about the changes that happen in those nine months made me want to document that special time. I bought my first camera remote and through much trial and error I learned how to create self portraits that were not only in focus, but ones that kept with my documentary style of shooting. After sharing a blog post I made called “Day in the Life Self Portraits” I received lots of attention over the pictures and lots of questions about self portraits. I thought it would be a great thing to start a Facebook group where photographer moms could learn to take self portraits and encourage each other to be in the pictures with their families.

I named the group “Self Portraits of Motherhood”

Soon after starting the group a Facebook page, Instagram account, and blog was started as well. This community of moms (both photographers and non-photographers) has become so much more than I ever would have thought, and I hope these self portraits inspire you to take some of your own! Links to all the self portraits groups and pages are at the bottom of the post.

 

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Join the hundreds of moms who have decided it’s time to start appearing in their family’s captured memories! 

FB group for photographers: Self Portraits of Motherhood {Group} 

FB page for everyone: Self Portraits of Motherhood

Instagram: selfportraits.ofmotherhood

Blog: www.selfportraitsofmotherhood.com


And for those of you wanting to learn more about how to take self portraits, check out my workshop available right now!

SELF PORTRAITS OF MOTHERHOOD WORKSHOP

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(This workshop was also featured on Huffington Post!)