ROWLEY, ALBERTA WEDDING | STEPHANIE & GARRETT

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Stephanie and Garrett got married in a ghost town! I mean, can you imagine a cooler location? Rowley, Alberta is a “hamlet populated by nine humans and 15 cats [that] stays alive by partying” according to The Star. Oh, and there was one hell of a party on this day! Probably the wildest one I’ve photographed. It was a pleasure from start to finish. I will let the images show you all the beauty, love and fun of Steph and Garrett’s amazing day in the badlands of Alberta.

Credits: Venue: Ghost town of Rowley, Alberta / Officiant: Louise Verbioff / Florist: Therese Lopez Florals Décor: Randi Wolf / Baking: Mothers of the bride and groom / Gown: Mikaella, purchased at Novelle Bridal / Veil: Novelle Bridal / Headpiece: PowderBlueBijoux (Etsy) / Bride’s shoes: Steve Madden / Bridesmaids dresses: Lulus / Groom and groomsmens attire: Royal Bespoke / Groom’s shoes: Cole Haan / Catering: Red Deer Catering / Stationary: Shutterfly / Band: Slow Walkin’ Walter / Makeup + hair: Veil Beauty Co.

We kicked off the photography fun with a first look and wedding party portraits at the Drumheller Amphitheatre. It was spectacular.

After finishing our portraits, we all travelled north to Rowley, where the fun really began!

The party kicked off with a ceremony in the original United Church, followed by cocktail hour at the town’s saloon, dinner under a big white tent, and dancing under the stars.

Steph and Garrett, I adore you guys! Wishing you all the happiness in the world!

WINTER MINI SESSIONS 2018

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Let’s face it: chilly winds have arrived earlier than expected in Edmonton this year, and just like that, fall is blowing us goodbye kisses!

I’ve decided to embrace the arrival of winter and celebrate by offering my first ever Winter Mini Sessions. These indoor sessions will take place in my studio in Central/West Edmonton, so you’ll get all the winter wonderland sparkle without shivering outside in the snow.

Bring your partner, your family or fly solo. Together we’ll create some stylish, modern and minimalist (yet oh so sparkly!) portraits that will be just perfect for your holiday cards.

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WINTER MINI SESSION DATES:

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018

  • NEW Saturday, November 17, 2018

  • NEW Sunday, November 18, 2018

  • NEW Saturday, December 1, 2018

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Allow me to set the scene for you: I’ll welcome you into my greenhouse studio. We’ll have music playing, candles burning, and warm beverages to get you feeling cozy. You’ll wear something lovely that makes you feel fabulous. We’ll play with festive props and toss some confetti. It will be easy, fun and very glittery.

Two days after your shoot, you’ll receive your proofing gallery of 20-25 images. You’ll choose your top five (or more!), and I’ll work my editing magic on them for you. One week later, you’ll have your finished images with lots of time to order holiday cards. I’ll even send you my curated list of recommended places where you can order the prettiest cards.

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Very limited spots will be available, so scoop yours up now!

Here's what your Winter Mini session includes:

  • 30-minute shoot.  You and your favourite people will snuggle and play while I snap away.

  • Five beautiful images. You'll select favourites from an online gallery to be lovingly retouched.

  • Festive gift bag. A few little treasures to help you kick off the holiday season.

Price: $200 + gst

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More details:

  • If you fall in love with more than five portraits (and I do hope you will!) you are most welcome to purchase more portraits at $25/image. 

  • First come, first served! A retainer of 50% is required to secure your spot.

  • Maximum five people per family. I’d love to host more but my studio is teeny!

  • If you love this idea but have a bigger family, I’m happy to come to your home and do a full session there. No promises that I won’t leave a trail of confetti behind me!

  • Pets are welcome, but only one pet per client, please. Unless your pets are really little. Then, we’ll talk :)

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EDMONTON COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY | LUX BEAUTY BOUTIQUE FW 2018

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I recently had the pleasure of shooting LUX Beauty Boutique’s F/W 2018 collection. You can read more about it on LUX’s blog. We had an absolutely stellar team on board this time around, which made things go so smoothly!

Client: LUX Beauty Boutique

Art direction: Katryna Rae

Models: Mhairi (@primandposie), Banji (@miss.beediva), Jana (@fashionmeetscurves)

Location + styling: Amanda Wagner

Clothing: Life Preloved

Makeup artists: Hala and Anam

EDMONTON GRAD PORTRAITS | LIZZY'S GRADUATION

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High school graduation is one of my very favourite milestones to document. The excitement, the glamour, the proud parents. It's all magic! So you can imagine how giddy I was when Jennifer asked me to photograph her daughter Lizzy's graduation. I'd previously photographed her elder daughter Avery's graduation party last summer, so I was really happy to spend more time with one of my favourite families and mark this occasion for them with portraits.

Lizzy came to my studio to be glammed up by the lovely Melenie Montgomery, as her and her mom and sister snacked on treats from Duchess Bakeshop and sipped champagne. Her dad and sweet boyfriend joined in and we started with some portraits in my studio. Then we travelled to the Legislature grounds, where hundreds of other grads were gathered to celebrate with their friends and, well, take pictures.

The positive energy was contagious. I was honoured to be there. Congratulations, Lizzy! I'm so excited for you.