Tags archives: photos by lei

  • Project 52: Week 2 "B&W"

  • This project is already making me push myself to search for the moments. In my line of work (birth photography) you get to sit and wait for the magic to appear. With structured themes I have 2 choices 1) create the moment or  2) hunt for it. If you know my work at all you know there is not setting t[...]
  • 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[...]
  • The Birth of Kaleva - Austin Birth Photographer

  • Stefanie contacted me early in her pregnancy.  So it was very exciting when her day finally arrived!  It was a beautiful but brisk morning and the fire was on when I got to her cozy home out in Killeen.  I walked in to find Stefanie concentrating during her contractions, her midwives surrounding her[...]