Ottawa Family Photographer :: Tessa’s 1st Birthday Party

When Meg and Ray contacted me to cover their daughter Tessa’s first birthday party, I was quite excited. Meg had a great vision for her “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” themed celebration and  had a lot of amazing do-it-herself, decorating ideas.  Meg and Ray threw a very spirited party, which even included a reading of the […]

Ottawa Portrait Photographer :: Debbie and Paul

Happy Canada Day everyone! Hope all are enjoying the nice weather, BBQs and other festivities. I’m taking part of the morning finalizing the editing flow for my last shoot. When Debbie approached me to do a couple’s shoot for her birthday, I was super excited! She had told me a bit of her new boyfriend […]

Ottawa Portrait Photographer :: It’s HAM-mer time!

This weekend Ryan and I, along with a couple of our friends, went up to the cabin to enjoy the relaxing outdoors. C&B recently got their first puppy, an energetic Shitzu-Maltese cross, which they brought along. Affectionately named Ham, he is the cutest puppy I have ever met. He definitely enjoyed all the different smells […]

Tackling Outdoor Portraits

Taking pictures outdoors can be a challenge due to varying ambient light. On sunny days, light intensity and direction can turn on a dime, and exposure settings must be altered to provide proper exposure. One must also be cognizant of where the light is hitting the subject as well. Having the sun perpendicular to the […]