Top 9 Tips for Spring & Summer Adventures | National Trails Day

Today is National Trails Day! I love bringing clients on mini hikes for unique and secluded portrait sessions, but even more so I love taking my kiddos on fun outings into nature. Here are some tips for staying safe, energized, and ready-for-anything on your adventures! Top 9 Tips for Spring & Summer Adventures 1. Stay […]

When Is The Best Time For Outdoor Family Portraits? Hint, It’s NOT Fall.

Technically speaking fall starts on September 21st, which means we only have two or three weeks of beautiful bold fall leaf colours. That does not leave much time—of on top of the fact that weather is often a cause for rescheduling at that time of year here in Ottawa, and it can get quite cold […]

5 Easy Ways to Create Variety in Your Albums

Almost every client creates an album with the best images from their portrait session because it means they don’t actually have to think about it too much and actually pick their favourites; it’s more of a “remove any that you don’t want in the album” or choosing to live without similar expressions. A popular alternative […]

A Photographer’s Bucket List | Ottawa, Lanark & the Valley

I have been working on this list for what feels like years, if not over a decade, which is how long I have been running my portrait studio, just over 12 years now. During that time, I have had plenty of opportunities to work with amazing clients in beautiful locations, but I also have my […]

The New Deckled Frames Are Here!

The moment you’ve been waiting for is here! The new deckled frames are here and I cannot wait for you to get your hands on one of your own. Or two, or twenty-two; you do you. I am always looking to provide the best possible services and products to my clients, and I am thrilled […]

Welcome to Almonte, Modern Fable

This is NOT an April Fool’s joke, I promise! The official grand opening of Modern Fable in downtown Almonte, Ontario (on the coveted Mill Street!) took place this Saturday, and I was given the honour of photographing the new shop. Julie Poliquin opened her small-town boutique this weekend, filled with handmade Canadian items and a […]

My Top 9 Wardrobe Tips for Outdoor Family Portraits

One of the most common concerns for clients wanting to book a portrait session is wardrobe options. They have no idea what they are going to wear, “nothing” in their closet fits or looks flattering, and their kids outgrow everything so fast so they don’t have any formal apparel. Not to worry, I’ve got you […]

Happy Birthday Baby Boy de Montigny

You know how much we love minimalist and neutral aesthetics around here, so it comes as no surprise that little man got precisely that for his birthday session. Mama loved the ‘simply white’ setup for the cake smash portraits, and baby boy had a ton of fun! He was very tentative with his tasting, enjoyed […]

Newborn Baby Boy de Montigny – 2 weeks new

These lovelies were captured over the course of little man’s first 2-3 weeks and I am so in love with our new bundle of sleepless joy and at how much our toddler loves him. It’s been a blur, but a beautiful one. World, meet baby Boy de Montigny. Here are a few favourites from the […]