You might recognize this gorgeous couple from their recent Maternity and Birth photos. This family radiates kindness and warmth, and I’ve enjoyed every moment of documenting their journey, and getting to know them along the way. Thank you so much Mathew and Abigail for inviting me into your sacred space. I hope your images forever […]


  • Oh my goodness! This collection is so amazing on so many levels. Your embrace of the grain is inspiring. Beautifully done my dear!ReplyCancel

    • Esther Edith Varghese

      Thanks so much, Camille!ReplyCancel

  • what a beautiful home lifestyle session! such lovely memories to capture for this new family <3ReplyCancel

  • Mandi H Mitchell

    What a sweet family session. Very personal and great memories for them.ReplyCancel

This sweet Mama reached out to me to capture a some very special memories for her. She shares a little below about the unbelievable suffering she is experiencing. I am so humbled and challenged by her; in spite of such difficult experiences, she still radiates joy, strength, courage, and selflessly cares for those around her. […]


  • Momma, your story is both beautiful and heartbreaking. I truely hope by taking all these measures that you will live a beautiful, healthy life aalongside your children and family. These images are gorgeous, I hope you put them in an album to cherish forever. And yay for breastfeeding your little this long! No easy feat for any momma.ReplyCancel

    • Esther Edith Varghese

      Thanks so much for the comment, Samantha.ReplyCancel

  • Stunning and loving. What a gift to have these precious memories captured for a lifetimeReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Mason

    Beautiful Esther! I love the colors!ReplyCancel

  • what a beautiful gift you give through these images!ReplyCancel

  • these images are so beautiful, I’m sure she’ll cherish them forever!ReplyCancel

  • Wow, you take beautiful photos!! I love the intimacy of a bathtub session- and this momma and baby look absolutely beautiful! You did an amazing job capturing them. xoReplyCancel

  • These are lovely shots :)ReplyCancel

You might recognize Abigail and Mathew from their recent Maternity Session previews on my Facebook page. They recently welcome a sweet little boy, Elam, and it was such an honor and joy to capture their birth story for them. Abigail texted me when she started to have labor signs, and we stayed in touch as […]


  • What a great birth story and you photographed the birth of their baby boy just perfectly! I love all the special moments you captured!ReplyCancel

  • Congrats mom! What an amazing thing to have captured to be able to look back on and enjoy. I love how you really captured the emotions of her day!ReplyCancel

  • you captured this birth beautifully. These images will be treasured by the family. Spokane is lucky to have such a talented birth photographer!!ReplyCancel

  • wow, amazing birth photos…i’m sure they will cherish these forever!ReplyCancel

  • What a gorgeous family! I loved the ones that showed the babies beautiful cur hair. Such a strong momma, she did an amazing job and you did an amazing job photographing the birth,ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful beautiful work! I love birth photography and your photos do such a good job of documenting mama and dad’s experience. I love how happy mom and dad look in the last photo – stunning! Spokane parents-to-be are so lucky to have you as a birth photographer to document their babies’ entries into the world.ReplyCancel

  • I labored in a very similar way on hands and knees with my second! I love how dad was so supportive and ready to help catch when the time came! Loved your point of view in pictures!ReplyCancel

    • Esther Edith Varghese

      Thanks so much, Katie! – Yes, dad was amazing through the birth. They were an inspiring couple.ReplyCancel

  • What an amazing birth story and love the way you documented everything so beautifully. Your series of birth images brought me back to my own birth story when delivering my daughter; this is a great sign for a photographer as you’re able to evoke emotion with your audience and appeal to their own memories. I know Elam and his Spokane parents will forever cherish their birth photography session with you!ReplyCancel

  • Holy moly — What a wonderful day this Spokane mom and dad had with the birth of their new baby. I have always admired the photos that Spokane birth photographers are able to catch — especially being a parent myself. I feel the emotion of the day.ReplyCancel

  • Mandi

    LOVE THESE! So amazing!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay

    This is just beautiful. I love this story and the photography has captured the emotions felt perfectly.ReplyCancel

  • What an incredible birth story so beautifully documented <3ReplyCancel

I am beyond excited and honoured to share this INCREDIBLE birth story with you. The day before Valentines Day 2017, my doula client called me to head her way, and I supported her through a very challenging, and inspiring birth. The sweet babe above was 11 lbs, 14 oz at birth, and the 11th child […]


  • what a wonderful birth story, he’s adorable!ReplyCancel

  • Mandi H Mitchell

    GO MAMA! Wow! Stunning pics!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay

    That is an amazing story. Such strength. Welcome to the world Levi :)ReplyCancel

  • Carissa Potterton

    So squishy, I am dying! And that hair! These are a treasure.ReplyCancel

  • Holy cow!!! What an intense birth story and how awesome she had such a supportive OB. Levi’s chunk and hair are amazing. Congrats to all!ReplyCancel

  • WOW!! Mama is a superhero. What a beautiful birth and mama is stunning for just pushing out an 11 lb baby!!ReplyCancel

  • What an awesome birth story and you photographed these memories perfectly! Congrats to this family on their beautiful baby boy!ReplyCancel

  • Wow! Go mama! I love that Levi’s name is part of “Eleven” in a way, and happened to not only be his birth order but his birth weight! These photos are gorgeous and I’m sure this Spokane mom is thrilled with her birth story photography!ReplyCancel

  • Oh wow! Almost 12lbs!!! Wow!

    Congrats to the family on their beautiful baby boy! All of these photographs are just so gorgeous and precious! Especially as he gets older and all those little changes begin.

    Your a great birth story photographer! Spokane must be over the moon having you!ReplyCancel

  • What an incredible and beautiful birth story! Levi is a gorgoues 11lbs of squishy baby! And I just love all his hair-swoon!ReplyCancel

  • Gah! Levi might be the cutest newborn baby I have ever seen! Definitely the cutest in Spokane. What a beautiful birth photography session of Levi and his family.ReplyCancel

  • allison

    Oh My GOODNESS! What a session! These always pull at the heart strings and that babe! Amazing that a mom could carry just a big babe!! The squishiness was so adorable! These will be treasured for many generations for sure!ReplyCancel

    • Esther Edith Varghese

      It really is amazing! We are fearfully and wonderfully made. <3ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay

    Beautiful story she must be so very proud…and look at all his hair!ReplyCancel

My beautiful friend, Sarai, invited me to capture a few moments of her breastfeeding journey. This is one of my most favorite ways to capture a glimpse of motherhood for families. I usually do these types of sessions outdoors, in a winsome sun-kissed field, but our lingering winter allowed for a cosy indoor session instead, […]


  • Doru

    Beautiful family photos! I love the use of the natural light!ReplyCancel

  • I love this indoor breastfeeding session! The lighting is gorgeous and it really shows the connection between mom and baby. My favorite shot is the one with his big brother & sister; you captured a real moment in this family’s life and I’m sure it will be treasured.ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful breastfeeding photos! I love how you captured these sweet moments for this mama!ReplyCancel

  • I think these breastfeeding sessions are so sweet. What an amazing way to show that special bond between momma and a new baby. It was so great you go to do the session inside. Your outdoor sessions are always beautiful and the light in these indoor portraits turned out gorgoues too.ReplyCancel

  • Such a great indoor nursing session. I did a breastfeeding session with my youngest because I knew she was the last baby in our family. The photos are so special to me. This Spokane mom will cherish these pictures.ReplyCancel

  • I adore breastfeeding sessions. You did this one so beautifully. That light is amazing and my favorite image is the backlight black and white one. Just adorable.ReplyCancel

  • This breastfeeding session is amazing! I love every single photo, but I think my favourites are the one looking through the window at mom and babe and the last two family portraits. You are amazingly talented! If I ever have littles, I’ll need to get to Spokane for a session with you for sure.ReplyCancel

  • Oh, that little hand on momma’s face while breastfeeding was so sweet! I know your friend will cherish these photos and you did such a wonderful job capturing these special moments for her.ReplyCancel

  • What a lovely and intimate breastfeeding session! Mom will cherish these always!ReplyCancel

  • beautiful photo, love the location and the tender moments you’ve capturedReplyCancel