The saying "less is more" resonated with us when we spotted this image from Rachel on our IG feed. When you look at it, there's no insane amount of light bursting from the back, the colors palette consists of 3 main colors and you don't see the subject's face. BUT what makes this image stand out to us and why we wanted to feature it is because we love the artistic quality it possess. It has a bit of The Son of Man painting by

When Tina Rewlowksi was presented with an opportunity to take a home-schooled field trip to a train yard, there's no doubt about it, her camera was coming with her. The creativity of her image she shares with us today draws you in by all the leading lines and the small color palette surrounded by a sea of red. Coupled with her incredible depth of field and acute sense of rule of thirds, we had to feature her image in our series, The Story Behind.

"To every child – I dream of a world where you can laugh, dance, sing, learn, live in peace and be happy." -Malala Yousafzai Heather Eijzenga of Little Bird Photography | Canon 5D Mark IV, 85mm Sigma Art, 1/2000, f2.2, ISO 100 Kate Bragg Photography | Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 24-70mm, 1/100, f5.0, ISO 100 Lara Gowder of Gowder Family | Sony a850, 24-70mm 2.8, 1/60, f3.2, ISO 1250 Lexi Brenner | Nikon D700, Tamron 24-70mm f2.8 at 34mm, 1/1000, f2.8, ISO 200 Ann Mangum Photography | D700, 50mm 1.8, 1/1250,

When shooting a newborn session, lets face it, those little bundles of joy are in complete control. They decide if they'll really make you work for it or not. Some just go with the flow and sleep through the entire session while others refuse close their eyes. So, it goes without saying that being a newborn photographer requires a lot of patience and creativity. When Chelsea Allred's two little models decided they weren't sleepy, she manage to take a different route and in return capture

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” –Anatole France Brenda Acuncius Photography | Canon 5D Mark II, 50mm 1.4, 1/6400, f2.2, ISO 500 Tricia Bovey | Canon 1D III, Tamron SP 150-600mm, 5-6.3, 1/400, f8.0, ISO 1600 Rachel Ambroson | Canon 5D Mark IV, 35mm, 1/500, f2.8, ISO 400 Evelyne Lourenco | canon 5D Mark III, Canon 24mm, 1/250, f1.4, ISO 400 Kate Bragg Photography | Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 24-70mm, 1/250, f3.5, ISO 200 Ann Mangum Photography | Nikon D750, 50mm 1.8 1/500, f4.0, ISO