Maybe you've noticed on IG that lots of photographers push themselves by creating challenges and starting personal projects because after all, we as photographers are constantly growing and learning. As you'll learn in this installment of The Story Behind, Teresa created a group of remarkable fishbowl shots from a series that she produced the previous year. She proves to us that learning never ceases and if it's been done before, try taking a different approach to things. This is precisely what we loved her series, particularly this

"Shadow owes its birth to light." -John Gay Heather Eijzenga of Little Bird Photography | Canon 5D Mark IV, Sigma 50mm, 1/250, f2.2, ISO 100 Kim McKinney | Canon 5D Mark III, Sigma 35mm, 1/6400, f2.8, ISO 1600 Kristina Gorokhova | Canon 6D, 24-70mm, 1/320, f3.2, ISO 640 Tiffani Danielle Photography | Canon 5D Mark IV, Sigma 35mm Art, 1/50, f1.4, ISO 8000 Ann Mangum Photography | Nikon D750, Nikon 24-70mm, 1/160, f6.3, ISO 200 Brenda Acuncius Photography | Canon 5D Mark II, 35mm, 1/125, f2.2, ISO 1000 Wendy Bickis Photography | Nikon D750, 35mm

We’re suckers for a solid black and white image but add multiple layers like lighting, subject placement and perspective, we get downright giddy. Jamie Olsen is a photographer that we've followed since Bloom was born and this image has been one our most loved images on our Instagram feed. With so much goodness happening in her image, we had to know her thought process for this beauty and couldn't wait to share the juicy details with you. IG Handle:. @jamieolsen7 Where was this photo taken? This was taken in

Black and white images can sometimes paint a portrait that colors never can. When we saw this image on Jessica's feed, we were immediately drawn to it. The way the highlights and shadows do a dance to lead the viewer right to her little one's gorgeous curls had us swooning. Read on to see The Story Behind Jessica's image. We think you'll be an fan of her work just like we are. IG Handle:. @jlrainey Where was this photo taken? Austin, TX. How did

Kate Bragg Photography | Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 24-70mm, 1/400, f4.0, ISO 100 Kristina Gorokhova | Canon 6D, 24-70mm, 1/40, f3.2, ISO 640 Johanna Shannon-Little of J S-Little Photography | Nikon D750, Sigma Art 35mm, 1/800, f2.2, ISO 100 Wendy Bickis Photography | Nikon D750, 35mm, 1/320, f4.0, ISO 1600 Hannah Terry of Hey Jewel Imaging | Canon 5D Mark II, Sigma Art 35mm, 1/2000, f4.0, ISO 400