This enchanting book gathers together the most creative and unusual baby images selected among contemporary photography. With their cameras, a selection of well-known men and women photographers explore the mysteries of new life, sharing with us their fascination with the deep, ever curious, searching gaze of these tiny human beings just as they are beginning their lives in the world. This collection stands out among baby books, and will delight any buyer by showing the beauty, the vulnerability, and the innocent humor of these tender, endlessly endearing creatures. The rich spectrum of visual viewpoints -- in 94 color and black and white photographs -- ranges from classic, formal portraits to detailed closeups of hands and feet and compelling studies of baby body language and wonderful facial expressions. What these photographs have in common is a high aesthetic and artistic quality and the sense that each of these photographers has come under the spell of these precious little beings. The photographers include: Langdon Clay, Paul D'Amato, Sandi Fellman, Debbie Fleming Caffery, Claude Jetter, Nick Kelsh, Mary Motley Kalergis, Dana Marisa Matthews, Starr Ockenga, Sue Packer, Martin Randenrath, Patricia D. Richards, Willem de Roon, Judith Samen, Maude Schuyler Clay, Thomas Tulis, Robert Werling, and Vanessa Westgate.