StandInBaby™ Ambassadors

Proudly supported by some of the most well known names in the newborn photography community.

Ana Brandt

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from the USA

Ana Brandt is a California based award winning photographer, author, teacher and mother of 3 who has been specializing in pregnancy and newborn imagery for over 18 years. Her classic images for an established and growing A List clientele have appeared in numerous publications, books, websites, and physician offices. 

Ana has taught in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Italy, France, Mexico, Japan, Peru, the U.K. and Spain. She will be traveling back to Brazil, China Japan, Paris, the UK, Taiwan and is working on India and South Africa. Ana regularly travels with her family so she can show her kids the world.

As an adopted child, Ana has never seen what she looked like as a newborn. She believes you need to create a visual history of your life because “to know where you’re going, it’s important to know where you came from.” Ana’s latest work can be seen in Alicia Silverstone’s new book, The Kind Mama. Lastly you can also find her on her YouTube channel -www.anabrandtvideos.

Ana Brandt has been named:

  • Parents Choice Awards – Bump Society Fall 2016
  • One of the top 19 Photographers in Santa Ana – Fall 2016
  • One of the top 5 Photographers in Orange County Fall 2016
  • Readers Choice for Parenting Magazine in Orange County Fall 2016
  • One of the 50 best photographers of family in the United States.
  • One of the 10 best Maternity photographers in the world.
  • One of the 10 best photographers in California.
  • One of the 50 most inspiring photographers.
  • Voted one of California’s Top Newborn Photographers of 2016 by Photography Magazine.

Paloma Schell

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from Brazil

With an internationally recognised name and huge following in the Newborn Photography community, Paloma is not only a well known & respected expert in her field but also a well sort after Mentor & Educator;  Certifying more than 2.000 students in 9 countries.  Paloma is regularly invited to speak at conferences around the world and has written 2 books that have been translated into 4 different languages.  

In her work as a photographer, she uses soft light with low contrast and backlight, combined with harmonic accessories and colors. Her photos are soft, light and delicate, always highlighting the baby.

Paloma’s approach to newborn safety and education is second to none and we are proud to have her on our elite team of official StandInBaby™ Ambassadors.

Paloma is also the creator of the incredible Paloma Schell Beanbags & Stands featured throughout the StandInBaby™ website & training material.

Joanie Dachy

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from France

With an internationally recognised name and huge following in the Newborn Photography community, Paloma is not only a well known & respected expert in her field but also a well sort after Mentor & Educator;  Certifying more than 2.000 students in 9 countries.  Paloma is regularly invited to speak at conferences around the world and has written 2 books that have been translated into 4 different languages.  

In her work as a photographer, she uses soft light with low contrast and backlight, combined with harmonic accessories and colors. Her photos are soft, light and delicate, always highlighting the baby.

Paloma’s approach to newborn safety and education is second to none and we are proud to have her on our elite team of official StandInBaby™ Ambassadors.

Lizzy McMillan

Lizzy McMillan

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from the USA

Lizzy McMillan is an APNPI Certified and PPA Certified Professional Photographer with a boutique studio in Downtown Mesa, Arizona. She has specialized in maternity and newborn portraiture for over a decade, and has photographed over 1200 newborns during her career. Her extensive work with newborn twins, triplets, quadruplets and quintuplets has set her apart in the photography industry, garnered international acclaim and has earned her the apt moniker “The Multiples WhispererTM”.

Lizzy is the leading authority in newborn multiples photography, and her art is creative, refined and classic. She continually pushes herself to create art that is unique for her clients. Her work has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Women’s Day, Country Living, Pop Sugar, Pop Sugar Moms, SLR Lounge, The Huffington Post and Parents Magazine. She thoroughly enjoys connecting with and educating other photographers in the art of photographing multiples, and is excited to be using her SIBs (Henry and Henrietta) to ensure safety is at the core of her workshops.

Elli Cassidy

Elli Cassidy

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from the UK

Elli is a highly regarded specialist newborn, maternity and portrait photographer, running a successful portrait studio. She has achieved an Associateship in Newborn and Maternity photography, is a Fujifilm X-photographer and an Elinchrom Ambassador. Elli is passionate about improving standards in safety when posing babies and her commitment to this led to her co-founding BANPAS which was has made a big difference in promoting baby safety industry standards in the U.K. Elli is highly valued for her style and approach in providing carefully crafted training courses. She mentors many professional photographers each year, alongside teaching for the MPA, SWPP, The Photographer Academy and ClickEd.

Claire Elliott

Claire Elliott

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassador & Teacher from the UK

Claire is one of the UK’s leading newborn and children specialist Photographers, with nearly 2 decades experience within the genre. After gaining her Craftsman status with the Guild of Photographers and gaining one of the highest scores to date in their international Image of the Month Competition, Claire was promoted to Panel Member and Judge within the prestigious Guild of Photographers and has helped to build the success of the Newborn and Children categories. As a successful Mentor with a big passion to raise the safety standards in all areas of newborn photography, Claire has built her Newborn and photography training business up to one of the best within the United Kingdom and travels extensively to train others in the art. She is also a founding trainer of the UK’s first Newborn Photography School. To those that know Claire, she is humbled by her achievements and is known as their Fairy Tog Mother

Richard and Chieko

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassadors & Teachers from Minamigyotoku - Japan

Richard and Chieko have their Studio in Minamigyotoku – Japan, a quiet and cozy neighborhood just few minutes from Tokyo. Sweet Dreams Photo Studio specializes in pregnant and newborn photography. He is a member of the International Newborn Photography Association – INPA. In his workshops, he prioritizes to teach participants how to make newborn photography safely and comfortably. “For us, working on what we love and still being able to teach other people is just amazing! “

Stephanie Robin

StandInBaby™ Official Ambassadors & Teachers from Minamigyotoku - Japan

Richard and Chieko have their Studio in Minamigyotoku – Japan, a quiet and cozy neighborhood just few minutes from Tokyo. Sweet Dreams Photo Studio specializes in pregnant and newborn photography. He is a member of the International Newborn Photography Association – INPA. In his workshops, he prioritizes to teach participants how to make newborn photography safely and comfortably. “For us, working on what we love and still being able to teach other people is just amazing! “

Sandra Moffatt

StandInBaby™ Co-Founder, Newborn Photography Safety Advocate, Teacher, Author & "Mother of SIBs" from Australia

Sandra Moffatt is a internationally renowned, multi-award winning Australian Newborn Photographer.  Sandra spent almost a decade behind the camera before refocusing her efforts and entire lifesaving towards newborn safety with the introduction of the newborn training mannequin, StandInBaby™ as well as her various books and training materials.  

Combining her strengths in marketing and business with her dedication to newborn safety, Sandra has quickly established herself a genuine newborn safety ambassador and someone the photography community can turn to for advice with her Facebook community of over 11,000 members growing larger every day.

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