Did you know that Esther offers one-on-one Babywearing Assistance to Spokane and CDA area families? This is included as part of her doula /photography packages for those who reserve their birth with her. Clients also receive access to Esther’s lending library of beautiful wraps, slings, buckle carriers and more! (Families seeking […]


  • What a great baby wearing resource you are! That is so awesome for all the Spokane moms to have someone to go to for all that information. I’m sure trying to look into it yourself can be overwhelming (especially for a new mom).ReplyCancel

At the beginning of each year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPB) hosts an image competition for their members. Incredibly gifted photographers from around the world submit powerful images to be presented in an extraordinary gallery that highlights the beauty, vulnerability, strength, emotion, and miracle of childbirth. These are released to the public […]


  • Love both shots- the rawness and wow, what a cord!ReplyCancel

  • I think you’ve perfectly explained the last few weeks! Our birth photography community has definitely enjoyed this bonding experience! Thank you for including me in your blog.. it’s an honor to be “sitting beside” the best of the best.ReplyCancel

  • Your entries are incredible! Thank you for including me in this blog post. Beautifully written!ReplyCancel

  • Sannetta

    So beautiful! Thank you for including me!ReplyCancel

  • Rachael

    These are so beautiful! I especially love the second photo!ReplyCancel

  • I’ll never forget these two images ❤ breathtaking!ReplyCancel

  • Mandi H Mitchell

    WOW. STUNNING shots! Incredible!ReplyCancel

  • Wow! Those images are extremely moving. I hope you win!!!!ReplyCancel

  • your entries are amazing, I love them both!ReplyCancel

  • Wow Esther, these are amazing entries! Your photography is so powerful.ReplyCancel

    • Esther Edith Varghese

      Thank you so much, Tracy!ReplyCancel

  • Wow, gorgeous images! The connection between mom & dad is so vivid in the first. And the true beauty of the cord is just indescribable in the second. Beautiful!ReplyCancel

Clients often ask me what their options are for Winter Maternity Sessions. If you’re not a fan of the outdoor, chilly weather from about Nov-Feb, we can do our session in the comfort of your home, nursery, a library, coffee chop…the options are endless! I always want my clients to feel comfortable, and relaxed, and […]


  • Mary

    Love these Maternty photos! Such a unique apprach – you always do something fresh and beautiful. Wonderful job Esther!ReplyCancel

  • Beautiful maternity photos, i love how cozy & intimate they are!ReplyCancel

  • Anne Fields

    What a beautiful couple. Wonderfully captured EstherReplyCancel

  • Not gonna lie. I’m kinda, sorta, a lot in love with this maternity session !ReplyCancel

  • Mandi Mitchell

    What a sweet session! I love how sweet and cozy they are with each other!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay

    Love the feeling i get from the black and white images.ReplyCancel

  • Mandi H Mitchell

    What a beautiful maternity session! Love this!ReplyCancel

  • stunning maternity photos, what precious memories!ReplyCancel

If you follow me on Facebook, you might have seen sneak peeks of this couple’s Maternity Session. This sweet family just welcomed Baby Evelyn, and I am so glad they booked both a Fresh Baby and Newborn session with me – it was amazing to see how much she changed in merely two weeks! Enjoy […]


  • Sarah

    These are seriously some of the most beautiful newborn photos I’ve ever seen! Spokane is so lucky to have you.ReplyCancel

  • May

    What an incredible photography session. You capture families so well. I love how you use different perspectives to tell a story; wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • What a great fresh baby session. You beautifully captured the moments that make those first few hrs so special. Great work.ReplyCancel

  • I love Fresh Baby Sessions and you did such a wonderful job on this one for this sweet Spokane family. I’m glad you linked us back to their maternity session; I had forgotten how beautiful it was. Can’t wait to see the images from their Newborn Session!ReplyCancel

  • Such a sweet Fresh baby photo session with this new Spokane family at the hospital. Baby looks like she really enjoys the skin on skin with both mom and dad — and I am sure they loved snuggling baby that way too. Congratulations on their newborn baby girl!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay

    This is perfect. Beautifully captured.ReplyCancel

  • Carissa Potterton

    So simple, and so beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Mandi H Mitchell

    I love everything about this session. I love that it’s at the hospital. Such intimacy in the pictures!ReplyCancel