Lennart Nilsson is a Swedish photographer and scientist who is well noted for his photographs of in vivo human embryos and other medical subjects which at one point of time were considered un-photographable.
Considered to be among Sweden’s first modern photojournalists, Nilsson has done a great job in the field of photography. His pioneering images have made him win the hearts of millions. Beginning his career in photography in the early 1940s he has always tried to a story through his photographs.
‘A Child is Born’ which is the collection of images of infant development is the incredible work by Lennart Nilsson who pioneered the use of endoscopy and took pictures inside the human body. Starting in 1965, the unbelievable pictures in utero fetuses and zygotes when published in magazines all over the world left the spectators amazed.
Throughout the years, Nilsson has devoted special attention to capturing the creation of a human being from conception to birth and has given it the name-‘A Child Is Born’. Not to mention it is the fascinating blend of science and art. The incredible work by this ingenious photographer is kept in print for over 40 years.