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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Famous Books Recreated by Babies

By Hanssie on February 6th 2014

I have mad respect for newborn/baby photographers. I tried to take pictures of a newborn once, and those oh-so-cute babies cry and flop about and poop. They scare me (and yes, I’ve had one myself…but it’s different when it’s yours. I was sleep deprived and delirious half the time).

I look at websites of photographers who specialize in adorable baby portraits and I marvel at the creativity of the photography, with babies in nets peacefully sleeping, looking content and happy…so opposite from my experience. I have to assume that they had some magic to lull a baby to be a sleeping, picture perfect model.

[REWIND: 5 Pre-Shoot Newborn Photography Tips ]

One of these newborn studios is Venture Photography, who specializes in family portraits and babies. In honor of National Storytelling Week in the U.K., they’ve created a series of portraits that recreate some very famous children’s books. Can you recognize what this book is?

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If you guessed Harry Potter, you’re correct. Here are some of the other ones:

Alice-in-wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

borrowers-venture

The Borrowers

Cat-in-the-hat-venture

The Cat in the Hat

charlie-chocolate-factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

frog-prince-venture

The Frog Prince

lion-witch-wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Peter-pan-venture

Peter Pan

winnie-pooh

Winnie the Pooh

wizard-oz-venture

Wizard of Oz

I’ve since watched our Newborn Photography Workshop DVD’s and realized that yes, there are tips and tricks to help pre-shoot to help it be a happy and productive photo session. I feel better about newborn shoots, but I think I’ll stick with weddings.

[via @Design Taxi]

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About

Hanssie is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes portrait and wedding photographer. In her free time, she homeschools, works out, rescues dogs and works in marketing for SLR Lounge. She also blogs about her adventures and about fitness when she’s not sick of writing so much. Check out her work and her blog at www.hanssie.com. Follow her on Instagram

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