A Surprise Session in the Sunshine
On a beautiful sunny day, we met up with Dean and Trish, along with her parents Ed and Carol. As a gift, Dean and Trish had organized a family portrait session, since it had been around ten years since they’d last been formally photographed together. This session also marked the first time Dean has been in their family photos! Dean’s parents, who live in Winnipeg, were also the recipients of a family session, which they had done on Trish and Dean’s most recent visit.
For the session with her parents, Trish had her heart set on a backdrop of mountains. Because the Rockies are still some distance from Calgary, we opted to drive to out to Cochrane. From there, we headed to the nearby community of GlenEagles. The quiet hillside community looks over the prairies and the Rockies, which made it the perfect place for our shoot.
Unfortunately, the mountains were a no-show, because smoke from the many forest fires across the region had moved back into the area. From GlenEagles ridge, however, we managed to see a solitary mountain in the distances, unblemished by the heavy smoke.
We started the shoot against a sandy colored rock formation by the ridge and then found a wooden fence against which we photographed the group. We posed them at first, then let them chat so we could take a few candid shots.
Upon the ridge, we sat the family down in the tall grasses before photographing them individually with the mountain in the background.
We had a lovely day out on the prairies with Trish, Dean, Ed, and Carol, and we hope they love their images as much as we enjoyed taking them!
View the Online Gallery
An online gallery of all their images is available for the next 14 days. From the online gallery you are able to favourite images, order prints and share the gallery with your family and friends. The gallery can be accessed via the link below and you can contact Trish and Dean directly for their secure password.
We are so fortunate to have had the opportunity to photograph the Mrozowich family and we look forward to capturing more of their memories in the future.
Images by Calgary Family Photographers JM Photography © 2017
Some of my Favourite Photos from the Mrozowich’s Session
The Mrozowich Family Session Details
Date | 9.17.17
The Mrozowich Family (Trish and Dean)
Family Photo Location | Gleneagles, Cochrane
Photos by Jeremy Martel
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