Month: October 2011

Pauline, Peter, Owen and Sam have been in our circle for years. Pauline, a local lawyerm and I...

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31Oct '11

Rae Family - fall portrait session

Pauline, Peter, Owen and Sam have been in our circle for years. Pauline, a local lawyerm and I first met when I moved here and joined the Comox Valley Women's Business Network - her brains and humour always intrigued me. We connected again, as seems to happen in this town, when we became...

This time of year is always a busy one and exciting one. I am out photographing whenever the...

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31Oct '11

Beauty and Color - Misty and Family

This time of year is always a busy one and exciting one. I am out photographing whenever the weather hits the right mark and I am busy booking next years weddings and the final portrait dates for the year. So, getting to blogging, although it is such a love of mine, has been a little harder...

We always love our annual Boo Sessions. It is one of the handful of events we offer to say thank...

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31Oct '11

BOO - Annual Customer Appreciation Event

We always love our annual Boo Sessions. It is one of the handful of events we offer to say thank you to existing and past clients - a little perk! This is the fourth year of the event and it is something both Christine and I look forward too. Thank you to everyone who made it out and for...

In our family we donate tons of our used items. However this year, we will be taking some our...

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28Oct '11

Kicking off a season of giving...

In our family we donate tons of our used items. However this year, we will be taking some our holiday budget and using it to buy some new toys for children that otherwise would not receive any!  I will be taking the kids down so they can each pick a toy to give, and reinforcing the importance...

These two have the energy of a couple newly in love - they listen when the other speaks, they watch...

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26Oct '11

Pieter and Caila Expecting

These two have the energy of a couple newly in love - they listen when the other speaks, they watch each other, they touch, they share knowing smiles and the beam when they snuggle. However, their history is rich and varied, including travel, homemaking, moving and learning. Their little one...

So, you might or might know that I recently headed to the heat of Hawaii. I probably don't need to...

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25Oct '11

Mikhaila and Greg's Maui wedding

So, you might or might know that I recently headed to the heat of Hawaii. I probably don't need to tell you the obvious ...... it was heavenly. I was blessed to be there for the wedding of Mikhaila and Greg, two people who I adore. When Mikhaila and Greg first decided to get married in Hawaii,...

Rebecca, Jesse and I had been going back and forth about what date to book for their engagement...

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22Oct '11

Jesse & Rebecca Engaged

Rebecca, Jesse and I had been going back and forth about what date to book for their engagement session. They were coming from out of town, and somehow our schedules seemed to be completely opposite - plus we were hitting some bad weather. When we talked about postponing this session, as the...

I truly appreciate my clients and love the opportunity to remind you of that! For the third year I...

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6Oct '11

Client Appreciation Event - 3rd annual BOO sessions

I truly appreciate my clients and love the opportunity to remind you of that! For the third year I are offering complimentary BOO sessions! Saturday October 29 we invite you to bring your costumed little one down to the studio for a COMPLIMENTARY super mini-shoot. Just a quick pop in at the...

It is such a small town somedays. Earlier in the day this beauty rolls into my studio all dolled up...

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5Oct '11

Smith Siblings make it way too easy

It is such a small town somedays. Earlier in the day this beauty rolls into my studio all dolled up as a model for my Roots the Salon Commercial shoot. Well, it turns out that her family was also booked in for an evening portrait session. So, Courtenay rocked her Roots shoot and then I had the...

A true beauty, full of grace  -  Sometimes the words pour out of me. Typically I am...

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4Oct '11

Trish - Maternity beauty

A true beauty, full of grace  -  Sometimes the words pour out of me. Typically I am pretty articulate. But sometimes I am stumped. I have been composing this blog post in my mind since Trish booked her maternity session. Yet, basically I keep coming up blank. I have realized why. You...

A little storm didn't scare Doug and Lisa away from a morning portrait session. We received the...

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4Oct '11

Lisa & Doug - a little storm

A little storm didn't scare Doug and Lisa away from a morning portrait session. We received the gift of some character skies, active waves and vibrant colors for this fall session.  Although rain was looming the whole time the skies didn't open up until the minute I put my camera bag in the...

Ohhh... I am in love - I am in love with wedding photography, and the best part of wedding...

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1Oct '11

Tasha + John - Victoria Engagement Session

Ohhh... I am in love - I am in love with wedding photography, and the best part of wedding photography, my wedding clients. I am so excited for the 2012 season - and in my top ten of reasons why is Tasha and John. My first meeting with them had me super excited for their wedding, they are...

I had  an affinity for the Nesling clan before I photographed them - now it is even...

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1Oct '11

The Nesling Clan - Courtenay Family Photography

I had  an affinity for the Nesling clan before I photographed them - now it is even stronger. The Neslings are half of the foursome that run Zen Zero Juice Fountain and Vegan Restaurant on 5th Street. Their smoothies are a regular go-to item for those busy days where I know I am needing a...