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    Edit Photo Details Self Portrait of Motherhood   #motherhood
    A self portrait taken through the window of my kitchen to show the beautiful chaos that is motherhood. Motherhood brings new experiences and challenges every day - every day a new milestone is met. Milestones for my children, milestones for their mother. Small achievements feel like huge successes. On this day my hair needed to be brushed and the washing needed to be hung out - the washing won out. Motherhood has inspired me to become a woman who can do many things and to make my children proud.
    Composition 7
    Lighting 4
    Creativity 7
    Story 7

    Parenthood, and all that goes with it, is one of those universal themes that I suspect people around the world, regardless of cultural differences, can connect with. This image feels timeless. Your stillness and the expression on your face, Laura, as life moves around you, feels quite poetic. And, the way you share information about the scene and your reflection on motherhood elevates the visual storytelling.

    Jenn Poggi
    Assistant Professor, RIT, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Mar 23, 2018
    Date Uploaded: Mar 23, 2018
    Location: Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    Focal Length: 35 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/500 sec
    Aperture: f/3.5
    ISO: 100
    Copyright: © Laura Wood
    Categories: People, Portraits
    Assignments: Inspiring Experiences
    Contests: 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest