Mama & Me Giveaway

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In February I decided to celebrate motherhood by giving away a ‘mama & me’ session over on instagram! Beautiful Ali won and we took some gorgeous spring photos of her and her adorable daughter Rowyn. I was told Rowyn could sometimes be a bit shy and might take take some time to warm up… Needless to say, the photos turned out better than I could have imagined and I definitely plan on making this special giveaway an annual occurrence!

Here are a few more,

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Maternity: Kyle & Kylie

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A few weeks ago, I met this gorgeous couple for their maternity shoot and it was such a pleasure having them in front of my lens. Not only are they beautiful people inside and out, but I genuinely enjoyed the fact that it was just the two of them! Don’t get me wrong, I obviously LOVE photographing families and children – especially my own. However, the task certainly comes with a few obstacles. This session was like a breath of fresh air that I didn’t know I needed. I was just able to revel in the space created to celebrate these two before they become parents and welcome a beautiful baby into their family.

I am so humbled to have been asked to capture this special time in their lives!

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Maternity: Tredget Family

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These three are welcoming another beautiful baby into their family any day now & you can just tell that Finnley is going to be an amazing big brother. He already dotes on mama’s tummy and whispers secrets that only babe can hear. I cannot wait to meet this new squish and bask in all of the newborn goodness! But first, here are a few last shots of them as a family of three.

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Engaged: Patty & Chris

Patty & Chris were an absolute dream to work with! Not only are they a gorgeous couple but were also complete naturals in front of the camera. People tend to tense up and get self conscious when they know a camera is around… but these two just continued to be themselves and relish in the moment. They are getting married this summer and I don’t doubt it will be a beautiful occasion filled with lots of love, laughter & happiness. Congrats again you two!

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The Extended Steinkey Family

This post is sooo long overdue! Last fall I had the opportunity to photograph a lovely extended family at my parents’ hobby farm (one of the many perks of booking with me!)

Prior to the shoot, Julie and I discussed the possibility of needing an indoor backup location due to frigid temps in the forecast. In the end, we ‘braved the cold’ and it totally paid off! The weather was mild, the light was beautiful and we got a bunch of STUNNING shots. Take a peek!

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The Watson Family

Photographing the Watson family is always so much fun because they are super easy going, totally open to all of my suggestions and ideas… oh and it’s my sister’s family.

Jill knew that shooting at the Muttart was on my summer bucket list so we met there on a gorgeous late August evening. The views, lighting & location certainly did not disappoint and we got so many amazing shots. My niece and nephew each got a photo in front of downtown Edmonton and views of the River Valley with a bunch of info regarding their upcoming school year. Jill & Rick got some really beautiful photos of just the two of them (they just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary!) & of course we got a portrait of their pup Einstein! I had so much fun and look forward to documenting this family for many years to come!

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The Blackmore Family

I had the most amazing time photographing this handsome little guy with his bright blue eyes & irresistible dimples! Along with their pup, I met this family at my parents’ property when the leaves were the most amazing golden colour. We had so much fun crunching in the leaves, being thrown high into the air and capturing some beautiful memories. Totally swooning over this session 🙂

Enjoy!

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The Weslosky Family

Brit & Nicole gifted their mom a family photo session this fall and it was absolutely breathtaking! The leaves were the most perfect colour, Ronan was just the cutest little babe in a box & the entire family looked amazing. I am so lucky to have access to such a beautiful place to take photos… and it just happens to be Jeanette’s favourite place on earth! Here are some of my favourites.

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The Scott Family

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I had soooo much fun with this family! They met me at my parents’ property and they couldn’t have had a more beautiful evening. The leaves were perfectly golden and little miss was all smiles the entire time. They received this beautiful blanket as a wedding gift, but if anyone knows where it is from — please shoot me a message!!

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The Horne Family

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I first met Lisa just over a year ago when she reached out to me for maternity photos – she was positively glowing & radiant and an absolute dream to photograph!

3 months later, Grady was born and I had the pleasure of meeting the little man & capture all of his newborn goodness.

& now I am so excited to share these images of his one year family session. The little man is ridiculously adorable and is already WALKING!

Enjoy!

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