SABPA Editorial Team

How can I gain support from experienced Birth Photographers and grow as A Birth Photographer myself in South Africa?

Did you know that most private hospitals allow only registered photographers into the maternity ward/theatre.  We are going to talk about how you can get support from other birth photographers to grow your business and gain confidence. You will also know how to find out what you are allowed to do and bring into theatre …

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How many Births Should I Book as A birth photographer and How much should I charge?

Over the last few blogs we learnt whether you can see yourself as a birth photographer. Whether you have what it takes to hold the birth space for your pregnant and expectant parents to be. We also saw how experienced birth photographers navigate different parts of their businesses. Read back in the previous blogs. Read …

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How can the South African Birth Photographers Association help me get into a hospital in my town?

At the South African Birth Photographers Association we respect the birth space. We respect the boundaries that are set within the birth photography and medical photography pillars. It is our dedicated focus here at SABPA. We are here to provide up to date requirements which hospitals set up for this industry on an ongoing basis. Hospitals …

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Tips On How To Choose A Birth Photographer Part 2

Asking the right questions can be really helpful when meeting with a potential birth photographer. Being prepared before you meet with your birth photographer can be helpful when it comes to finding the right person for the job. I asked Leonie Jordaan, founder and owner of Soulburst Photography   and registered SABPA member, if she …

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Tips On How To Choose A Birth Photographer

Along with all the happy hormones and butterflies couples experience when finding out they’re expecting, comes a whole lot of planning and preparation for the arrival of their little bundle of joy. One of these could be choosing the right birth photographer to capture some pretty precious memories on your behalf! We thought it might …

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A story of adoption from a birth photographer’s point of view

Kristen van Staden, owner of Yellow Lemon Birth Photography ( https://www.yellowlemonbirthphotographer.com/ ) and founder of the South African Birth Photographer’s Association beautifully describes being part of a couple’s adoption journey. Parents to be – just not sure when This was the theme from the beginning of my communications with Frieda. Frieda had been following my …

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