Author Archives: Photos With Finesse

The new blog is up and running…

It’s now here: http://www.photoswithfinesse.com/blog/ We’re tweaking a few issues with it – like having the ability for people to Follow Me again! (Ok – just got that fixed – you can subscribe via email down at the bottom right!) Some of … Continue reading

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Where Have I Gone?

Sound the drum rolls – I’m nearly ready to come back.  Apologies to my regular followers for the lack of content lately.  Thanks to the well wishers who checked in to make sure I was ok! I’ve been engaged in … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: The Four Elements

Earth, Air, Water and Fire – the challenge of Ailsa’s Travel Theme this week.  All but fire feature prominently in my collections – but I do have those too! Earth – Haleakala Crater in Maui – always leaves me with … Continue reading

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Judging a 4-H Club Photography Competition

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Travel Theme: Beaches

How could I resist Ailsa’s travel theme this week?  Beaches have to rank pretty highly on my list of all-time favourite places.   I consider myself fortunate to say my ‘life’s a beach‘ – despite having ended up in land locked Calgary! Born in rugged Cornwall, … Continue reading

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10 Things Couples Need to Know About the Wedding Industry that the Media Will Never Tell You

I know everyone has a budget, and that’s fine and practical!  But, as with any financial decision in life, know what your budget will get you and set your expectations realistically. I’m letting Stephanie Padovani write my blog this week.  … Continue reading

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Rise Up – The 2013 Act 3 Talent Show

Thank heavens tax season is over!  I can finally get back to the work I enjoy. A couple of weeks ago, I helped a friend out by shooting the Youth Singers of Calgary Rise Up performance.  ‘Rise Up’ not only showcased … Continue reading

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The Colours of Puerto Vallarta – weekly photo challenge Color

Turquoise seas, pink Hibiscus, blazes of yellow amidst dusty landscapes, tablecloths in every colour of the rainbow – and then some, vivid costumes and vibrant streets festooned with colourful flags sums up our recent vacation.  WordPress’s weekly photo challenge of Color couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Launch party for Urban Vogue Weddings & Events

I was thrilled to be part of the “Urban Paparazzi” team at the launch party of Urban Vogue Weddings & Events.  As event ‘architects & stylists’, Joyce Tai and Samantha Yeung showcased their ‘modern & chic’ vibe bringing together the best of industry … Continue reading

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Wedding Cake Inspirations

As a photographer, I get to check out cool events related to my industry.  The Calgary Bridal Association’s  2013 Wedding Fair was no exception.  Inspiration abounded from simple to extravagant. Today I’m focusing (yes, literally) on the cakes.  From classically simple … Continue reading

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