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Paola

Beautiful Paola at sunset, taking advantage of the interesting play of light and water under the bridges in Sainte–Anne–de–Bellevue.  VIEW FULL POST »

SEAN KOVACS – OLD MONTREAL

Sean Kovacs photo shoot in old Montréal on a rather chilly morning. We worked in framing long horizontals to suit the layout of his website. Sean is a talented voice over artist and radio commentator: www.skvo.netVIEW FULL POST »

Anne-Marie and Iqbal

Anne-Marie and Iqbal entrusted me with their newborn baby girl’s first photo shoot and what a privilege it was! Although their little sweetie was too fussy for many individual photos, she was as happy as could be cradled by her loving parents.VIEW FULL POST »

Headshot Collection

Headshot collection from recent clients.VIEW FULL POST »

Evenings like these…

Evenings like these remind me why I get a rush whenever I pick up my camera. When I started using my Dad’s old Minolta SLR for my first photography class in CEGEP, I tried to push the limits of how I could get light to bring drama to a shot.VIEW FULL POST »

Methe Family

I am well overdue for a post on my blog and about time to catch up with a great photo shoot from way back in July! This summer and autumn have been filled with all sorts of fun photo shoots, although I have been concentrating on my food photographyVIEW FULL POST »

People of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Visiting Nova Scotia right now and I have been busy photographing sweeping ocean views, lighthouses, the kids running on the beach and fresh local produce and seafood. Yesterday we visited the farmer’s market in Annapolis Royale and Port RoyalVIEW FULL POST »

Steampunk Tendencies

Nancy at Overbury Ink has steampunk tendencies and she needed some shots for an upcoming feature on her work as a writer and blogger exploring the steampunk genre. What is steampunk? Definition: Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction,VIEW FULL POST »

J Stevens

Through the magical world of twitter J Stevens saw my portfolio and sent me an email asking me to shoot the cover for his new album. We chose Lachine Canal West of the Mercier as a location for J’s vision of Urban wasteland/Nature divide. JVIEW FULL POST »

Favourite 5 Portraits

I have loved photography since I first permanently borrowed my Dad’s old Minolta SRT2oo SLR to take photography classes in College. In the past five years photography has become a passion. I have studied hard to improve my images, discoverVIEW FULL POST »

Kaylee Part 2

Kaylee is putting together a modelling book and I wanted to work on stronger compositions and directing a subject, so we met up at the painful hour of 7am to capture some of that magic morning light. So a few coffees later and a drive out toVIEW FULL POST »

Dazzling Kaylee

Kaylee is an aspiring model and she needed some photos to put together a portfolio for modelling agencies. We headed downtown to Old Montréal and first shot around Marché Bonsecours with it’s magnificent columns. Heading back to the car weVIEW FULL POST »

Atlantide Golf Club in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Part 2

I had to do a separate post dedicated entirely to these three gorgeous kids from the Île-Perrot photo shoot. These three were stars! Like this shoot and with Myriam’s photo shoot, also on Île-Perrot, I am astonished by the atmospheric qualityVIEW FULL POST »

Atlantide Golf Club in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot Part 1

The Sun Gods were smiling down on us on a spectacular November morning in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot at Atlantide Golf Club. We worked our way around the pond, not only to avoid the dropping golfballs of the die-hard November golfers, but I wasVIEW FULL POST »

In Deepest Dunvegan

Braving burrs, rotting logs (okay I took a tumble) and an enthusiastic cat, a photographer faces all sorts of challenges on the job. Despite all the treacherous peril in the woods, this was such an enjoyable photo shoot. I was spoiled for choice ofVIEW FULL POST »

Mr.Delightful and his Mom

Part 2 of baby Erik’s photo shoot was very much the opposite of his first photo session. Mireille wanted some cuddly, cozy shots with her treasured boy and we also decided to shoot indoors to give a different look from our previous photos (andVIEW FULL POST »

Mr.Delightful

I feel blessed to get to work with families and be a little part of their lives for a brief moment and this one is no exception. What a special day to spend with Mireille and her baby boy Erik. The grass was of great interest to Erik and he wasVIEW FULL POST »

Myriam’s Family: The Meadow Series

More from Myriam and her lovely family. During the second half of the photo shoot, as the sun was getting low in the sky at Pointe-du-Moulin, we headed over to the flowering meadow. What a perfect late summer evening with crisp air, cloudless skyVIEW FULL POST »

Myriam’s Family: The River Series

Parc de la Pointe-du-Moulin in Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot was a perfect setting to shoot photos for Myriam, her family and a dear family friend. All in a small accessible area there was the St-Lawrence river, forest, open grass, floweringVIEW FULL POST »

Disheveled Daughter

I love colour and I have not processed anything in black and white since College, but there was something about these photos that needed colourlessness. The wildness of my daughter’s disheveled hair, her big eyes and the smudges of dirt on herVIEW FULL POST »

Davies Family in the Meadow

Simon’s parents visiting us from England is always a special occasion. We wanted to be sure to remember those happy days with a family portrait, so we headed out to two huge fields of flowering canola and clover planted by some localVIEW FULL POST »

Alabaster Skin

I love Gen’s Alabaster skin and those amazing cheekbones! Using all natural light in a doorway, I did not even need a backdrop to create these dramatic beauty shots.    VIEW FULL POST »

The Red Velvet Chair

What’s more fun than dragging a red velvet chair over country roads? Having friends who are also willing to drag a red velvet chair over country roads and then let you photograph them in it! What a fantastic weekend in the country with 5 greatVIEW FULL POST »

Family Group at Stewart Hall

This was my largest group shot to date. What a great lesson in learning how to organize people and keeping the children interested and happy. The difficult part about that day was that we were dealing with a high wind on the lake, which wasVIEW FULL POST »

Autumn Days

The light was not as golden as we were hoping for (okay it was downright miserable and grey), but I was amazed by the warmth and recovery I was able to “paint” into these images using Adobe Lightroom. We were delighted when we saw theVIEW FULL POST »

In the Meadow

I was so inspired when I found this idealistic backdrop for a family photo shoot. We arrived at the meadow for sun set as the sky was turning gold then pink over the soft meadows of yellow flowering Canola on one side of the road and a whole fieldVIEW FULL POST »

Little Blond Heads

Last weekend I headed up to Rawdon to my Aunt and Uncle’s house to visit with them and my cousin’s family. My cousin’s two children are simply adorable with their little blond heads and bright blue eyes. I am loving how AdobeVIEW FULL POST »

Family in the Field

June is the perfect month with beautiful sun and fresh greenery, so it was a real pleasure to head out Sunday morning for a photo session with this relaxed and happy family. With the use of reflectors I was pleased with the warm glow I was able toVIEW FULL POST »

Fishman Girls

Taking advantage of the warm light of the setting sun, this photo shoot took place in a local park. With these 3 beautiful girls to shoot, I experimented with the strong verticals of the trees in the woods, the lush green fields, the hard graphicsVIEW FULL POST »