Time to get Picked Up

I have loved hosting international students over the past 5 years.

It’s been great getting to know each student.

Learning about their cultures and finding out about their family life at home.

Cultures may vary but family love is universal.

Every student we have . . . → Read More: Time to get Picked Up

Finding the Perfect Time and the Right Light

Psssst, there never is the perfect time, Golidlocks.

Sarah, I kid!Blog_Holst001But we finally found something that was -just- right!

So glad we were able to make the time to document your family, Mike and Sarah. . . . → Read More: Finding the Perfect Time and the Right Light

Fall and a Major Important Family Session

For the record, I don’t believe in mini-sessions.

I can only do major sessions.Nicole_Brown_Tuggle008

Nicole_Brown_Tuggle004Nicole_Brown_Tuggle002Nicole_Brown_Tuggle001 . . . → Read More: Fall and a Major Important Family Session

The Rain and the Reason for Being in the Moment

This extended family session from this summer was a lot of fun. It happened on a whim and its timing was perfect.

It was the perfect moment right down to the last family that was photographed and the first drop of . . . → Read More: The Rain and the Reason for Being in the Moment

The Boys of Summer as Another Summer Passes

One of the coolest things happened last summer.

I think about it all the time because I realize how lucky I am to do what I do. It’s the trust that my clients give me. It’s the connection that I have to translate to what’s in their hearts (sorry cheesy but . . . → Read More: The Boys of Summer as Another Summer Passes

Home Stretches from the Mountains to the Ocean

We are spoiled living on Vancouver Island.

So much beauty in one place.

Our friend Christine and her family get to call two beautiful places home. Vancouver Island and Colorado.

I just call her . . . → Read More: Home Stretches from the Mountains to the Ocean

Dawson

Having two little girls at home helps me understand pink, princesses, mermaids, rainbows, dollies, horses, and dancing.

When I get a chance to photograph a little man- it’s a WHOLE new world to me!  . . . → Read More: Dawson

Still Crazy

I’m excited it’s January and I’m starting a winter project! I’m going through my archive and I’m processing older images that have been on the backburner. Personal images of friends and family that I captured for art’s sake. This is something that is making me smile right now.

Love this . . . → Read More: Still Crazy

The Beginning of Something Beautiful

There is something so sweet and wondrous of documenting a new family. Always. It’s such a special time.

It’s beginning of something beautiful.

In the Spring, I photographed Crispin and Carla’s small intimate North Saanich wedding where they . . . → Read More: The Beginning of Something Beautiful

The Outback of Deep Cove

Courtney and Paul have been planning this family session for nearly the whole year. IT has been a hard secret to keep under my hat especially when I got to work with their darling Gracie again -who is cuter than a baby Koala!

. . . → Read More: The Outback of Deep Cove