Taking beautiful, powerful images of children with special needs is what “The Superhero Project” is all about.

Renee Bergeron started the project in 2012 by taking pictures of her son, Apollo, who was born with a double aortic arch. In 2012 he had two heart surgeries and a feeding tube placed. She wanted him to view himself as powerful and strong, not as a victim of his unique heart.

Renee is also a professional photographer and when she saw how much he loved the images, she decided to offer these session to other kids with special needs. Here are a few from the photo series…

What do you think?