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Nominated for a Calgary’s Choice Award! – Calgary Photographer

I’m so, so, so very pleased and honored to announce that Fresh Sugar Photography has been nominated for a 2012 Calgary Choice Award under the category of BEST INDEPENDENTLY OWNED BUSINESS. It really means so much that someone took the time out to nominate me, and it would mean the world if

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Happy Canada Day everyone! We had a great day around here, heading to my mom’s place for a BBQ. Her birthday was last week and we were able to give her the birthday present we’ve been planning for awhile now. She thought she was getting an iPad, she even told us she was practicing her

Today is the day: brand new Fresh Sugar!

UPDATE: The site is now back up, thank you all SO much for your kind words and support! Come and take another look, or have a visit if you didn’t get a chance the other day. The contest is back on, so make sure you enter now! The countdown is over and I’m super proud to unveil the NEW

Best WPPI Ever!

I’m back from Las Vegas and as usual, completely knackered. It was a whirlwind week of learning, parties, networking and BIG moments. I always go with the greatest intentions of attending a ton of classes, and this year was no different. And like all years past, I only attended one class.

WPPI’s Fresh Faces

As a lot of you know, I travel down to Las Vegas every year for the annual Wedding & Portrait Photographer International’s Trade Show and Convention. Its a whirlwind week of great friends, checking out new products, taking classes, shooting images for fun and checking out the print

Giving is Awesome!

You know someone. You know someone who’s experienced a tragedy, is struggling to stay afloat, is raising kids while holding down more than one job, or is volunteering selflessly despite extenuating personal circumstances. You know someone who can’t afford custom photography, but who

iPhone users – the news you’ve been waiting for! – calgary child photographer

I hinted about something cool for iPhone users a few weeks ago, and I am SO excited to say that I can finally tell you all about it! Fresh Sugar has a brand spankin’ new iPhone app in the iTunes store! It’s absolutely free, and it’s just another way to stay up with everything

What I did in Vegas. (part deux)

As I mentioned, I went down to Las Vegas for WPPI – Wedding & Portrait Photographers International. The conference has a trade show, a ton of classes, parties, everything. One of the main things is a 16X20 portrait competition. It’s always been so fun for me each year to walk

Win a $500 gift certificate!

For those that don’t get the Fresh Sugar newsletter (why the heck not? sign up at the top right of this blog) you might not know about the awesome contest the Babyvibe is holding. They are giving away a $500 gift certificate to Fresh Sugar, for the photo session of your choice! Are you

Giving is Awesome

Ok, ok. So it’s not the new blog. It’s still the old one. But I wanted to make good on my promise to pick the winner of the Giving is Awesome contest. There were a lot of amazing, heartfelt entries. I was sincerely touched by what you wrote about the people you were nominating. There

Giving is AWESOME!

I’m so happy to announce I’ve joined forces with some amazing photographers across the globe. You can take a look at everyone participating at You know someone. You know someone who’s experienced a tragedy, is struggling to stay afloat, is raising kids

Hey, look here! Yeah you – over here!

I am super, super psyched to finally announce the brand-spanking new addition to the Fresh Sugar family. Fresh Sugar Style It’s Calgary’s first photography website dedicated completely to teenagers. For those that want a modern, fun look that goes miles and miles from any sort of

Fresh Idea for May

May’s Fresh Idea is . . . an urban session! I’m looking for a 5-7 year old (can have a little brother or sister tag along too) who is fun and outgoing and parents who are up for anything! We’ll be heading to downtown Calgary to take advantage of some of the hippest, coolest

Toot Toot Chugga Chugga

I thought I’d share some photos from the last time the Wiggles came to town. My daughter absolutely loved them, and it was one of the best live kids’ shows we’ve been to. (The Backyardigans was another great one). We have a winner with the contest! The secret word was WAGS and

Families, The Wiggles, The Flames, Websites and more!

Firstly, I *must* talk about this awesome family I had to pleasure to spend an afternoon with a few weeks ago. We all decided to head down to the river for some shots, and the youngest wanted to wear her bright yellow rubber boots. Well OF COURSE that is cool to me, I love rubber boots. So then

Brotherly Love

After getting back from Vegas, I was fortunate to have two family sessions with the most FUN families! The first had such an awesome home for my style – gorgeous white walls, furniture and linens. Heaven! The two little boys were excited for Easter coming up and we had a blast being silly

The NEW Blog!

Welcome to the brand new Fresh Sugar blog! I’m so excited to unveil it today, it’s been a work-in-progress since January. I’ll be adding some more features in the next few weeks, including an information page for other photographers. I’d love to hear what you think. So

Contest Time!

I have throw a big thanks out to all of you who were so patient with me this last week as I recovered from this brutal flu. I’m finally feeling better, and things are getting back to normal around here. I have tons of client shots to share this week, and will finally be releasing the new