Tag Archives: calgary
Friday Night in Inglewood
I don’t know how she does it, I honestly don’t. I spent the evening with a lovely mom of 4 – a 1 year old, 2.5 year old twins and a 5 year old. I know that it was the hardest I’ve worked for a session in a looooooong time, so I can’t even IMAGINE keeping up with the
He’s one of my favorites
This year has been a banner year for repeat clients. I don’t think I’ve seen more previous clients than I have this year, and it’s wonderful! It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy because it means that they liked their experience (and me!) enough to come back. This is the third
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
Oh my goodness, the cuteness!
I want to share so many images from this session, but Shannon has been waiting long enough for her sneak peek so these will have to due so I can get back to work on her gallery. I loved, loved, loved this family and they loved, loved, loved each other. A big age gap between brother and sister, and
1 more day . . .
What’s happening tomorrow?
2 more days . . .
What’s happening on June 1st?
I love this family! I first met them when Lauretta was pregnant last year, and now here’s our third session and Chase is a big ONE years old! His crazy red hair is pretty much the cutest thing I’ve ever seen, I’m so tickled at how much he’s changed this past year. I adore
A Walk Through Inglewood
I had a great time with this family a couple of weeks ago, it was a brisk Saturday afternoon – the first signs of things starting to warm up in Calgary! They are wonderful people, and so easy to get along with – it was such a lovely way to spend the day. I love that we all didn’t
Her First Mother’s Day – calgary maternity photography
It was my absolute pleasure to meet this couple a few weeks ago for the maternity session for their upcoming arrival. I love getting to do a maternity session before a newborn session because it gives me a chance to get to know the mom and dad, and for them to feel more comfortable in the camera.
Meet Adrien – calgary newborn photography
As one of my very favorite families, I was so excited when Renee emailed me to let me know their new little man had arrived. I couldn’t wait to meet him, and see how big sister Claire liked her new brother. (answer: she’s lovey for about 10 seconds and then onto something new) What I
Growing Up Too Fast
Something happened a few weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. My daughter (6 at the time) was watching Treehouse and said to me “Will you make fun of me for watching cartoons?”. (For readers in other countries – Treehouse is Canada’s commercial-free
The Tooth Fairy – calgary child photographer
It’s been a big couple of years for my daughter Emma. Started school, making friends, learning to read. But the biggest thing for her has been losing her baby teeth. Her friends started losing their in kindergarden, and so the countdown begun. Murphy’s Law said that of course she
This Is One Active Family – calgary family photography
This family and I had a bit of trouble coordinating our schedules! We rescheduled due to their youngest feeling under the weather, and then Mom and Dad were off to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics. (yes, they were at the Gold medal hockey game, and yes, I am very jealous). We finally
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
Claire’s Going To Be A Big Sister – Calgary maternity photography
I absolutely love this family! I’ve been able to photograph their first pregnancy, Claire’s newborn session, and then she was one of my little models for my March of Dimes shoot. It’s such a delight to come back and help document this new little baby’s journey as well! I
I just have to interrupt our WPPI series to write this post. I have been completely BLOWN AWAY by the response to My 25 Biggest Mistakes article. The amount of comments posted here on the blog, on Facebook, in message boards and to me personally in emails have been so amazingly powerful to me. It
My 25 Biggest Mistakes
I’ve made many, many more than 25 mistakes in my 5 years in this industry, but these are some of the ones that affected my business the most. If anyone of them can help any of you from making the same mistake, I’m glad to share them. Some of them may be surprising, and some of them may
Calgary Baby Blogger’s Baby
Try saying that 10 times fast. A couple of weeks ago I was excited to head off to my newborn session, because the Mom was my daughter Emma’s first grade teacher until she went on maternity leave. Emma absolutely loves her, loooooooooves her, so I knew she was going to be super sweet. What I
YYC4Haiti – Calgary’s Fundraiser for Haiti
When we were on vacation in Turks and Caicos, the earthquake struck Haiti and because we were only about 150 miles away, we were on a tsunami watch. It was scary to think about, but even scarier to think about all the people in Port-au-Prince. Even while we were on vacation, my mind was thinking
Meet Kate – calgary newborn photography
Remember this belly? The most gorgeous, squishy, darling little girl came out of there and into the world right before Christmas. I know that Shelley was probably disappointed that she didn’t get a sneak peek before I left for my vacation, but I tricked her and scheduled this teaser to post
I Love This Age! – calgary baby photographer
This was my third session with this family this year, and I love them soooooo much. They even gave me Buttercream Bake Shoppe cupcakes to take home with me! (Note to clients – this is not a plea for baked goods. Actually, maybe it is.) I loved seeing little Izzy now that she’s getting
You Like Me, You Really Like Me! – calgary maternity photographer
This is my third session with Shelley THIS YEAR. And we still have one more to go as soon as she pops that baby out. She’s due next week so everyone send her easy labor vibes. I love how my clients end up becoming friends. Shelley is even more addicted to Twitter than I am, so we often chat
Fresh Sugar Photography meets Ella Bella Maternity Wear
Ella Bella is a Calgary staple for fashion-forward moms-to-be. Located in both Willow Park and Banker’s Hall, Ella Bella is: “Calgary’s most loved unique designer maternity boutique; a heart-warming treat for you and your blooming body. A place where sophistication meets comfort
This little newborn cutie is going to be a big fan of the outdooors I think, just like his mom and dad. I was excited when they mentioned that they were hoping for nice weather for the session so that maybe we could do some photos in their backyard. YAY! It was a beautiful day in Calgary, and baby
New Man of the House
I bet Dad was feeling pretty out-numbered with his two sweet daughters and lovely wife. Now he’s got someone on his side when the bathroom wars start in a few years! This little guy was the ultimate in cuteness, he slept like a pro and had the sweetest expressions. What I want to know though,
This is why I shouldn’t buy expensive lip gloss . . .
One of the first things that comes up when someone talks about my blog to me is Charlotte and her ability to get into everything and anything. It makes people feel happy that they are not me. LOL I get a lot of “I would be so mad, it’s so awesome that you take pictures instead!”.
My daughter Emma had her 6th birthday party atEnchanted Events last weekend and she says it was her best party ever. I think so too, since I didn’t have to do a thing, not from make the invitations, plan the games, or clean up after! My idea of a perfect party! The “fairies” there
I couldn’t resist posting mostly belly shots from this recent maternity session. She just has one of THE cutest bellies I have ever seen! We had a great Saturday digging around in her closet, flopping on her bed, and basically doing all the crazy stuff I make my clients do to get the
Look at that HAIR!
That’s all I kept saying at this newborn session. Take a photo, “look at that HAIR!”, take another photo, “look at that HAIR!”. I am so tickled by this handsome little guy, his hair is only a small part of his charm. Speaking of charm, I was especially impressed with
100 Days Old
I got to spend a lovely Calgary Saturday with this little cutie, who was celebrating his 100 day birthday. It’s a neat custom in Korean culture, they were even having a party and cake. I wonder how if I could start celebrating something similar. Well, what do you know? Today is my 12 347 day
I was invited into the home of this brand new family to Calgary. Just getting settled in, and along comes a new baby! This little sweetheart though had the most good-natured disposition I may have seen on any newborn that I’ve photographed. Her brother (being a boy) was definitely not quiet,
This kind of thing happens a lot.
Just one that tickled my funny bone from the session I was editing tonight. Even when you see the most tender, most loving sibling image on the blog or website – know that there are 5-10 more images just like this one. Hey, I don’t blame her – I’m not one for sharing the
Purple Day 2009
Last year I was proud to donate my time to photograph some amazing kids for a poster for the Epilepsy Association of Calgary. These kids were from a local school and they raised money by shaving their heads in support of a classmate that has epilepsy. I was honored to be able to help with the
This couple was so fun and cute! I absolutely adored their laid-back attitude, and the way the both giggled when I asked them where they met. I don’t think I’ve ever had a maternity session where the mom and dad to-be seemed more in love. I saw lots of loving looks and it was just
A girl! A girl! A girl!
With two rambunctious boys at home, the mom to this little cutie was pretty excited to find out she was having a beautiful little GIRL! Brynn might just be as energetic as her older brothers, if this session was any indication! She didn’t want to miss a minute of the action, why lie around