“No man has ever lived that had enough of children’s gratitude or woman’s love.”– William Butler Yeats The dad in these seasonal family photos from Amy Odom Photography appears to have an abundance of both his children’s gratitude and his

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Monthly Fan Favorite from the Life + Lens Blog Instagram Feed

Please join us in congratulating Mel Valiante as January 2017’s #LifeandLensIGFeature Monthly Fan Favorite!  There are SO many reasons we are head over heels in love with January’s fan favorite image! We’re guessing they are some of the same reasons you all loved it too. Mel

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earthy maternity session

“Remarkable qualities find their truest expression through motherhood” – Gordon Hinkley This stunning maternity session from Alexis Ralston Photography brings out the remarkable qualities and beauty of motherhood. What We Love:< Alexis: Jackie was apprehensive about having maternity photos done in

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new beginnings

With a brand new year and brand new goals, what better way to begin the new year than with the theme: New Beginnings! Every month we send out an “open call” to all of the the photographers and momtogs and

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One of Chrissy’s goals for 2017 was to be featured on a blog, and Life + Lens Blog inspired her to give it a try! And look, lifestyle family portrait session SUCCESS!! As photographers ourselves, we’ve been there! We’ve been published and

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The most important thing in the world is family and love. -John Wooden Tonya Espy Photography was able to capture the most important thing in the world for the Towne Family with this Saturday morning lifestyle photography session. What We

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Advice for New Photographers |Life + Lens Blog Community Post

  We recently started a new “getting to know you” series on our Instagram and one of our first questions was “What advice would you give a new photographer?” We got so many great responses  from our awesome community that we

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rainy day lifestyle photography session

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Unknown This rainy day lifestyle photography session from Ashley Maynard Photography celebrates dancing in the rain!  Grab a cup of coffee, stay

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maternity milk bath

How to Create a Maternity Milk Bath Maternity milk bath photography is all the rage at the moment.   The white color of the milk really makes the subject pop and it also creates that ethereal effect to the images. Being in water

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chicago botanic garden maternity session

Even miracles take a little time –  Fairy Godmother This gorgeous and magical garden maternity session is one of miracles itself.  The winter holiday setting and surroundings gives us one last glimpse of the holiday season and we know you will enjoy

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