Household Mag.

Maternity Shoot with Belle

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"I want to create an image that projects the idea that the pregnant woman is, for a minute, the center of the world, and the whole city is buzzing around her." -Belle Savranksy

Belle is portraiture photographer living in New York City who captures everything from family and children sessions to one-of-a-kind editorials and documentary style photography. We connected this summer through instagram and learned that we happened to share the exact same due date in addition to us both living in the same city. Well, her Manhattan, myself in Brooklyn, but we're a quick train ride away from one another so that counts, right? When she reached out to me in August she talked about creating a shoot where a pregnant woman, with messy hair, a floral crown, a crop top, and skirt would be walking around the village with her belly out. I immediately jumped on board and we made plans for the shoot. Not only was it an incredible experience to walk around with this belly out at 38 weeks, but I was able to connect with another New York mama in the process who was also expecting a baby. Social media and blogging are wild and wonderful in this way. So happy we were able to do this Belle! Thanks for thinking of me as your model and for making this project happen. 

Photography by Belle Savransky