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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

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

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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

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

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

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

cute boho hipster couple go biking riding for their engagement photos

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