Month: April 2010

Garnet is an performer, a star, an athlete, a sweetheart - her quiet side is hard to find, but it's...

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30Apr '10

A different side of Garnet

Garnet is an performer, a star, an athlete, a sweetheart - her quiet side is hard to find, but it's there and is part of what makes her so beautiful and intriguing. I have had the pure joy  of photographing her before (she is the gal in the Cinderella Dress hanging on the studio wall,) and the...

I am not a grumpy person - honestly. Ask my peeps, truly, I rarely get grumpy (maybe don't ask...

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30Apr '10

Reset button

I am not a grumpy person - honestly. Ask my peeps, truly, I rarely get grumpy (maybe don't ask John, okay?) Yesterday I woke up mean. For no reason. I slept 8 hours, I had everything I needed.I checked in with myself and gave myself permission to do anything I wanted - one of the joys of working...

I am looking for a new photographers assistant. The job is primarily one day a week, mostly...

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29Apr '10

Assistant Needed

I am looking for a new photographers assistant. The job is primarily one day a week, mostly Saturday's from June to October.  The ideal person:   -          Loves people, laughs easily and can think on the...

We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors for the Oh Spa mother's day make-over contest and I can't...

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28Apr '10

Mothers Day Make-Over Contest

We are thrilled to be one of the sponsors for the Oh Spa mother's day make-over contest and I can't wait to spoil the winner. Check out their website for all the details and while you are at it join their Facebook Page to be kept in the loop of all their specials and more....

Okay, well it was already a pretty good day, but when Arlene and I connected for her session it got...

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26Apr '10

Arlene makes the day!

Okay, well it was already a pretty good day, but when Arlene and I connected for her session it got a whole lot sweeter. Arlene came in for a BELLA SESSION, which was a gift from a family member. I am so excited about these type of sessions, moms are often the least photographed person in the...

They make me laugh. Trish and Ryan, I love you for that. You make me laugh, not just because you...

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22Apr '10

Trish + Ryan = Engaged

They make me laugh. Trish and Ryan, I love you for that. You make me laugh, not just because you are funny, which you are - but because your love for each other, they way you make each other laugh and blush, spreads joy, joy so grand that it makes the people around you giggle. I can't look at your...

Hello Handsome! Pepin, although very new to this world, is already full of personality - he had us...

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19Apr '10

Welcome Pepin - Comox Valley Photographer

Hello Handsome! Pepin, although very new to this world, is already full of personality - he had us laughing the whole time, look at those lips, those eyes, and those delicious forehead wrinkles. With folks like Lisa and Curtis, this little man already has a leg up in this world, creativity and...

 - I have a post Camera Confidence Glow - I am getting a few hours alone this morning- I...

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18Apr '10

Today is Sunday and

 - I have a post Camera Confidence Glow - I am getting a few hours alone this morning- I am going to put together a bed in a child's room and pretend I like putting IKEA furniture together- I am going to be really hopeful it doesn't rain as I have a top secret super stylish afternoon...

Today: I am going to hit the gym, get the car an oil change and set up for Camera Confidence. My...

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16Apr '10

Play Time

Today: I am going to hit the gym, get the car an oil change and set up for Camera Confidence. My brain still has it`s morning fuzziness, but I feel my excitement bubbling underneath it. After the gym on Wednesday my body is feeling like it needs the oil, so hopefully another workout will iron...

This is a special one. Quinn's folks Mark and Dawn first came into my life when I photographed...

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14Apr '10

Quinn, Comox Valley Newborn

This is a special one. Quinn's folks Mark and Dawn first came into my life when I photographed their wedding four years ago. Shortly afterwards their first child Reese entered into the world, earlier than planned and with complications that nobody expected, it was a hard time, full of worry and...

I remember the first time my website went down. It was terrible, I lost sleep, I ate junk food, my...

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14Apr '10

Man Down

I remember the first time my website went down. It was terrible, I lost sleep, I ate junk food, my business was going to fall apart, probably all the neighbouring ones would as well. Well, it has happened again. And the icing on the cake, and there is always at least a little icing on my cake, is...

A little sun + two birthdays between the three of us +  a funky location + lots of chit-chat...

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13Apr '10

Justine + Ian = Engaged

A little sun + two birthdays between the three of us +  a funky location + lots of chit-chat (sorry Ian, if Justine and I wore you out with our banter,) + some climbing + precarious placement of equipment + a gorgeous stylish couple who couldn't stop laughing + a duo who click so easily...

Oh, where to start with all the love. The love list is a necessary part of the blog, or else I go...

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10Apr '10

Love List

Oh, where to start with all the love. The love list is a necessary part of the blog, or else I go all evangelical to people about all the goodness around. 1. Sweet Kari creates Sweet Clips. Kari, whose wedding I photographed, is a creator, a do-er, she pretty much crafted-up a tsunami when it came...

I have so much to blog, photos, a love list, news, stories - I haven't even blogged Mexico photos...

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8Apr '10

You really should celebrate birthday WEEK

I have so much to blog, photos, a love list, news, stories - I haven't even blogged Mexico photos yet - oy vay! Last week was birthday week and as per my pal and client Monica's request I need to fill you all in on how you can have your own "birthday Week Goodness"My pal Vanessa and I made the move...

UPDATE:The Celebrate Mothers Day is SOLD OUT - thank you for all your interest!I don't know how...

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7Apr '10

Celebrate Mothers Mini Sessions

UPDATE:The Celebrate Mothers Day is SOLD OUT - thank you for all your interest!I don't know how often I hear from Mothers that there are no photos of them! It saddens me actually, because I know how much I appreciate the photos of my mom and my mom and I together and I know how much your children...

What made this shoot so fantastic, (apart from two adorable kids, sweet outfits, nice light, a...

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4Apr '10

Simon and Neah

What made this shoot so fantastic, (apart from two adorable kids, sweet outfits, nice light, a grandma to play peek a boo,) was how chilled mom was. Simon wanted to climb, Neah couldn't keep her mind off jumping in the puddles. So that's what we did, we played, and I could have kept playing all day...

Remember to check back into the blog this week to see about our Celebrating Mother's Mini...

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4Apr '10

Some Easter Weekend Sweetness

Remember to check back into the blog this week to see about our Celebrating Mother's Mini SessionsThanks to playmobile and men's love of naps, I have found myself with a little quiet time in the middle of a family weekend. And after taking in all the cuties at the Therapeutic Riding...