Behind the Scenes of a Newborn Session

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Meet Steve, Jen, Elliot, baby Vivien and their family dog Cambie. On a hot day in August a newborn photo shoot was booked and this lovely family came to the studio with multiple outfits to choose from as they didn’t want boy to get dirty or to get spit up on in the car on…

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Behind the Scenes of a Business Headshot Photo Shoot

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So what happens at a photo shoot for a business headshot? There is no need to feel intimidated. Aviva Studios has you covered. All you need is to look your best, bring your best smile and Liz will do the rest. If you have been following our blog, you will see that we have posted…

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The Luxurious Milkbath Photo Session

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The fun started with a Cake Smash Session to celebrate Simone’s 1st birthday. After a consultation to develop the plan, the cake was ordered and the date was booked for a photo shoot.  Simone came all dressed in her beautiful party dress ready to smile. As a warm up to start, photos were taken of…

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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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baby boy crawling

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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1 Year and 4 Generations!

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4 generations

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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Family Portrait: The Wacker Family

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Ok so you probably know how much I LOVE photographing families by now. Seriously, I love this time of year when large families get together for a holiday in this amazing place, the Okanagan – especially Kelowna – and have the foresight to get a photographer to capture them all together. That’s the case for…

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Family Portrait: The Oliver Family

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Photo of family of 5 standing on a hill of dried grass by lake and mountains

Yet another example of why I truly love what I do!… This is the Oliver family and at a quick glance you can see why this is pure joy for me. It was the perfect combination of awesome weather, a great location, and a super fun family. We drove out to Bertram Creek Park just…

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Baby Portraits: Beautiful Lily

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Mom and Daughter portrait Kelowna Okanagan

Meet beautiful, sweet Lily. This little beauty was a dream to photograph. Her and her mom have a special bond that made photographing them a pleasure and it really came through in their photos. I was out walking in my neighbourhood here in Kelowna one night and found the most perfect location for their shoot.…

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Family Portraits: The Acree Family

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I love photographing families… just in case you didn’t know that… Meet the Acree family. We had a lot of fun together creating some beautiful family portraits at the Father Pandosy Museum in Kelowna. The kids had lots to run around and look at and the weather was truly perfect.It’s always fun and easy to…

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