Darcy Cotnam’s Portrait Session Photographed at Spruce Meadows For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Darcy Cotnam   So state your name for the record. Darcy Cotnam.   Perfect. How old are you Darcy? Twenty-seven.   And tell us a little about what makes you, you? What makes me, me? Well, I work at Spruce Meadows. I’ve been working there for seven years almost! I run Continue reading


Joanne Nicol’s Portrait Session Photographed at Spruce Meadows For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Joanne Nicol So tell us a little about you, who you are, where you are in life right now? I’m Joanne Nicol. I’m a widow, I’ve been a widow for ten years. I have two children, a son who’s 31, and (a) daughter who is 27. I work for Alberta Health Continue reading


Mary’s Portrait Session at JM Studios in Calgary

Celebrating Herself We spent a Sunday morning with Mary in our studio for a solo portrait session. Michelle from Michelle Suffolk-Walsh Hair & Makeup Artistry started Mary’s session with a beautiful full face of makeup. This is something Mary doesn’t do often for herself so she was surprised to see herself all done up! Mary Continue reading


Amanda Pipes’s Portrait Session Photographed at Her Office For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Amanda Pipes   The interview begins with laughter.   So you don’t have to share if you don’t want to, your call. So state your full name for the record. My name is Amanda Marie Pipes.   And how old are you? I’m 30 years old.   So tell us a Continue reading


Deborah Phillips’s Portrait Session For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Deborah Phillips   So, if you want to state your name and age? My name is Deborah Phillips and I’m 56 years old.   Wonderful. And where are you in your life right now? What do you do for work and what’s going on in your life? I am 8 years Continue reading


The Boparai’s Cake Smash Photos at JM Studios in Calgary

At the end of December the Boparai families youngest son Harfateh will be celebrating his first birthday. To commemorate the event his parents Gagan and Manveer scheduled a cake smash at our studio. They came in with their two older children and Manveer’s close friend for a family photo and then to watch Harfateh have a smashing good time with his cake.


The Pointon’s Family Photos at Pearce Estate Park in Calgary

With a few days to go before Christmas we met with the Pointon Family at Pearce Estate Park. Calgary has had such warm weather this winter we were beginning to wonder if we would have a white Christmas. Just days before their session the whole city was covered in a soft blanket of white snow, perfect for their session and for their ski trip at Lake Louise that they were heading out to after their photos.


Jocelyn Reid’s Portrait Session Photographed at Workshop Studios For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Jocelyn Reid We sit with Jocelyn, tell her we are going for a Martin Scorsese interview vibe. Music plays in the background.   Just state your name and who you are. My name is Jocelyn Reid. I work for an Art School, which kind of makes me an academic? But not Continue reading


Cally Arsenault’s Portrait Session Photographed at Inglewood’s Bird Sanctuary For She’s So Brave by Discovery House

She’s So Brave – Cally Arsenault Tell us about yourself. I’m Cally Arsenault. Blood type… unknown. I’m 27 years old. Recently 27. Single… put that in the blog. Looking for someone that likes dogs… pina coladas. And I want a stay at home dad. She smiles. I am one busy bee. My life is working. Continue reading


The Happy Learners PreSchool Christmas Party 2017

My son had his pre-schools Christmas party today and I was lucky enough to photograph all the kids enjoying the party put on by Mrs. Nixon and her helpers. They even arranged a special visit from Santa Clause himself.