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Autumn Evening Family Lifestyle Session // Spruce Grove Family Photographer

The Taggart’s//Autumn Evening Family Session Spruce Grove, AB I am incredibly thankful for the friendship built with this beautiful family and the opportunity to have them in front of my camera again. I love each and everyone one of these humans very much; watching them all grow and change over the last 4 1/2 years has […]

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October 1, 2020

Getting Married During A Worldwide Pandemic | An Intimate Backyard Wedding | Calgary Wedding Photographer

Mr + Mrs Sgaggi Getting married during a pandemic – a brides personal experience  Calgary Intimate Backyard Wedding  Calgary, AB Stay calm, you can’t change it or control it. So make it what YOU want I decided to dedicate this blog post, my first wedding of 2020 during the pandemic, to Tara’s personal perspective and her hopeful words […]

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September 14, 2020

Pam + James | An Intimate Wedding Ceremony At Farm Fresh Florals | Edmonton Wedding Photographer

Mr + Mrs Pirzek’s Intimate Wedding Ceremony | Farm Fresh Florals Edmonton, AB   Pam and James aka Mr + Mrs Pirzek! A world pandemic wasn’t going to hold back their love and although their wedding day wasn’t what they had originally planned; it certainly didn’t lack love, meaning and all the happy tears. They […]

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August 24, 2020

Sunset Family Session | Amy, Wade + Harper | Spruce Grove Family Photographer

Amy, Wade and Harper; Beautiful Summer Sunset Family Session Spruce Grove, AB   With summer coming to an end, I have had a lot of inquires lately for summer ending family sessions! It had me thinking about one of my favourite family sessions that I did in Spruce Grove at sunset. I know it’s tough […]

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August 21, 2020

couple stands on a rock in the PNW overlooking the ocean at sunset for their engagement photos

Jessie and Kyle | Sunset Engagement Session East Sooke Park | Vancouver Island Photographer

Jessie and Kyle Sunset Engagement Session – Views for days!   East Sooke Park, BC  Life works in weird mysterious ways, this is something we all know to be true. With Covid cancelling my entire wedding season for the month of July. I decided it was a once in blue moon opportunity to pack the […]

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August 7, 2020

The Jordans | Dallas Road Family Session | Vancouver Island Photographer

The Jordans Family Session  Victoria BC  I am so lucky that I have had the pleasure of  photographing the Jordans not once but twice now! Last time we got together, Renee was pregnant with Anderson and on a chilly day in December, I had her in the water… YUP #badass – check out the session […]

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August 7, 2020

BHLDN wedding dresses Texas Farmhouse Wedding

Dayton + Cody Wedding | The Farmhouse Montgomery Texas || Edmonton Wedding Photographer

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a year since these two tied the knot! I had so much fun shooting at the beautiful Farmhouse Wedding Venue celebrating Dayton and Cody with all their loved ones. The details for this wedding that Dayton put together were simple yet so stunning. I loved all the little personal […]

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April 6, 2020

Barrier Lake Engagement Session, couple in kananaskis adventuring in the mountains together

Kayla + Chris Barrier Lake Engagement Session | Kananaskis Wedding Photographer

I feel so lucky to be Kayla and Chris’s wedding photographer! I’ve known Kayla for just about 5 years now and she is one of my best friends! We had so much fun during their engagement session adventuring around Barrier Lake and getting cuddly in a cozy little loft in Calgary. I feel so lucky […]

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April 4, 2020

Mom finds out she had her first boy : home water birth | edmonton birth photographer

The Birth of Bennett | Edmonton Birth Photographer

The beautiful late night homebirth of Bennett  Time and time again I am in complete awe of the power, courage and strength that women have. Sara’s homebirth of her third child and first baby boy Bennett, was such a privilege to witness. The moment she birthed her baby and was able to hold him up […]

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March 30, 2020

What The Fu*k Now – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Your Wedding

So let’s just start this post off the only way I know how—to be honest and say this effin’ blows. There is no easy way around this and the uncertainty is damn well terrifying. To my couples and ALL couples of 2020 who are planning their wedding, plus my fellow wedding industry friends and colleagues […]

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March 27, 2020