There’s a hint of coolness in the air, and a few early leaves already starting to turn. Fall is coming! Along with pumpkin spice and sweater weather, autumn brings some amazing backdrops for capturing family fun.Read More
Ahhh, the newborn lifestyle! Sleep, eat, poop, repeat, am I right? It’s a snuggly life, but someone’s gotta do it!
But when it comes to newborn lifestyle images, what are we setting out to capture, and how are they different from other newborn images? Not quite documentary, not quite posed, lifestyle images walk a nice line down the middle. I like to think of lifestyle work as you being yourself in good light. In practice, it means we’re setting out to capture everyday moments, sometimes setting them up a little bit as we go to make sure everyone is nicely lit and looking their best.Read More
Do you ever have one of those moments or experiences with your family where you just step back and soak in how wonderful the moment is? You forget about any trouble that happened before, or worries you have about what’s ahead, and just savour the moment. There’s always so much to think about, so many distractions and worries. I’m really trying to be more present with my family and less in my head about all of it.Read More
“Come on, how about we get a picture with Mom and Dad in it?” I asked, standing on top of the playground climber with the two brothers.
“Yes!” shouted the older brother.
“Yeah, come on!” cheered the younger brother.
“Mom, Dad, come and take a picture with us,” called the older brother.
“A picture with us? Why?” joked the parents.
“Because,” replied the older brother, “you’re the most important people in our lives.”Read More
Hey everybody, it's me, the Toddler! I'm here with some practical advice for when you're stuck inside!Read More
When you book a family photo session, what are you looking for? What is your goal? What do you want to come away with?
You might think that the answer is obvious: you’re looking for photos, of course! But stay with me here.Read More
I'm having a real love for black and white these days! There's something so timeless about a monochromatic picture, isn't there? But did you know that using black and white can have other benefits as well? Here are 5 reasons why you might want to consider a monochrome (black and white) picture to hang on your wall.Read More
Dear daughter; dear miraculous, perfect, brave, happy daughter.Read More
I have often thought, especially in the past few years, that maybe life is made up of things that don’t go the way you thought they would. John Lennon sang it beautifully: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” But there’s an art and a grace to letting go of those plans and embracing what’s happening instead, isn’t there? And sometimes, it’s much easier to do than other times!Read More
It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air! No matter who your Valentine is, if you’ve got a sibling, you know that’s a special kind of love. Here are 6 reasons why your sibling will always be your Valentine.Read More
There's nothing sweeter than capturing moments together filled with love. Nothing sweeter, except maybe the cookies that Nana and her granddaughter are baking! This Christmas baking session was a fun and yummy time all around!Read More
You've decided, or maybe you're still thinking about whether it's time to have a photo session and take some beautiful family pictures. Maybe you're looking for that perfect shot for your holiday cards, or you've got a blank spot on your wall that you'd love to fill with an image that makes you smile every time you walk past it.
You've done some research, looked for some inspiration, and now you're trying to decide what style of photography will produce that perfect image you're after. Is lifestyle photography right for you?Read More