We have now had the pleasure of providing the Bauer family with their annual family photos out in Okotoks for five years. Every year we take them out to a tree just south of Calgary where we photographed them for their Engagement session. A tradition started five years ago now has a photo filled with a son and a daughter, with their mom and dad.
We are always excited when Mommy Connections has a new mom and baby class because this means we get the opportunity to photograph the new mom’s with their little ones. This time we visited one of their summer classes that was hosted over the summer which is put on by Katherine Dolan the Director of Mommy Connections Calgary and her team.
Jen and Reagan visited our studio to capture her destroying a cake for her first birthday. Deanne with Cakes N’ More made a beautiful organic sponge cake for the occasion. Lined with pink rosettes and surrounded by balloons Reagan was ready to go and she didn’t waste any time. Almost immediately dipping in her finger to sample her devious cake. She made short work of the cake quickly ensure her and her mom were covered in icing. Even the balloons weren’t safe as a few of the received a light coating of icing. Ten minutes later the cake looked like a deflated balloon as Reagan had mashed every part of the cake and then let mom know it was time to head home.
First Birthday Celebration Overlooking the City With their son Mason turning one in just a few days we met Jillian and Raymond atop Tom Campbell hill. This unique location offers a spectacular view of our city’s skyline and is a perfect place to go for a walk with your favourite four legged friends. Armed with Continue reading
Early Sunday morning on Fathers Day I arrived at the Golshan’s Family home where the whole family was all dressed up and ready for family photos. Masound and his wife Bahareh had already picked out a couple locations for us to photograph in. Their front living room, their daughters bedroom, finishing up in their front and backyards to take advantage of their beautiful landscaping and flowing lilac tree.
We meet with Justine, Time and little Logan at the Angel’s Cappuccino and Ice Cream shop on the north side of the Bow River Pathway. Crossing the bridge takes you over the the Edworthy Park Picnic Area where they have all these beautiful rows of trees. Justine brought along a water proof picnic blanket and we brought a rustic brown blanket for the family to sit on. Nestled under the sweeping branched of the Edworthy evergreens we went to work photographing Logan and his parents.
A Unicorn Cake Smash Carmen and Grant visited the studio for their daughter Raina’s first birthday. For the occasion Carmen spent the morning cooking a beautiful unicorn cake complete with sugar cone horn and a flowing icing mane. Raina, isn’t a fan of getting messy and when she started with the unicorn horn, she very Continue reading
A Sunset Session with the Szarmes Family [oscvideo type=”vimeo” link=”https://vimeo.com/247025105″ dimensions=”16by9″] For the Szarmes family session we headed down to Bowness Park near their home. Bowness itself has a fascinating history; once an independent town, it has since been absorbed by the ever-expanding city of Calgary. The recent streak of fantastic weather held up, and Continue reading
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.
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.