The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers has announced the winners of the 2019 Image of the Year Competition.

 

The photographs are astonishing.

 

View the photos in a big screen to get their full greatness!

 

1. First place winner

059 | OUR RAINBOW BABY IS FINALLY HERE

059 | OUR RAINBOW BABY IS FINALLY HERE

Belle Verdiglione — Belle Verdiglione Photography

 

2. Best in category: Birth details

029 | ENVELOPED

029 | ENVELOPED

Samantha Evans — Sevan Photography

 

3. Best in category: Birth

229 | MANY HANDS

229 | MANY HANDS

Ashley Marston — Ashley Marston Photography

 

4. Best in category: Fresh 48

186 | THIS IS US

186 | THIS IS US

Kimberly Kimble — Rushes & Waves

 

5. Best in category: Labor

243 | WATER BIRTH IN SUNSET

243 | WATER BIRTH IN SUNSET

Dora Barens — Dora Barens Geboortefotografie

 

6. Best in category: Postpartum

359 | THE MOST GLORIOUS CLEANSING OF ALL

359 | THE MOST GLORIOUS CLEANSING OF ALL

Jerusha Sutton — Jerusha Sutton Photography

 

7. People's choice for best in category: Labor

130 | MY LOVE MY HERO

130 | MY LOVE MY HERO

Cindy Willems — Birth Day geboortefotografie

 

8. People's choice for best in category: Postpartum

285 | PEEK-A-BOO

285 | PEEK-A-BOO

Heather Sears — Heather Sears Photography

 

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