Newborn & Baby

At Home: Millie | Guelph newborn photographer

I recently had the opportunity to photograph this beautiful baby girl and her lovely parents in the comfort of their own home, here in Guelph. At the time of our session, Millie was 3 weeks-old. I just love her name, and couldn’t get over her beautiful head of hair! A big thank you to Millie’s parents for being so warm and welcoming. I thoroughly enjoyed our time together, and I hope you love the resulting images!
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Calling expectant mamas! | Guelph Newborn Photographer

Are you expecting a baby sometime in the next 4 weeks or so, or do you know someone who is?  If so, we have a special offer just for you!  Have your newborn session completed between now and March 1st and receive a FREE gift
(valued at $75!)   Inquire for more details:

**Offer valid for due dates between January-March 1st 2015 only**

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A Look Back at 2014 | Guelph Family Photographer

The New Year will be upon us in just a few more hours, and I am so excited to see what 2015 has in store!  I am looking forward to introducing some new changes and session offerings in the coming months, and am anxious to work with some repeat clients and meet some new faces as well.  Thank you to all of my family, friends, clients, supporters and photography friends for making 2014 a memorable one.  Here is a look back at some of the wonderful families that I had the chance to work with this past year!

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An Early Christmas Gift: Baby Sienna | Guelph Newborn Photographer

My adorable baby niece Sienna Jasmine (pronounced ‘Jasmeen’) made her grand entrance into the world on December 6th, a bit earlier than anticipated as her actual due date was set for Christmas Eve.  Though she was received with no less excitement or love!  Her older siblings adore her, and I am a proud auntie once again!  My sister and her family made the trek from their home in Niagara Falls, Ontario to mine in Guelph, so that I could photograph her newborn session at 7 days new.  This little princess really made me work.  She was so cute and calm for most of the session, giving me lots of opportunities for beautiful awake shots, but after almost 3 hours of being wide awake, she finally caved and let her auntie play a bit while getting some sleepy shots too.  The waiting was worth it…I think so anyways.  A big thank-you to my lovely sister for all of her help, and most of all, patience!  It was a very long session, but I didn’t want to miss any opportunity to shoot her while she was sleeping, because it literally took FOREVER to get her into that state.  I’m sure you will be seeing more of this beauty on my blog in the future.

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Max | Guelph Newborn Photographer

Referrals play such an important role in the success of a small business, and to me there is no better compliment than having one of my clients refer my business and services to their family and friends. This family came to me as a referral, and I am so glad that they did! I enjoyed my time getting to know this sweet family of four. There is no doubt that Max’s parents and big sister are just smitten with him, and I can’t blame them! He was absolutely perfect for his newborn session and is such a handsome baby boy!

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Baby Brother | Guelph newborn photographer

I know I have said it before, but I just love watching my client families grow!  I had the privilege of photographing this couple’s first born as a wee babe, and have had the opportunity to photograph her since.  I was thrilled to learn that they were expecting a baby boy, Benjamin, this past October.  This little guy is just so handsome, and I look forward to watching him grow and change in the coming year!  Thank you again C & S for choosing me to photograph your baby boy.  You have such a beautiful family!

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Expecting? | Guelph Newborn photographer

Are you expecting?  Consider booking a newborn session.  I am currently booking due dates through to March 2015.


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Connect at to book your session!  Don’t forget to ask about our Newborn Registry option.

Introducing John! | Baden newborn photographer

I had been anxiously awaiting John’s arrival for several months. His mama and I used to work together, and I was thrilled and honoured when she asked if I would photograph her anticipated arrival in September. Baby John came to see me at 15 days new. Being an overdue baby, and also coming around the 2-week growth spurt mark, I anticipated that he might be perkier than the typical newborn and I was right. John did not want to miss a thing! We did manage to get a few sleepy shots though, and his Mom & Dad deserve a big pat on the back, as it was definitely a group effort. Thank you so much A & G for choosing me to capture your baby boy — he is just perfect! Introducing the very handsome ginger, John…