New Arrival: Baby Jasper | Cambridge Ontario Newborn Photographer

One of my most favourite aspects of my job is meeting people.  I love getting to know my clients and learning more about them, their family, and their story.  When I met this couple at their maternity session in November, it was so easy to see the love and adoration that they shared for each other, as well as for their unborn babe.  Being pregnant truly was a gift to them, and upon meeting them I had no doubt that they were going to be the most amazing parents.  Several weeks later, their gorgeous baby boy made his debut and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to photograph him, and the new family of three.  Congratulations C & R on the birth of your precious baby boy, and thank you for allowing me to capture these special milestones in your lives!  Meet Jasper at 7 days new…

 

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Capturing Family | Guelph Family Photographer

I had such a great time meeting and hanging out with this family on a brisk December afternoon.  Little Mallory stole the show with all of her cuteness, and was proud to show of her latest “big girl” tricks such as blowing kisses, and taking some independent steps.  What a sweetheart!  Thank you A Family for choosing me to capture your sweet family!

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Honouring Mom: Mother’s Day Portraits Sessions | Guelph Photographer

Although we are still in January, I have had a few inquiries about Mother’s Day sessions, and I am thrilled to share that we will be offering TWO different portrait options for moms and their littles  again this year  (older children are welcome to participate too!).   So Moms, if either of these events peeks your interest, perhaps share this email with hubby so he can arrange this special gift for you!   Or, maybe you would like to book a session for you and your own mom!

The first event will take place on Sunday, April 24th at a rented indoor space here in Guelph. These portrait sessions will not only provide Mom with the opportunity to get in front of the camera with her loves, but they will also offer a relaxing, pampered experience prior to the session. Professional hair styling and make-up application (by Meghan Barbour) is included in the package (along with light snacks). Just six sessions are available, so if you would like to secure a spot, please don’t delay as I expect them to be a popular option!

Mothers Day Pampered Portraits

The second event will take place during the evening hours of May 6th and May 7th at an outdoor location in Guelph.  Again, there are only six spots available!

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Both sessions are for mothers and up to three children.  Grandmothers are welcome as well, though no full family portraits will be taken (sorry Dads!).  These sessions would also be ideal for expectant mamas with an older sibling(s) prior to baby’s arrival.

For more information, or to secure your session, please  email to info@definingmomentsphotography.ca

Expecting: Sunflower Field Maternity Session | Guelph Maternity Photographer

This maternity session took place back in early August, and is one of my all-time favourite maternity sessions to date.  Picture a warm, sunny summer evening….and fields of sunflowers for as far as the eye can see.  Insert a beautiful and very-much-in-love couple, and the rest is magic.  Looking at these images makes me so excited for the summer months, as I am looking forward to photographing more sessions at this beautiful, one-of-a-kind location.

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If interested in booking your own sunflower field session, please connect at info@definingmomentsphotography.ca 
Sessions will take place in late-July/early August as the flowers are only in bloom for a two-week period.

A Year In Review | Guelph portrait photographer

Another year has come to an end, and the New Year will be upon us in a matter of hours. New Year’s Eve always feels so bittersweet for me. I want to take the opportunity to thank all of my clients, supporters, friends and family for making 2015 a really great year for my little business.  The “likes”, comments, shares, reviews, referrals and thoughtful messages that are sent my way are truly appreciated, and do make a difference in allowing my business to grow. I took some time to reflect on this past year, and created a little slideshow to showcase the various newborn/baby/family sessions that I had the privilege of photographing in 2015. I am so blessed to work with such amazing clients! It was a wonderful year, and I am hopeful that 2016 will be just as grand!  Happy New Year!!

 

 

New Arrival: Baby Parker | Guelph Newborn Photographer

This gorgeous girl and her family were an absolute dream to work with!   She was my final babe of 2015.   Meet Parker, 11 days new…
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I am currently booking newborn sessions for January to June ’16 due dates.  It is highly recommended that newborn sessions are secured during the second or third trimester to ensure availability within my calendar.  For more information, please connect at info@definingmomentsphotography.ca

Expecting | Cambridge Maternity Photographer

Pregnancy is such a special time in a mother’s life, and is a milestone that is certainly worth documenting. Although at times it can seem like nine months is an eternity for mom-to-be, in reality the time is such a fleeting one.  Expectant mothers always have a beautiful glow about them.   I love to see the love that the parents share for their unborn child, as well as the love and connection that they share for with other. This maternity session is one of my very favourites to date. Not only was mom-to-be completely stunning, but both parents-to-be were so laid-back and relaxed, and although they had some ideas of their own, they were very much willing to let me play and be creative as well.  Such a dream couple to work with!   I was ecstatic to hear today that they welcomed their baby boy into the world just yesterday, and I very much look forward to meeting him and photographing him soon. He will be my first tiny client of 2016 :) Thank you C & R for choosing me to capture this special time in your lives. I can’t wait to meet your precious wee man!







Happily Ever After: Victoria & Kyle | Waterloo Photographer

In mid-November I had the pleasure of photographing this lovely couple’s wedding day in Waterloo, Ontario.  Although the day started out being cloudy with some light showers, by the time we headed outdoors to nearby Laurel Creek Conservation Area, the rain had stopped, the clouds parted and we had some very pretty light to work with.  The temperature remained chilly, but I am so happy that the bride and groom (as well as their families and wedding party) braved the cold to get some outdoor portraits completed.  Congratulations again, Victoria & Kyle, and thank you so much for choosing me to capture your special day.  Here are just a handful of my favourites from the day…

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Ho! Ho! Ho!: “A Visit with Santa” sessions | Guelph Child photographer

Each year in preparation for the holiday season, I offer two sets of holiday sessions — one for kids only, and one for families that takes place outdoors. This year for the {Kids Only} event, I decided to offer Santa Sessions. These sessions were so much fun for the kids, and so fun for me to photograph as well! I am already looking forward to offering them again next year!

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

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