children portraits

The Secret Garden: Government House

  Classic children’s literature is one of my passions and when I can combine that love with photography, it’s a magical thing. Gracie and I read The Secret Garden last year and decided that we’d do a special photoshoot based on the book this spring. We love planning character shoots as a creative activity together. […]

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March Favourites

  March, and Spring at last! We usually start our spring a few weeks earlier here in Victoria. But this year we weren’t bragging about flowers in February or beach days in March. Our cold weather turned to wet weather and the blossoms reluctantly bloomed around the first day of spring. This was the dreariest […]

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The Magic of Character Shoots

I ask my kids to participate in a lot of photo shoots. Usually it’s as simple as wearing a particular¬†item of clothing to a specific¬†location (I love styled shoots). Generally they don’t have to do much actual modeling, they just need to be themselves and I do the rest. Usually I have a vision and […]

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