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How to Plan for a Rainy Weather Photo Session

March 03, 2021 - It should be no surprise to anyone living in Port Coquitlam and the Vancouver BC area that when it rains here, it pours.
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7 Tips to Make the Best Out of Your Home Office Headshots

March 01, 2021 - Sometimes a brand refresh and new headshots are just what you need to jumpstart your career. A professionally photograph...
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Fun Valentine's Day Photo Session Ideas

February 02, 2021 - Love is more precious than ever now, no matter what your stage of life may currently be. With many changes happening pra...
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The Best Places to Take Pictures in the Tri-Cities Before Winter is Over

February 01, 2021 - Whatever the weather or the season may be, Vancouver BC's Tri-Cities have their own fair share of beautiful outdoor loca...
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How to Have Perfect Pictures in an Intimate Wedding

January 05, 2021 - Smaller weddings are becoming increasingly popular. This is mostly thanks to this new decade's most recent (and radical)...
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Photography Trends for 2021 to Consider for Your Next Session

January 04, 2021 - It's a new year and with it comes some new traditions...or rather, there are new traditions that were introduced last ye...
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My Favourite Photos from 2020 & Why (Plus My Hopes for 2021)

December 08, 2020 - What a year! I know for a fact that this was a tumultuous time for everyone involved. It goes without saying that no one...
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Positive Things 2020 Has Brought in Terms of Professional Photography

December 07, 2020 - Another year is almost gone...and wow, 2020 was quite something. I don't even think I need to tell you what happened; we...
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Why Photo Sessions Make the Best Gifts Ever

November 03, 2020 - Whether you're looking for the best birthday present this year or in need of ideas for the holiday season, shopping arou...
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Why Black and White Photos are Still a Great Idea

November 02, 2020 - When was the last time you looked at older photographs? If you look closely, can you see certain aspects that leap out a...
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How to Decide on a Theme for Photoshoots

October 07, 2020 - Sometimes the time is just right for a photoshoot! Whether you're trying to give someone an early birthday present or th...
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Why Plan for Christmas Family Photos in October?

October 06, 2020 - You may have seen this before: Christmas promotions in October. October! Right before Halloween! Did you know there are...
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How to Get Great Photos Taken During a Fall Photoshoot

September 14, 2020 - Have you decided to book a photoshoot for autumn? Whether it's for family photos, an elopement, or a new event of any ki...
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Why to Get School Photos Taken with the Whole Family

September 01, 2020 - School is definitely looking different for students and their families this year. Homeschooling and online learning prog...
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5 Creative Places To Do a Summer Photoshoot

August 04, 2020 - The sun is shining, the breeze is hot, the A/C is on...it's summer, all right. This is a prime time of the year when fam...
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Why It's More than Okay to Have Real Photos from a Session

August 02, 2020 - Sometimes, reality bites—life can not only be wonderful, it can also be tough for even the best of us. We all have bad d...
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Best Family Beach Photo Ideas

July 06, 2020 - It’s summer by the time this article is written, and I’m positive you and your family have been aching to get outside fo...
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Tips on Social Distancing Summer Family Photos

July 03, 2020 - Summer is finally in full swing, and so many people I know couldn’t be happier. Many families are finally coming outside...
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Why You Should Hire a Photographer for Group Grad Photos

June 22, 2020 - Congratulations, classes of 2020! If you’re graduating this year, naturally you must be feeling a whole tangle of emotio...
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Why to Get an Elopement Photo Session

June 03, 2020 - 2020 has been a remarkable year for some couples...in some cases it’s remarkable in the wrong way, sadly. Thanks to lock...
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How to Do a Social Distancing Newborn Session

May 14, 2020 - Life doesn’t wait for milestones—that’s been the entire lesson we can take from the year 2020. With ‘social distancing’...
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Why You Should Have a Mother’s Day Photoshoot

April 23, 2020 - Mother’s Day is just around the corner. If you have time, why not consider giving mom the gift of photography this year?...
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7 Ideas of How to Pose with Flowers

March 11, 2020 - Deciding to be bold and different with your spring photoshoot? How about flowers? Many think a picture with flowers must...
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What to Wear for Springtime Photo Sessions

March 10, 2020 - So you’ve booked a springtime photo session! That’s great! Naturally you’re probably wondering what to wear and how you...
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My Favourite Spots for Cherry Tree Family Photo Sessions in Vancouver

March 09, 2020 - Cherry trees are my favourite thing to photograph in this season! The colour of a cherry tree’s blossoms are so vibrant...
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7 Tips to Prepare You for Your Engagement Photoshoot

February 15, 2020 - Whether you are engaged to be married already, or you think the question may be coming up soon, there are a few things t...
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Valentine’s Day Photo Ideas that Don’t Have to Include Romance

February 07, 2020 - February is the month of love! However you feel about Valentine’s Day, there’s no denying that it has an effect on every...
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5 Reasons to Get Valentine’s Day Photos Taken

February 01, 2020 - Valentine’s Day is a funny sort of holiday; it’s looked upon with both great affection and great displeasure. Some get w...
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Outdoors or Indoors? Pros & Cons of Each for Headshot Photos

January 17, 2020 - Headshot photos are meant to make a statement. Not only do they show people a picture of you, but also they reveal your...
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The Top 5 Reasons to Get Headshot Photos Taken in January

January 06, 2020 - January is usually considered to be a pretty quiet and even gloomy month. The holiday decorations are taken down and put...
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Why You Need to Create a Family Photo Album this Year

January 03, 2020 - With all of the busy things life keeps throwing our way, it can be refreshing to slow down and reflect on those beautifu...
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Holiday Events You Should Get Professional Photos Taken Of

December 12, 2019 - No matter what event you are celebrating, some holiday events are worth capturing professional photos of. They make grea...
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Why Photo Sessions Make the Best Gifts Ever

December 06, 2019 - It’s the season of giving! While there’s nothing quite like a pile of presents under the tree, nowadays more and more fa...
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5 Reasons to Get Christmas Family Photos Taken Every Year

December 03, 2019 - I love this time of the year. There’s something almost magical about snow, twinkling Christmas lights in the evening, an...
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10 Things You Can Do for Your Portrait Photo Session

November 23, 2019 - At some point in your life you may need to have a professional photograph taken, whether it be for your business, as a g...
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Why You Absolutely Need a Professional Photographer for Your Milestone Event

November 14, 2019 - Some milestones are so significant you can never get them back. Sure, everyone has a birthday to celebrate, and who does...
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Why Telling a Story in the Photos I Take Matters So Much to Me

November 01, 2019 - Everyone has their story to tell. Everyone. Photographs are an incredible way to share touching and meaningful stories t...
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Chad & Ashley Foster’s Dream Beach Wedding in Ucluelet BC

October 18, 2019 - Ever since I my first ever session in Ucluelet BC I’ve been dying to share these photos of Chad and Ashley Foster’s drea...
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5 Ideas for Autumn Themed Family Photoshoots

October 07, 2019 - Do you or your family have any traditions that take place in autumn? We all love the thought of capturing such moments o...
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5 Reasons You Should Book a Fall Family Photoshoot

October 02, 2019 - I love this time of the year! Fall is resplendent with striking warm colours we see in the scenery and our own layers of...
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How to Back Up Your Digital Photos (& Why You Should)

September 17, 2019 - We are in the digital age now, where every photo we take is right at our fingertips. But that picture of your child’s fi...
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Lifestyle Sessions vs. Headshots: What’s the Difference?

September 11, 2019 - With the rise of casual business photos and social media in this digital age, how you present yourself as a professional...
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Benefits of Monthly Installments for Photo Sessions

September 09, 2019 - You may have noticed by now that I have introduced a brand new set of rates for professional photography on my website,...
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5 Reasons for Getting Professional Headshots

August 30, 2019 - When one thinks of headshots, one thinks of an aspiring actor looking for their big break. This isn’t necessarily the ca...
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What to Know About Artificial Vs. Natural Light in Photography

August 26, 2019 - When it comes to professional photography, I’ve established that lighting is important (if you need a refresher course f...
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The Importance of Lighting in Professional Photography

July 30, 2019 - Have you ever taken a photo on your phone’s camera and then look at it later? You may be wondering why some of your phon...
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Summer Photography Tips & Ideas for Your Next Session

July 22, 2019 - Summer is a great time of year to make memories with photographs, capturing kids playing, vacation photos, scenery, and...
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My Top 5 Locations for Summer Photoshoots

July 16, 2019 - Summer is a wonderful season of the year when it comes to photographs! It is a season filled with ice cream cones, a whi...
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Bride & Groom ‘First Look’ Photos: Should You Do These?

June 28, 2019 - When planning your big day, sometimes this question will come up between you and me: "Should we do our photos before the...
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Great Ideas that Include the Gift of Photography

June 26, 2019 - Are you tired of feeling stumped over what to get your loved ones for their next birthday present, or Christmas perhaps?...
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The Importance of Professionalism for Event Photography

June 24, 2019 - When it comes to a special event in your life such as a wedding, the camera on your phone just doesn’t cut it. Here’s wh...
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How to Get Ready for a Family Photoshoot

June 18, 2019 - If you’re reading this and have already hired me as your professional photographer for your family photos, let me be the...
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Why Printed Photos are So Important—Even to This Day

May 21, 2019 - Kids today really don’t know the pain of waiting for photos to be printed before looking at them. When holding freshly p...
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Benefits of Hiring a Professional Photographer in Vancouver BC

April 26, 2019 - There are some moments that come and go and we’ve long since forgotten about them. But, there are also those really, rea...
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