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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

How to stay productive and positive with your business during social distancing

I know a lot of us are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and sometimes darn right fearful of the future amidst these uncertain times. A lot of us entrepreneurs are feeling the heat with potential bookings being cancelled and postponed as people understandably begin to change their plans. Let’s just say it out loud … we’re facing […]

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March 15, 2020

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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

Home Birth Edmonton Birth Photographer

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

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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