Anne Geddes

Australian-born and raised Anne Geddes (September 1956), is one of the most respected and successful professional photographers in the world. Her award-winning photographs of babies are visual representations of her deeply held belief that we must protect, nurture, and love all children.
First released in New Zealand and Australia, they have become classic icons celebrating birth and life that now grace a range of bestselling books, calendars, greeting cards, stationery, photo albums, and many other fine products.
The Anne Geddes brand is universally respected and loved; her work is published in 77 countries.
A two-time New York Times bestselling author, Anne's books have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 20 languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, and Spanish.
Her website,, attracts more than 3.5 million unique visitors per year from more than 200 countries.


In 1997 Geddes was awarded a Lifetime Membership in the Professional Photographers of America and an Honorary Fellowship with the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP). Geddes was also appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2004.

Anne Geddes was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, an award announced as part of the Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honors List in June 2004.

Special Projects

In 2004, Geddes collaborated with Canadian singer Celine Dion. The project, called Miracle: A Celebration of New Life, is a combination of music and photos revolving around the themes of new life and babies.

In 2004 and June 2005, the French postal service, La Poste, used four of her photographs for post stamps. They illustrated the series "It is a girl - it is a boy".


* Down in the Garden (1996)
* Until Now (1998)
* Little Toughts with Love (1998)
* Pure (2002)
* Miracle (2004)
* Cherished Thoughts With Love (2005)

Sources: Anne and Wikipedia