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Career Q&A – Minna Vahtola of When We Wear Young

I met Minna years ago when she was living in the same building as my sister in London, England.  Fast forward many years, and I've had the pleasure to photograph her and her family many times.  I've also created beautiful branding photos of Minna for her amazing online kids store When We Wear Young.  Minna's store focuses on modern, well made children's clothing that is both practical and beautifu ...

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Family Photography

Why Albums Matter

I know that I've mentioned before that I create an album every year of all the photos of my family for that year.  I take photos from my iPhone, my husband's iPhone, photos that people have sent us that they took, any photos I've taken and photos from any photo sessions we've done (yes, I hire photographers too).  Why?  Because albums matter. Why Albums Matter All your photos are in one pl ...

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Family Photography

Four Favourite Locations for Family Photos

Four Favourite Locations for Family Photos I often get asked by my families where their family photography session should take place.  Here are my four favourite options. In Your Home Pros No need to get dressed and go anywhere.  This is especially great with our crazy weather here in Montreal. Capture your child in the house where they grew up.  This just adds to the memories w ...

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Small Business Photography

Career Q&A – Sachiko Kiyooka at Soulful Simplicity

I had the pleasure of meeting Sachiko of Soulful Simplicity when she hired me for a branding shoot and I was blown away by wonderful energy, and organization.  I know so many of us are trying to simplify our lives, and Sachiko would be perfect to lend that extra helping hand many of us need. Who are you?  I’m a mama of two grown-up daughters (18, 22). Before moving to Montreal I lived in Vic ...

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Small Business Photography

Career Q&A – Jennifer Maagendans of Luna Yoga

I met Jenn absolutely years ago now when I used to work in a building on Square Victoria and I was new in town.  Her studio, Luna Yoga, was the first place I ever took yoga, and her warm and caring attitude was a huge draw.  I was so delighted when she agreed to participate in my Career Q&A.  Read on to see what she has to say about running a successful yoga studio. Why did you decide to st ...

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Family Photography

Career Q&A – Michelle Little Photography

Hello everyone! I'm proud to say that I am going to start my Career Q&A series up again (if any of you remember it from Roasted).  I have to admit I was a little bit bummed about coming back from holiday, and the thought of getting back to work and getting back into the hustle had me a bit down.  I was thinking how hard it is to be an entrepreneur and how we need to support each other more ...

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Newborn Photography

Baby Photography

Baby Photography I love creating baby photography.  Babies are just so adorable and change so quickly, so I know that capturing these fleeting moments is so important to my families. This family was just adorable and you could see the love between siblings. I made sure to capture all the important moments including sibling photos, photos with mom, dad, etc. How ad ...

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Family trip to Mexico

Here's a little of my family trip to Mexico!  Enjoy!

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Family Photography

Motherhood Portrait Pop Ups 2019

Motherhood Portrait Pop Ups 2019 I am so pleased to announce two dates for my Motherhood Portrait Pop Ups 2019.  These are beautiful, quick and fun in-studio photoshoots that allow you to capture the love you have for your children.  As a mom myself, I know I have very few photos of myself and my kids - let alone photos I would be happy to frame on my wall.  This is your chance to create phot ...

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Maternity Photography

My Approach to Maternity Photography

My Approach to Maternity Photography More than any other type of family photography, I feel that maternity photography elicits the strongest opinion.  Maternity photography can range anywhere from posed studio photography: To almost documentary style: To a more lifestyle approach: I know that when I was pregnant, a lot of the maternity photography just made me cringe and that ...

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