Tiny toes. Gummy smiles. Darling dimples. Babies have all the makings of a winning picture. Add a little imagination and some fun props, and their adorableness is elevated to art. Move over, Anne Geddes. Flip through our album to see how photographer parents are creatively capturing their little ones.

Julie Aktabowski

Look what dropped from the sky. A precious bundle curls up in a faux hot air balloon, courtesy of a Chicago-area, natural-light photographer. More examples of her work can be seen on Facebook.

Photo courtesy of This Little Piggy Photography

Which photo is your favorite? Vote for your “pic” in the Comments section below!

— Phebe Wahl