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Deer Everywhere

The hard packed ice have brought the deer out of the woods this winter, in a five minute drive we counted around 75. There were always a few around my parents house at any given time, nibbling on crab apples and day lilies.VIEW FULL POST »

March Melts

March brings the marvels of melts.VIEW FULL POST »

White bits of fluff

Some lovely white bits of fluff (Wink and Buddy) photographed at another photo shoot this weekend for the PetitsPawz 2017 Dog Calendar! With a lot of love and passion I have taken photos of twelve lovely rescue dogs, including these two sweeties,VIEW FULL POST »

Pretty Little Pit Bull

Little Zephy is another perfect example that helps destroy all the stereotypes about Pit Bulls. Even though facts clearly disprove preconceptions, one of the most ingrained prejudices about the animal world is that Pit Bulls are vicious creatures,VIEW FULL POST »

Six beauties in one day!

Six beauties in one day! An eventful shoot in Maxville, Ontario, I love all of  Lisa’s lovely dogs… two Cane Corso, a shepherd mix, an English Bulldog, A Great Pyrenees and a Beagle. With a lot of love and passion I have taken photos ofVIEW FULL POST »

For the love of pit bulls!

Made a darling new friend this week when I had a photo shoot with sweet, loving Bailey in St-Henri. Bailey felt there was much to accomplish before we got to work by putting all of his effort into showing me just how much he loved me. My faceVIEW FULL POST »

2017 PetitsPawz Cat Calendar

Working hard on getting our 2017 PetitsPawz Cat Calendar completed. Here is a sneak peak of some of the latest shots of the rescues!  VIEW FULL POST »

RICHELIEU CATALOGUE COVER

Such a fun challenge working on projects from start to finish, shot Richelieu’s cover for their Fastener Guide and did the cover design too. We are narrowing down from these four layouts. Lesson learned that screws can run away during a photoVIEW FULL POST »

VANGUARD GOLF TOURNAMENT

Always a pleasure volunteering for my son’s school at their annual fundraising golf tournament. Vanguard is an wonderful school that helps children with severe learning disabilities by offering them the resources that will enable them to learnVIEW FULL POST »

Ulukka Yoga Mats

Loved this project, being able to create both the Ulukka logo and shoot the products!  VIEW FULL POST »

PETITSPAWZ KITTENS

One of my favourite things to photograph… KITTENS! Even more wonderful is helping them find their forever homes. Always a pleasure to work for PetitsPawz (http://petitspawz.net/en/)VIEW FULL POST »

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 »

VERMONT 2015

Vermont is a special place for my family, Mom and Dad had a cottage there years ago and my memories from that time are sweet. My Mom and I, with my kids and my nephew, were lucky enough to rent a charming cottage with its own spectacular Koi fishVIEW FULL POST »

PARIS 2015

This trip to Paris allowed for an exploration of what the iPhone could offer photographically rather than lugging around my heavy Nikon. The fun thing about the iPhone is working with a fixed lens. Needles to say these are my fun snapshots,VIEW FULL POST »

ENGLAND 2015

I never get tired of photographing England, there seems to be something special around every corner. This summer hiking was a priority!VIEW FULL POST »

MAXVILLE, ONTARIO

Spring time in Maxville, Ontario. Melt in the pine forest. Fresh spring snow fall.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 »

PETITSPAWZ/SPCA CATS – OCTOBER 2014

Always nice to help find these are beautiful cats a new home. I had the pleasure of working last month for PetitsPawz (http://petitspawz.net/en/) and the SPCA Montérégie (http://www.spcamonteregie.com).VIEW FULL POST »

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

A little piece of paradise, in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. What a stunning and charming part of the world!  VIEW FULL POST »

PETITPAWZ FOSTER KITTENS

My little foster kitten is growing up fast AND she is still available for adoption! Asha is a friendly, sociable and affectionate little kitten who is special not only because of her sweet and funny nature, but because of her pretty and uniqueVIEW FULL POST »

Upper Canada Village

Love all the character dress and animals to photograph at Upper Canada Village!VIEW 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 »

PETITSPAWZ Foster Kittens

For a few years I have been looking for a way to volunteer my creative skills to a non-profit organization that rescues abandoned animals. I was lucky enough to meet and work with two amazing ladies, Susan and Laura, at PETITSPAWZ. PETITSPAWZ is aVIEW FULL POST »

Jen and Jodi’s Friendly Kitchen Cookbook

What a special project this was for me! I created the graphic design for the two talented writers/creators of this amazing cookbook and shot all of the food photography. I love this cookbook and you can buy it here: JEN AND JODI’S FRIENDLYVIEW FULL POST »

Headshot Collection

Headshot collection from recent clients.VIEW FULL POST »

Paris – June 2013

My husband and I were lucky enough to win a trip to Paris last summer. Some much needed time together was blissful and what better place to be with the one you love?  VIEW FULL POST »

CUBA 2014 – Cayo Ensenachos, Villa Clara, Cuba

One of the most beautiful beaches I have seen in my life. Cayo Ensenachos is truly heaven on earth.  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 »

UK Trip Part 3: Durdle Door, Arne and Corfe Castle

When I lived in England, my husband and I hiked every weekend, now that the kids legs are longer we decided to drag them on a 6 km hike to one of the most scenic places in Dorset, the Jurassic Coast near Lulworth. When we left my in-laws house itVIEW FULL POST »

UK Trip Part 2: Abbotsbury and Athelhampton House

Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset is unique, this Swannery is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. This colony was established there almost 1000 years ago. My son and I were veryVIEW FULL POST »

UK Trip Part 1: Chepstow and Kingston Lacy

Finally a moment to update my Adventures in Photography, so I will share my photographic wares from our holiday to the UK! Since having our second youngling we had yet to visit the UK where we always stay with my husband’s parents in stunning DorsetVIEW 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 »

Nova Scotia Fresh

The farmer’s stands and markets in Nova Scotia were plentiful in August, as we toured the Digby Neck, Evangeline Trail and the Annapolis Valley  there was no shortage of places to stop for fresh veggies. On the stretch of road betweenVIEW FULL POST »

Nova Scotia Farm Fresh Fruit

Taking this summer’s farm fresh theme to the Maritimes, everywhere you looked in Nova Scotia you could find local produce for sale. Between Annapolis Royale and Port Royale there was a stretch of road where practically every other house hadVIEW FULL POST »

The Digby Neck, Nova Scotia

When I was a kid we use to stay in Sandy Cove, Nova Scotia every summer and I have missed that village for the thirty years it took me to get back. Nova Scotia is a place that makes a visitor feel so welcome from the moment you arrive and going backVIEW 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 »

Williamstown Fair, Ontario

Every year we reserve the first weekend in August for going to the Williamstown Fair (or as I affectionately like to call it: WTF). This year was the fair’s 200th anniversary, it was as hot as hell today, but we drank a ton of fresh pressedVIEW FULL POST »

Food Day 2011

Today is Food Day in Canada! Cook something local and Canadian tonight, whether it is veggies, eggs, meat or your favourite ingredient. Eating local is good for the environment by purchasing products which have not been shipped thousands of milesVIEW FULL POST »

Farm Fresh Part 2

We love visiting Avonmore Berry Farm, not only do they make the BEST home made pies right there in their multi-purpose barn, but they produce beautiful local vegetables and fruit. The kids go nuts for the play area in the barn that has ropes andVIEW FULL POST »

Farm Fresh Part 1

Mid-summer and the city is bursting with fresh produce available from our local farms. I’m lucky enough to live near one of the last farms on the island of Montreal. We get a weekly organic vegetable basket through D3Pierres, which offers farmVIEW 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 »

Spaniels

One of my shoots from last month was my first photo session with dogs! Jamie’s two spaniels were real sweethearts and I loved getting to chase them around and get down in the muck with them. One of the hazards of pet photography is having theVIEW 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 »

Product Shots: pet accessories

Today I did a photo shoot for a great company that sells pet accessories. My cat Chloe was not the most accommodating model, she kept gnawing on the products. Nonetheless she had a fleeting moment of zen and pretty peacefulness, which I managed toVIEW FULL POST »