To July 31:First Breath-Still and moving images documenting the Miracle of Birth -Heather Bays .
Bringing a child into the world is the biggest day of a parent's life. To be a witness to such an event and photograph a baby's first breath is one of the most incredible experiences a photographer can have.
I started documenting births 9 years ago because our society has kept this incredibly beautiful part of all our lives hidden away for so long. I wanted to do my part to ease the fear around something so real, so emotional, so euphoric. Birth is how every single one of us arrived here. Why keep it hidden away? — Heather Bays
Heather graduated from PrairieView School of Photography in 2008 and is currently based in Toronto where she is in high demand as a lifestyle photographer specializing in birth photography.