Word: mother [muhth-er] Part of Speech: noun
Definition: female person who has borne children
Synonyms: ancestor, child-bearer, creator, forebearer, mom, mommy, origin, parent, predecessor, procreator, progenitor, source
When I looked up this word, I found it interesting that underneath this definition, the next two versions of the word were used as a verb under “care” and another used as a noun under “caregiver“. In those synonyms, words were given such as protect, provide for, tend, wait on, and watch over. The antonyms they gave were disregard, ignore, and neglect. So, automatically, in the English language, when one speaks of a mother, one speaks of someone who puts others before themselves. This is also very true of picture-taking. When you think of all those magic milestone moments of first-steps, birthday cakes, assemblies, spelling bees, dances, etc., you most likely think of mom behind the lens and/or directing how the photo should be taken, who should be in it, how they should be standing, in what order, judging how many pictures are left, all while adjusting shirts and fixing stray hairs, even when you push away her hand and move back your hair.
So, on this Mother’s Day 2013, Vita Images wants to remind you and all your mothers, moms, mommies, mamas, and mums, to come out from behind that camera and enjoy the spotlight.
Make sure someone captures some portraits of YOU and some memories with you and your family. Here are a few of our favorites we have photographed this year!
Happy Mothers Day to all from our Vita Images’ moms!
~ Rachel, mom of two awesome little boys
~ Jennifer, mom of two spunky red-headed boys and two very beautiful girls