Category Archives: Family

Baby turns ONE! | Kitchener Family Photographer

It’s been a few years since I’ve had a toddling baby running around my house, but here’s what I remember about that stage: Babies are FAST! Babies don’t stay babies. I know it’s the biggest cliche of life to hear people say “enjoy your baby, it goes so fast”.  I still cringe when I hear…

The Bannon Family | Kitchener Waterloo Photographer

I’ve known Chelsey for many years now, and she has been a great friend to me as I’ve built my business. She is a professional photographer herself, and you might recognize her as one of my assistants! She and her husband, Matt, have two busy boys, with a baby girl on the way (and due…

Grant & Charlene | From Hands Free to Baby Makes Three!

By now, if you’ve hung around my blog or my social spaces at all, you’ll know that for me, my clients are more than just a paycheque. Getting to know my clients is my secret to making anyone feel comfortable in front of a camera, and Grant & Charlene are no exception!  I first met…

Tiedemann Family

Let’s talk extended family sessions today.  Have you done one?  What was your experience?  I find the trick to making them run smoothly is to get on the kids’ good side as soon as humanely possible.  If you win the kids over?  The rest of the session is a breeze.  The end result is fun,…

Sinclair Family

I first met this family last year when their little baby was actually LITTLE!  They booked me for some updated family photos this summer and this little guy is now running (not walking), talking, and has oodles of personality.  Sessions with toddlers are fast, chaotic, and fun…  And I almost always leave filthy from crawling…

Nikki & Travis | Family

Babies have a way of stealing hearts, don’t they?  This little one was no exception!  Photos with baby can be stressful but with some careful planning (and scheduling around nap and feed times) you can have a lot more success!  Also, a well placed prop helps to keep them from moving too quick, ideally something…