14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Overdue: Week 41 + 2 Days

Semi-silhouette of a mother-to-be, the day before her baby is born. The chiaroscuro obscures some of her features, but her smile - looking down at her unborn child - tells me everything I need to know about this silent communication between mother and son.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Camera: LG-E980
Copyright: © James Oleson