In continuing the recent theme of portraits of powerful women, here is a selection of Maxim Vakhovskiy‘s figure portraits featuring women and their babies. Check out his book, Black Venus and many of his other stunning photographs on his tumblr.
Does a mother retain her self when she has a child? Is she so completely absorbed into the child’s world that she no longer has her own identity? Can she find a balance, or should she wait until the child is grown? Are mothers Superheroes?
Mothers of the world, how does this image speak to you?
I recently shared another piece of Ana’s artwork, Birth of My Daughter, which has been getting a lot of attention around the world. May her images continue to resonate in the hearts and minds of all who view them.