This is 'The Birth Story of Marla', my first time photographing the birth of a baby. It was a late night event in the family home with sisters watching and helping. I held off using flash for most of the photos so as to not disturb the mood.
When photographing labor I try to use ambient light as much as possible, I also don't alter the images and I show the series as they happened.
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