3May '11

Long weekends are for family

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I love  a long weekend, for me, and many other photographers it is about family – but not ours. It’s a time when we are being the camera photographing families who have come together.

The Brodie’s were actually one of my first clients in the valley, I photographed them when son Chris was still in high-school. Now, he and his girlfriend are off travelling and teaching. I remembered him well as a poised, intelligent and charming individual. It was so wonderful to see him, still carrying the strong traits and to see is strong bond with his parents, and now is fabulous girlfriend. 

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The Calder family, also had a son visiting. I had a fabulous time with this crew. As it turns out Dianne and Rob actually live around the corner from us, so I had to do some explaining about the random dogs we seem to have in our yard – (we dog sit often) and the squeeling they sometimes here (kids on the trampoline.) I first met Rob when I took squash lessons at Comox Recreation – he really is the bees knees – can’t recommend them enough.
I love a job where I get to literally meet my neighbours – and good ones they are!

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