Tag Archives: Birth Photography

The Birth of Cas

When Sarah first emailed me about shooting her son’s birth, I knew exactly who she was and began feeling nervous/excited. Sarah is a wonderful family photographer here in Birmingham, and whenever I shoot for a fellow photographer, there’s all kinds of butterflies in my stomach. Usually they can tell what kind of shot you’re going…

The Birth of Riggs | Birmingham, AL Birth Photographer

A few days leading up to Riggs’s due date, there was a significant ice freeze in Birmingham, which made travel dangerous and nearly impossible. I was hoping and praying that mama would not go into labor until we could all safely get to the hospital. Luckily Riggs had similar plans. With light labor starting up,…

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  • BrynnanJuly 27, 2017 - 4:58 pm

    Well this one made me all kinds of teary! Beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

    • carmenbmichaelAugust 17, 2017 - 12:26 am

      Right? It’s hard for me not to get teary when watching a woman give birth!ReplyCancel

The Birth Story of Jacob | Birmingham, AL Birth Story Photography

The days leading up to Jacob’s birth, I was in close contact with his mom, Candis. She had made a little progress, but nothing significant. With 2 additional birth stories due at any moment on my calendar, I was a nervous wreck. Backup photographers are in place for each birth story that I take on, but…

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The Birth Story of Helen | Birmingham, AL Birth Photography

I am so excited and honored to finally share this birth story! I’m mostly going to let the photographs tell the story, but I thought I would share a few highlights from the day.  When Shelley went into labor, she progressed to 5cm pretty quickly. With this being her second baby, I immediately hopped out…

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