Underwater Mother

PhotographerMegan Schoenbachler
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryVenice, United States
Photo DateJune, 2010
Technical InfoNikon Digital Negative
Entry Description

I wanted to capture the essence of life in the water, so I shot a series of pregnant women. This particular mother was so beautiful and peaceful. Her baby was born in the water one week later.

About Photographer

Megan has worked in the world of documentary film and photography since the early 90’s. She began her career as a cinematographer and found herself more and more in tune with what she could express in still photography. Her work is a complilation of travels and life experience. She has shot multiple documentaries for Discovery and National Geographic Networks. As well as being published in magazines such as American Photography. Currently she resides in Los Angeles and is working on commercial projects, as well as a photography book titled “Billy”. It is personal project about drug addiction and her father. She is drawn to both the world of documentary and editorial and is always looking for the story that is yet to be told.