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 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 a chinook moved into Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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