Maternity Photo Sessions: What to Expect

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Maternity sessions are a great way to remember this special and significant time in your family’s lives. I recommend they be done around the 7th or 8th month of your pregnancy. I encourage your spouse or children to take part in your maternity session. Even pets can join in! As with all my sessions, I…

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Newborn Photo Sessions: What to Expect

Newborn photography can be a challenge: so much depends on your little one that it can be hard to plan and prepare for a photo shoot. I’ve prepared a little guide to take some of the guesswork out of preparing for a newborn shoot. We’ll cover the Hows, Whens and Whys of newborn photography! Newborn…

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Pam Nease Sleep Event – How To Get Your Baby To Sleep

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I had the absolute please of being part of my good friend Pam Nease’s sleep event. If you have never heard of Pam Nease and her amazing team of sleep angels – visit her website now to see what they are all about at https://pamneasesleep.com/ On April 29th, 2017 Pam held a free event for…

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Aviva Photo Studios And Life In The Okanagan

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I am so grateful that I love my work. It’s not even work really—it’s a way of life for me. I guess that’s the way it’s supposed to be, but I sometimes feel guilty because that’s not the case for everyone. While I sometimes feel that there’s nothing more annoying than someone always saying how awesome…

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Photographing in the Snow

A lot of people LOVE winter. Either you ski or snowboard up at Big White or Silver Star, or just enjoy the white stuff. As for me, I prefer summer and all that goes along with it. With that said, I have learned to enjoy a few days in the snow. I have three dogs,…

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Baby Portraits: Madison

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More baby love! This is baby Madison. Her newborn portrait session was a lot of fun to do. Their home was an ideal place to shoot with lots of great window light. It was a cold winter day so being outside was not an option. I like to photograph my newborns as naturally as possible.…

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Baby Portraits: Lucas

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In 2017, I had the pleasure of photographing Lucas and his family. Lucas was such a happy little guy and such a pleasure to work with. We took a lot of portraits and he was nothing but smiles the whole time. This session is a great example of what can be done in a relatively…

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Baby Portraits: Jackson

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Nothing like celebrating the new year with portraits of a new born! Meet Jackson – what an adorable little guy! I had the pleasure of taking his newborn photos and it was so much fun! His dad loves to cook so we wanted to incorporate this theme as the photos were a surprise to him…

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Fall Fun on the Farm

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I love visiting my friends at Kelowna Veggies and taking photos of everything there! This time it was to take some fall portraits with the newest puppy additions to the farm. So much cuteness I can hardly stand it! Thanks for having me, guys. Fall portraits in Kelowna, Okanagan, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Vernon and Lake…

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1 Year and 4 Generations!

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As I always say – I LOVE watching little ones grow and seeing Charlie a year after her new born photo shoot makes my heart sing! I first met Charlie 2015 when she was first born after photographing her mom’s belly session at Kasugai Gardens. Charlie is a delightful little girl with unending energy! To…

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