Category archives: blog

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  • Ring in the New Year with Laughter!

  • Just like that another year has zoomed by! This year seemed to be filled with many opportunities for growth, and I'm happy to say I feel like I did just that.  So many amazing moments, laughter and even a few tears.  But here I want to share with you a series of laughter images, culled from the many[...]
  • Our home, Our Family photo session

  • Our home, Our Family portrait session Not long ago, a long time client/friend contacted me saying that her parents were selling their family home.  Victoria wanted to know if I could come and photograph them in and around their home, just so she could have images of themselves in the family home.[...]
  • Portrait Workshop

  • Portrait Workshop Date: Sunday - January 22 Time: 9 - 4 approx Location: D'Studio - 130-350 2nd Ave East Level: basic working knowledge of DSLR helpful but not fully necessary. Requirements: DSLR camera, Laptop with Lightroom (I have one desktop and one laptop that could be used) Cost: $150+[...]
  • Processing your Images - Lightroom Basics

  • Processing your Images - Lightroom Basics Date: January 17 Time: 6:30 - 9 Location: D'Studio - 130-350 2nd Ave East Cost: $60 To me one of the most overlooked part of photography is the post processing, what happens after you take that photo. Lightroom is a powerful tool to help you create [...]
  • Set your Camera on MANUAL

  • Create the images you imagine - put your camera on manual Dates: Saturday, December 10, 12-5 *****Thursday, December 29, 12-5 Holiday special - 1 Parent and 1 Child for 1 price Location: D'Studio - 130 - 350 2nd Ave East Cost: $125 You have made the big step to getting a better camera bec[...]
  • World Photo Day

  • August 19 is World Photo day.  I went looking to see what it was all about. You can Check it out here. Worldphotoday.com Its actually an event where photographers around the world post one image from this day in a gallery.  Very cool. Some of us remember the series of books called "a day in the l[...]
  • New Do Headshot Redo

  • Just changed your hair style, colour for a role?  Always seems to happen not long after you have had new headshots.  A few actors approached me to do mini sessions for this specific reason.  You have great headshots already, you don't need a full session just one look with the new look. This Ses[...]
  • Unplugging is good for the Soul

  • Standing at the patio door the gentle breeze brings the morning smell of sun warming the field.  The only sounds are of the clicking of Willy's nails as he crosses the floor to join me.  We stand soaking in the sights of the morning (well he is sniffing it). The sky is incredible, (usually is here) [...]
  • Red Truck Concert Series

  • Last Friday night I had the opportunity to combine all kinds of things I love, great music, amazing friends and ahum... Beer!  Red Truck Beer, located practically across the street from me holds a Concert Series each summer. Kind of a mini festival.  I was excited to attend the first show as a bonus[...]
  • Vacation Photo Challenge - One Lens

  • West Coast of Canada, truly a stunning place to visit.  Chuck and I headed there not long ago for a few days. The  trip was to chill out, relax, do a little walking and enjoying the coast.  What did we do to relax... take photos! I decided that I would not take my  "working" lenses, instead I wou[...]