I just love that super intense, ever curious and full of wonder newborn gaze….its one of my very favourite things to photograph.
That warm summer glow of the evening and the lake so warm, so familiar and so special. Sometimes you do get to go back to places that have special meaning in your life, places you weren’t ever sure you’d see again. And so it was this summer that we traveled back to Butterfly Lake, in Muskoka Ontario. A place I spent most of my summers as a child. A place I hadn’t been to in almost 30 years. Not much changed at that lake. It was still a magical place to spend some time and it felt like stepping back through decades as we sent down familiar roads with my parents.
I have so much to share from this trip, but for now, just one.
I love seeing how my little clients grow and loved that this family asked me back to photograph their time together at a lovely downtown park one morning this summer. Life through a toddler’s eyes is really quiet simple, run, explore, listen to know one and have fun…what happens to us?!??
I usually only show a few, but this one spoke to me and I cant decide on just a few, so here’s a whole bunch!
The last one was a special request from Mom: “She puts her feet on mine and we walk around together/ Pretty soon she won’t fit, and I want to remember it always.”
Personally, there is no better reason to take a picture than that. Thanks for having me.
I spent some time s few days ago with the incredibly talented Miss C who just graduated from high school and is on to great things in the fall. I loved the details of her dress and her quiet beauty inside and out. To me, capturing grad sessions is so important. Often as our kids gets older we forgot to capture these times just as much as we did their first steps, yet this time is about a different sort of first steps, isn’t it?
Here are a few of my favourites from the session…
Thanks so much for having me!
I loved this sweet couple from the States who flew all the way up to the Rocky Mountains for a baby-moon. I wanted to share a few of my favourites from their session in Kananakis…more to come soon!
“She does this really sweet game she made up on her own where she tries to kiss everyone when she’s on her Dad’s shoulders.”…..
And so she did.
I love seeing how much my little clients grow. Hard to believe she was so small just a year ago when I photographed this lovely family here.
I have so many more sessions to show – hope you are having an amazing summer!
Do you remember that contest where I gave away a family session? Well, this is THAT session. Earlier this summer I got to meet two of my longest standing clients in the gorgeous Kananaskis mountains at Barrier Lake for a session. I have photographed both of their children as babies, so it was a pretty incredible honour for me to be able to capture them all together and celebrate their friendship with each other since high school. They always feel like being around old friends and those are the best kinds of sesssions!
Here is a little of our time together….
Be sure to watch out around Christmas when I will be doing another giveaway for another family :0)
First birthdays are super exciting and something to be celebrated for sure! I loved photographing this super sweet first year celebration in the studio a few months ago. Take a look at how happy she is to be one 🙂
That smile should brighten up this dreary Saturday for anyone!
I shared a few photos of this simple studio session a little while ago and wanted to share a few more. I love the timeless feel of black and white and how it emphasizes the relationships and emotions in images. To me, it shows what is possible in a studio session – timeless, simple, and sweet images that captures how tiny your little one really is.
I couldn’t be more thrilled for this wonderful family on the start of their new journey together.
I hope you enjoy the images!
Take a look at the last blog post for some colour from this session! Which do you prefer, colour or black and white?
I love, love, love simple, focused on the baby portraits. I love capturing how they move, the little details, dry hands, little toes, sweet lips and crazy baby hair. And I always feel so lucky to be asked to capture those little details.
Thanks for asking me.
Here are a few of my favourites….
What do you think?