In this interview, Iko-Ojo Mercy Haruna talks about the photo critique that helped her creative direction on this photograph and what inspires her to capture the “beauty in mundane moments.”
Mother’s Day is a time to honor the women that have helped make us who we are. In their honor, we’ve put together a gallery of photos taken by fifteen of our favorite mom photographers on Flickr.
Allie Morrison, a mother of four little birds aged 7, 4, and 1, works hard to preserve her children’s memories in a visual journal of quotidian stories.
“My perception of ballerinas, as a feminist, was that they were starving themselves for their job, that they were doing what they did for a man that was telling them what to do, that they didn’t want to grow up,” says Lucy Gray. “But,” she adds, “as a photographer, your job is to hunt down your prejudices and get rid of them.”