September 3, 2015 Serge and Irena

When Serge, Irena and I discussed their engagement session they said they’d like a “vintage feel”. When they got out of the car in full 1950′s attire I realized they were serious! Loved their retro look and we had so much fun wandering around Dundas!

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September 2, 2015 Ryan & Jackie’s Family

I’ve been getting to know Jackie over the last year – and she is so much fun! Love her sense of humour – and her love for her three boys (her husband Ryan and their sons Owen and Luke). It was great to go out to their beautiful home and property to document this sweet family… and my first time taking “hunting” photos! icon smile Ryan & Jackies Family

I was ready to move into this beautiful workshop/garage that Ryan designed and built. Wow!

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And we have to end with some time for just mom and dad!

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August 31, 2015 Shaun and Kristin

It’s always fun when a couple has a hobby they want to work into their photo session. Shaun and Kristin both love rock climbing – and so we met at Rattlesnake where (after we did some “pretty” photos) they played on the rocks… and then we went to their rock climbing gym, Climbers Gym. Such a fun morning – with a great couple!

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August 25, 2015 Bella’s Smiling Eyes

It is always such an honour to document for Smiling Eyes – offering back to people journeying through cancer. It was great to meet with Bella and her family to celebrate her journey back to health! Here is Bella and her sweet smiling eyes…

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August 13, 2015 David & Michelle

Right before I left for PEI, and then our big road trip – I had the opportunity to meet David & Michelle for their engagement photos. It’s always fun when I get to meet the whole gang – their sweet daughter and dog also! Looking forward to their Fall wedding!

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July 26, 2015 Here we go!

Today is the day. The day a new adventure begins. People have told us we’re crazy. And asked us “why?” And all I can think of is “WHY NOT?”

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Today – the girls and I get in the car and start on a journey of about 9,000km. People keep asking us where we are driving to… and that’s difficult to answer because there’s no point on the trip where we say “now we are at our destination – let’s turn around and go home.” The entire trip – each day – is the destination. Mark will join us in a few days (work gets in the way of personal life sometimes!). But for now – us girls are heading out. A little west. A little south. A little crazy.

I’ll be trying to post as we find wifi (we are camping the whole way) and sharing – because these posts make up my travel logs. Help me to remember what I’ve seen and felt. Travel inspires me – and I feel makes me a better person and photographer. So, the car is packed to capacity, the GPS is on, cameras eager to see… and we are off!

A couple quick photos of the prep….

Some how dogs “know” when you’re leaving…

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And I told Madi to pack some books – she chose 23. Then I took a different approach “whatever you can fit in your bag you can take” – rookie move. It’s packed so full and weighs about 100 pounds. All books.

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July 13, 2015 Mike and Kristina

Friday was a beautiful day to meet Mike and Kristina for their engagement session. I hadn’t met them in person before – but we clicked right away! These two are so easy going and fun… can’t wait for their country wedding this Fall!

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July 6, 2015 Baby Hannah

Two years ago I photographed Nathan and Kim’s engagement and wedding… now it was so fun to go back to see them and meet their newest addition, Hannah Emerson. We photographed in and around their home – and Hannah’s “fur siblings” were on hand to keep guard of the wee princess.

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Babies are just so kissable!

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And we’ll end off with the two big babies with their favourite toys…. their expressions show they aren’t really suppose to use them as toys though. icon smile Baby Hannah

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Blake and Rachel had a beautiful day for their wedding at the Tamahaac Club in Ancaster. Beautiful weather – a fun wedding party – and their sweet daughter Eva. A great celebration!

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Two weeks from today is Blake and Rachel’s wedding – can’t wait to celebrate this sweet couple! We met up last week with their little daughter Eva to capture some images in the beautiful Spring weather!

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