Tags archives: Leilani Rogers

  • A Beautiful Summer Homebirth in Austin, TX

  • The warmer temperatures in Austin have me very excited to share this gorgeous summer home and water birth with you. The thing I love about birth is that no two stories look the same. Especially homebirths. Some are in tight quarters, some are in wide open spaces, some are quiet and private, and othe[...]
  • Born on the toilet - Austin Birth Photographer

  • An entire birth story, beginning to end. When I first shared images from Lauren's birth, many people could not understand why she gave birth on the toilet (as if that's where she intended for it to happen). This curation of images shows her progress up to that point. Notice how much she moves around[...]
  • Nurturing Creativity, Ideas and You

  • One of my favorite books on creativity is actually a children's book called “What Do You Do With An Idea?” by Kobi Yamada.  I’ve read it out loud at conferences (see cover photo by Birth Blessings Photography), on periscope… I feel it is must have for all creatives . It cleverly illustrate[...]
  • The Best Birth Photos of 2015

  • It wasn't an easy task, but I've selected my best birth photos from 2015. I feel fortunate to have met each family I worked with this past year. Every kind of birth is beautiful, and luckily I was able to capture a huge variety in 2015. I was also blessed with a  multitude of new opportunities. I fo[...]
  • The Birth Story of Akshay

  • I first met Paige while photographing another client's birth, which she attended as a doula. Paige and her partner Surabhi have one older child, a boy, which Paige carried. So when they reached out to me to document Surabhi's turn, I was thrilled. Surabhi labored for 35 hours to bring Akshay into th[...]
  • Hands and Toes, Precious Breastfeeding Details

  • My style of shooting has always been to zero in on that one precious detail. When I began photographing breastfeeding mothers a few years ago, I realized that what made the images the most beautiful, in my eyes, was the CONNECTION between a mother and her child. While the act of breastfeeding itself[...]