Over the past several years, I have tried to book a family photo shoot at least once, sometimes twice a year. Getting my family coordinated, on a day when there are no other activities, and when everyone is cheerful and the weather is cooperating, can be a challenge. Despite my intentions, sometimes … [Read more...]
Not Your Parents’ BLACKS!
I've always loved photography. As a child I took a Saturday morning course, and felt so creative, so grown up, so alive, in the hours that I spent in the dark room In high school, I loved taking pictures of friends and places I traveled. I have stacks of photos of parties I've forgotten, and … [Read more...]
Life These Days
My kids are done with camp for the rest of the summer, and now we're just... hanging out. I took them to a movie yesterday... we had pizza out on the town the day before that. It's going to be much of the same for the next bunch of weeks before school starts, which isn't all bad. I have things I … [Read more...]
New Year, New Pics!
On the first day of the New Year, while my hard-working husband was on the roof shovelling off the 45 centimetres that fell in the days prior, I was inside, still warm in my jammies, and opted instead to take pictures of our kids. (As if helping him was an option. Me? Roof?! SNOW??! … [Read more...]
Thousands of Words
A friend of mine rolled through town the other day... he was only going to be in Montreal for 36 hours before heading to New York (next stops Stockholm and Paris) and asked if I had time to do a little photo shoot with my family, since one of the things he does is take pictures. Oh hells to the … [Read more...]