What’s The Difference Of A Full-Service Studio?

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE OF A FULL-SERVICE STUDIO? A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED BOUTIQUE PHOTOGRAPHER? When reading “full-service” you probably immediately thought of a gas station—and that is exactly right! You pull up to the pump, tell the attendant what type of gasoline you want and the quantity, and then sit back and relax while the entire thing […]

7 Reasons To Invest In Wall Portraits Of Your Family

1. So much more than just decor Wall portraits are a timeless & classic way to display family memories, document important life moments, and celebrate your favourite people. 2. Boost their self-confidence Wall portraits create a sense of belonging and identity within a family, and studies have proven that seeing themselves on the wall can […]

Mississippi Mills Business Holiday Fundraiser | Do Good, Look Good

Festive Photos for the Food Bank What’s better than getting together with all my local business friends for breakfast at the Almonte Civitan (including crispy bacon and fresh croissants!) before the sun rises? Doing it while raising money for the local food bank! The local Mississippi Mills businesses came together for some festive business portraits […]

Light Up The Night, An Almonte Christmas Tradition

An Almonte Christmas Tradition Every season, the friendly town of Almonte gathers on Mill Street for a holiday concert, some festive treats and shopping, and a beautiful light show as all of the town’s Christmas lights are lit (with the help of ol’ St. Nick!). This year’s weather was a slow drizzle of wet snow […]

Almonte’s Holiday Night Market Was A Great Success!

Holiday Shopping In Almonte Every season, the friendly town of Almonte and it’s merchants (Destination Almonte) put on a beautiful street market. This year’s holiday night market was a beautifully warm night for approaching winter and perfect for a cup of hot chocolate while strolling Mill Street. I had the honour of photographing the shops […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Dionne Family Is Growing | Almonte Photographer

When a family chooses you over and over to capture their portraits, especially for life’s most important moments, it is the biggest compliment a photographer can receive. It has been my absolute pleasure working with this couple for years, so you can imagine my excitement to be able to capture another round of maternity portraits […]

Now Booking Roadside Sessions for 2022 | Ottawa Family Photographer

What is a Roadside Session? A roadside session is exactly what it sounds like: a short & sweet photo session just off the main road. I can’t tell you how many times I have driven past beautiful scenery that would look amazing as the background for a family photo, but could not justify having a […]

The Client Closet | Perks Of A Full-Service Studio

We’ve all been there: looking through our closets for something to wear feeling uninspired, self-conscious about things that don’t fit, and longing for something new. Then pregnancy happens and exacerbates it all! Our bodies change in size and in shape so the things that did fit really don’t anymore, we want to look amazing in […]