Category Archives: Family Photography

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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So you’re too fat to be photographed…

I’ve never re-blogged before, but this one was too good to resist.  Teresa of North Carolina has done a wonderful job of explaining why family photos are important at any time… http://myfriendteresablog.com/so-youre-feeling-too-fat-to-be-photographed/comment-page-52/#comment-1645 This doesn’t just apply to family photos. I’ve … Continue reading

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A ‘stolen’ child and a gorgeous winter’s day…

Before you direct the police to my page, I promise the ‘stolen’ child was in the hands of some wonderful caregivers who wanted to give his mom a surprise.  She’s out of town on an extended business trip and both … Continue reading

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Shhhh – it’a secret – the Fantin Family photos…

Why is it secret you ask?  Because these lovely ladies are going to feature in a surprise Christmas present – most likely a photo on canvas – but hubby/dad musn’t know!  Mom and I agreed chances of him seeing it on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy

As the Canadian Thanksgiving is upon us, it seems this week’s Photo Challenge is perfectly timed with its theme “happy“.   As Canadians we have a lot to be happy about, and thankful for – universal healthcare, a reasonably strong economy in … Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Theme: White

This week’s travel theme is ‘white’, in honour of the 30th anniversary celebrating the UN’s International Day of Peace (Friday September 21st).  Conceived of in 1981, it was first celebrated in 1982.  I do like the idea of “strengthening the ideals  … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

I grinned when ‘free spirit’ was issued as the Weekly Photo Challenge topic.  My mind immediately jumped to Riley.  Years ago I babysat his mom, and I’ve been shooting family pics for them since he was a baby.  (His mom has … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek – Diana, family & new baby Bianca

Not quite 3 weeks ago Diana & family welcomed 9lb 9oz ‘baby’ Bianca into the family.   She’s all length – adorably cute, and the same size her sister was at 2 months LOL.  Sophia loves her baby sister, but her … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek: Kathy & Family

What better way to start a gorgeous summer’s morning than with a trip down to the stunning Fish Creek Provincial Park in south Calgary.  Entering from the Bow Valley Ranch side is something I’ve never done before.  (We’re from the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Close

The word “close” – as in being near to something or someone, brings to mind a variety of situations including feelings and proximity. We have a very “close” relationship with our pets in this family. For me, gorgeous scenery is “close“. … Continue reading

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