Serena; Sweet Sixteen | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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For Serena’s sixteenth birthday, her mom hired me to take some pictures of her playing her violin. Violin is intrinsic to Serena, and she has continued a lifelong pursuit of the craft even to this day. She is studying music and also works in music, helping teach others how to play the instrument as well. On her birthday here, her mom also presented her with an unexpected gift; an S […]

Jillian; Grad Portrait Session | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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I photographed Jillian for a mini portrait session last winter. It was a mild Vancouver Island winter day, and our thirty minutes together were dry and perfect! Our quick mini-session was very successful as we got a variety of poses and she ended up with quite a few head shots to choose from for grad portraits, new Facebook profile pictures, sending pictures to her family, etc. Grandparents love hanging their […]

Randy and Robin | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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I actually have three jobs at the moments, and I am passionate about all of them! The first is pretty obvious; I am a wedding and relationship photographer. My other part-time work is as a photography tour guide with Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours in Parksville. I take people to beautiful Oceanside parks and help them to use the manual settings on their cameras and talk about the region. I love […]

Beautiful Miracle. Just nine days to go, Little One! | Parksville & Vancouver Island Family Photographer

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Waiting, wondering, ready to let the light of the world wrap around you little girl, in all of its complexity, beauty, endearment, and pathways. With just nine days left in her pregnancy, Willow and I set aside an hour together to capture this incredible and curious time of her life. This is her first pregnancy, and has witnessed all of the amazing changes that her body has gone through in […]