Monthly Archives: January 2013

leslie & warren: published

I’m SO excited to be able to share that Leslie & Warren‘s wedding has been featured in Blush Magazine’s Spring/Summer issue!  Blush is Edmonton’s premier wedding magazine and they’re a great resource for inspiration to help you plan your big day.  This issue will hit stands at Chapter Indigo Bookstores soon, but for now you can order a copy online here:  http://blushmagazineblog.com/subscribe

Leslie & Warren’s wedding fused together both their cultures beautifully and was a perfect mix of tradition and chic modern style.  I’m so happy they get to share the details of their wedding day and their super romantic proposal story!  Love you guys!!

To see more pictures from their gorgeous summer wedding, check out their full blog post HERE.

January 21, 2013 - 8:45 pm

Kirsten Merle Fabulous! Gorgeous wedding and as always, memories captured by breathtaking photographs.

January 22, 2013 - 8:56 am

Nathan Walker well earned my friend! beautiful!

January 22, 2013 - 10:10 pm

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Such a wonderful couple – the day was pure LOVE!

Renee: Editorial Portrait Session | Edmonton Portrait Photographer

Back in October, I had an itch to shoot something creative and just for me.  That often happens as all the stress and craziness from wedding season starts to wind down and I’m able to just shoot something more relaxed.  As much as I looove photographing weddings, engagements and boudoir–  I have to say, I think my absolute favorite has got to be shooting a good portrait session.  And I’m not talking formal, stiff portraits that involve a lot of professional studio lighting and perfect-postured posing.  My passion is being able to capture someone in a more natural, stripped down and real way.  Simple styling, a timeless setting, and pure natural light.  This particular fall evening was amazingly warm and the sunset light was just gorgeous.  Speaking of gorgeous– my model was someone whose look inspires me to no end.  I call her my “muse” because I could seriously photograph her every day.  She’s a total chameleon, and the best part?  She’s not an actual model– just a regular girl who happens to be as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside.

I’d love to do a lot more of these editorial portrait sessions and plan on adding it to my line up of types of sessions offered.  I think every woman should have some beautiful pictures of herself to capture and freeze a moment of time in her life.  Not only in a wedding gown, or pregnant with a belly, or in lingerie for a boudoir shoot– but just as she is:  whether it’s beautiful, strong, poised, happy, complicated…

Renee’s dress and jewelry all came straight from my own closet.  I wanted her outfit to be simple & timeless but still pretty and a bit sexy.  And she’s actually a very talented professional makeup artist so she did her own hair and makeup (inspired by some pictures I sent her).  I knew I wanted dark smokey eyes using neutral colors and a barely-there nude lip.  For her hair, I wanted big loose curls that could be messed up and imperfect to give her a bit of an edge.

The best sunsets are in the fall!  And on this night, we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect warm, yummy sunset.

Thanks to the super gorgeous and always accommodating Renee!  I know this won’t be the last time I ask you to get in front of my lens, so I hope you’re up for being photographed many more times in the future!  You’re the best girl crush ever! 🙂

xoxo

January 17, 2013 - 7:07 pm

Haley So gorgeous!!!! This girl is gorgeous, and your pictures are incredible 🙂

January 17, 2013 - 8:45 pm

Sara Stunning photos. And I really love the idea that women should have beautiful photos of themselves, with no reason at all to get them done but that!

January 18, 2013 - 9:24 am

Kristilee Beautiful as always!

January 19, 2013 - 3:51 pm

AKP Photography These are insane!!! Soo beauiful!! 😀

January 13, 2014 - 6:09 pm

Megan where is this dress and the jean jacket from?!?! These are gorgeous pictures!!!!!!!!

July 10, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Danielle Absolutely gorgeous photos. Which brand and type of camera was you using?

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