Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

This week’s Photo Challenge asks us to post what signifies summer.  In Calgary & Southern Alberta, that can mean blazing hot sunny days, or ambling flakes of snow – sadly, I’m not kidding! As a child it meant school was … Continue reading

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Pets are for life – and love…

As if we didn’t have enough on our plates (self-employment, unemployment, very active teens), at the urging of our daughter (who wanted a more active dog to work with) we decided to throw a puppy into the equation… “Fools” I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Hands

I love hands – baby hands, big hands, holding hands, helping hands, elderly hands… the list goes on. According to Wikipedia “hands are the main structures for physically manipulating the environment, used for both gross motor skills (such as grasping … Continue reading

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The Knot’s List of Top 20 Wedding Photography Mistakes

The Knot is a popular resource site for Brides to Be – and photographers looking for bridal trends.  I recently came across their list of Top 20 Wedding Photography Mistakes. It’s a compilation of tips & tricks contributed to by wedding photographers. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

I came across this photo challenge at rather an apt time.  This week’s theme of ‘blue’ struck a chord.  I appear to have ‘lost my mojo’ and am looking to ‘get my groove back’. This doesn’t happen often – usually … Continue reading

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Oh no, what should we wear to our photo session?…

One of the most common questions I get before a photoshoot is ‘what should we wear’? I came across another photographer’s site who had quite a dictatorial list of ‘must not do’s’ including no bright colours, no patterns, no pink … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Expedia Extras – the final chapter…

…to recap the original saga, we didn’t receive the Expedia Extra show tickets booked with our Vegas trip.  I’d spent an hour battling the call center to get a food & beverage voucher worth a quarter of the price, and email had … Continue reading

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