Lifestyle or documentary family photography—how to choose the right style for your family?

Family

Lifestyle or documentary family photography—how to choose the right style for your family?

I know why you’ve landed here! You’re interested in a style of photography that looks and feels natural. You’ve heard of lifestyle and documentary family photography, but you don’t know how to choose the right style for your family. What’s the difference between the two genres? Both give you candid photos of your family, but they’re done differently. The main difference lies in the ...

Family

Lifestyle or documentary family photography—how to choose the right style for your family?

I know why you’ve landed here! You’re interested in a style of photography that looks and feels natural. You’ve heard of lifestyle and documentary family photography, but you don’t know how ...

Family

Lifestyle or documentary family photography—how to choose the right style for your family?

I know why you’ve landed here! You’re interested in a style of photography that looks and feels natural. ...

Why you need to be in your photos to remember this stage of your child's life

Family

Why you need to be in your photos to remember this stage of your child’s life

As a parent, it’s tempting to photograph every single thing about your child—and I don’t blame you! You’re so in love with that little person! You just want to remember the ...

Family

Why you need to be in your photos to remember this stage of your child’s life

As a parent, it’s tempting to photograph every single thing about your child—and I don’t blame you! ...

Family

Questions for kids to answer about mom

Version française à la fin de l’article Mother’s Day is coming up and I want to share the gift I like to receive the most from my children: Questions for kids to answer ...

Family

Questions for kids to answer about mom

Version française à la fin de l’article Mother’s Day is coming up and I want to share the ...

How to bottle up and relive your memories with photography

Family

How to bottle up your memories with meaningful photography

Do you ever wish your photos had a little something… more? Something that would make you feel the way you felt when they were taken and allow you to relive the moment? The following story ...

Family

How to bottle up your memories with meaningful photography

Do you ever wish your photos had a little something… more? Something that would make you feel the way you ...

Gift giving in 2020 | Non-toy gift ideas

Family

Non-toy gift ideas

2020 has been different on so many levels and will continue to be until the very end. What are the holidays going to be like for your family this year? Social gatherings are prohibited until further ...

Family

Non-toy gift ideas

2020 has been different on so many levels and will continue to be until the very end. What are the holidays ...

Funny moment between father and daughter

Family

Backyard fun | Sherwood Park family photography

This Sherwood Park family spends a lot of time in their backyard. They thought it would be the perfect setting for their short family photography session—and with good reason! They have a nice outdoor ...

Family

Backyard fun | Sherwood Park family photography

This Sherwood Park family spends a lot of time in their backyard. They thought it would be the perfect setting ...

Family of four on their quads

Family

Outdoor family session

I launched my new website with a giveaway to end the strange summer of 2020 on a light note. Along with the giveaway came a special offer—you can now book a one-hour outdoor family session. ...

Family

Outdoor family session

I launched my new website with a giveaway to end the strange summer of 2020 on a light note. Along with ...

Mother and toddler play scoop ball together as father and older daughter watch

Family

Physical distancing photo session in Edmonton

End of May 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic had been going on for a little over two months in Alberta. I had stayed home and practiced social and physical distancing since the very beginning of the government ...

Family

Physical distancing photo session in Edmonton

End of May 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic had been going on for a little over two months in Alberta. I had ...

Family making pancakes in the kitchen. Mother kissing daughter on the forehead.

Family

They encourage their kids to be themselves

Jill and Natty have four kids ages 6 and under. Although their life must be crazy at times, they have a pretty laid back parenting style. They encourage their kids to be themselves and want them ...

Family

They encourage their kids to be themselves

Jill and Natty have four kids ages 6 and under. Although their life must be crazy at times, they have a ...

Boys playing with a scooter

Family

Tofield family photographer

Karine, Andy and their three kids live on an acreage in Beaver County, Alberta. One morning, I drove from Sherwood Park to their property to act as their Tofield family photographer. When I arrived, the ...

Family

Tofield family photographer

Karine, Andy and their three kids live on an acreage in Beaver County, Alberta. One morning, I drove from Sherwood ...

Boy making fresh ravioli

Family

A day in the life of a Southern Alberta family

It was a beautiful Monday morning in June. I woke up in my converted car-camper (a Honda Fit) after a nice weekend camping in Canmore with my own family. I was excited to go and ...

Family

A day in the life of a Southern Alberta family

It was a beautiful Monday morning in June. I woke up in my converted car-camper (a Honda Fit) after a ...

Mother, two daughters and grandmother looking at newborn boy

Newborn

Hospital newborn photo session

I hopped in Grandma’s vehicle and we were off to Edmonton’s Grey Nuns Hospital for a newborn photo session. It was very noisy in the vehicle and we adults could barely have a ...

Newborn

Hospital newborn photo session

I hopped in Grandma’s vehicle and we were off to Edmonton’s Grey Nuns Hospital for a newborn photo ...

Dad pretends to eat daughter's hand

Family

Remember the little things

Chelsey is a nurse and has a flexible work schedule, so she gets to spend a lot of time at home with her sweet girl. Watching her interact and experience the world with wonder and ...

Family

Remember the little things

Chelsey is a nurse and has a flexible work schedule, so she gets to spend a lot of time at ...

Family walking in Canmore

Family

Escape to Canmore for a family photo session

Mallory and Jeff are from Edmonton and both share the same passion for fitness and the outdoors. A few years ago, they lucked out on a great condo deal in the Three Sisters development in ...

Family

Escape to Canmore for a family photo session

Mallory and Jeff are from Edmonton and both share the same passion for fitness and the outdoors. A few years ...

Documentary newborn photography

Newborn

Documentary newborn photography

Newborn photography in a studio usually happens within baby’s first two weeks of life. A young newborn is usually very sleepy, so it is much easier to achieve specific poses at that time. With ...

Newborn

Documentary newborn photography

Newborn photography in a studio usually happens within baby’s first two weeks of life. A young newborn is usually ...

Mother bottle feeding newborn boy. Older sister strokes the baby's hair.

Newborn

Welcoming a new baby in the family

As a mother of twins, I often get to experience things only once, or twice in a short period of time. I find myself lucky to have two children without having undergone the toughest stages ...

Newborn

Welcoming a new baby in the family

As a mother of twins, I often get to experience things only once, or twice in a short period of ...

Mom laughing, dad kissing girl, baby looking—It's fun baking Christmas cookies with the kids

Family

Baking Christmas cookies with the kids

The winter Holiday Season is magical for many families. It’s a time to get together, celebrate and honour family traditions. Baking Christmas cookies with the kids is a favourite for many families. Not only ...

Family

Baking Christmas cookies with the kids

The winter Holiday Season is magical for many families. It’s a time to get together, celebrate and honour family ...

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