Happy Birthday: Anna turns ONE! | Kitchener Baby Photographer

My job is the most rewarding. Not only do I love what I do, but I often have the privilege of watching my littlest clients grow and change…and it really is amazing! I have had the opportunity to capture little Anna from bump, to baby, and now again to mark her First Birthday. I have loved getting to know Anna and her family, and am grateful that I have been able to provide them with some special images that will be treasured for years ahead. Happy 1st Birthday, Sweet Girl! I wish you a year full of fun, happiness, and surprises!

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Expecting: Lindsey | Guelph Maternity Photographer

I was thrilled to learn that this mama was expecting her second baby this spring…this time a girl!  I first met this family about 3 1/2 years ago at their maternity session for their first baby.  Mama-to-be and I were both sporting baby bumps at the time, and our babes were born just a few days apart.   And now, their first born is going to be a Big Brother, and he’s pretty excited about the new role too!  I’m looking forward to seeing this newly expanded family again in just a few weeks!

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Did you know? … Our studio is stocked with a variety of beautiful maternity gowns, wraps and tops that can be used during your in-studio portrait session.

New Arrival: Baby Emily | Guelph Newborn Photographer

I recently had the privilege of photographing a brand new beautiful baby girl, along with her awesome family!  It’s easy to see that this family is completely smitten with their new addition.  I have gotten to know baby’s mama pretty well over the past couple of years through networking. Sandra owns  Guelph Wee Piggies & Paws and does lovely work — some of you may recognize her, as I frequently refer my newborn clients her way 😉   I was beyond thrilled and honoured when she asked if I would photograph her newborn session.  I have many favourites from our session together., and am including just a few here.  Meet Baby Emily, 6 days new…

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** Currently booking newborn sessions through 2016. Email info@definingmomentsphotography.ca to learn about our newborn portrait options!

Newborn Sessions | Guelph & Area Newborn Photographer

Did you know….it is highly recommended that newborn sessions be booked while mom-to-be is still pregnant, as these sessions are very time sensitive. Newborns and their families are welcomed into the studio between 5-14 days after baby’s arrival in order to capture those tiny, beautiful new features, and sleepy, curly poses that parents often desire. For more information on session options and rates, please feel free to connect at info@definingmomentsphotography.ca I would be truly honoured to capture your newest addition!

Expecting: So much Love! | Kitchener Maternity Photographer

My heart!!  I was beyond thrilled when this family contacted me a few months ago to tell me that they were expecting baby #2!  I first met them at their maternity session when they awaiting the arrival of their first baby boy, and have had the opportunity to photograph them a few times since (‘Then-Now” collage posted below).  I absolutely loved catching up with them again for their second maternity session, and I am pretty sure that I presented them with the largest gallery I have ever shown to a client, simply because I loved all of the images. This family is gorgeous, Big Brother-to-Be is utterly adorable, and there is just so much love between them!   I am very much looking forward to photographing their new addition this spring.  Thank you A & V for entrusting me to capture these special times in your lives — it’s always a pleasure!


While mama was changing outfits, Henri hopped in front of the camera.  How adorable is he?!

At Home: Baby Theodore | Guelph Newborn Photographer

Last Fall I was contacted by a previous client and was thrilled to learn that she was expecting her second child! I had the pleasure of photographing her first baby just over three years ago. This time instead of an in-studio newborn session, the family opted for an in-home lifestyle session to capture their new addition. Although I prefer to photograph newborns within the first two weeks of their arrival, the lifestyle session worked to our advantage, as we weren’t able to schedule the session until Teddy’s 4-week mark due to a bit of a rough start. Thank you so much J & T for welcoming me into your home, and for choosing me to document this special milestone for your family!  Your boys are awesome!!

Baby Milestone: Thomas | Cambridge Baby Photographer

Last May I had the privilege of photographing Baby Thomas as a newborn. Fast-forward 9 months, and he is now a happy, expressive, sweet and mobile baby boy! I loved having the opportunity to capture Thomas’ 9-month milestone. Not only was he able to sit independently, he is now full on crawling, which kept his parents and I on our toes! I’m not sure about mom, but I sure was a hot mess by the end of the session :) Thomas was happy to show off his new tricks, and had so many cute expressions to share with us too. Thomas’ family is from Colombia originally, and I loved how they incorporated part of their culture into one of our set-ups. Here is a selection of favourite images from our session together…