Whether you consider yourself a photographer, a mom with a camera, or an iphonographer, I challenge you to take portraits with intention more often. Anyone can do a 365 project; start right now. Make photographs of the people you love.
Some years I’m ready to jump into the new year with both feet. This year I’m wading in slowly. January is nearly through and I haven’t declared my New Years resolutions or inked out a to-do list on paper. The last months of the year tore by wet and hurried as a hurricane and I’m […]
It’s finally Spring in Victoria! April was full of flowers, showers, and even some sunshine. We celebrated Easter and enjoyed playing outdoors. We’re looking forward to more sunshine and more adventures as Spring continues to blossom. I’ve been recording at least a second every day since January 2015. Read all about this One Second Everyday project, […]
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. […]
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 […]
During spring break we spent a couple of days up at Mt. Washington. Sean and I used to go up with friends when we were in university, but we had never taken the kids. We’re not especially experienced skiers or snowboarders, so anytime we head up to the mountains it’s mostly just to play in the snow. […]
This winter we’ve been making it a priority to get outdoors and explore as often as possible. We’ve been getting out once or twice every week even in the cold, snow and rain. And believe me, no one hates being cold more than I do! I don’t drive so we usually get around by bike. In […]
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 […]