Photographer pays tribute to rainbow babies with gorgeous photo shoot

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Missouri-based photographer Alex Bolen gathered together 6 women for a poignantly beautiful photo shoot

It take a lot of courage to muster up hope after you lose your child after a miscarriage, which is what makes the concept of the “rainbow baby” so beautiful. Photographer Alex Bolen of Shutter Darling Photography perfectly captured the poignant joy that comes with having a rainbow baby in a beautiful photo shoot.

To create the photo, Bolen had six women dress in color-coordinated gowns pose in front of rainbow-colored smoke bombs. The resulting image was breathtaking.

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Photo: Shutter Darling Photography/Facebook

Since Bolen shared the photo on Facebook, it has garnered over 23,000 reactions and has been shared over 18,000 times, with over 2,000 comments.

She had been planning the shoot for months, just waiting for the fall season to end. She had reached out on Facebook to look for mothers who wanted to celebrate their rainbow babies, and chose the first six volunteers out of many responses.

On the next page: find out where Bolen got the inspiration for the photo shoot.

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