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I have a confession to make - I don't like the word blog. So if you don't mind, this is my "journal," a corner of my site to share some recent client and personal work as well as photo tips I've found helpful. Enjoy. Explore. Leave a comment behind. xo

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PERSONAL

CLIENT WORK

TIPS + ADVICE

3 month olds get a bad rap | Toronto lifestyle studio family photo session

Here’s something I’ve heard from more than a few clients: “I really want to take family pictures now, but my youngest is 3-months-old. We should probably wait.” I couldn’t disagree more. I love 3-month-olds. Possibly even more than squishy newborns or silly one-year-olds. Why? In no particular order, here’s what I love most about 3-month-olds: 1) […]

March 27, 2017

client work

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Never underestimate an only child | Toronto family photographer

I’m an only child. It’s a fact that defined my childhood and still defines me as a person. I like my space. I like things to go my way. I like being treated as an equal. I don’t like being underestimated. So shame on me for underestimating one of my own at a recent shoot. […]

February 22, 2017

client work

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5 ways to improve your next vacation pics | Toronto documentary family photographer

I hope this doesn’t come across as a humble brag, but I just got back from a great vacation (with 3 kids under 7, it was more like a tropical relocation) in the Dominican Republic. The trip provided a week’s relief from taking snowy or indoor candids with my kids. With the tropics fresh in my […]

January 25, 2017

personal, tips + advice

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A New Year’s Resolution: 6 months in the making | Toronto documentary child photogapher

Last summer, I took a documentary photography course with the incredible Ruth Kaplan. She showed us how to look at the world, and our own work, through a different lens (pardon the pun). Our final project was completely open. We could document anything we wanted. My mind was racing. So many choices! I had an idea to capture […]

January 1, 2017

personal

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