Month: November 2010

A few things have shifted around here. About a month ago  John started working away, a week...

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29Nov '10

Blogging through a shift

A few things have shifted around here. About a month ago  John started working away, a week home, a week gone. Sounded easy enough and I was totally on board.The women in my family, myself, my two sisters, and my mom are notoriously independent -  our ideal hubby would live next...

This is just a very quick edit, I have tons of photos to go through but I thought I better pull one...

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23Nov '10

Roots shoot, a wee sneak peek

This is just a very quick edit, I have tons of photos to go through but I thought I better pull one out and post it before their impatience gets taken out on the hair cut I have schedule this weekend. This was a shot we put together at the end of the shoot.  Six lights, 20 minutes, 9 models....

Thanks Emily and family for being patient for this blog post. Phew - it's been a busy week. While...

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23Nov '10

A little Joy - Emily

Thanks Emily and family for being patient for this blog post. Phew - it's been a busy week. While visiting from Alberta Emily and her parents stopped by for a little session, and boy did she show us how it is done. She came through the doors with some yawns, and we were all a little unsure on how...

We have a little thing that we like to call, random awesomeness, happening over on the facebook...

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18Nov '10

tick.. tick.. giveaway closes tomorow

We have a little thing that we like to call, random awesomeness, happening over on the facebook page. Just a way to say kudos to those of you that show us your support by following us on Facbook. We are giving away a Roots All-Star Package to one of our facebook followers. The draw will happen...

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some...

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18Nov '10

A sister session

Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits, have some means of enjoyment in their power, which no subsequent connections can supply...  ~Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, 1814I had the joy of meeting the beautiful Booth sisters amount the fall leaves...

If there was a competition for nicest, funniest, warmest down to earth wedding clients I would win....

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17Nov '10

If it was a competition- Kelly & Rob Engaged

If there was a competition for nicest, funniest, warmest down to earth wedding clients I would win. Really. The competition would meet the people I work with and walk away in defeat. I am so pumped on the weddings I get to photograph in 2011, it is going to be a stellar wedding season. After my fun...

This is a special one, an extra special one. By a serious of blessings and good fortune, Owen found...

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15Nov '10

Owen's great blessing

This is a special one, an extra special one. By a serious of blessings and good fortune, Owen found his mom in Louise, who was seeking to adopt. Both Christine and I have had the wonderful opportunity to get to know Louise, and her and Owen's story, and we have been so moved by it, and by Louise....

This beautiful family looks so at home with the texture of the fall leaves. I think it suits them,...

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15Nov '10

Friesen Family fits right in

This beautiful family looks so at home with the texture of the fall leaves. I think it suits them, and they suit it. Despite a chilly morning they were right at home in front of the camera. One day, when these parents are looking at their two grown kids, running out the door to be with their...

Connection. That's what it is all about for me. That's my reward. Yes, I take extreme satisfaction...

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12Nov '10

About the Timms, long post ahead

Connection. That's what it is all about for me. That's my reward. Yes, I take extreme satisfaction in knowing that the photos I create stay with family for years - and grow in value.  That's rewarding. I feel blessed to be able to put food on the table for my family by doing something I love....

Meet Della, adorable, bright eyes, so very soft and already receiving an abundance of love. She is...

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10Nov '10

Della, a little slice of perfection

Meet Della, adorable, bright eyes, so very soft and already receiving an abundance of love. She is such a beauty and I can envision the happy beautiful toddler she is going to be - it is something about her wise eyes.  I have had such a wonderful time photographing newborns this year....

I have buckets, tons actually, of work to do. But because I am proudly kind of immature when I came...

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9Nov '10

How could I resist

I have buckets, tons actually, of work to do. But because I am proudly kind of immature when I came across this in my editing I knew I had to post it right away. I double dog dare you to choose this to hang on your wall!!! Ok, seriously now, we joined the Gartside clan for a multi-generation...

I think it is time to start saying adios to fall, thankful last week I had some lovely, or at least...

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9Nov '10

Little boys and Fall, so full of life

I think it is time to start saying adios to fall, thankful last week I had some lovely, or at least some decent, not like today, days. It was my pleasure to photograph these two very different brothers. My favourite part was observing the difference in these two handsome fellas. Nicolas, who sat...

Here's part one of your sneak peek of your very magical people - I know you are just faking being...

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8Nov '10

Jo, the wait is somewhat over

Here's part one of your sneak peek of your very magical people - I know you are just faking being patient ...  ...

I don't know where I first met her, maybe in one of my Chicks who Click classes, or maybe when she...

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8Nov '10

The girl with the red hair and big smile

I don't know where I first met her, maybe in one of my Chicks who Click classes, or maybe when she was working as a server at one of my favourite restaurants, but I feel like it was before then that we connected. She was the girl with the red hair and beautiful smile. You might know her, and you...

What a week it has been - hard, but good, very, very good - thanks for the facebook messages, blog...

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5Nov '10

Talia, at such a sweet age

What a week it has been - hard, but good, very, very good - thanks for the facebook messages, blog comments, and emails regarding my mean parenting crisis. Ya'll are smart, and your messages and notes helped. Let's all just not our heads in agreement here, parenting is hard sometimes. I think I was...

Thankfullly, 3/4 of the little people in our house are on the ball with their school work, but of...

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3Nov '10

Is meanie the new word to describe me?

Thankfullly, 3/4 of the little people in our house are on the ball with their school work, but of course there is the one, there is always the one - the one that doesn't bring home her school work, the one that the teacher calls about, the one that gets emotional when she actually has to do the...

Probably, according to some labour board somewhere it isn't okay to call someone who works for you...

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2Nov '10

Happy Birthday Wifey

Probably, according to some labour board somewhere it isn't okay to call someone who works for you your wifey, (unless they are, but really, who wants to be called wifey, it so should not be allowed) Well Christine, isn't my wifey, nor do I ever call her wifey, but she kind of is my work wife. When...

ay for families! I am so enjoying the families I am photographing this fall and I have had many...

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2Nov '10

I have award worthy clients!

ay for families! I am so enjoying the families I am photographing this fall and I have had many people in front of my camera that have been planning on it for years. I had the pleasure of first photographing Tina, ummm... I think about five years ago, when she needed a professional head shot. Her...