Month: August 2010

I had reached my maximum bookings for wedding for the year, until Danielle and Lonny called....

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31Aug '10

Danielle & Lonny are getting hitched!

I had reached my maximum bookings for wedding for the year, until Danielle and Lonny called. Danielle and my office manager Christine are friends from high school, and Christine told me that this wedding would be one I would definitely want to photograph. I can see why. Danielle and Lonny and...

First let me set the scene. The ceremony and reception was held in a location dear to the couple's...

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29Aug '10

Jeenet+Mike say I do in a day full of beauty

First let me set the scene. The ceremony and reception was held in a location dear to the couple's heart, the home of Jeenet's godmother and the childhood home of one of her best friends. The gals hair was done by Jeenet's sister Courtenay, a stylist at Scorpio's in Comox, the salon her mother...

Meet Peyton. I first met Peyton when I photographed her at Children's hospital. When most parents...

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27Aug '10

Peyton's family needs your help!

Meet Peyton. I first met Peyton when I photographed her at Children's hospital. When most parents are at home celebrating their new arrival and picturing their hopes for the future Peyton's mom Nicole spent five months visiting her daughter, living day to day, praying her new daughter would make...

Our fall newsletter will be coming out shortly so if you are not receiving it please make sure to...

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26Aug '10

Are you hooked up? The Bolton's Are

Our fall newsletter will be coming out shortly so if you are not receiving it please make sure to sign up HEREandThere is a lot of action on our facebook page, so if you aren't following us, you can check it out HERE   right now there is fierce thread about legwarmers and parachute pants...

Stefanie and David are some of the most down to earth, honest to goodness nice people a gal could...

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24Aug '10

Stefanie and David say I do

Stefanie and David are some of the most down to earth, honest to goodness nice people a gal could ever photograph. It was such a treat to be at their wedding.  People came from all over the world to celebrate with them. It was an intimate affair, in that you felt  that you were at a...

I sat down at 9 a.m., ready to roll. Eeekkk.. The internet was down. I realized two things. One I...

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24Aug '10

The Churchills in the field

I sat down at 9 a.m., ready to roll. Eeekkk.. The internet was down. I realized two things. One I am an internet adict. THe whole thought of my office being off-line threw my work game face off. Two, that once again, as per my previous post, I had to roll with it.. So my day did not include the...

Typically, this blog is all rosy and sunny. Generally, that's who I am. I have actually been told...

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23Aug '10

Rainbows and Ice-Cream

Typically, this blog is all rosy and sunny. Generally, that's who I am. I have actually been told it can be a weakness of mine, seeing the world through rainbow colored glasses. So, someone asked me the other day to blog about a bad day. My bad days tend to go like this - I eat, I call my friend...

When Amy called me to book her wedding she knew two things - she would be marrying the man of her...

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22Aug '10

Amy & Brad say I do among the surf

When Amy called me to book her wedding she knew two things - she would be marrying the man of her dreams, and the ocean would be nearby. She accomplished both perfectly. Surrounded by an intimate group of family and friends, with the sun pouring golden warmth, she said I do on the beach in the...

Each time I run into someone they say, wow, "you sure are having a busy summer" - well yes we are,...

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20Aug '10

talking about life

Each time I run into someone they say, wow, "you sure are having a busy summer" - well yes we are, work has been busy, but this is the best summer I have ever had as far as life/work balance. Work: This summer has brought some amazing connections, I have been photographing the kindest, funnest,...

With a name like Landis we knew right of we would like her, yah, sometimes Christine and I are...

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20Aug '10

With a name like Landis

With a name like Landis we knew right of we would like her, yah, sometimes Christine and I are simple like that. Or maybe it's just that we have great intuition. From the moment the exteneded phone and email tag began with Landis, she was awesome, patiently checking in with us and the rest of her...

There's a few of you out there, you know who you are. Every time we cross paths you tell me you...

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17Aug '10

Kira...finally

There's a few of you out there, you know who you are. Every time we cross paths you tell me you have been wanting to book a session, that you keep meaning to make it happen. The gorgeous Kira, was one of you, but not anymore. A few weeks ago, on a lovely evening that was threatening a bit of rain,...

I have a group of pals, that I value SO strongly, they are the book club gals, every woman should...

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16Aug '10

Myla joins the crowd

I have a group of pals, that I value SO strongly, they are the book club gals, every woman should have a book club crew - I guarantee they will quickly start holding a place of deep honor in your life. We just welcomed a new one into the book club family, little Myla. I have photographed her...

Let me start by telling you that I am a city girl, I even had serious plans to move to New York...

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8Aug '10

Lame leg gets a happy ending

Let me start by telling you that I am a city girl, I even had serious plans to move to New York after college. Now, let me tell you about my day. Last night, for the first time in my career I injured myself, to the point where I wasn't sure how it would impact my work. I gave myself a third degree...

I love my job. I headed out last week, just down the street, to shoot a session with the Everson's....

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8Aug '10

Everson Family knows what matters

I love my job. I headed out last week, just down the street, to shoot a session with the Everson's. Mama Lee and I rollerderby together, so I was looking forward to getting to know her tribe. What a unique, down to earth family who obviously puts their energy towards what matters. I was really...

Jen and John called to book their wedding a while back, but I was scheduled to be on a holiday,...

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7Aug '10

Jen + John = Married

Jen and John called to book their wedding a while back, but I was scheduled to be on a holiday, they seemed so fabulous and I was disappointed . Jen told me to give her a call if my plans changed, as they weren't planning on hiring anyone else (blush;)). So when I realized I wouldn't be away I...

Ryan and Trish, if you know them, that's really all I have to write. Because they are kind of...

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4Aug '10

Trish + Ryan = Married

Ryan and Trish, if you know them, that's really all I have to write. Because they are kind of indescribable. I'll give it a try. They are mellow but ambitious, funny but serious, graceful but bold, fun but serious. They are, and have, so much. These two are so loved and have so much to offer to...

Selah, who has taken a huge interest in my work, noticed how busy we have been in the office ...

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4Aug '10

How we keep it all organized

Selah, who has taken a huge interest in my work, noticed how busy we have been in the office  and overheard us talking about how at this time of year we have both 2010 and 2011 on the brain so she took the initiative to help us out.  So just in case the clipboards, two dedicated computer...

Christine had been talking with me for sometime about having a session and it was worth the wait as...

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3Aug '10

Christine & Andy celebrate with puppy (& me)

Christine had been talking with me for sometime about having a session and it was worth the wait as we got to shoot on her birthday and if you know anything about me you know I love birthdays. I have had the chance to chat with Christine many times before, but as if often the case, the man, is a...

Warmth. That's what most of my sessions this summer have had. Not heat, well, yes, there has been...

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3Aug '10

Lucas Family

Warmth. That's what most of my sessions this summer have had. Not heat, well, yes, there has been that. But warmth, in that the sessions seem to start with big hugs. The Lucas family was no exception. Set against a backdrop of a setting sun, the Lucas's and I had a fantastic time, laughing, sharing...

This year I seem to attract clients who have a joie de vie, a special spark, a zest, a little extra...

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1Aug '10

Echo & Colin Engaged

This year I seem to attract clients who have a joie de vie, a special spark, a zest, a little extra electricity. When I first met Colin and Echo I sensed it immediately. The way she sat at the edge of her seat as she told me about them, their wedding, their photography. Colin, although definitely...