Newborn babies just may be the most-photographed people in the entire world. It’s no surprise, really. New babies are magical. While all of the snapshots you take yourself are priceless, there’s something to be said for getting some professional shots taken by someone who really knows what they’re doing with a camera. So this month VancouverMom.ca is teaming up with Images by Bethany as we search for the best of Vancouver newborn photographers.
Best of Vancouver: Nominate a Photographer
Are you the best newborn photographer in Vancouver – or do you know the best newborn photographer? We want to hear from you! Nominate your pick for our “Best of Vancouver” series between now and February 15, 2012. Our panel of judges will review the nominees, and pick the top 10. We’ll share their choices with you beginning in early March, and you’ll have the chance to vote for your favourite.
To nominate the person who you believe is truly the best of Vancouver newborn photographers, fill out this form:
It makes sense that we’d have some pretty amazing photographers to judge the nominees. Here they are:
- Bethany Schiedel – Bethany has been photographing weddings and portraits since 2004. In September of 2011, Images by Bethany moved into a studio space nestled conveniently between Yaletown and Gastown. Boasting original 1912 windows, wood floors, and a golden radiator, the space is a perfect setting for Newborns by Bethany, a boutique newborn portrait studio, Bethany’s newest venture. You can also find Bethany on Facebook and Twitter.
- Jillian Kirby – Jillian has been photographing children and families for over five years and has spent the last three years focusing all her energies on her passion – newborns and babies! After quickly becoming one of BC’s top newborn photographers, Jillian is now Nationally Accredited in Child and Infant photography, as well as Maternity photography, by the PPOC. She works out of her beautiful natural light studio in Langley, BC, and she’s on Facebook and Twitter.
- Miranda Lievers – Miranda is one half of the duo behind Vancouver based Blue Olive Photography. Now in their ninth year, they’ve photographed hundreds of weddings and even more portraits as the families of their clients grow! Her studio has earned accolades including the title Best Wedding Photographers in Vancouver three years running from the Georgia Straight and has been named among the most inspiring photographers in Canada by Weddingbells Magazine. Find Miranda on Facebook and Twitter.
Whether you’re a photographer, or an expectant mom, be sure to check back in March to see our top picks and to cast your vote!
Amber Strocel is a writer, aspiring math teacher, suburbanite, wife and mom of two. She believes in the power of the Internet to connect people, and she believes that numbers are the poetry of the universe. You can often find her knitting, sewing, volunteering, working in her garden, and sneaking chocolate when no one's looking. She blogs at Strocel.com and shares her photos on Instagram as @AmberStrocel.