Tag: Courtenay Photographer

Stephanie and Ryan met at a pub, both there with friends, the night quickly became about getting to...

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1Aug '18

Stephanie and Ryan - Filberg Park wedding and a dance floor that celebrates

Stephanie and Ryan met at a pub, both there with friends, the night quickly became about getting to know each other. He asked her on a date and the rest is history. She loves the way he takes care of him, his social grace, and silliness. He loves her positivity, unconditional love and oh that...

I don't even know when I first Claire, but I do know I have adored her, first as a kid, and now as...

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30May '16

Grad Photography - Courtenay, BC

I don't even know when I first Claire, but I do know I have adored her, first as a kid, and now as youth. She is the type of person I would want my kids to have has a friend, ok let's be real, I want to be her friend. She is kind, wise and engaging. Oh and her style.. she (and her mama) have...

It was with tears of joy that I received news that  Keltie and Phil were expecting, and not just...

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19Jan '15

An afternoon with Arietty and Theo

It was with tears of joy that I received news that  Keltie and Phil were expecting, and not just one, but two. Since we first met,  Keltie and Phil have been in front of my camera four times, and over the years I have blessed to call them not just clients but friends.  They are those type of...

I love surprises. So when Jessica called to book a session with her family and her brother and...

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27Nov '14

The Arnott crew

I love surprises. So when Jessica called to book a session with her family and her brother and girlfriend as a surprise for her dad I was completely onboard. What an incredible loving gift! Dad, however, found out. After suggesting that they all have a family photo, Jessica had to cave. But, I...

Like many these days, Laura and Scott met online. She was living in Tofino, him in Courtenay, but...

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21May '14

Laura and Scott - Kingfisher Wedding

Like many these days, Laura and Scott met online. She was living in Tofino, him in Courtenay, but knowing she would would move back eventually, she took a chance on connecting with him. After their first date - she knew.. like Scott says, "it just took off." Laura is one of those people that are...

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13Sep '12

Shannon + Kevin say I do = Fun

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6Aug '12

Tasha + John say I do = strong hearts

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We had talked about a session for some time, Anita, Greg, Maya and Hannah were in deep need. They...

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19May '12

Time for a do-over for a very special family

We had talked about a session for some time, Anita, Greg, Maya and Hannah were in deep need. They had three family photos before,and while they were pretty fabulous (see below) but it was time for something more! Anita and her family made me laugh the whole session. The photos are full of all...

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...

I was so excited to have the chance to photograph Owen again! His mom wanted to create a session...

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2Aug '11

Celebrating Loving Owen

I was so excited to have the chance to photograph Owen again! His mom wanted to create a session that showcased this little man and their bond. I love it when parents think forward, realizing how valued a photo with them in it will be to their children in the years to come. This first...

I love this session. Let me count the ways. - Shayla's grandmother booked this session for...

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19Jul '11

Shayla - Courtenay Children's Photographer

I love this session. Let me count the ways. - Shayla's grandmother booked this session for her granddaughter while she is here visiting from Texas. When Shayla looks back on these, she will always connect the experience with her lovely and very loving grandma. - Shayla is 9. I don't know...

Oh.. how I love a session with a two year old. They come in a bit shy, watching, looking, checking...

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15Jul '11

Frederick at 2 years old

Oh.. how I love a session with a two year old. They come in a bit shy, watching, looking, checking me out and by the end they are running, jumping and not holding back. Frederick recently became a big brother and I adore that his parents still decided to focus this session on him. He is a...

Erin, Simon. Aidan and Owen I met at a little trail, on what was finally a sunny day, for a...

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9Jun '11

Walsh Family - Courtenay Portrait Photographer

Erin, Simon. Aidan and Owen I met at a little trail, on what was finally a sunny day, for a leisurely shoot. Well, it felt leisurely for me, as this crew was super warm and laid back. However, I think Aiden and Owen got a bit of a work out running around and playing. Honestly, Erin, you...

Sweet Cash. First I will gush about him. This little fella came earlier than expected, but he is a...

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30May '11

Introducing Cash - Comox Valley Newborn Photography

Sweet Cash. First I will gush about him. This little fella came earlier than expected, but he is a trouper and despite a little stressful start, is growing and developing like a champ. He was a little sweet-pea during our session, barely made a peep and kept me me - oohing and ahhing throughout the...

I am coming out of the closet,  Frank + Chantel (Frantel) are my couple crush. I first met...

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27May '11

FRANTEL - Tender Session

I am coming out of the closet,  Frank + Chantel (Frantel) are my couple crush. I first met Chantel when she was dating and we did an instant and open dish about the joy (sigh) of dating. John and I hadn't met long before, so the memory of my bad dates with men in cover bands was still fresh....

Echo walked down the aisle at Painter's Lodge to a man who really couldn't be smiling any harder....

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3Sep '10

Echo & Collen say I do

Echo walked down the aisle at Painter's Lodge to a man who really couldn't be smiling any harder. Collen, the look on your face brought goosebumps and tears to those who watched - I can still feel it. After a meaningful ceremony which included a beautiful song  by bridesmaid and...

Girl tribes, being a household of gals and growing up very close to my sisters and mom, I was...

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22Jul '10

Girls Tribe - Lily, Autumn, Elizabeth and Renae

Girl tribes, being a household of gals and growing up very close to my sisters and mom, I was pretty pumped for this session. In they came, laughing, talking, telling me stories. The laughter started right away and stayed with us the whole time. Lily, Autumn and Elizabeth - three beautiful names,...

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...

I am off to Victoria today, my big sis is flying in and I am picking her up and we are hitting Bear...

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25Mar '10

Alone on the island

I am off to Victoria today, my big sis is flying in and I am picking her up and we are hitting Bear Mountain for the night. I think you need a holiday after a holiday, I have been back for about three weeks and need to re-connect with my holiday self.I am someone who likes to be around people,...

Sweet, sweet little Dexter, the littlest brother in his clan, is already all boy. Something about...

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24Mar '10

"Dear Dexter" - Courtenay Photographer

Sweet, sweet little Dexter, the littlest brother in his clan, is already all boy. Something about the way he moves, kind of a swagger, at just one years old, tells me he won't fall in the shadow of his bigger siblings. Dear Dexter,  I owe you one. If it wasn't for you and your arrival shortly...

I am back to work next Tuesday, but that doesn't mean I haven't been running around with my camera....

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10Mar '10

Everyone needs a Cassie

I am back to work next Tuesday, but that doesn't mean I haven't been running around with my camera. My shooting finger was feeling restless, add some nice light and I was off and going. Joining my was our lovely friend Cassie. Shortly after we moved into this house we saw a moving truck bringing a...

I'm going to lay it on the line here. I have had these photos ready to blog for more than a few...

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14Feb '10

Welcome baby Taeia

I'm going to lay it on the line here. I have had these photos ready to blog for more than a few days, and I know that mom and dad have been waiting and checking. I kept going to blog them, and then I would move onto something else, even when I knew they were waiting. My intention was actually to...

Last year Gabby missed her birthday party because she was sick, so we knew this year we really...

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11Feb '10

The Best Birthday Party "EVER"

Last year Gabby missed her birthday party because she was sick, so we knew this year we really wanted to bring it for her. We also know that we high-five for  birthday parties that are not in our house. So, we turned to one of the newer funky businesses in town - Reel Films at Frelones. If...

I fell asleep in the last ten minutes of Lost - three days ago. I have it taped and tonight is the...

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4Feb '10

Editing 4 Day old Elliotte or getting Lost?

I fell asleep in the last ten minutes of Lost - three days ago. I have it taped and tonight is the night I should get on it (because these things are such high priority) and spend some time with Kate and Jack, but I had a much better idea. This week has been full of sweetness and today is just got...

Yes, another Bella sessions coming at you and more to come. I can only show you a portrait image...

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1Feb '10

D's Bella Session Vancouver Island Photographer

Yes, another Bella sessions coming at you and more to come. I can only show you a portrait image from this session as the rest is so hot it will melt your monitor (well, really we just have to keep it under wraps, but the first reason sounded way better.) and yes, you guessed it my clients are...

I just got back from holiday, well, not really, but it feels like it. I was feeling a little worn...

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1Feb '10

J's Bella Session and a weekend roundup

I just got back from holiday, well, not really, but it feels like it. I was feeling a little worn out so I took the seven year old and we headed to Victoria for a night. It was 30 hours away that left me feeling like I was gone for a week. We ate sushi (twice), grabbed a nice hotel room with a...

The Bella Sessions are ON FIRE   - I am giddy about how fun they are, Chrystal is blowing...

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25Jan '10

D`s Bella Session Comox Valley Photographer

The Bella Sessions are ON FIRE   - I am giddy about how fun they are, Chrystal is blowing us away with her makeup skill and the woman are moved by how stunning they look and how empowering the experience is - it`s all good. This beautiful woman has been in front of my camera many times,...

Jess and Josh brought their style, warmth, love for each other and their four legged buddies into...

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4Dec '09

Jess + Josh + Jet + Weston

Jess and Josh brought their style, warmth, love for each other and their four legged buddies into the studio last week and together we created what might be one of my favorite sessions this year. They were set up with their session through a fundraiser we are doing with the St. Josephs Hospital...

There is so much going on around here and someone just pointed out to me that we have 30 days until...

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24Nov '09

GO

There is so much going on around here and someone just pointed out to me that we have 30 days until Christmas Eve - at which point I went and put a pot of coffee on (actually I asked Christine very sweetly to do it,) and took stock of my to-do list.  We actually are in great shape around here,...

Some children are just meant to be photographed - and quite often it is the shy, quite type, like...

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25Sep '09

William + Maryn Comox Valley Photographer

Some children are just meant to be photographed - and quite often it is the shy, quite type, like Maryn. These two offer up some serious beauty. ...