Synopses & Reviews
Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden's photographs of babies at rest, nestled in soft surroundings, are pure magic. After airing on the Today Show in September 2009, the photographer's portraits of sleeping babies caused a national sensation - people cannot get enough of these slumbering babes In Sleeping Beauties: Newborns in Dreamland, their lens has captured newborns as they inhabit that magical place - a world where past and future dreams come together in an ethereal realm. In most instances, the babies portrayed are brand new and on their way home for the very first time. It is in this state of newness, of transition from their warm cocoon of the past nine months to their journey of a new life, that they capture the newborns as they slumber, dream, and awaken to their new surroundings.
After airing on the "Today Show" in September 2009, the photographers portraits of sleeping babies caused a national sensation. Here, their lens has captured newborns as they inhabit magical dreamscapes.