Tag Archives: Calgary

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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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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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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Winter can be beautiful – mini road trip.

I get restless this time of year.  Calgary is known for it’s Chinooks – warming winds which can make winter snow disappear and leave ‘blah browns’ around for another 3 months.  (Sadly, no matter how mild the winter, the green … 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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Drum Circles – team building, event activity, stress reliever…

Last week’s photography fun was Raine Energy’s networking meetup.  In addition to awesome people, a presentation about effectively networking, and a fundraiser/awareness session for The Alzheimer Society, the highlight for me was the introduction to Drum Circles. Drums have existed in nearly … Continue reading

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