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4 Simple Posing Tricks | Edmonton Couples Photographer

When I first began photography, the thought of posing always made me nervous. To this day I still get stuck in my head and overwhelmed. Raise your hand if you’ve ever been shooting and totally blanked at what to say to pose your couple— happens to the best of us! With that being said, it’s […]

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February 6, 2020

Birth Photography + Why It Matters To Me | Edmonton Birth Photographer

That’s me and my son shortly after he was born—it’s one of the only photos I have of our birth story together and one of my all-time favourite photos. Leo’s birth is a foggy memory, taken over by hormones and adrenaline. I often find myself constantly digging into the corners of my mind to remember […]

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January 21, 2020

Why It’s Important To Not Only Like Your Photographers Work But Connect With Them Beyond The Job

I hear a lot about photographers searching for their “ideal client” but what about clients searching for their “perfect photographer”?  The one who checks all the boxes: genuinely nice human, fits your budget, has the editing style you’re looking for—BUT, what about someone you’d enjoy sitting down and sharing a meal with? Or someone with […]

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January 15, 2020

Hasting Lake Gardens Summer Wedding | Jocelyn + Derek | Edmonton Wedding Photographer

Some couples you meet and right off the bat it feels like you’ve been friends for life. This was how I felt when I met Jocelyn and Derek for their engagement session. I knew it was going to be a connection and hopefully a life long friendship filled with inappropriate jokes, ridiculous memes and genuine […]

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January 13, 2020

Sunset Engagement Session | Edmonton Rivervalley | Erin + Riyaz

With the slower months of January and February ahead I finally have time to sit and dedicate my energy  to blogging . To be honest, when I have downtime like this I am not really use to it?! Sounds weird I know…let me explain. I feel like I spend so much of my time constantly […]

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January 10, 2020

2019 Year In Review | Edmonton Wedding Photographer Best Of Moments

Wow. I feel like I was JUST writing my year in review for 2018 – I know this is the most cliche statement to make come a new year but truly; where did the time go! It’s taken me a few days to go through all my weddings from the year and gather up photos. […]

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January 8, 2020

You’re Engaged – Now What! 5 Tips On What To Do Once You Have A Ring On It!

  YOU ARE ENGAGED!!  It’s such an exciting and surreal feeling! I remember when I got engaged, I kept thinking – IS THIS REAL LIFE!  YES. YES it it – so celebrate – Holy Moley – YOU HAVE A RING ON IT! So now what?  Do you call all your family and friends, make your […]

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January 3, 2020

The Feldvari’s Backyard Surprise Wedding / Intimate wedding photographer / Edmonton Alberta

Kaitlyn + Devryn / Intimate backyard elopement  Surprise wedding Edmonton, AB I was so lucky to have been able to meet Kaitlyn and Devryn, they are two of the sweetest and down to earth humans. When they reached out asking if I would be interested in documenting their backyard elopement and then a surprise party later with […]

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December 4, 2019

James + Alex / Proposal at Lake Minnewanka, Banff Alberta / Edmonton Photographer

James + Alex / Proposal Banff, AB First, I want to start off by saying a huge thank you to James for trusting me to capture such a special moment for you and Alex. I know how much you wanted this to be perfect for her and I truly hope that it was everything you […]

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May 24, 2019

Chelsea + Mark / Bike riding in the River Valley / Engagement Session / Edmonton Wedding Photographer

Chelsea + Mark / Engagement Session Edmonton, AB   Chelsea + Mark wanted to do their engagement photos somewhere that was special to them, so what did that mean….bike rides overlooking the river valley! woooot how fun is that!! We started off at their home so we could take a few photos with their dog Pete […]

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May 24, 2019