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Liana’s sister purchased a gift certificate from me for a family portrait session for Bill and Liana’s 25th wedding anniversary. What a terrific idea for a gift! Something we rarely buy for ourselves. I’ve known Liana for several years, and love that I can call her friend. She is always cheerful and quick to laugh. […]

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Last weekend I had the unique privilege of participating in Yasmin’s Quinceanera. Yasmin has just had her 15th birthday, and as is tradition in Latin American culture, it is celebrated in style. The party marks the transition from girl to young woman, and is an important event. The Quince started with the introduction of the […]

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I recently had the  opportunity to photograph a miracle. When Jonathan was born, he was not expected to survive the day. He was baptized and given last rights moments after his birth. He showed the experts what a fighter he is. Jonathan is now 7 years old. And while his life has not been without […]

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I have the cutest niece. It’s true. The proof is here. Hailey is feisty, charming and curious about everything. And she has red hair, just like my girls! It had been nearly six months since I saw her last; how much babies change in that time! Hailey and her parents came for Easter weekend, and […]

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Morgan & Andrew were meant to be together. Her best friend is married to his brother. How perfect is that! They dated a bit, then he returned to work in Northern Alberta. When he came back, however, they reconnected and they have been together ever since. The day of Morgan’s convocation from university was unbearably […]

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There is nothing like a sweet, happy, calm baby to make your day. Last week, I had the privilege of photographing 5 month old Yovani with his parents, Alex and Yancy. Our session was delayed for a couple of days thanks to the snow, but it was important to get it done before Alex headed […]

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This week I went back to my 50 Projects book for inspiration. I picked one of the most unusual themes in the book – walls. This is not something I ever would have considered interesting or a source for pictures. The author says that when he travels he always photographs walls. To him they tell a […]

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