Fun Family Photo Shoot Ideas

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Looking for inspiration for your next family photo shoot? Here are some great suggestions to get your creative juices flowing… Photo shoots can be a great time for play. Posed photos are boring and can be frustrating for kids. It’s important to let kids be kids. This energy and interaction with each other creates memories…

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What the Professionals Do To Capture Just the Right Business Photo

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At Aviva Studios, we love working with all types of businesses providing the images they need to operate their businesses successfully. Whether it be product photography, branding images (please visit our sister studio Popp Studios for more information on product photography) or company headshots, we are here to support the local businesses of the Okanagan.…

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What Do Your Headshots Say About Your Business?

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We live in a world where images are everything. Your business is being judged immediately by the first impression. People’s attention is unfocused and divided. If clients don’t like what they see, they quickly click elsewhere. So what first impression are you giving to potential clients by your business headshots? If “pictures are worth a…

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Backing Up Your Digital Files

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Many things have it’s pros and cons and digital photography is certainly no exception. When I started shooting over 20 years ago – in 1994 – film was very much alive and well – it’s actually all I knew. Digital cameras were too highly priced for the average user and I had yet to have…

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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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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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Okanagan Family Magazine Cover – July 2016

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I’m very excited to be shooting the cover for Okanagan Family magazine again this year. This is an awesome publication put together for the families in the Okanagan area that has been in print for some time. I have been blessed with being able to provide their cover image for 7 years now and love…

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Saying Goodbye – June 2016

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Anyone who has ever had a dog knows just how special that relationship is and how hard it is when it’s time to say goodbye… This past Monday I had to do just that to my best friend of 13 years. Hunter was such an awesome dog. So loyal and faithful… I never had to…

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