As a (mostly) documentary photographer I love telling people’s stories.  My goal is to capture and preserve for you the things that define your family.  This particular family has been in my life for a long time.  J and I met at the beginning of university, and our lives have taken a similar path as […]

R Family Biking Session – May 27 2017 | Drayton Valley Documentary Photographer

If anyone has been wondering why the blog has been extremely quiet over the last 9 or so months, this little peanut is most of the reason why.  Our latest last addition to our growing brood of females (no, we will not be trying again for a boy…we’ve decided we just don’t make them) arrived […]

Miss L Newborn Documentary Session – Aug 26 2016

It’s sharing time!  As you may have guessed from the title, this was the first actual documentary photo session that I had the opportunity to shoot.  This family specifically requested this style of session.  I totally believe this was fate, as I was a few months away from going on maternity leave, and I had […]

H Family Maternity Session aka My First Documentary Session – Feb 9 2016

After my last blog post I realize that a lot of you might be scratching your heads and wondering “Okay, but what exactly is a documentary session?”  Maybe you’re thinking it sounds like photos you’d see in a nature magazine or like a movie on Netflix (think Planet Earth, which, btw, is amazing and something […]

Why I Love Documentary Photos (and Why You Will Too!)

Okay.  Deep breath.  This post has been a long time coming.  Like over two years long time.  I’ve struggled a bit with sharing this idea.  It’s been roaming around in my brain and I couldn’t decide whether or not I’d like actually like to pursue it. As some of you know, I’ve had a break […]

A New Beginning