First Birth Photographed for Regard de Zebre in Belgium

First birth photography for Regard de Zebre. Exciting and nervous at this time but I knew it would have been the best moment of my carrier. Home birth that I waited for long hours, nights and days. And finally, on 16th April 2017, Ella-Rose decided to come. A French song writer wrote "And today it's the best time, the most beautiful baby and the most beautiful mum. ON the most beautiful earth." 

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Healthy C-Section Birth After 3 Miscarriages

After six long years of struggling to have a baby, we knew we wanted to remember every special moment of that day. I had heard that birth rarely goes the way you think it will and due to complications, I not only needed a c-section, but I was also sedated during the birth that I had so longed to experience naturally. 

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The Birth Becomes Her Map - by Jo Robertson

As birth photography grows globally in popularity, adding your business to an easy, established and credible system whereby, potential clients can find you, is a no-brainer!

Is it worth it?
Absolutely, and here's why...

Number 1: Your Client Will Benefit

This year, despite being in the UK, a client discovered my services via the Birth Becomes Her Map. In her own words, my client gives a brief breakdown of how easy the process was.

“I stumbled upon birth photography online and fell in love with the raw emotion captured. This fuelled me to investigate further for my own up and coming birth. I discovered the birth becomes her Facebook page which then led me to their website.

I followed the easy link to the 'find a photographer' section. A representative offered to contact Jo on my behalf or I could reach out myself. After visiting Jo's website I got in touch.

Shortly after a super relaxing face time call, I booked Jo to photograph my birth. Jo enabled me to relive my birth with breathtaking images and I treasure my album. She was such a positive person and was so supportive of me and my mum”

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How to Install Lightroom Presets

Lightroom has changed a lot in the past few years and now with the addition of Lightroom CC, and the updates to Lightroom Classic CC, it’s gotten more difficult to figure out how to install presets and what presets can be used where!

This will help you install Birth Becomes Her presets on Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic CC (2015) 6, 5, 4, and Lightroom Classic CC Version 8. I am on a PC, if you are on a MAC, the screen shots will look slightly different, but I’ve included the text for MAC.

First, if you don't know what Version you are on, you can check by going to the HELP menu item and scrolling down to “ABOUT ADOBE CLASSIC CC” and click it, then a pop up will come up with the VERSION number.

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Twin Home Birth in Northern Virginia

This birth session was so, so inspiring. For some many reasons. But a few being that this beautiful mama welcomed twin baby girls in the comfort of her own home, she found out she was having twins at 37 weeks 3 days and welcomed her babes at 42 weeks and 1 day. She had her spouse and their little girl with them too.

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