These are truly remarkable images and I am so glad that this photographer has devoted her time and talent to such a wonderful project. And really, what can be more wonderful than the welcoming of a new person to our world? And is there anything more fascinating than following a newborn’s first days?
The incredible images below are the work of British photographer Sandi Ford. As you will see, she places the babies in various of positions, while they are napping comfortably. Emotions are written all over the newborn’s little faces, even if at their tender age — they are people, after all, however puny and vulnerable. Ms. Ford said:
Babies are so innocent and beautiful, and children are so full of joy and life, it’s this that I aim to capture.
Such a awesome work, enjoy! (Scroll down for a video of the doctor who sings to newborn babies.)
1. Something funny is clearly causing this sleeping newborn to grin after being placed in the frogi pose by photographer Sandi Ford.
2. To get the snoozing infants into the frogi pose, the photographer gently places the babies on their bellies, props their head up with their hands and brings their feet forwards.
3. The images show the babies displaying a variety of different emotions, from happiness and cheekiness, to wonder and surprise.
4. Ms Ford says it is the babies’ innocence that she aims to capture in her pictures to show that children are full of joy and life.
5. Most of the newborns that Ms Ford photographs are less than two weeks old, meaning it is easier for them to be placed in the frogi position.
6. The images were all captured at Ms Ford’s home in Ealing, west London, where clients take their newborns.
7. Most of the babies don’t even wake up when they are being photographed and continue to sleep during their shoot.
8. The photographer recommends that the babies are photographed before they are a month old as they then start to become less sleepy and lose their ‘newborn curl’.
9. The photographer hopes her images will help parents remember their newborn’s tiny features and fluffy hair as they get older.
10. Sessions photographing the newborns can take up to four hours as the photographer has to allow time for feeding and nappy changes.
And here is the video of the doctor who sings to newborns:
Source: The Daily Mail.
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